Samsung Glass Side

Samsung’s fresh patent filing over at the KIPRIS (Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service) database has revealed a potential Google Glass competitor that the South Korean company has been long rumored to be working on.

Earlier in March, we got a look at the device’s user interface based on augmented reality. This patent here is filed as “Earphone” with a head-up display (HUD) in the front.

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Google has confirmed its latest Android 4.4 KitKat update for Google Glass ahead of a 24-hour public sale later today. The update improves battery life and reliability, but temporarily disables the built-in video calling feature until it can be improved.

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The President of HTC America, Jason Mackenzie, has officially revealed on Twitter that the company’s former flagship smartphone of 2013, the HTC One (M7), is scheduled to receive the much-anticipated Sense 6 update before the end of May, 2014. Unfortunately, the above deadline is currently only for unlocked and carrier-branded variants of the smartphone located in the United States and Canada — so European folk are in the dark for now.

heartbleed

Revelations of the catastrophic Heartbleed bug shook the Internet last week with news that over two-thirds of web servers were vulnerable to the security hole, but it turns out end-users are also susceptible to the bug, including millions of Android smartphones.

Pressy

Makers of the Pressy Kickstarter project have given some good news to its backers. People who have backed this innovative little button will have their units shipped by the 28th of April.  The project which started off with a funding goal of $40,000 has now raised over $695,138 with 28,818 backers who have ordered more than 40,000 units, so it could certainly take some doing from the team to ship them out in time.

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After several weeks of anticipation, Google’s latest Android 4.4.3 update appears to be on its way.

Nexus 5 users on Sprint will soon be receiving a new KitKat update that enables Sprint Spark on two new bands, and delivers “miscellaneous Android updates,” the carrier confirmed today. And since the Sprint Nexus 5 has the same SKU as the unlocked model, those on other networks should be getting it, too.

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Its lackluster 3-megapixel camera means the Nokia X will never be considered a point-and-shoot killer like Nokia’s Windows Phone smartphones are — but that doesn’t mean Nokia neglected its camera software. Quite the opposite, in fact.

The affordable handset has a pretty snazzy camera app, and you can now try it out for yourself on your existing Android smartphone.

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