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2 weeks ago

Lego Minifigures Online MMO bringing signature blockiness to Android this fall

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At GDC 2014, we scoped out a very exciting Lego game coming from Funcom. Unlike most of the mobile Lego games which latch onto a franchise like Batman or Harry Potter, this new multiplayer action game will cover the whole swath of classic Lego settings, like Pirate World, Medieval World, Space World, and lots more.

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3 weeks ago

Cerberus servers have a data leak, users advised to change password

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Users of the popular phone security app Cerberus are reporting a slightly disturbing email coming from the developers today. While Cerberus assures that no passwords were compromised — they are encrypted, of course — attackers did gain access to some usernames and passwords. If you're using Cerberus, you'll want to change out your password even if you don't get a letter. The full text follows after the break.

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3 weeks ago

Twitter rolling out updates to make photos 'more social'

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Twitter

Photo tagging and adding multiple pictures to a Tweet are coming soon

Twitter is pushing out a new update to their mobile apps for iOS and Android, and this time it's all about sharing pictures. With today's update you can tag up to 10 people in your images without wasting any of your 140 characters. Coming soon on Android, you'll also be able to attach up to four images to a single post.

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3 weeks ago

Experimental Google Play Music Chrome app brings drag and drop uploading and mini player

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There's a new entry in the Google Labs section of Google Play Music, and enabling it brings a whole new way to upload — and listen to — your own music. Read on to see a little more about it, and instructions for enabling it on your computer.

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3 weeks ago

Fitbit expands sync compatibility, now includes 44 devices

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Fitbit has expanded the sync capabilities of their wearable fitness trackers, and now 44 Android and iOS devices are fully supported. Devices that can wirelessly synchronize with Fitbit products require Bluetooth 4.0 on-board, but in the past even devices with the required hardware we not officially supported, and users were forced to try a reverse-engineering approach to get sync up and running. With today's news, that should no longer be an issue for folks with recent Android phones.

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3 weeks ago

LastPass now autofills passwords in Chrome, other apps

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This, folks, qualifies as a Big Deal. LastPass (Premium) — one of our favorite apps for managing passwords — has updated its Android app and will now autofill passwords. It works for Chrome on Android 4.3 and up, and other apps starting with Android 4.1. It needs your help, though, as it crowdsources app associations with the update. [LastPass blog]

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3 weeks ago

NVIDIA partners with Valve to bring hit game Portal to Shield

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There wasn't a whole lot of mobile news coming out of the opening keynote of the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference today, but one of the bigger pieces dropped on us is that the insanely-popular game Portal is coming to the NVIDIA Shield. It may not be the most recent title, but anyone who has spent a decent bit of time playing Portal will appreciate the complexity of bringing such a great game to a mobile device.

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3 weeks ago

HTC Sense 6 apps hit Google Play ahead of new HTC One launch

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Sense 6 apps

BlinkFeed, HTC Service Pack and SenseTV listed on Google Play, complete with screenshots

We're just hours away from the expected arrival of the new HTC One (M8), and we're starting to see signs of the final preparations being made for the phone's launch. HTC has this morning released three new HTC Sense apps onto Google Play — HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Service Pack, and HTC SenseTV.

Update: HTC Gallery and HTC Guide have joined the fray.

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3 weeks ago

Fitbit updates their app for the new HTC One and Sense 6

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Fitbit has taken the initiative to update their Android app a day early, and they now support the new HTC One — that phone we're going to see tomorrow.

There's a new widget and a new look to the login, but the interesting bits of the change log tell us there will be integration with BlinkFeed on Sense 6 and higher, and a new mobile track has been added for the HTC One. Things have come a long way since they chose to only support Samsung devices, I guess.

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3 weeks ago

Google releases a Photowall app experiment for Chrome and Android

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Google has a neat Chromecast application to show off today. Photowall lets you and your friends get together and display images right on your television.

You can create a Photowall using your Android phone or tablet, or from your laptop using the Photowall Google Chrome Experiment page. Everyone sends photos to the big screen, and when you're finished the application automatically generates a video and drops it on YouTube so you can share it with friends who weren't around to help make it.

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