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Oct 7th - We had to sit by and watch iOS users get Hangouts 5.0 (and a minor follow-up update, really) before Google’s own Android got the goods, but perhaps we’re close. Derek Ross is reporting that Hangouts 5.0 is close to finished, and could be released as soon as today.
Oct 7th - Google today announced an important initiative that might be the biggest attempt to create a better mobile web experience than we’ve ever seen. They’re calling it the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project, and it’s a standard based on existing HTML that aims to make loading web pages over mobile near-instantaneous.
Oct 7th - Looking for a good deal on a 64GB Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge? Head to eBay — 232Tech is selling them for $549.99 with free shipping. These things used to go for around $900 at retail, so it’s a considerable discount.
Oct 7th - AT&T today announced that the FCC has approved a waiver that would allow them to deploy WiFi calling. AT&T has expressed their intent to bring WiFi calling to their users for quite some time, but their hand has been forced by FCC rules that state they can’t offer WiFi calling without providing TTY services for hard-of-hearing folks.
Oct 7th - Synaptics, the company responsible for nearly every touch controller in a laptop touchpad (including Apple’s ForceTouch pad on the new Macbook Air) has announced a next-generation display controller with pressure sensitivity technology built-in. They’re calling it ClearForce, and it’ll be featured in the Synaptics 3700 series to start.
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Sep 28th - Watch as someone demonstrates the use of a USB-connected external floppy disk drive with an ASUS tablet. The tablet easily recognizes the drive, and he uses the built-in ASUS file manager to manipulate the files with ease.Read More
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Oct 6th - Google Translate is seeing an update in the Google Play Store and for the lucky few running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, you’re in for a real treat: the app now works inside other apps for instant text translation.Read More