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HTC One M8 GPe hands-on: That Duo Camera compromise

HTC One M8 GPe hands-on: That Duo Camera compromise

HTC was taking no chances with the HTC One M8, confirming not only versions of its new flagship for the key US carriers but a Google Play edition right at launch, and that's what's landed on the SlashGear test bench. Google's approach with GPe phones is generally straightforward: get the best hardware from manufacturers like Samsung, HTC, and LG, only with unmodified Android rather than whatever tweaks and changes would normally be present. Problem is, HTC has spent no small amount of time with the One M8's Duo Camera system, and so there was work to be done to get that up and running even without HTC Sense 6.

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Google I/O 2014 ticket registration set back for fairer spread

Google I/O 2014 ticket registration set back for fairer spread

Google has postponed Google I/O 2014 registration by a week, having decided at the last moment to change the way would-be developer attendees could get tickets. Registration for the July event - at which we're expecting to hear about Android TV among other projects - was initially to open today and last until April 10th, but Google now says it won't be taking place until April 15th.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Review Roundup

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review Roundup

It’s time for a set of early reviews for Samsung’s latest smartphone, the Galaxy S5. This device was introduced earlier this year at Mobile World Congress 2014 where we also got to get some hands-on time with the Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit smart wearables. Now the Galaxy S5 is headed for stores - or is already in stores - across the United States.

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Samsung Galaxy Ace Style aims at the low-end market

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style aims at the low-end market

Samsung rolled out its budget smartphone called the Galaxy Ace Style in Germany originally and that device hadn’t been seen outside that country. The smartphone is now ready to roll out to other countries and is aiming right at the shopper on a budget. The Ace Style runs Android 4.4 KitKat for the operating system and since it is a budget offering, the specifications are modest.

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Acer Iconia A1-830 tablet Review

Acer Iconia A1-830 tablet Review

Today we're having a look at a tablet that's very familiar, yet a whole new concept in Acer's brand of tablet releases. Here with the Acer Iconia A-830-1633, you're getting an Android tablet that's working with a 7.9-inch display with a moderate resolution, brightness, and a processor under the hood that should be able to bring you the best in news-reading apps and video. So what's the holdup?

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Galaxy Note 4 specifications line up in test phone images

Galaxy Note 4 specifications line up in test phone images

Right on top of the first relatively-full specifications leak of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 last week, this week we’re having a peek at a couple of test device images. This device could just as easily be a test phone unit for a long-lost Samsung Galaxy F as it could for the Note, but given the larger display sitting up from of this machine, we’re going with the S Pen-toting machine. This device is square because it’s resting inside a case which hides its shape for testing purposes.

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Remote GameStream Review with NVIDIA SHIELD

Remote GameStream Review with NVIDIA SHIELD

It’s not often that we review the services of a device we’ve reviewed in the past, but the opening of the gates NVIDIA is providing here in the SHIELD, we must. When NVIDIA SHIELD was first introduced, the service that would eventually be called GameStream showed how we might mirror PC games to a handheld gaming system, and control them with that system too. Here a year and four months later, we get to see this service work outside of our own home internet network.

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