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Instagram wages war on Snapchat with Face Filters

By DailyNews | OnTuesday, May 16th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Instagram has revealed a myriad of new tools for users, including the addition of Face Filters, a feature aimed squarely at Snapchat. Face Filters is derived from Snapchat’s selfie filters that move with users in both photos and videos. Instagram is rolling out eight Face Filters initially, with more arriving in the near future. Face Filters work not only with photos, but also with videos and Boomerangs. Snapchat has leaned heavily on its selfie filters as a distinctive feature unique to the. 

HTC U11 official with Edge Sense squeeze feature, now available for pre-order

By DailyNews | OnTuesday, May 16th, 2017 - No Comments »
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The battle of the Android flagships continues today with the debut of the HTC U11. The main feature of the HTC U11 is called Edge Sense. With it, you can perform actions just by squeezing the sides of the device, and you can customize which app you want to launch with a squeeze. One example of this would be to launch the camera app by squeezing the sides of the HTC U11, then squeezing them again to capture a photo. This could come in handy when you’re trying to quickly snap a selfie with this. 

YouTube TV adds more channels to its service

By DailyNews | OnTuesday, May 16th, 2017 - No Comments »
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YouTube TV is Google’s brand new TV service, and as with any new service, it started out slow. Google is working on improving it, and the first step is to add more channels. Google has added AMC, BBC America, IFC TV, Sundance TV, Telemundo, Universo, and We TV to the standard YouTube TV lineup. This is great news for those who currently have the service, though this is very few people. Now that YouTube has been out for a while, Google should be working on expanding the service beyond five. 

Audi and Volvo will build Android into their cars

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 15th, 2017 - No Comments »
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It has been quite some time since Google talked about its vision of implementing a full version of Android in vehicles, something much more capable than Android Auto, but now the company is ready to shed some more light on the effort. Today, Google announced that both Audi and Volvo will be tapped to build Android right into their vehicles. The announcement doesn’t come with a lot of information, probably because Google wants to talk more about it at Google I/O later this week, but the idea. 

More photos and videos of HTC U11 leak

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 15th, 2017 - No Comments »
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The HTC U11, or the HTC Ocean, is set to launch tomorrow, May 16. It will be HTC’s latest flagship release and is said to feature a unique squeezable frame. Leaks have been plentiful on this device and today there are a few more. The latest info says that the frame will not be touch-sensitive, only recognizing pressure. This means many of the gestures we’ve seen teased before will not work. You will only be able to squeeze the phone to set off specific functions. Though the functions. 

Motorola’s lineup for 2017 leaks along with new Moto X name

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 15th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Lenovo is going big this year with the Motorola name. The lineup for 2017 has nine different Motorola devices split into five lines. The Z, G, E, and C lines will have two models each while the Moto X is making a comeback with a new name. Let’s stop calling it “Moto X 2017,” eh? pic.twitter.com/dBnUr5n7CU — Evan Blass (@evleaks) May 13, 2017 Rather than naming it by year or with a random word thrown on, the new Moto X will simply be called the Moto X4. Some basic specs are. 

ASUS rumored to be discontinuing the ZenWatch lineup

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 15th, 2017 - No Comments »
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ASUS introduced the ZenWatch, its first Android Wear-based smartwatch, way back in 2014. More recently, we saw the debut of the ZenWatch 3 in August of last year. But a new report from DigiTimes, ASUS may be giving up on the ZenWatch family due to lack of adoption. The report indicates that shipments of the ZenWatch family is between 5,000 and 6,000 units per month, which is not a lot. To compare, the Apple Watch is said to have shipped 3.5 million units in the first quarter of 2017 based. 

Netflix’s latest update blocks rooted and unlocked devices

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 15th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Netflix is one of the most popular apps available in the Play Store, but for users that are running unlocked and/or rooted Android devices, Netflix is a bit harder to enjoy. Android Police has confirmed that Netflix is blocking rooted and/or unlocked devices from accessing the Netflix app through the Play Store. Netflix recently updated to version 5.0, which includes Google’s Widevine DRM. As a result, Android devices that are not Google-ceritified or have been modified will not be able to. 

Huawei Watch 2 review

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 15th, 2017 - No Comments »
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The Huawei Watch 2 is the successor to the popular and adored original Huawei Watch, and it’s a controversial one. Gone are the classy looks, replaced with a sporty body and packed with features. Details 1.2-inch 390×390 AMOLED display Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor 768MB RAM 4GB storage 420mAh battery Sensors: Ambient light, accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, GPS, barometer, compass 12.6mm thick Price: $299.99 Hardware Let’s address the elephant in the room. The first. 

Motorola Moto C and Moto C Plus are now official

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 15th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Today, Motorola decided to raise the curtain on a pair of brand new smartphones, with the focus on affordability. The Moto C and Moto C Plus are Motorola’s newest phones. They’ll both be available this spring in Asia Pacific, Europe, and Latin America. Both handsets are pretty entry-level on the specs front, but both also feature price tags that should be attractive for anyone looking to grab an affordable new phone. First up, the Moto C. This handset features both 3G and 4G variants..