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Apple receives patent for mountable sports camera

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Apple received a patent for a mountable sports camera. The Cupertino giant drafted the application for the gadget back in 2012.

Curiously, Apple’s patent filing contains criticism at GoPro’s HD Hero2 – a market leader at the time. Read more »

Micromax took three seconds to sell 10,000 Yureka phones, has more on the way

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Micromax needed only three seconds to sell the first 10,000 Yureka smartphones to anxious users. The Indian manufacturer boasted about the achievement via its subsidiary’s official Twitter account.

The popularity of the smartphone should hardly catch anyone by surprise. Read more »

Another Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer is out, check it out

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Marvel released a second trailer for the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron blockbuster. The mega-budget, star-studded flick is set to debut this spring, on May 1.

At one minute and forty seconds long, the latest trailer for the movie is decidedly dramatic. Read more »

Chrome Remote Desktop by Google arrives on iOS

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Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop app made its way to iOS. Nine months after its Android sibling launched, the application is available to download and install for free in the Apple App Store.

Setting up Chrome Remote Desktop for iOS is easy. Read more »

Element Case brings Schneider Optics to iPhone 6

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Earlier this week, the California-based manufacturer of luxury smartphone accessories Element Case took the wraps off an iPhone 6 cover with interchangeable photographic lenses. Dubbed iPro 6 Trio, the case aims to make the already stellar camera of the iPhone 6 even better.

The interchangeable lenses of the iPro 6 are developed by the pro lens gurus at Schneider Optics. Read more »

Reach79 is a rugged iPhone 6 case which boosts signal strength

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The ambitious California-based startup accessory maker Antenna79 took the wraps off a rugged case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that improves the device’s network connectivity. Dubbed Reach79, the case boosts the signal of a device up to 2x (1.6x on average).

The PhD scientists from Antenna79 have done the trick by embedding the case with a micro-thin, gold-plated antenna. Read more »

Meizu M1 note will cost more in stores than online

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The recently announced Meizu M1 note will cost more in stores than on the web. The budget-friendly, colorful smartphone will cost CNY 999 (about $160) online.

There is no word on what price premium will the smartphone carry in stores. Read more »

Acer outs a 15-inch Chromebook with Intel Broadwell silicon

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Acer took the wraps off a Chromebook with a 15” display and Intel’s latest generation Broadwell silicon. The Taiwanese manufacturer will showcase the budget-friendly Chrome OS device during CES in Las Vegas this week.

The 15” Acer offering is the Chromebook with the largest display to date. Read more »

Flappy Bird hits Android Wear devices

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The popular 2014 time wasting phenomenon Flappy Bird is now unofficially available for Android Wear. A crafty developer ported the title to Google’s wearable device platform.

As as an unofficial port, the game is not available to install from Google Play. Read more »

LG will showcase a trio of 34-inch displays at CES 2015

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LG will take on its rival Samsung at CES with a trio of 34” new monitors. The high-resolution consists of a flat display with serious gaming chops, and two fashionably curved models.

Sporting the model number 34UM67, the 21:9 gaming-centered display you see above sports AMD FreeSync tech. Read more »

Samsung outs a duo of futuristic-looking wireless speakers

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Samsung took the wraps off a pair of decidedly futuristic-looking wireless speakers. Samsung WAM7500 and WAM6500 will be showcased during CES 2015 in Las Vegas next week.

The WAM7500 is a stand-type model. Its WAM6500 relative on the other hand is easily movable. Read more »

HTC One (M8) climbs to the edge of stratosphere, comes back with video footage

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As part of its Creatography movement, HTC teamed up with the British garage inventor/YouTube sensation Colin Furze to showcase the video capture chops of the One (M8). The end result from the team up is 1080p footage at an altitude of 106,500ft (32,461m), with some firework along the way.

In order to make the trick happen, twelve balloons were launched, each carrying between 2 and 4 HTC One (M8) units. Read more »

Apple iTunes is the latest outlet to offer The Interview

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Apple iTunes is the latest outlet that offers the controversial movie ‘The Interview’ for rent or purchase. Cupertino is asking $5.99 for a 24-hour rental of the flick or $14.99 to own it.

Starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, ‘The Interview’ has been available online since December 24. Read more »

Take a look at a sample from the newly found 4K chops of Nokia Lumia 1520

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One of the key features that the Denim update brought to Nokia Lumia 1520 is 4K video capture @ 24fps. The goodie is also available for Nokia Lumia 930 and Lumia Icon.

UHD video recording surely is a welcome new functionality to the already superb camera of the Windows Phone-toting phablet. Read more »

Import database reveals Samsung Galaxy Tab 5 tablet on the way

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Samsung has a Galaxy Tab 5 slate coming our way. Sporting the model number SM-T55, the upcoming tablet appeared in an Indian import/export database.

If the model number is anything to go by, Samsung Galaxy Tab 5 shapes up to be a minor upgrade over the model it is bound to replace. Read more »