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KFC Tray Typer brings some tech to fast food dining

We all know that eating fast food will do more harm than good. I'm not a fitness buff nor I am at my healthiest but I know that eating hamburgers, fried chicken, and pizza regularly will result to possible health problems in the future especially if you don't exercise. But man, if you treat me to a free meal at McDonald's or KFC, I won't complain and I'd gladly say 'yes' to a Happy Meal or a Zinger and a bucket of fries.

Farming PRO 2015 allows you to build an agricultural empire

Ever fancy building a business empire through farming? No? Well, maybe not you, but some people out there have thought it. For those who have, then this is the game for you – Farming PRO 2015. It’s the most in-depth farm management game in Android that you can find to date, if you are into planting and raising crops to build your empire.

Google to launch a new web photo sharing service

Google may still have Picasa as its own photo editing and sharing tool but the tech giant is believed to be launching a new picture sharing and storage service. This one is believed to be separated from and not integrated with Google+ unlike Picasa but will also allow users to post and share to Twitter and Facebook. All we have are hearsays and rumors for now but there is a high probability that we'll hear about this at next week's Google I/O Conference in San Francisco.

Office for Android smartphones now on Preview mode

The more mobile we become, the more we ask from our smartphones and tablets. The more our devices bring us more features, the more freedom we have to go wherever we want and yet still be connected. Such is the digital nomad lifestyle of today. Microsoft is still a huge part of our school and corporate lives, and they are now doing all they can so we can bring them on our mobile gadgets and not just get stuck in the office or school. The latest update is that Office for Android smartphones is now available on Preview mode.

Layout from Instagram finally arrives for Android devices

A couple of months after they released it on that other platform, Instagram has finally released their companion app called Layout from Instagram, this time for Android devices. It is a collage-making app that comes from the fact that a lot of people don't just want to post a single photo but rather a series of pictures on their Instagram accounts. The collage-making app is perfect for those who don't want to use third-party apps but instead a fully authorized one in making their scrapbook-style photo posts.

Last chance to join the Huawei Watch Giveaway [DEALS]

With all the focus on the big players in the smartwatch industry, it might be too easy to forget the relatively smaller players that have products that are just as interesting, sometimes even better. The Huawei Watch didn't exactly make a big splash, but we found out for ourselves that it was a little hidden treasure waiting to be discovered. And now you can discover that yourself, for free even, if you get to be the lucky one in this Huawei Watch Giveaway that is quickly coming to a close.

Google Maps to now have translucent status bar

Raise your hand if you've constantly been annoyed when you see the black status bar on Google Maps, particularly when it's being very obtrusive as you're navigating your way through a strange place? Probably all of us Maps users have been "victimized" by this black monstrosity. Finally, Google has also probably had enough of it, and in the upcoming newest update of Google Maps, it has been replaced by a translucent bar, finally.

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge head to head with iPhones for internet speed

In the US, there are only a few places where internet speeds are a problem, whether through wifi or 4G connectivity. But have you ever wondered if phone modems are all made equal? That is, are there wifi modems in smartphones which are faster than the others? A Youtube user “adrianisen” has put this to the test by testing a Samsung Galaxy S6, a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, an iPhone 6, and an iPhone 6 Plus via a wifi connection.

Rumored Galaxy S6 Active’s QHD screen confirmed in UA profile

Just a few days ago we talked about how the Samsung Plus program page showed that the rumored Samsung Galaxy S6 Active was supposed to have launched alongside the new flagship and the Galaxy S6 edge last month. While there is still no official word that this variant will actually happen (although based on past experience, it will), a User Agent profile confirms that it will indeed have a QHD screen and also indicated the model number of the upcoming smartphone.

Samsung Flow now available in beta for selected devices (US only)

If you're a Samsung eco-system believer (meaning, you love Samsung products and buy them all the time), then the newest app they've introduced should please you, if you have a smartphone and/or a phablet, and a tablet. Samsung Flow was introduced last November, but it is now only available as a beta version and it will ensure a seamless transition between your selected Samsung gadgets. For now though, it is limited for those residing in the US only.