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Android 4.3 Features Leaked

Android 4.3 Features Leaked

Google I/O is just around the corner and rumors about the new Android OS are a buzzing like crazy . This past week we discovered the existence of Google’s new OS Android 4.3. Now, if that really is Key Lime Pie is yet to be found out but what we have found out thanks to HTC are two new features coming with the new Android OS. HTC had put up a meeting posting , and had said, they would provide an over view about Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Open GL ES 3.0, which they said would arrive on Android devices. HTC’s Dario Laverde later sent a statement to Slashgear that though the meet up woull bring out some surprises they were not claiming unannounced new features in their earlier statement. Whatever the case may be, we do know that these Two features would be talked about there. Bluetooth Low Energy or Bluetooth Smart is used fro heart rate monitors, key finders and multi-sensor kits (temperature, pressure, humidity, accelerometer). This feature has been supported by a couple of Android devices but it not an official part of Android as yet. Open GL ES 3.0 is a graphics setting supported by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processors. This processor is currently found on the Galaxy S4 and the HTC One, and with this new graphics enhancements we can’t wait to see what new games will use its full potential....

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CM 10.1 M3 Build is Out Now

CM 10.1 M3 Build is Out Now

Cyanogen Mod or CM as it is mostly known today released the latest M build for CM 10.1, alot of devices are supported including Big names such as the Galaxy S3, Nexus 4, One X, Galaxy Nexus, which is always a good thing. If your device is not in the list do not fret, the device list will get updated in a day or two. This update is the third installment of the M series, thus making this build M3. Unlike the Nightly builds the M builds don’t come out as often, as they are properly tested and are much more stable than the nightly builds. The CM 10.1 M3 build is built on Android 4.2 so, surely you will be getting all the stock Jelly Bean features in it. Not only that but it also brings with it the new Pie Control UI. So if your tired of your custom UI such as Touch Wiz or HTC Sense, then head on to the site below and get this ROM on your phone now. CyanogenMod mirror Full List of Supported Phones Samsung Galaxy Tab2 10.1 (Wi-Fi) Samsung Galaxy S III (Verizon) Samsung Galaxy S III (Sprint) Samsung Galaxy S III (T-Mobile) Samsung Galaxy S III (Cricket) Samsung Galaxy S III (MetroPCS  Samsung Galaxy S III (AT&T) Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7″ Amazon Kindle Fire Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HTC One X Samsung Galaxy Note (T-Mobile) Samsung Galaxy Note (AT&T) Samsung Galaxy S II (T-Mobile) LG Optimus L9 LG Spectrum Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Sprint) Google Nexus 7 (GSM) Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Verizon) LG Optimus LTE (SK Telecom) Google Nexus Q LG Nitro HD / Optimus LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab2 10.1 (GSM) Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (Wi-Fi) Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (GSM) Google Nexus 4 Google Galaxy Nexus (GSM) Samsung Galaxy S II (G) Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi) Samsung Epic 4G Google Nexus S 4G Google Nexus S Acer Iconia Tab...

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HTC to release Sense 5.0 on Butterfly, One X and One X+

HTC to release Sense 5.0 on Butterfly, One X and One X+

The HTC One’s release brought with it the all new Sense 5.0 which is now getting ready to be rolled out for a few other HTC flagship devices. According to an official announcement by the Taiwanese giants, the new Sense update would be made available for the One X, One X+, One S and the Butterfly J (also known as the Droid DNA in a few regions). The one thing which is still left unclear is that whether the update would comprise of all the new juicy features that were announced with the launch of the HTC One including the sleek new online notifications feature known as the “Blinkfeed” besides many other improvements. The company further added that there would be a few features that would be made available exclusively to owner’s of the HTC One which means that the rest of the devices would have to let do without them. With that said, here is what the company had to say in its official press release, HTC will be offering upgrades to some of its existing devices in the next few months, including global variants of HTC One X, One X+, One S and the HTC Butterfly. Also, note that some features enabled by the new HTC One hardware will not be available in the software updates. HTC do have an old trend of releasing updates to their new custom UI over to older devices as it was previously seen when the company had rolled out the HTC Sense 4.0 update for those devices which were initially running the older versions of the software. We’ll have to now wait and see as to whether the company has any intentions of bringing the latest update onto some more devices most preferably onto those that lie in the mid-range...

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