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Adobe entering the hardware space with Project Napoleon and Mighty

When it comes to Adobe the first thought of many is likely to be something software related. Up until now, that would have been the case. Moving forward though, it looks like Adobe will have Project Napoleon and Project Mighty. Both of these are hardware items and yes, they will both work together. Napoleon deals with a digital ruler and Mighty deals with a cloud connected pen.

HTC: Bluetooth low-energy is coming soon, but it’s not Android 4.3 features

This weekend a couple details and reports have surfaced regarding "breaking new features of Android 4.3" that were leaked by the folks over at HTC. In fact, there's been way more than a few reports of these "leaked features." Those being Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) and OpenGL ES 3.0 both by HTC. We're going to learn more about both from HTC in a public developer meet-up in San Francisco during Google I/O, but they aren't Android 4.3 features.

iKazoo Android controller hits indiegogo

There are no shortages of external controllers for Android devices for things like gaming and other needs. A new controller is now up for pre-order called the iKazoo and it is called the most versatile entertainment assistant ever. The controller is able to function as a voice, breath, or touch controller for Android devices.

Google Shoes take Android to your foot

This week at the fabulous and varied series of events known as South by Southwest down in Austin, Texas, Google has made it clear that they're not getting in to the fashion business - but they're not letting up when it comes to experimental implementation of technology, all the same. With the brand new "Talking Shoes" integrated in to a fabulous pair of Adidas high-tops you'll find yourself understanding rather quickly what it's like when smart technology implementation goes strange - and if you're lucky, you'll find out how to make a pair for yourself, too.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 GT-P8220 Bluetooth certification arrives

Details have slowly been leaking for the Galaxy Tab 3 and while we have seen several possible model numbers mentioned, we have yet to see any sort of official announcement from Samsung. Some had believed the announcement was going to happen during Mobile World Congress, but as we now know, that was not the case. Anyway, while it would be nice to talk of word from Samsung, it looks like we have additional details coming from a recently discovered Bluetooth SIG filing.

Evidence for new Vertu Android phone piles up

Earlier today, we heard a rumor that claimed a new Vertu phone is in the works. The rumor essentially said that two major things will be changing with this latest Vertu phone. First, the Vertu brand will drop Symbian in favor of Android, and second, this latest Vertu phone will be far less expensive that previous iterations (though it's still going to cost an arm and a leg). Fast forward to now, and we're hearing new details about the device.

HTC Mini announced as a remote for your smartphone

Today we've learned that HTC is set to offer a new device called the HTC Mini with purchases of their impressive 5-inch HTC Butterfly smartphone. This isn't a smartwatch that will sync to your smartphone, instead it's basically a mini phone -- for your phone. The HTC Mini is an NFC-equipped remote control and handset that can do all sorts of things, and even make calls.