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Droid Daily 6/28/13: Big Android BBQ 2013, Nexus 10, Vine and More

June 28, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Big Android BBQ 2013 Tickets Up for Sale

On Friday, the Big Androd BBQ put up the tickets for their 2013 BBQ for sale. Tickets start at $55 and go all the way up to a few thousand. With each increase in price you get extra perks to enhance your BBQ experience down in Dallas, Texas.

Sceptre Announces an Android-powered Sound Bar 2.1

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On Friday, Sceptre announced their brand new Android-powered sound bar which makes just about any TV a smart TV. It’s actually called the SB301524W. It has dual front-facing speakers, a 35W subwoofer, 2.4GHz WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and it’s running on Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich.

Vine for Android Gets updated with Selfie Support

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Just a few weeks ago, Vine made its way to Android. It was definitely a “beta” app. But On Thursday, Vine updated their app with a pretty lengthy changelog. Here’s the full changelog from the Play Store:

What’s in this version:

This update includes:
– Front-facing camera
– New upload manager for unsubmitted posts
– Improvements to settings
– Improvements to camera loading time and support for more devices
– Speed improvements overall
– Bug fixes and UI improvements
Thank you for using Vine! Please reach out to [email protected] or @vineapp with any issues or suggestions. And look for more updates soon! It’s going to be a great summer.

Fleksy Gets Updated and starts a Beta testing group

On Friday, Fleksy also got updated. It brings in quite a big update. It also begins their beta group, so you can beta test the app. Isn’t beta testing fun? Here’s the full changelog from Google Play:

The full changelog:

  • Fleksy is now resizable, from Full to Tiny!

  • Introducing: Vanilla, Fleksy’s first theme!

  • Reduced file size by 25%, memory usage by 15%. More to come

  • Configurable Haptic Feedback duration

  • Smoother animations

  • Improved web typing

  • Removed white text box hiding app in landscape

  • Increased accuracy

  • Improved Tutorial

  • Dictionary will backup in cloud for stock Jelly Bean

  • Bugs squashed [S4 flicker, swap invisible, bullets, facebook tag, KingSoft Office, and more]

Nexus 10 32GB Refurbished on eBay Daily Deals

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On Friday, eBay had a daily deal where they were selling the Nexus 10 32GB refurbished for $389.99 with free Shipping and no Taxes, unless you’re in Washington. That’s about $110 off the normal price. Sounds like a pretty good deal right?