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Video: How to Use Snapseed for Android, iPhone, and iPad to Bring Your Mobile Photos to Life

I get a lot of questions about how to produce the best photos just using a smartphone. Whether you’re on iOS or Android, my favorite go-to app is Snapseed, which was originally developed by Nik Software, a leader in the desktop imaging space. Nik is now owned by Google, and Snapseed is a free download [...]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4: First Impressions and Hands-On [Video + Gallery]

In the world of super-sized smartphones, the Galaxy Note series is king. The Note, through its current and past generations, has defined the “phablet” category, and Samsung’s latest entry, the Note 4, has finally arrived. We’ve got a review unit, courtesy of Samsung, and over the next week, I’ll be putting it through its paces. [...]

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Google Play Music Gets A Songza Upgrade

Several months ago, Google acquired Songza. We are now seeing the benefits of this acquisition. Songza is a music streaming app that provides professionally made playlists for you based on the time of day, your mood, or your activity. (Check out my full review of Songza here) With so many music streaming options available, everyone [...]

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Amazon Announces $39 ‘Fire TV Stick’ to Take on Chromecast [Spoiler Alert: It's Awesome]

There’s the race to take over your smart home. There’s the race to take over your smartphone. There’s the race to take over your tablet, your wallet, your desktop, and — well, practically everything else that uses electricity. Why would your living room be any different? For quite some time, the big players in the [...]

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Google VP Beats Baumgartner’s World Record; Free Falls From Stratosphere

Two years ago this month, the world watched as Felix Baumgartner, a daredevil from Austria, made an ascent to 128,100 feet in a specially designed space capsule, then stepped off the edge in a free fall back to Earth. In doing this, Baumgartner secured a place for his name in the record books, being the [...]

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Android 5.0 Features: Notifications, Do Not Disturb, Multiple Users, and Trusted Devices [Videos]

Kellen over at DroidLife grabbed the final preview build of Android 5.0 Lollipop and installed it on his Nexus 5 this week, and he made several great hands-on videos taking you through the new operating system. You’ll see all the new Material Design elements, Google’s new, flatter design language. Even though the version he’s running [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Google’s New Nexus 6

The latest and greatest Android experience is always found via Google’s Nexus lineup of devices. Since Google owns Android, these devices always get the latest version of the operating system before any other. Dating back to 2009, the company has partnered with different major OEMs to produce on device for a pure Android experience. These [...]

Google May Be Laying The Groundwork For A Super-Fast WiFi Network

Google May Be Laying The Groundwork For A Super-Fast WiFi Network

News reports this week suggest that Google may be laying the groundwork for testing new technology that could lead to a super-fast wireless network in the near future. The report from Reuters comes on the heels of Google quietly filing an application with the Federal Communications Commission in the United States where the company requested [...]

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How To Easily Transfer Your Content From Android To iOS

The iPhone 6 comes out this week. For many, this is the phone that is causing them to switch from Android. We’ve all heard the many reasons for not wanting to switch. Transferring calendar, contacts, pictures, apps…it’s quite a process. Or so you think. If you’ve never switched, you might be surprised at how easy [...]

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While Apple Announced the iPhone, Google Bought A Spoon

Last week, amidst Apple’s big news about their new phone and watch, Google quietly, on Google+, announced that the start-up medical device company Lift Labs would be joining the Google X team. Google X is Google’s research department tasked with making major technological advancements, and Lift Labs is the creator of the Liftware system, which [...]

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