This wonderful Geek-Christmas time of the year is back once more, promising a lot of exciting reveals from big manufacturers such as HTC and Samsung, but also some pretty gems teased by other smaller OEMs. What kind of exciting products will we see? While we've got a lot of leaked information from the highly expected S6 and M9, there is still a lot to learn about both - and about everything else that will be shown. What kind of trends will...
XDA TV On Location: Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Launch
Samsung, in an attempt to offer as many tablet choices as possible to consumers, kicked off the US launch of the Galaxy Tab 8.9 in New York city on Tuesday. Chad Hughes from XDA TV was on location to get some hands-on time with the new tablet, which packs a dual-core Tegra 2 1GHz CPU with 1GB of RAM, running on Android 3.2 Honeycomb with Samsung’s Touch UX interface. According to Samsung, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 is the thinnest tablet out there right now, at just over 8mm in diameter. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 is WiFi-only at this point, and will sell for $469 for the 16GB version or $569 for the 32GB version, available from stores like Best Buy. Click on for a quick video and some pictures of the new tablet, plus some additional shots of the Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0!
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Last week, I wrote about the best apps to unleash the raw photographic power of your Lollipop smartphone. All four of those cameras generate lossless DNG images with pounds of potential for apps like Photoshop to unlock, but what if you’re looking to edit or view those pics on the go? QuickPic, Google Photos, and the other mainstays treat raw images like they don't exist. This rundown seeks to fill the void and give you full control over your precious pictures....
While the majority of the top apps have already incorporated Google's newest design language, there are still very many apps that are in need of some Material Design love. Which apps do you think are most desperately in need of an update?