Monthly Archives: November 2013

Android

Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams

adobe creative cloud

Adobe’s new service offers cloud based solutions especially for groups from small agencies to large organizations. Customers can reach the latest, always current versions of Adobe’s state-of-the-art desktop apps and services, tools like Photoshop, Illustrator and as well as the new HTML5 tools like Muse and Edge.

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Glider Gloves Urban review

glider gloves

At First Glance

The Glider Gloves Urban Series are ‘real’ touchscreen gloves. When we say real, we mean it, real touchscreen gloves that respond to your every touch, just like your hands would naturally. The Urban series is really great and provides what you need most out of touchscreen gloves. I tested these with my Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7?, various HTC, LG, Apple Devices, and more, with the same results, these touch screen gloves are great. Please note that according to Samsung Mobile Electronics, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is compatible with normal winter gloves.

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Happy Thanksgiving! (and we’re taking the week off)

We’re taking the week off from the podcast to do this Thanksgiving thing. Or as the rest of the world calls it, Thursday and Friday.

Thanks for listening and being a part of Android Central, and we’ll catch y’all on the flip side.

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Judge denies Samsung’s motion to halt Apple patent damages

apple vs samsung

Samsung tried to postpone Apple patent damages trial to wait on the Patent Office to examine an important patent’s validity. Last year a jury found that Samsung had violated five patents held by Apple for their iPhone’s design and functions. The judge over the case found in favor of Apple in the amount of around $450 million but later ordered a new trial to reassess damages. There was a previous trial that already awarded Apple $600 million to be paid by Samsung and now have to decide how much more they will add to the total.

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3D Systems Jumps Into Project Ara

project ara

The idea of a modular phone has been greatly anticipated over, and it is definitely one of the most magnificent ideas buzzing in the tech industry. As recently announced, Motorola has been secretly working on this idea for roughly a year and the idea has been dubbed “Project Ara”.

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The Android Story

android story

A few weeks ago we published a short history lesson about the evolution of Android. It’s clear that you liked the article, so I hope you will love this one too. The guys at SocialCubix created a nice infographic about the same topic. Most of the information is the same, however there are a few new aspects, and since it’s an infographic it looks much better than the before mentioned article.

So lets take a look how Android evolved from the legendary HTC Dream to Android 4.4 KitKat:

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Android Central 162: Moto the Great!

We’re getting the gang back together this afternoon for what we’re told will be the 162nd edition of the Greatest Android Podcast in the World! On tap this week: Motorola is very quickly becoming the good-guy manufacturer, Android 4.4 KitKat updates are rolling out all over the place, and we’ll field a bunch of your questions.

Thing 1: Mighty Moto

Thing 2: KitKat finally rolls out for Nexus devices

Thing 3: Other stuff

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Sweet new features of Android KitKat 4.4

kitkat android 44

We already wrote about the notable features of KitKat, however this will be a more detailed article about what you can expect in the new version. As you probably know Android operating system powers one billion smartphones and tablets across the globe. But things just got sweeter with the launch of KitKat. In Google’s words “Android KitKat brings all of Android’s most innovative, most beautiful, and most useful features to more devices everywhere.” While KitKat can work with different RAM, as well as devices with low 512MB limit, this new version is definitely much more agile and responsive to changes. In this article, I will be discussing new features of Android that will help both developers and users alike.

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Fun Football Tournament – +101

Soccer (football) game of skill strategy and luck. The unique turnbased mechanics are easy to play but very challenging to master.
Pick your favorite team and play to be crowned the champion
Fun Football Tournament main features
? unique gameplay? great graphics animations and sounds? friendly and tournament games (up to 8 human players group stage quarterfinals semifinals and the final)? 30 national teams with real FIFA ranking strength (request to add your country)? each footballer with 4 unique characteristics? 3 difficulty levels when playing against computer? 4 playfields (sunny rain snow indoor) with unique physics? single and two player mode? completely FREE

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Android Central 161: The Moto G Love Experience Launcher

We’re back and we’ve got the Moto G in house. Plus KitKat updates to the Nexus line, what, excatly, is going on with all this search and launcher stuff, and a whole slew of your questions. Join us!

Thing 1: The Moto G

Thing 2: KitKat abounds

Thing 3: Other things