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  While other smart watches have come to market since its campaign, the Pebble is arguably the first to get mass adoption. And it’s the only watch that works cross-platform. And while Pebble doesn’t have any new hardware yet (that we know of), they are updating the software with a lot of improvements with version 2.5 today. The first improvement is that emojis can now be viewed on the Pebble’s screen, fixing the issue of the square boxes being there instead. There is also a new Compass app that can be downloaded...

Makers of the OnePlus One have announced that the pre-orders for the handset will go live starting next month. While giving out the news, the company has also claimed that the initial invite only system was a “blessing”. We’re not sure why the company chose to use that particular word given that the invite system was nothing short of dismal. Pre-orders of the OnePlus One essentially means that customers will be allowed to place an order for the smartphone at a specified window and if the device is in stock, the manufacturer...

The makers of the OnePlus One have run into some fresh trouble as they have called off the StyleSwap covers meant for the handset. The company reportedly found a few issues with the mass production of these cases, which is why they have decided to call off the sales of the cases before they even reached customers’ hands. The company has been facing trouble keeping up with the demand for the handset as it is and this news will act as a major setback as well. There is a silver lining for hopeful fans though. OnePlus has reportedly...

Amazon has just announced the updated version of the 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HDX and the 7 inch Kindle Fire HD along with a new Kids Edition model. E-book enthusiasts will be pleased to know that the company’s Kindle reader lineup has also seen the addition of two new devices with a standard touchscreen packing Kindle and Kindle Voyage for $79 and $199 respectively. The Kindle Fire tablets will be running the latest Fire OS 4 UI skin on top of Android. The Kindle Fire HD comes in 6 and 7 inch models, both featuring a resolution of...

  If you use Microsoft’s OneNote app for notes and have an Android Wear device, there’s good news for you today. Microsoft has released a version of OneNote for Android Wear devices. All you need to do to get it working is say, “Take A Note” to your watch and dictate to OneNote what you want to store. Everything will be saved into your Quick Notes section. As with other apps, OneNote also needs to be installed on your Android device running 4.3 or newer. Will you be using this, or use a different app? Source:...

NVIDIA has just launched an LTE capable version of the Shield Tablet with 32GB of storage inside. The tablet is available for pre-order immediately and will be formally available starting Sep. 30. The company has set the pricing at $399 which is just $100 more than the 16GB model. Interestingly, the microSD card slot on the device is still in place, so users can always add extra storage if they so please. The device should be compatible with GSM networks such as AT&T and T-Mobile in the U.S. The device supports LTE bands 2, 4,...

Cameraphones are in the trend lately, with the likes of the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Samsung Galaxy Camera taking things to the next level. And Japanese manufacturer Panasonic is the latest to make an entry in this segment with its unique Lumix CM1 camera oriented handset. Unlike conventional cameraphones, the Lumix CM1 packs an enormous 1 inch sensor and has a Leica lens, making it an industry first. At first glance, the device is essentially a point and shoot lookalike, complete with the minimalistic design, but it’s a lot more...

Google announced the Android One project back in June in order to bring smartphones running stock Android to developing regions. And today, Indian manufacturer Micromax has unveiled the first smartphone based on the project with a miserly price of just $106. As expected, the smartphone doesn’t scream of powerful hardware, but runs the latest and greatest version of Android which makes all the difference. Software support is coming directly from Google, which means updates will be sent out instantaneously similar to a Nexus device....