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Leap Motion Controller Review – Airspace and Apps

Leap Motion Controller Review – Airspace and Apps

Leap Motion isn't convinced that a touchscreen is enough: instead, it wants you to start waving. While gesturing wildly at your electronics may bring to mind Jean Michel Jarre or trying to play a theramin, the Leap Motion controller is a whole new ball-game. Little larger than a packet of gum, the USB peripheral sits in front of your keyboard and tracks everything that moves in the space around it, with the theory being that reaching out and grabbing a virtual interface is a whole lot more natural than pushing a mouse around or even swiping at a touchscreen. Is the reality so clean-cut? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Chrome Remote Desktop for Android coming soon: Splashtop beware

Chrome Remote Desktop for Android coming soon: Splashtop beware

Down in the depths of the testing arena for Google's Chrome known as Chromium, you'll find the first whispers of "Chromoting", aka Chrome Remote Desktop for Android - connecting the two worlds with a mirrored interface. While the directories themselves aren't especially telling for the lay person, you'll find the concept a bit more enthralling if you're interested in controlling your computer from your smartphone from any location you may roam.

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Halo: Spartan Assault releases for Verizon Windows Phone 8 devices and Windows 8

Halo: Spartan Assault releases for Verizon Windows Phone 8 devices and Windows 8

We reported back in June that Halo: Spartan Assault would be making its way to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, marking the franchise's first foray into the mobile device dominion, as well as a long-awaited return to PC. Word at the time said that it would be launched some time in July, and per an announcement by Nokia on Twitter this evening, today is that day.

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Nokia Q2 2013: 7.4m Lumia Windows Phone sales but $151m loss

Nokia Q2 2013: 7.4m Lumia Windows Phone sales but $151m loss

Nokia has announced its Q2 2013 financial results, with the company selling 7.4m Lumia Windows Phones though still making a €115m ($151m) loss in the three month period. The company improved on Q1, according to the full results [pdf link] released today, when losses reached €150m, and smartphone sales are up 21-percent quarter-on-quarter, though down 27-percent compared to the same period a year ago.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 UK launch not until September warns retailer

Nokia Lumia 1020 UK launch not until September warns retailer

Nokia's Lumia 1020 PureView smartphone will bring its 41-megapixel camera to the UK in September, according to one retailer, potentially two months after the Windows Phone goes on sale in the US. The UK release has been tipped by the Carphone Warehouse - though the retailer warns that it's subject to change along the way - as right near the end of Nokia's promised "this quarter" sales schedule.

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Windows Phone 8 “Blue” update delayed to 2014 as limp GDR2 detailed

Windows Phone 8 “Blue” update delayed to 2014 as limp GDR2 detailed

Microsoft has revealed details of its next Windows Phone 8 update, GDR2, but fans of the platform shouldn't expect a significant refresh of the OS until early 2014, new leaks suggest. The fast-incoming General Distribution Release 2 has already been detailed, even though the exact timescale of its availability is still a mystery, including tidbits like an FM radio, CardDAV/CalDAV support for Gmail, and greater flexibility for how the camera button is handled, but the bigger Windows Phone "Blue" update now won't arrive until sometime the new year.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 bringing PureView beyond AT&T [UPDATE]

Nokia Lumia 1020 bringing PureView beyond AT&T [UPDATE]

Thought the machine will be coming to the USA with AT&T first, but suggestions from the company itself have aimed the machine out with a wider field of vision, as it were. As the original Nokia Lumia 920 was all but exclusive when it was released in the USA (until advanced versions like the 928 and now the 925 as well, were introduced, it would seem that the word "exclusive" has some hidden meaning to it.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView imaging detailed

Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView imaging detailed

This week the folks at Nokia have gone through not only the basic vision for the Nokia Lumia 1020, but it's 41 megapixel PureView photography abilities as well. What we're getting to see here is the machine's aim to not just take one massive photo each time it shoots, but an array of photos. You'll be seeing high-energy high-density sharp and bright photos no matter the size you capture: 38 megapixel or 34-megapixel images in 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios, large and small.

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