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ECS TA80TA1 tablet makes an FCC appearance showing Bay Trail

Elite Computer Systems was showing off an Android tablet during Mobile World Congress. For reference, they are an OEM company, which means this is more of a reference device that will be used by others. But while this specific model may not arrive in the hands of a user, a recently discovered FCC filing did show something interesting.

Google Glass testing begins with the US Air Force

Google Glass is currently in a test phase with the US Air Force. Details coming by way of Venture Beat mention the tests are being handled by the "BATMAN" research team at Wright Patterson Air Force Base which is located in Ohio. The BATMAN team is part of the 711th Human Performance Wing and made up of both military and civilian behavioral and technology scientists.

Pocket update adds new languages, Immersive Mode, more

The Pocket app has recently been updated. This latest update can already be found in the Play Store and it brings a few key additions. One of those should be especially welcomed by those with a device running Android 4.4. Kit Kat. Pocket now supports Immersive Mode, which means those using Kit Kat will be able to read in fullscreen mode and with less distraction.

Samsung Gear 2 iFixit teardown shows some potential for repair

We've seen a few device teardowns from iFixit in recent weeks. They provided a look inside the HTC One (M8) back in late-March, and then the Amazon Fire TV teardown arrived earlier this month. The latest, which is for the Samsung Gear 2 has recently been shared. We aren't sure how many people would be wiling to do any home repair on this particular wearable, but it seems this smartwatch is fairly easy to take apart.

HTC One (M8) Google Play edition initial hands-on

Just as we saw with the HTC One (M7) last year, there are a variety of models of the HTC One (M8) available. You will be able to find the branded carrier models as well as the Unlocked and Developer Edition models direct from HTC. And as you'll see discussed here in this post, the HTC One (M8) Google Play edition (GPe). This one brings Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat without Sense 6, but it is not quite as pure as some of the earlier GPe handsets.

Chromecast now supports YouTube live streams

Coming without any formal announcement from Google, it has been discovered the Chromecast supports YouTube live streams. There is a catch for Android users though. At this time the live streams appear to be supported only when using a desktop browser. It seems likely to believe Android support is coming, and possibly we'll learn about that when Google offers a more official announcement.

The Walking Dead: Season One game now available in the Play Store

The Walking Dead: Season One game is now available in the Google Play Store. We suspect many will react to this news with one word -- finally. But putting the long wait aside, the game has arrived for Android users to begin playing. Those grabbing the game will have access to Episode 1-5 as well as a special one called "400 Days."