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Leaked Lenovo roadmap shows 5 devices to be released by the end of the yearview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – A leaked Lenovo roadmap shows what smartphones the company has in store for the rest of the year, including three devices in September, one in October, and one in November. Five devices in three months means the company is definitely trying to create a strong portfolio going into the holidays. The first device we’re likely to see is the A768t. (IT news)

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Dropbox updates Carousel with new features and support for Android Lview story

http://www.talkandroid.com –   Dropbox has updated their photo viewing application, Carousel, with a few new features, plus support for Android L. This update brings the app up to version 1.1.4 which is the first actual update to the app that wasn’t just for bug fixes. (IT news)

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Toyota Connecting Car with a Nexus 7 Dockview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Connected cars have been on everyone’s minds of late, but one problem keeps arising when considering merging mobile tech with your vehicle: upgrading. You may get a new tablet or phone every year or so, but a car? Maybe once or twice a decade. However, fear not, for Unimax has an answer. Unimax, a subsidiary of Asus has teamed up with Toyota to create the Toyota Intelligent System (TIS). (IT news)

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Vine Finally Lets You Import Video From Your Camera Rollview story

http://techcrunch.com –  With more than 100 million people watching Vines across the web each month, and over 1 billion loops every day, Vine has just released an update to the app that finally lets users import video from their camera. Twitter’s video sharing app has always required users to film new content directly within the app, using Vine’s once-unique hold-to-record feature. (IT news)

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Pushbullet hopes to copy messaging success to copy/paste functionview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Pushbullet is no stranger to the concept of synchronizing information across different platforms as they produce an app that does this for calls and messaging between a phone and a computer. Other companies provide similar synchronization for various functions, like Google’s Chrome browser that will save and share your browsing history between devices and keep it all synced up. (IT news)

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SlideShare Axes Its Freemium Model, Makes ‘Pro’ Features Like Analytics Freeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  SlideShare, the LinkedIn-owned site that lets you upload and distribute presentations online, is turning over a new leaf today. The service, which has 60 million users, is going free. (IT news)

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Pivotal Expands Its Enterprise Cloud Platform To Mobileview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Pivotal, the enterprise cloud platform that raised a $105 million private equity round last year, today announced a large expansion of its product portfolio today. The update introduces new services for mobile development to the company’s Pivotal CF platform-as-a-service offering that are designed to work side-by-side with the company’s previously announced data services. (IT news)

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Foodmento Is The Foursquare Of Specific Dishes, Not Restaurantsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Food has invaded Instagram in such an overwhelming way that studies actually show that people get physically full or tire of certain foods just from looking at the pictures. But there’s really no effective way to direct your followers to the specific dish you’ve endorsed. That’s where Foodmento comes in. Read More (IT news)

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Uber’s API Launch Lights The Way For Sharing Economy Appsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Convincing users to join in new collaborative consumption ventures can be a tall order, but Uber’s API launch today gives us a glimpse of how others building businesses along similar lines might be able to juice usage and find a lasting place in the virtual toolboxes of smartphone owners. (IT news)

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Service Marketplace Thumbtack Raises $100M Round Led By Google Capitalview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Thumbtack, a company that connects customers with local service providers, just announced that it has raised $100 million in new funding. The round was led by Google Capital (the search giant’s later-stage investment fund), with additional investment from past backers Tiger Global Management, Sequoia Capital, and Javelin Venture Partners. Read More (IT news)

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Function Space Brings Its Learning, Discussing And Problem Solving Science Platform To iOSview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Learning, discussing and problem solving are three important steps in understanding concepts in science. Function Space, a social learning science network, wants to bring the three together in a cross-platform learning portal aimed at corporate research and students at any level for free. Read More (IT news)

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OnBeep To Tackle Group Communication Wearables With $6.25M In New Fundingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Stealth startup OnBeep got a little less stealthy today, announcing a new Series A round of $6.25 million in funding including investment from Riche Levandov of Avalon ventures, and including previous seed funding from WordPress-creator Matt Mullenweg and others. (IT news)