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HTC One (M8) for Verizon now receiving software update with Eye Experience, Android 4.4.4view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – A software update has arrived for Verizon customers with the HTC One (M8). It brings the Eye Experience software introduced a few weeks ago as well as Android 4.4.4 in a file totaling just over 210MB. The carrier estimates that the update will take six minutes and that is about what I experienced. (IT news)

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Samsung using Sony’s IMX240 camera sensor for the Galaxy Note 4view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The Galaxy Note 4 is no slouch in any area. The phone is an absolute beast and one of the standout features is the 16-megapixel camera. Much of the time, hardware manufacturers go with components supplied by competitors. That is exactly the case with the Galaxy Note 4′s camera sensor. It is the IMX240 camera sensor from Sony. (IT news)

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Huawei hosting contest to launch the Honor 6 in Europeview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – In six days, Huawei will be launching a new handset in Europe. The Honor 6 is set to arrive next week in select countries allegedly including the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, and France. Huawei is holding everyone over by hosting a contest in which fifty Honor 6′s are being given away. The only thing necessary is an email and then Huawei will contact winners. (IT news)

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Google introduces ‘Inbox’, an alternative to Gmail that works for youview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Google just unveiled “Inbox,” which sounds a lot like our earlier story on Bigtop. It’s a completely separate app from Gmail, which aims to be a better alternative for those that find they are overburdened with email. When Email started, it was a simple way to pass messages, and it made you more efficient. (IT news)

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Moto 360 Wireless Charging Dock now in stock and ready to ship from Google Playview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The Moto 360 Wireless Charging Dock is now available in the Google Play  Store. The item had shown up a few days ago, but could not be ordered. That changed today as Google has the units in stock and ready to ship within 1-2 business days after an order is placed. (IT news)

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Microsoft Garage launches two Android apps for your lock screen and travelsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Today, Microsoft Garage was introduced as an “after-hours idea factory” for company employees to work on their own projects. Microsoft started the day by launching Bing Torque for Android Wear. Now, two apps for phones are available in the Play Store. (IT news)

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Rovio takes flight with new RETRY gameview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Rovio is primarily known for their Angry Birds line of games. (IT news)

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Google Earth for Android gets updated 3D rendering engineview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Google has announced a major update for their Google Earth for Android app. According to their announcement, the key to the update is a new 3D rendering engine, the first overhaul since Earth launched over 10 years ago. (IT news)

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How to lock any app on your phone or tablet for guests and kids in Android Lollipopview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Google has introduced a new feature called Screen Pinning in Android 5.0 Lollipop. I would say it’s most useful for those of you with kids in the house or if your handing your phone or tablet to someone who has zero technical know-how. Screen Pinning allows you to “pin” any app you want so that the user cannot do anything else but use that particular app. (IT news)

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Microsoft wants you to use Bing Torque instead of saying “OK Google” on your Android Wear smartwatchview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – I’m not sure what’s going on at Microsoft these days. First, Microsoft Research released a pretty much useless keyboard for Android Wear smartwatches, and now, Microsoft Garage has just released Bing Torque. Bing Torque replaces the need to speak “OK Google” each time you want to ask a question. With Bing Torque, you can just twist your wrist and then say your question. (IT news)

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Just how big is the Nexus 6?view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The Nexus 6 isn’t for everyone because of it’s enormous 6-inch (5.96) display, but how does it stack up against its predecessors? Thanks to Phone Arena, we have images of the Nexus 6 next to each Nexus phone ever released.  Some of these images my scare you, but what was a large phone in 2010 is not a large phone today. (IT news)

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Samsung launches budget-friendly Galaxy Core Max in Chinaview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Samsung’s method of releasing an insane amount of phones is clearly working for them, so today Samsung continues that tradition with the launch of the Galaxy Core Max. (IT news)