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Transit App for iOS adds city bike rental information, universal search

Per-hour bike rental service Bixi began its life in Montreal, so it’s fitting that Montreal-based Sam Vermette, creator of popular iOS and Android-based Transit App, would integrate the service into his app. With version 3.1, the iOS app now supports bike storage and rental information for the following cities: Toronto, Montreal, NYC, Chicago, Boston, Washington

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Android users complain of week-long Gmail sync issues

Android are complaining of a week-long Gmail synchronization issue, affecting users’ ability to refresh email both automatically and manually. The first complaints hit Google’s Product Forums on June 23rd, and the main thread has now reached 150 posts, many of whom complain that the issue is relegated to Android alone, with other platforms unaffected. A Google

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Samsung Galaxy S5 GPe discovered on Google’s Android portal

Lo and behold, the yellow Nexus 5 is real. Despite not yet being available on the Play Store, Google’s fifth Nexus is set to receive a fourth colour variation after debuting with black and white and, later, adding a stunning red variant. Captured in what appears to be a banner image set to go live

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Yahoo’s Aviate banks on context to build the launcher of the future

There’s something exciting about picking up the same old phone you’ve used for months, perhaps years, and seeing something entirely different and useful upon unlocking. For a long time, Android launchers have been the means to accomplish such transformations, but it’s only in the past year or so that developers have been able to translate

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Project Tango tablet hands-on (video)

Project Tango is the less immediately “cool” project from Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects division. Ara is all about modular smartphones and the potential that ranges from a $50 WiFi-only device to an $800 waterproof monstrosity designed for reading the oxygen levels in water. Tango, on the other hand, is all about sensors, and being able

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Apple releases iOS 7.1.2 with bug fixes and security improvements

Apple has released a small update for all its iOS 7-compatible devices, resolving some issues with data transfer for third-party accessories and improving iBeacon connectivity and stability. The update, which is available for iPhone 4 to 5s and iPad 2 to Air, is 32MB if coming from iOS 7.1.1. It also likely resolves the exploit

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