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Megapixels 1.0 released, bringing hardware accelerated graphics to the camera app for Linux phones

Pine64’s PinePhone has a 5MP rear camera and a 2MP front-facing camera. But when early versions of the phone began shipping, there wasn’t any software that would actually let you snap photos. So developer Martijn Braam created Megapixels, which wasn’t the first camera app for the PinePhone, but which has certainly become the most fully-functional. It’s […]

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Turn an iPad into a second screen for a Windows PC (or Mac) with Duet Display

Duet Display is an app that lets you use an iPad as a second screen for your computer. Originally “computer” meant Mac. But now the developers have launched an update with support for Windows. That means you can connect an iPad to a Windows computer with a Lightning cable, fire up the app and Windows […]

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Chrome for Android to be faster, more efficient by the end of this year

Chrome for Android has come a long way in a short period of time, but Google’s planning on making it even better by the end of this year. Over on the Blink Google Group, engineer Eric Seidel has shed some light on Google’s goals for the browser in 2014. The overarching goals won’t come as […]

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Locket puts ads on your Android home screen, pays you to unlock your device

Advertising abhors a vacuum, and the folks at Locket have found a space that was ripe for ad placements: the lock screen on your Android phone or tablet. The company’s new Android app tries to remedy that problem by letting you look at ads every time you turn on your device. Sure, most people probably […]