HTC One is rolling out at the moment that will bring the device a plethora of new features. The update, labeled version 1.29.401.13, is set to be released in waves, so if your device doesn't receive the update today, it should be receiving it within the next week or two. The update brings several enhancements to one of the major selling points of the HTC One, its Ultrapixel camera, and it also brings improvements to the device's performance and stability.
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host an event on April 4th centered around the Android operating system. Facebook's own customized Android OS, which we've learned will be called "Facebook Home", will be the center of attention during the event. The customized OS will feature deep integration into Facebook's services. Its Messenger, Photos, and Contacts apps will be the default apps for the OS, with the Messenger app being used to both IM your friends on Facebook, as well as sending out SMS texts.
Google has just announced a new feature that should get all of you sports fans excited. Google search will now provide up to date information on all of your favorite sports, including up-to-date scores, statistics and more. Sports fans have been asking for this feature for quite a while, and Google has been listening. Sports stats are available for viewing through the PC, tablets, and smartphones.
Google Fiber internet. Google Fiber's Community Manager, Rachel Hack, made an announcement saying, "Another city in the Kansas City area is getting the chance to join the growing Silicon Prairie". She also says that she hopes that there will be many more announcements for future cities in the Kansas City area.
Eric Schmidt decided to make a quick stop in India before making his appearance in Myanmar for a public event. In India, Schmidt's arrival excited many of the tech start-ups in the country. He made a stop in Bangalore, where he spent 4 hours talking to the employees at Google's offices there. His talks were also streamed to Google's employees in Hyderabad.
LCD patent case against LG. The case was over Samsung's OLED (organic light-emitting diode) displays. The case originated in 2011 when Samsung believed that 11 of its researchers leaked the details of its OLED displays over to LG. LG fired shots back by filing its own patent suits against Samsung, seeking an injunction against a variety of Samsung's devices.
Samsung GALAXY S 4 is really high, almost about 4.5x that of the Samsung Galaxy S III. According to Carphone Warehouse, pre-registrations for the Samsung GALAXY S 4 is 446% higher than the pre-registrations for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Now keep in mind, these are pre-registrations, and not pre-orders, so actual sales figures will vary.
Kindle Fire. While that would have been an amazing feat for Amazon to pull off, unfortunately those rumors have been debunked. Amazon has even stated in the past that it does not generate any profit when it sells a Kindle Fire tablet, so it's highly unlikely that the company would be able to sell the tablet at half the price (yet).
Samsung GALAXY S 4 will not be carrying Samsung's highly anticipated Exynos 5 Octa processor, but instead will be coming with a 1.9GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor. This news has been confirmed by Samsung, and there may be a possibility that several other markets will find their S 4's shipping with a Snapdragon 600 as well.