Over the past couple of days I have been toying with the idea of opening the Freed Up Thoughts blog to guest writers, and potentially regular contributors.
Who Am I Looking For?
Ideally I would like to find individuals interested in writing opinion, editorials, and potentially news releases and features related to mobile technology.
See the topics list on the right for examples of what I am looking for.
Writers need to have a strong understanding of the English language and ideally experience writing for the web.
Do you fit the bill? Still interested? Read on. Continue reading
Google’s rumored camera app revamp appeared today in the Play Store, features a new design, simulated lens blur and improved photosphere features.
The Google Camera app completely reimagines the stock camera app released with 4.2 Jellybean, simplifying the interface and making it easier to find the core features.
With this release Google opens up the camera app to any device running Android 4.4 or later, prior to this many of the Google camera features were limited to Nexus devices. Continue reading
This is going to be a short post. If you were expect another news release about how Google Glass is available to the general public today then thats fine, you will get the main points from this.
Google announced it would be opening up Google Glass for purchase today. Anyone can purchase a $1500 dollar pair of prototype glasses with limited functionality and a dogmatic public image. Continue reading
Google announced today images uploaded to Google+ can now be inserted right in Gmail, making it even easier to send photos. Photos taken with an smartphone can be uploaded to Google+ automatically using auto-backup. These photos have been limited to Google+ and somewhat separated from other Google services. Continue reading
Microsoft announced an update to Office Online today, adding support for new features and bringing Office to the Chrome Web Store.
Word, Powerpoint and Onenote Online, are now available in the Chrome Web Store. Due to an error Powerpoint cannot be downloaded at the same time as Word at this time. Continue reading
Talon a popular third-party Twitter app for Android was updated today adding support for a full screen layout, image pre-caching, plain-text browser, and multiple image support.
Along with a number of new features the update also introduced a series of bug fixes and improvements. Continue reading
Sprint began rolling out an update for the Google Nexus 5 today, featuring Spark support and Android updates.
Update KTU84F adds support for Spark, Sprint’s advanced LTE network. Specifically the update enables band 26 and 41. Continue reading
T-Mobile customers will see an end to overage charges beginning in June, after T-Mobile announced today the company would put an end to the charges.
John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile, challenged the nation’s carriers, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint to follow the example, and end overages. Continue reading
Technology has enabled the consumption of media in many forms. Technology has always facilitated this making it possible to obtain information faster and easier.
News apps, websites and feed aggregators have taken over news delivery on the web, do you use one of these, or do prefer traditional media like newspapers, television or radio? Do you use more than one? Continue reading
Back in September I was running the latest and greatest version of Paranoid Android on my newly aquired Oppo Find 5. Since then Paranoid Android has stopped being updated and a new ROM has replaced it.
For me a ROM serves one of two purposes. Relevance, or to put simply being built on the latest version of Android, or function, offering some uniquely indispensable function. Continue reading