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CyanogenMod 11 nightlies land for international Galaxy S4 Active

One of the coolest things about CyanogenMod for fans of the software is that it is updated very frequently for many devices. One of the drawbacks is that you need versions of the software specific to your device. If your device is an international version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 active, nightlies are now available for your smartphone.

THAW transfers smartphone files to PC by screen contact

We have seen apps that allow you to transfer content between your smartphone and the PC in the past, these apps are nothing new. We have also seen methods for transferring contacts between smartphones initiated by bumping devices together. Researchers at MIT have created a combination of those two types of apps and ended up with THAW.

Tilt City updated for more ball sorting fun

Anyone who has ever played a game on Android that used tilt controls knows the frustration when the sensitivity of the tilt controls isn’t just right. If you played a game called Tilt City in the past, it has been updated recently with changes made to tilt sensitivity controls.

Automate creates automated tasks using flow charts

One of the cool things about Android is that there are apps out there for just about anything you might want to do with your device. For instance, if you want to create some sort of automated task for your phone to do, you can get an app like Automate. Automate is currently in beta form and it allows you to set up automation for all sorts of things using flow charts.

Acer Extend streams Android content to Windows 8 PCs

There are several solutions on the market that allow you to get Android content from your smartphone or tablet to other devices, such as your TV. One of those solutions for getting content to your TV is Chromecast. If what you want is to get content from the smartphone to your PC, Acer has a new app coming called Acer Extend.

Tintag rechargeable item tracker hits Indiegogo

If you have ever lost something and spent lots of time searching your home or office for it when you were in a hurry, you know how helpful an item tracker can be. A new item tracker has turned up on Indiegogo and this device is called Tintag.

LG G3 record-setting billboard is 250m long

LG has created a massive new billboard in Saudi Arabia to celebrate the new LG G3 smartphone. This billboard is as longer than two football fields at around 273 yards long. It has been certified by the Guinness World Records Association as being the longest billboard in the world.

daWindci Deluxe game floats onto Android

A new game has landed on the Android platform after being popular on iOS, it is called daWindci Deluxe. In the game players can paint wind, hurricanes, and lightning on the screen using their finger. The weather painted on the screen helps the player to control the direction of a hot air balloon flying on screen.

Pebble launches Firmware 2.5 with emoji support

Emojis are a popular way for people to show how they are feeling without having to type it out. Smartphone and tablet users have been texting emojis and using third party apps to send them for a long time now. Pebble has announced a new firmware has landed bringing the watch to firmware version 2.5.
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