Pictures of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 leak online


The Galaxy Mega 2 will be hitting shelves soon enough, and now we have some photos to get an idea of what the device will look like.

The phone, which will have a  5.98-inch display (720 x 1280 pixels), is powered by a 64-bit capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, Android 4.4 KitKat, a 5MP front shooter, a 13MP rear camera with flash, 2GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and microSD card support.

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Pictures of Galaxy Alpha alongside iPhone 5s leak online

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Oh boy, Samsung’s really asking for it here.

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Alpha has some more leaked photos, this time alongside an iPhone 5s. We previously thought the new device looked a bit familiar, and now it’s pretty obvious where Samsung took its design cues from.

Of course they’re not exactly alike — the Alpha is 7.6mm thin (thinner than the iPhone),  features a removable, 1,850mAh battery, an Exynos 5 Octa chipset with four Cortex-A15 cores and four Cortex-A7 cores, 32GB internal memory and a Super AMOLED display with 720p resolution. The phone also has a 12MP camera with LED flash and ships with Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

Hit the break for the photos of the device alongside the iPhone 5s.

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Photos of Sony’s Xperia Z3 leak on Digi-Wo and Weibo


Photos of what are probably Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z3 flagship have leaked on Chinese sites Digi-Wo and Weibo, with the Chinese model number of the device, L55t.

Rumored specs include a Qualcomm 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 CPU, and Adreno 330 GPU. Based on the pictures in the gallery after the break, it will also ship with Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

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Google+ Photos introduces new World Cup face paint after-effects


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The knockout phase of the World Cup is here, and Google+ will be helping us celebrate.

The platform has introduced a new Auto Awesome feature which lets users upload pictures of their faces, and have country-colored face paint automatically applied to the picture. All you have to do is add the hashtag “#PaintUSA” (or any other country) to a photo when you share it, and the effects will be added after a few minutes.

The feature works with up to four people in the picture, so grab some buds and start uploading!

Source: Google+ Photos


Got a Chromebook? Got pics? Good news. Auto-sync to Google+ is now live


If you’re a Chromebook user with lots of pictures to store, don’t fret.

When you connect your phone/tablet, camera or storage card to your Chromebook, your photos will now be automatically stored to Google+ Photos. Of course the photos will be set to private, so don’t worry about “my eyes only” pics getting out for “other eyes.”

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Leaked photos of Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 show up online


The SM-T800, Samsung’s upcoming tablet, which will most likely be released as the Galaxy Tab S 10.5, has been unveiled again online in some photos, this time by the FCC.

Lucky for you, we have them right here.

The tablet will have an AMOLED display with a diagonal of 10.5 inches and a 2,560 x 1,600 pixel resolution, and is WiFi only. (A LTE variant, SM-T805 exists as well, as well as a 3G model, SM-T801.)

The CPU is an octa-core Exynos 5420, and there will be a 2MP front shooter, an 8MP rear camera with LED flash, and it’ll ship with Android KitKat and Samsung’s Magazine UX.

Hit the break below for photos.

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Google’s Gmail makes access to your smartphone’s photos much easier


Google has announced that they are rolling out support in the Gmail web client for users to access all of the photos from their smartphone when composing new messages. To take advantage of the new features, users do have to have the Auto Backup feature for photos enabled on their Android powered phones. When composing a new email message, users can click on the Insert Photo button to be taken to a new dialog. In the past users were given the option of uploading an image from their computer or pasting the URL for a photo. The new dialog box adds tabs for Photos and Albums stored on a user’s account via the Auto Backup.
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