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VSCO adds full RAW photo support to its iPhone app

Engadget - Wed, 2016-12-07 12:00
VSCO, smartphone photographers' image tweaking app of choice, is letting iOS users tap into all the original image data captured on iPhone 6es and up. Alongside a host of new community features, it's offering full RAW image support on capture, import...

Reports of Ford delaying 2017 F-150s are incorrect, trucks now in dealers - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2016-12-07 11:59
10-speed automatic testing is complete, so there is no wait to purchase a 2017 model.

​New Bluetooth better at traveling through walls - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2016-12-07 11:54
Expect doubled speeds and quadrupled range to arrive in wireless gadgets in 2017, but audio fixes will have to wait another year.

Google Further Shrinks the Size of Android App Updates

SlashDot - Wed, 2016-12-07 11:40
Google says it has found and implemented a new way to make app updates on Android smaller. From a report on Engadget: They're introducing a new approach to app updates that promises to radically shrink the size of updates with "file-by-file" patching. The resulting patches tend to be about 65 percent smaller than the app itself, and are sometimes over 90 percent smaller. In the right circumstances, that could make the difference between updating while you're on cellular versus waiting until you find WiFi. The technique revolves around spotting changes in the uncompressed files (that is, when they're not squeezed into a typical app package). Google first decompresses the old and new app versions to determine the changes between files and create a patch. After that, updating is just a matter of unpacking the app on your device, applying changes and compressing it again.

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Here's your first look at Buick's next Regal - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2016-12-07 11:39
It may have a Vauxhall badge, but there's a Buick (and an Opel) under there.

New Vauxhall Insignia gives us a sneak peek at Buick's replacement for the Regal - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2016-12-07 11:39
If this is the direction Buick is headed, color me excited.

North Korea might have hacked the South's cyber command

Engadget - Wed, 2016-12-07 11:37
South Korea's cyber command, which was established back in January 2010 to fight off cyberattacks deployed against the country's military, wasn't able to protect itself from digital infiltrators. A Ministry of National Defense official told Yonhap Ne...

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