oneplus storeOnePlus did run into some snafus when it comes to holding a competition earlier this year, where it did not go down too well. OnePlus has not stopped there, but they have instead announced a different contest for their fans, where this one has no kind of sexist overtones about it, but rather, to look for customers “who refuse to compromise” when it comes to naming the upcoming custom ROM.

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Could Facebook be testing out a brand new user interface when it comes to its official Android application? Apparently so, as Facebook looks as though they are gradually flicking the switch on for a server-side change to kick in, that will allow the app to enjoy a somewhat Material Design flavor. Earlier in the month of October, Google Now received a new Material Design makeover, and this looks set to continue in the same way.

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google drive everywhereWe have heard of some improvements made to Google Drive not too long ago, where Gmail for Web has been updated to deliver better Google Drive attachment support, and the OK Google command too, will be making its way to the Google Drive app. While we do know that Google Drive would allow one to safely store, access, and share all of your files, there are a couple of updates for Android and iOS versions that would allow you to do just that:

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BlackBerry LogoWhile BlackBerry has introduced the BlackBerry Classic earlier today, which is a spanking new smartphone that runs on the BlackBerry 10.3.1 operating system, where it will come with a slew of new software features including an improved camera performance alongside BlackBerry Assistant. For those who happen to own a brand new BlackBerry 10 smartphone and do not want to take the step to upgrade, you will be getting BlackBerry 10.3.1 on your existing handset in due time.

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fb ipadWhat do you make use of your iPad for primarily? Well, I would suppose most of us would make use of it for casual reading as well as gaming while one is on the move, not to mention to use it as some sort of portable media player. Well, I am quite sure that social networking also plays quite an important role, and Facebook happens to be the most popular one in the US at the moment. Facebook has just updated its iPad app by offering a new right-hand column that will appear only when it is viewed in landscape mode.

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DARPA certainly has its fair share of unique projects that are not only interesting, they also happen to have a potentially practical aspect to it all. In fact, the organization has put down some money for a mind-controlled robotic arm that was tested by Pittsburgh native Jan Scheuermann, where a subsequent paper was published to detail just how far this mind-controlled robotic arm has progressed in the past couple of years. Prior to removing the implants on the test subject, named Jan, she was already able to move the arm in addition to its wrist and fingers, while Jan reportedly beat her brother at a rock-paper-and-scissors game to boot.

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orlando magic applepayEarlier this morning, we did talk about how dozens of banks and retailers have already signed up for Apple Pay – with NBA franchise Orlando Magic being one of them. Well, here we are with additional details concerning Orlando Magic’s adoption of Apple Pay. Orlando Magic plays over at the Amway Center, where it will soon be the first arena in the entire NBA to accept Apple Pay. In other words, you will be able to make purchases using your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch – never mind the fact that the Apple Watch has not been released just yet.

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nokia lumia 735  02 640x450It seems that a bunch of Nokia Lumia models over in China, the world’s most populous country, are starting to be on the receiving end of the Lumia Denim update from today onward. We are referring to the Nokia Lumia 520, Nokia Lumia 525, Nokia Lumia 526, Nokia Lumia 625, Nokia Lumia 720, Nokia Lumia 720T and the Nokia Lumia 1320, which happen to be recipients of this Lumia Denim update. Of course, with any new update, there will be brand new features that are part of the deal – and one of them would allow you to activate the virtual personal assistant known as Cortana simply by saying, “Hey Cortana.” Needless to say, this particular feature would require you to own a smartphone that runs on a Snapdragon 8xx CPU.

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assists2The upcoming busy holiday season would certainly need you to be on the top of your game when it comes to working out the schedule, especially when you have a really busy social life. Gmail’s Inbox intends to make life a whole lot easier when it comes to focusing your priorities through the addition of Reminders that is located right to the top of your inbox. This is the reason as to why Inbox offers more than twenty different kinds of Assists, where these extremely handy pieces of information will be able to help you with the next step.

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smj100hThe Samsung SM-J100F did appear in the GFXBench benchmark database not too long ago, were it did reveal the kind of hardware specifications in which what first device in the Samsung J series of devices would carry, following up on the Samsung Galaxy A and Galaxy E range. The SM-J100H (there is also a variant of the J100F for the different countries which are located outside of Europe) has also appeared online, where the device itself has just gotten even more “official” in a sense, being listed on Samsung’s mobile website.

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