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Ryan Whitwam / Geek.com:
Hacker Geohot releases root tool for Galaxy S5 and most other Android devices   —  Google and the big Android OEMs have been beefing up security of the years, which is a good thing for everyone.  As a consequence, however, it's harder to gain root access to new Android devices.
Jun 16, 2014, 5:05 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Geek.com:
Valve shows off updated VR headset prototype with Dota 2 demo   —  Have you heard?  Virtual reality is a thing again.  The trend kicked off by the Oculus Rift head-mounted display has ensnared companies like Sony, Samsung, and Valve, and the latter has only recently started showing off its secret VR project.
Jun 3, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Asus Announces Multiple Updated Fonepads, Transformer Pads, And MeMO Pads   —  When Asus announces stuff, it really announces stuff.  That weird Turducken Transformer thing from earlier is far from the only thing the Tiawanese OEM has revealed at Computex.  There are also new Transformer Pads …
Jun 2, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Updated Google Drive app now requires separate Docs and Sheets apps to edit files   —  Google Drive App Updated To v1.3 - Now Requires New Docs And Sheets Apps For Editing Capability [APK Download]  —  Google is sneaking one more update in this week, and it's an odd one.
May 3, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
PSA: Sprint Is Planning To Make All Its Devices From February 11, 2015 Onward Domestically Unlockable   —  The US mobile market is weird in that almost all the phones floating around here are locked to one carrier or another.  You can usually request an unlock code from the carrier …
Apr 23, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Link Bubble loads web pages in the background, represents them with chat head-like bubble icon   —  [New App] Chris Lacy's Link Bubble Makes Browsing The Web On A Mobile Device Suck A Lot Less (Hands-On)  —  We're lucky to have capable mobile browsers on Android these days …
Mar 24, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Verizon “More Everything” Launches Tomorrow - Increased Data Caps, Lower Prices For Edge Subscribers   —  The big US carriers are currently falling all over themselves to tweak their plan offerings to be more competitive with each other.  After changing the upgrade window of its Edge plans last month …
Feb 12, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Full Remote Device Lockdown Is Now Live In The Android Device Manager , Instantly Overrides Previous Lock Settings With Specified Password  —  In our recent APK/website teardown, we unearthed Android's upcoming remote device lock functionality through Google Play Services, and now it has quietly gone live in the Android Device Manager.
Sep 24, 2013, 7:20 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
New Nexus 7 (Codename Razor) Fully Detailed And Benchmarked - 2GB Of RAM, Snapdragon S4 Pro, And 1920x1200 Screen   —  Google is set to (probably) announce the new and improved Nexus 7 tomorrow, but we've been taking a look at the device ahead of time.  Some of the specs from previous rumors were dead on, and some not so much.
Jul 24, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / ExtremeTech:
Artificial intelligence has the verbal skills of a four-year-old, still no common sense   —  Ever since computers came about, futurists and science fiction authors have been imagining a world in which thinking machines can best the frail human brain.  Over the decades it has become apparent …
Jul 17, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context

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