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Qualcomm’s Toq smartwatch receives voice-to-text featureview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If you don’t wish to take your phone out and respond to your contact, you can now tap the voice icon in your Toq smartwatch and voice out your response. Afterwards, you will be shown your message before you decide to send it out or not. You can check out the new feature right below in the promo video! (IT news)

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HTC stock surges to a 10 month highview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Earlier today, HTC’s stock rose 6.9% (a 10th month high for the company) with investors expecting the company to turn in favorable Q2 earnings. With the HTC Desire 816 selling quite well in China combined with the positive sales and reviews of their HTC One M8 flagship, the expectations that these investors have, could pay dividends in the near future. (IT news)

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Google Docs now allows users to crop and add borders to imagesview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If you’re a  Google Docs user you are now able to crop and add borders to the images that you apply. (IT news)

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Google Wallet is reportedly on its way to Google Glassview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If you own Google’s Glass device, sending money without even pulling out your smartphone may be coming your way via Google Wallet very soon. Through sources that work closely with Google, Google Wallet integration within Glass is in the works and they are already well into the testing phase. (IT news)

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Verizon dubs the LG L70 as the LG Optimus Exceed 2view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Verizon has taken the LG-L70 and re-branded it into the LG Optimus Exceed 2. The device is available for pre-paid customers and comes in at just $79.99 without a contract. As for specs, the Exceed 2 comes with a dual-core 1.2GHz CPU with 1GB of RAM paired with 4GB’s  of native storage, although that’s expandable via an SD card slot. (IT news)

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Codemasters Says Linux Games Are a Matter of When, Not Ifview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Codemasters is a studio best known for its racing titles, and it seems that the developers are considering launching some Linux games sometime in the future. When it comes to supporting the Linux platform, not many of the large studios out there are even considering investing the time and the resources to make this happen. (IT news)

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In Digital Health, Does Nike Have A Path To Victory After Fuelband?view story

http://techcrunch.com –  This past week, conflicting reports about Nike leaked, suggesting either big changes or outright abandonment of its high-profile Fuelband line. For those focused on the intersection of digital health, wellness, mobile startups, and wearable technologies, a move by Nike, one of the world’s most iconic brands and visible companies, will be examined under the microscope. (IT news)

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Android 4.4.3 changelog (incomplete) leaksview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We recently reported that the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7 were spotted running the new Android 4.4.3 version. (IT news)

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Meizu MX3 to run Ubuntu as well as Android 4.2.2view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Meizu’s upcoming phone, the MX3, will apparently run Ubuntu as well as Android. This dual-boot feature will be extremely useful especially for developer-types who like to make use of both operating systems for programming. How do we know this? (IT news)

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Best Buy offering $30 discount and $25 Google Play gift card with Nexus 7 purchaseview story

http://www.talkandroid.com –   Best Buy has a belated Christmas present for us. The electronics superstore is offering the Nexus 7 at just $199, which is $30 off the suggested retail price. (IT news)