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UMID confirm M1 black coming September; new model at IDF San Francisco

UMID confirm M1 black coming September; new model at IDF San Francisco

UMID's M1 mbook MID has fallen of the radar over the past few months, having made plenty of headlines and even clinched the title of "best UMPC available" from at least one reviewer.  Over at UMPC Portal they've been talking with the Korean company, who apparently are yet to reach quantity shipping due to LCD shortages; that milestone should be met in September this year, with both white and black models produced in bulk.  They've also dropped a few hints about upcoming model refreshes.

Kensington LiquidFM Transmitter and Contour Active Cases

Kensington LiquidFM Transmitter and Contour Active Cases

The first, the LiquidFM transmitter is designed to work with mp3 players, specifically the iPod. It has the standard headphone jack connector, but there is also an in-line USB port for charging while you listen to your tunes.

The LiquidFM transmitter also utilizes Kensington’s ClearFM technology so it can output high quality sound even over the FM radio. It also has QuickSeek and RDS which helps decrease the time it takes to find a clear station and the RDS tech displays track info on compatible head units.

Adobe answers your ‘what about Android?’ question

Adobe answers your ‘what about Android?’ question

Sometimes, people forget. Even Developers. Once, people forgot about Dre, and it was a disaster. Lately, its Android that has fallen victim to being forgotten, and it sucks. Twitter has made several changes (and released new apps) that bypass Android altogether, and Meerkat is just now making its way to Android. Adobe, who make a series of apps for creative minds who like to use mobile devices and platforms, have also been accused of forgetting about Android. In a blog post, they assure us all they have not.

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HTC One M9 teardown shows why UH OH protection exists

HTC One M9 teardown shows why UH OH protection exists

Thankfully, HTC offers UH OH protection for the One M9. The stated goal is to make life easier on us by allowing a device replacement for simple drops or tumbles that do things like crack the screen. The real reason might be that the device is far too difficult to repair without some deep technical know-how. The crew at iFixit just tore down the HTC One M9, and what we see is a puzzle of glue and screws, and a device that you wouldn’t even want to try fixing yourself.

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Microsoft working on ROM to supplant Android with Windows

Microsoft working on ROM to supplant Android with Windows

In announcing their Windows 10 platform would go on sale this Summer, Microsoft also announced they were working on a few tests in cooperation with Xiaomi. More to the point, Microsoft was testing Windows 10 with “power users” of Xiaomi’s Mi 4 handset — which runs Android. The world thought little of it; tests like these happen often, right? Maybe not these kinds of tests. According to a new report, Microsoft is looking to replace Android with Windows 10 — on Android devices.

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Confirmed: performance woes back Google off Android encryption

Confirmed: performance woes back Google off Android encryption

Over the past few days, news has surfaced that Google quietly stopped forcing full-disk encryption for Android devices. After loudly thumping their chest about security, Google silently removed the requirement. At the time of discovery, it wasn’t clear why Google would do such a thing. A study found that Android handsets performed much worse when encrypted, so it was believed that was the reason Google had for yanking the encryption. Now, Google has responded, and performance is confirmed as the issue.

 

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