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Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom was heading to AT&T and as of this morning, the release has been made official. AT&T will be the first US carrier to launch the handset and they will have it available later this week, on November 8. While AT&T is launching the handset this week, Samsung originally announced it back in June. Basically, this is a variant of the Galaxy S 4 with a highlight being the camera.
MOGA first unveiled the Power Series controllers back in early-June. We then saw the controllers come available for pre-order later in the summer, however the shipping timeframe remained as a more open ended mid-October. Well, October has already drawn to a close, but we do have some news for those who may have been waiting for either the Hero Power or Pro Power controller.
first make an appearance in the Android usage numbers released by Google. Android 4.3 entered with 1.5 percent of the pie and that has grown to 2.3 percent for the month of November. And while 4.3 grew individually, Jelly Bean usage also grew as a whole. In fact, Jelly Bean has risen over the 50 percent milestone.
Glass, however they recently began opening the Explorer program a bit. Basically, hinting the program is going smooth. Anyway, Google mentioned that existing Explorers would be able to invite up to three more friends into the world of Glass. And along with that, there was also mention of updated hardware.
Chromecast, but with much more ability. PLAiR 2 is, as the name would imply, a second-generation device and this time around there has been some added functionality as well as a drop in price.
Amazon has announced Kindle First today. Kindle First will allow Kindle users to download and read an ebook up to a month ahead of the general release. Basically, this is providing early access to new ebooks. For Amazon Prime members, you will be able to download and read these books for free and those without Prime, these ebooks will be priced at $1.99.
Android 4.4 comes a much needed improvement to the overall size and memory demands Android makes. As noted in the announcement, Android 4.4 will be able to run on devices with as little as 512MB of memory. That’s a pretty big departure from previous iterations, so how did Google do it? We take a peak into the bells and whistles of the announcement to give you a better idea.
Nexus 5 was unveiled earlier today and as one had expected, it will be launching with Android 4.4 Kit Kat. Similar to how the Nexus 5 specs have all been made official, we are getting a look at what we can expect in terms of Kit Kat. While Nexus 5 users will be the first taking advantage of Android 4.4, there are other Nexus device users that will be getting an update.
in September the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) committee recommended allowing the use of gadgets during takeoff and landing. Given the committee recommendation, it seemed likely that the approval would come and the rules would be lightened. Of course, nothing could change until the official word was received. That said, coming by way of an FAA issued press release, that approval has arrived.