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Overcast podcast app squeezes silence for faster listening

Overcast podcast app squeezes silence for faster listening

Two elements make Overcast an app that’s not to be missed for podcast - or if not to be missed, at least not to be skipped over as a demo. Here you’ll be able to work with two new elements developed by Marco Arment, both conjured up by the creator all the way back in the year 2012. One is called Smart Speed, the other called Voice Boost.

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Report: Apple solves battery issue for iPhone 6

Report: Apple solves battery issue for iPhone 6

The incoming iPhone 6 is reportedly larger, slimmer, and much more like an iPad or iPod in form factor. That slim profile, which is said to be around 6mm thin, has reportedly been causing issues for Apple in sourcing a battery. Samsung and LG both thought they had Apple’s problem handled, but it seems a new player has emerged victorious.

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Amazon wants FAA to let them stretch their drone wings

Amazon wants FAA to let them stretch their drone wings

Do you remember those Amazon drones, the ones the company thinks will be delivering your packages? Those are a real thing, and Amazon is trying to make a go of it. They’ve sent a letter to the FAA asking to test the drones on longer flights. Their goal is innovation, as they say they need to let the little guys stretch their proverbial wings.

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iPhone 6 design, release window tipped by Spigen

iPhone 6 design, release window tipped by Spigen

If the ongoing spat of iPhone 6 rumors wasn’t enough to tip you off to the design, this may do it. Case maker Spigen, who have an excellent track record of leaking designs early, have a slew of iPhone 6 cases available for pre-order. The cases also show off an iPhone 6 mock-up, hinting that all the rumors we’ve heard about its design are accurate.

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Google asked to include other app stores in Play: should they?

Google asked to include other app stores in Play: should they?

A recent lawsuit overseas suggests Google is exercising anti-competitive actions. The crux of the complaint has to do with Google strong-arming those app download portals that aren’t theirs, effectively placing a scarlet letter on anything that isn’t the Play Store. Part of the complaint asks that Google take smaller app portals under the Play Store umbrella, but should they?

 

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Denon HEOS takes on Sonos in music streaming

Denon HEOS takes on Sonos in music streaming

Denon has revealed its take on home music streaming, HEOS by Denon, a Sonos-rivaling selection of wireless speakers that can funnel music from local and cloud sources. Initially arriving as a trio of all-in-one units - the HEOS 3, HEOS 5, and HEOS 7 - the new line-up hooks up to an existing WiFi dual-band 802.11n network, with the potential for synchronized playback across every zone.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 805: Hands-on and benchmarked

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805: Hands-on and benchmarked

Qualcomm is readying the Snapdragon 805, and with new processors - and the superlatives to go along with them - proliferating, it’s trying to address the question of whether the new chip is the “Next Big Thing” or not. I caught up with Qualcomm to find out what makes the Snapdragon 805 special, to run some early benchmarks ahead of the first commercial devices arriving later in the year, and to see if its advances in 4K, CPU/GPU performance, camera tech, and more add up to a chip worth having.

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