Gameloft dishes details on upcoming Modern Combat 5: Blackout

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Gameloft’s Modern Combat series is one of the better known first person shooters available on mobile devices. Its combination of storylines and revolutionary mobile graphics have made the series a hit.

“Modern Combat 5: Blackout” is due to come out some point this year, but there are a lot of unknowns about the game.

However, Gameloft has provided some information today regarding the next installment of the MC series.

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evleaks provides us a closer look at Huawei’s upcoming Ascend P7

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We previously reported on Huawei’s upcoming Ascend P7 device and provided a couple pictures of the phone, but thanks to the trusty evleaks Twitter account, an even closer up picture of the device is now available. By the looks of the rendered image, it seems to give off the effect that the P7 is made of a nice aluminum or some type of metal body frame. The Ascend P7 will come with a 5-inch 1080p device powered by a quad-core 1.6Ghz processor.

source: evleaks

Google Search update brings parking assistance and nicknames

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The now previously rumored parking assistance feature has been added to Google Now with the latest Google Search app update. The app will use your location to pinpoint where you left your car and provide a card in Google Now with the option to receive the route to get back to that spot. Aside from that feature, you can now add nicknames to contacts. For example, labeling someone as your best friend and wife can be attached to their card. Modifications to reminder cards have been tweaked as well.

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Verizon could be getting two Samsung and two Amazon tablets for its lineup

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Verizon’s tablet lineup could be getting a lot bigger. According to @evleaks, Big Red is going to be adding two tablets from Samsung and an additional two tablets will come from Amazon. From Samsung, the brand new Galaxy Tab 4 line will be featured on Verizon with the 8.0 and 10.1 models. On Amazon’s end, the Kindle Fire HDX 7 and 8.9 models will make their way to Verizon.

No word on pricing or a release date just yet as Verizon has not made anything official. Read more

Motorola will announce a smartphone “priced for all” on May 13

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It looks like LG will not be the only company holding a press event for a new smartphone next month. Motorola has just sent out invitations for an event being held in London on May 13. The event is being used to announce Motorola’s next smartphone, one that is “made to last” and “priced for all.” So durability and affordability are at the forefront. Read more

Google releases standalone mobile apps for Docs and Sheets

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Since it was released, Google’s Drive app has been a centralized place to store, edit and share all of your documents. Google has decided they want to split it up, and create individual apps for each Drive feature. Google just released standalone Docs and Sheets apps for Android and iOS, each with offline support built in, with Slides on its way in the near future.

If you don’t update yourself, Google will force you to update if you plan on editing any documents. Find download links past the break.

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Hulu bringing free, ad-supported TV to mobile devices this summer

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Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins spent some time discussing the future of the Hulu platform at a New York City event today. During the event and in a follow-up blog post, he indicates that the company is planning to enable free viewing of some ad-supported TV content starting this summer. Until now, Hulu only let viewers access free content on the desktop. To help make this happen, Hulu is also planning to release a new version of the iPhone version of their app. Read more

New Samsung Galaxy S 5 commercials show off new features

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Samsung’s new ad campaign is focused on informing users about the intuitive features the Galaxy S 5 packs in. Things like the selective camera focus, Ultra Power Saving Mode, and S Health are featured in the four new commercials. It’s certainly a turn for the better from vague, unclear “The Next Big Thing” commercials from the past.

You can view the four spots after the break.

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Image of possible HTC One (M8) Mini surfaces

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There was no shortage of rumors and leaks leading up to the launch of the HTC One (M8). Now that it has been out for a bit, HTC is working on variants of the device to help entice buyers who did not jump on the initial bandwagon. Just like with the main device, the rumors and leaks surrounding these variants are starting to flow throughout the Internet. We’ve already seen reports of an even higher-end HTC One (M8) Prime and a cheaper, possibly plastic-bodied HTC One (M8) Ace. Today’s latest image is for an HTC One (M8) Mini. Read more

Spotify finally brings latest interface redesign to Android

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Spotify recently introduced a new interface for their music player and pushed it out to desktop and iOS users. Unfortunately, Android users have had to wait a bit longer, but today the update with the newer, darker interface is available on the Play Store.

The update also includes the new features Spotify has added, including a better Browse section and an enhanced Music collection functionality. If you’re a fan of Spotify over some of the other music streaming services available, you’ll want to grab this update ASAP. Hit the link below for the download. Read more