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Koushik Dutta a.k.a Koush, today, rolled out an update for AllCast that adds support for Amazon’s Fire TV. This update will allow AllCast users to mirror the content of their Android devices to Amazon’s Fire TV as well as beam music, videos and photos to it.

It was just over a week ago that Koush had teased Android mirroring to Amazon’s set-top-box

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HTC has been trying to re-invent mobile cameras using its UltraPixel camera sensors in its flagship handsets. While the company’s effort has not been appreciated by all, it is definitely heading in the right direction.

Now, in an interview with Vodafone U.K., HTC’s camera expert, Symon Whitehorn, revealed some interesting tidbits about the future of UltraPixel and how the smartphone camera scene is going to change dramatically in the next 12-18 months.

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Advanced camera mode, wide angle mode, video effects, and photo sphere live wallpapers are just some of the features buried inside the code for Google’s new Camera app for Android. While currently inactive, the features should be made available in future updates.

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Following a fortnight of rumors and speculation, Google has now uploaded it’s official Camera application to the Play Store, much to our surprise we’re seeing a completely redesigned user interface, along with an array of new effects, high resolution panoramas and a nifty 100% viewfinder.

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The 8MP Optically Stabilised Camera (OIS) on the Nexus 5 can produce some stunning shots but is let down by the terrible Camera app. The Google Camera app barely provides users with any manual control and is a pain to use with its unintuitive UI.

Taking things into his own hands developer Jishnu Sur has managed to port the Camera app of the LG G2 to the Nexus 5.

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