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Samsung takes on Qualcomm with new LTE-capable Exynos ModAP chip

Today, Samsung unveiled its initial foray into full solution system-on-a-chip game today with the new Exynos ModAP. While Samsung has been touting its quad- and octo-core Exynos processors for some time now, they’ve recently been relegated to 3G-only smartphones or WiFi tablets due to a lack of integrated LTE. ModAP is the company’s first SoC with


Acclaimed iOS game ‘Leo’s Fortune’ makes its way to Android

One of the best mobile platformers of the year, and the recipient of Apple’s Design Award at WWDC, has finally arrived on Android. Leo’s Fortune, created by developers 1337 & Senri, have adapted the game for Google’s platform with its charm intact. Players control Leopold, a moustachioed furball who returns home to discover his fortune


Vevo 2.0 for Android is the best way to watch music videos on the go

Vevo for Android got a substantial usability upgrade today, bringing a new home screen and tighter integration with Google’s Chromecast. The company, a joint venture between Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Google, has been reliably near the top of the list when it comes to music video indexing over the past two years, despite lacking


Microsoft cutting support for Windows Phone 7.8 in early September

If your carrier hasn’t already abandoned that aging Windows Phone 7 device, Microsoft is set to put the final nail in that coffin in early September. Mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8 will end on September 9th, leaving devices like the LG Optimis 7, Nokia Lumia 510, 610, 710, 800 and 900 without continuing support for


Spotify’s Canadian launch is imminent

Spotify is set to launch in Canada, and soon. The company has launched a sign-up page where users can submit an email address in exchange for the prospect of receiving an invitation to use the service. It’s unclear when the company plans to open the proverbial floodgates, but this is the best indication we’ve seen


Google brings Android screen mirroring to Chromecast

Google has released the first list of Android devices capable of mirroring their screens to a Chromecast. First announced at Google I/O, the functionality is now available via Chromecast 1.7 for Android, allowing select devices to mirror their phone screens to a connected TV in real time.

Motorola updates Connect with new app, phone-finding feature

Motorola has finally given its Connect app for Moto X, Moto G and Moto E the makeover it so sorely needed. Connect 2.0 adds an actual GUI to the Android version of the service, which requires a companion Chrome extension to function. What is Motorola Connect? It was initially conceived as a way to view


Eyefi Mobi wireless SD card review

Smartphone cameras have come a long, long way since the blurry VGA output of the first iPhones and Androids, but they’re still physically limited by the size of their sensors. WiFi-connected cameras have slowly tried to meet the demands of prosumer photographers by allowing syncing between them and smartphones, but the process has often been