Chrome Remote Desktop available as its own Chrome app

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Being able to remotely manage another device is a valuable feature on any platform. Whether it is for file management or support, plenty of people can take advantage of remote desktop access. Starting today, any device that connects to the Chrome Web Store can go ahead and install the new standalone Chrome Remote Desktop app. It allows for multiple connections and a full-screen mode to allow content to be displayed clearly.


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Drop the controller: Atari Fit arrives in the Play Store

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Prior to today, consumers would never associate Atari with health and fitness. The company has spent years in the video game industry but now sits quietly without much activity. Today, Atari has released an app to better the well-being of users. Atari Fit takes gaming elements and drops them into a health and fitness app. Individually or with friends, users earn points by completing a task or objective. These points can be used on items such as classic Atari games and additional workouts.

Atari Fit does feature compatibility with health and fitness aggregators such as Google Fit, Runkeeper, and Facebook.

Hit the break for the gallery and download links.


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Samsung starts pushing out Lollipop OTA in France

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The South Korean multinational conglomerate company that is Samsung has just started pushing out the much-anticipated, eagerly-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked models of the Note 4 located in France. This 1.3GB upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

Hit the break for the full changelog.


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Android Auto is finally here, official app is now available in Google Play

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After nearly a year from it’s official introduction, Android Auto is finally available. Last week brought the first 3rd party head unit from Pioneer Electronics, but with no official app, it was unusable.

Today, Google released the Android Auto app which is necessary in order to bring Auto compatible apps to your dash. All developers needs to do is add the necessary code to their apps, and they can be viewed and controlled from your car’s dash. Now that the app is official, we should start seeing more apps get integrated over the new few weeks. We will also see more head units available from Kenwood and Parrot, as well as other car manufacturers like Audi and Volkswagen.


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Acer announces new C910 Chromebook with Intel Core i5 processor

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Earlier today, Acer took the wraps off the third variant of its C910 Chromebook. Unlike previous models, that ship with either an Intel Core i3-5005U or Intel Celeron 3205U processor, this latest version features the brand new Intel Core i5-5200U chip, which the company claims delivers the “fastest performance in a commercial Chromebook to date.”


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OnePlus is releasing a mysterious “game changer” device soon

one plus game changerAlthough OnePlus is best known for their incredibly cheap smartphone, the OnePlus One, they still see themselves as a technology company, not just a phone manufacturer. With that in mind, the company has released a few teaser images about an upcoming device that’s not a smartphone, not a tablet, and not a smartwatch. OnePlus is calling it a “game changer,” though, and you can see where they’re going with that in the three pictures that were released.

The three images say “Start a new game,” “For the fun of it,” and “You’re in control.” Any guesses on how those things may tie into a game changing device? Yep, my money is on OnePlus releasing a game controller.
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