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Google I/O 2014 website goes live with registration details

Google had already mentioned how I/O 2014 would kick off on June 25th. Quite possibly though, we suspect some will instead remember the bit about how the registration process will be changing this year. Instead of the first-come first-served process that we have watched sell out in record times each year, Google will be implementing an application process for I/O 2014.

NVIDIA SHIELD update will bring Kit Kat, improve GameStream

The latest update for the NVIDIA SHIELD has been detailed. This update isn't scheduled to arrive until early April, but it is one that should have SHIELD users looking forward to seeing arrive. NVIDIA has said this update will bring the system to Android 4.4.2. While Kit Kat sounds nice, there is so much more involved here including key updates for Gamepad Mapper, TegraZone, and GameStream.

HTC One (M8): hands-on and first-impressions

The HTC One (M8) has been officially unveiled. This means the rumors and leaks will be coming to an end. But perhaps more important here -- it means we are finally going to be able to put the handset to the test. We are curious to see how it stands up in comparison to the previous year HTC One. And we are also curious to see how well it stands up against the other recently announced flagship -- the Samsung Galaxy S5.

HTC One (M8) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5: comparing the specs

The HTC and Samsung flagship devices have both been unveiled. Naturally, we are talking about the One (M8) and the Galaxy S5. The former was detailed earlier this morning, and we saw details of the latter earlier in the month, during Mobile World Congress. We still need to get each of these devices in for an extended testing session to get all the answers, but for now we can look towards the specs for some of the answers.

HTC One (M8) Google Play and Developer editions officially unveiled

Along with the regular model HTC One (M8) that we will see arriving with carriers, there will also be a Google Play and Developer edition. As we've seen with HTC in the past, the Google Play and Developer edition handsets will keep the same overall look and feel, but have some differences in terms of the software. Notably in the case of the GPe model -- this will be running stock Kit Kat.

HTC One (M8) now official

Putting an end to the long and seemingly never ending series of rumors, the HTC One (M8) has been officially unveiled. Many of the leaks and rumors have been accurate, but that isn't to say the entire picture had been revealed. HTC is touting the One (M8) as having been "built to inspire envy" and in this case it will have an all-metal unibody design.

Google partners with company behind Oakley, Ray-Ban for new Glass

The company responsible for designer sunglasses like Ray-Ban and Oakley will now be bringing you Glass. Luxottica Group has announced they will “design, develop and distribute a new breed of eyewear for Glass.” Though details on what those would be aren’t available yet, it does hint at Glass losing it’s geek-chic status.