Friday, December 20, 2013

164 Random Media





Headlines
  • Gmail gets accepting Google Calendar invitations
  • Google Play Movies now available in 13 more countries including Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Botswana, Fiji, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Nepal, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Zimbabwe
  • CyangenMod gets additional funding to continue business
  • Google fined ~$1.23m in Spain for violating privacy laws
Apps
  • Netflix updated to support account profiles
  • P90X app released for Android at $2.99 - still requires buying content
  • Dropbox updated to more easily allow folder sharing
  • Vine updated to support Gingerbread (but viewing only)
  • Grand Theft Auto San Andreas released for Android
  • MyGlass (Google Glass app) released for iOS
  • Google Play Books gets minor update to not allow uploading PDFs from user’s device
  • ROM Manager removed from Play Store due to unspecified violation - update pending
Devices
  • Roku 3 gets YouTube app
  • LG G2x - 5.5” screen, 13mp rear camera, 2.1mp front camera, 3140 mAh battery, 2gb RAM, quad-core processor, 32gb RAM
  • Moto X to get bamboo backing by the end of 2013
  • BLUE Studio 5.0 II (5” screen) and Advance 4.0 (4” screen) announced - Android 4.2, 1.3ghz dual core processor, 4gb storage (with expandable storage), 512 mb RAM, 5mp rear camera
  • CyanogenMod cases available for Nexus 5
  • KitKat code released for Moto X
  • Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini to get Android 4.4
  • Moto G gets Android 4.4.2
  • Oppo N1 (aka CyanogenMod phone) gets official Google certification
  • [Verizon] Galaxy Note 2 - Android 4.3 rolling out with support for the Galaxy Gear, Multi-Window and PenUp
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