Category Archives: android

Fly Labs joins Google Photos team to supercharge video editing on Android

Currently, Google Photos has some very basic trim functionality for video, but nothing as robust as the apps Fly Labs created for the iPhone and iPad (see above video). Speaking of iOS, Fly Labs’ apps are now completely free with no in-app purchases. The apps will remain on the App Store for another 3 months and although no future app updates will be given, apps downloaded to your device will remain there. So, if you have an iPad laying around, or know someone who is using an iOS device, tell them to get on it.

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My trip last week to Tobago in the West Indies presented by Google Photos.
I have a video in the Photos link I took of a steel band practicing in Scarborough and would of loved to use the soundtrack as the background music to a video I just did in the Magisto application. Hopefully this new update with Google photos will allow me to do this.

Trade in your old iPhone or Android Smartphone now

New iPhones and Android phones are coming and your old phone will lose their value. According to CNN Resale values start dropping by about 10% in September and October and according to eBay (EBAY)data analyzed by NextWorth, a gadget trade-in site. That’s generally when Apple (AAPL, Tech30)releases new versions of the iPhone.
Trade-in your mobile phones and devices on Amazon.

If you wait until fall, supply of older iPhones will grow drastically and trade-in values will plummet.

FCC Chief Urges Mobile Industry to Install Anti-Theft Protections on Devices by Default

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is calling on the mobile industry to set theft prevention features — such as remote-locking, remote-data-wiping and the ability to call 911 on locked phones — to default on all devices.
California passed a law requiring phone manufacturers to install a kill switch in smartphones making the phone a useless brick thus preventing theft.
Apple has this option built into the newer iPhone models and this feature has lowered theft rates of the iPhone.

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