Google Goggles update brings support for devices without autofocus

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If you thought Google’s perspicacious searching application was clever before, prepare for a shock. Google Goggles version 1.9 adds support for devices without autofocusing optics, giving those on budget gear a chance to use the real world as a search box. Point it at a QR code containing a URL, and it’ll show you a… Read more »

Refresh Roundup: week of August 13th, 2012

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Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging for an update. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so many of them are floating around that it’s easy for a sizable chunk to get lost in the mix. To make… Read more »

XBMC for Android available in nightly builds for that risky media fix

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We only just learned in earnest that XBMC was coming to Android last month, and yet we’re already looking at workable builds. Kermonine96 at the XDA-Developers forum has started offering his own, unofficial nightly versions of the media center front end, both for regularly supported devices with Neon processor code (most often HTC and Samsung… Read more »