back in July. And just yesterday the follow-up news arrived -- VSCO Cam was going to be available in the Google Play Store as of today, December 3rd. Well, the app arrived on-time and as expected in terms of features, so we moved forward with a download and began playing. Read on for some thoughts after a few hours spent playing with the latest Android camera app.
same-day delivery program back in mid-October. And while we have since seen that program expand to some additional markets, it had remained available as a pilot program. Well, flashing forward till the present day and it appears Verizon Wireless has removed the pilot/beta labeling.
Compute Engine is ready for prime time. The service is meant to allow hosting of virtual machines with Google’s impressive uptime statistics and support. Currently, any Linux VM can be run using Google’s platform where previously only Debian and Centos were available.
Madfinger Games released Dead Trigger 2 for Android back in October. And while it hasn't been that long since the initial release, it does appear as if an update has arrived in the Google Play Store earlier this morning. The update brings the game to v0.2.5 and even does a bit of teasing for what will be coming with v0.3.0.
HTC One mini in the UK may be coming to a stop. This would be as result of an ongoing patent infringement case between Nokia and HTC. A London judge recently ruled that HTC would not be able to sell the One mini in the UK after December 6th, however the judge did delay the injunction to give HTC some time to appeal the ruling.
confirmed as coming to Android way back in July, but it wasn't until yesterday that we learned a specific launch date. As those who have been waiting will likely remember, that release date was set for today, December 3rd. And well, a quick check of the Play Store shows the VSCO Cam app as being available and ready for download.
a challenger to Google Glass. We did spend a bit of hands-on time with the glasses in January during CES, however there wasn't much chatter otherwise. We did see Vuzix begin shipping the M100 smart glasses to gold-level developers earlier in the year, however as of today we have a bit of good news for non-developers.
OPPO talk has included the N1 and CyanogenMod lately, it appears as if the company has just introduced another smartphone. This latest is the OPPO R1, which similar to the N1, brings a focus on photography. In this case, OPPO is touting the R1 as being able to capture quality images in low-light settings.