Gionee Intros Ultra Slim Elife S7 Smartphone Made of Metal and Glass

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Gionee’s Elife S7 leaked a few hours ahead of its official unveil at Mobile World Congress 2015, but that doesn’t makes the smartphone less impressive at all. The Elife S7 is one of the thinnest smartphones available on the market at 5.5mm. In order to make sure that the it won’t bend Gionee used tough metal to cover the phone’s full body.

So if you decided to go for Gionee Elife S7, then you will be getting a slim smartphone with a full metal body. According to Gionee, the metal used on Elife S7 is aviation level aluminum magnesium alloy, which makes the chassis very solid and durable.

Google Glass gets a one-stop shop for downloads, including a rooted image

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Early Google Glass owners are dominated by developers and tinkerers, so it’s only fair that they get easy access to the downloads they need. Appropriately, Google has quietly set up a page that centralizes both Glass images and kernel source code.

The company has even saved owners from having to hack their eyewear the hard way — one image comes pre-rooted for those willing to toss caution (and their warranties) to the wind. Most of us can’t take advantage of these downloads for about a year or more, but those with early access can swing by the new code hub today.