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Leica's ready to jump on the professional video bandwagon, releasing its 4K-capable S here at Photokina in Cologne, Germany. The 37.5-megapixel camera sports a medium-format sensor that's just a hair larger than full-frame, giving you a crop factor of 0.8x. It can snap 3.5 frames per second in a continuous-shooting mode, 1080/30p video and 4K clips at 24 fps. You can capture 42MB RAW files or 37.5, 9.3 or 2.3-megapixel JPGs, but if you're spending €20,230 ($25,400 in the US) on a camera (body only), you better be shooting RAW.

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Hey, we love Shazam; it's been propping up our spotty musical knowledge for years. But, until now, if you wanted to grab that rare In Flagrante groove for your personal collection direct from the app, you had to go with Amazon's music store. No bad thing per se, but we're all about options. Today Android users (iOS is incoming) can also buy direct from Google Play -- if that's your virtual record store of choice (or, where you have the most frictionless checkout experience, perhaps). What's more, Shazam and Google's hookup goes a little deeper, as Play is now one of the options you'll find for streaming the full track after you've tagged it. You'll need an All Access subscription, but those that don't can snag a month's free trial to test the waters first.

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We'll say this about Microsoft's OneNote team: It's clear they want to be on every device, even ones you might not be buying. Earlier this year, the company came out with an Amazon application in the wake of some truly awful Fire phone reviews. Now, Microsoft is releasing OneNote for Android Wear, Google's still-nascent smartwatch platform. Starting today, if you happen to own a Moto 360, Samsung Gear Live or LG G Watch, you can capture a note by saying "OK Google, take a note."

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Of all the new Leica models at Photokina, the M-P represents the slightest of tweaks. It's essentially a Leica M, but with a new 2GB buffer, double the size of the original. It's also missing the familiar red dot on the front, which the company says makes the cam "particularly discreet" (note: you're still shooting with a massive, very expensive looking Leica). It's available now in silver chrome or black for €6,700 in Europe or $7,950 in the US. Check 'er out below.

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Hailing an Uber in front of The Enemy (aka a taxi)

You can now hail an Uber car in Germany with a clear conscience... at least, for a while. Frankfurt's Regional Court has lifted a temporary ban on Uber in the country, rejecting the taxi industry's claim that urgent action was needed to stop the ridesharing outfit in its tracks. Uber isn't suddenly in the clear, mind you. It's still facing legal action for operating without a commercial license, and the taxi business is appealing the decision in hopes of getting its competition off the road. In the meantime, though, you won't have to take an old-school cab the next time you're visiting Berlin.

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If yesterday was Microsoft's day for announcing big news (read: a $2.5 billion acquisition), today is the day it moves on to less pressing topics. The company's hardware team just unveiled a few new accessories, including a wired Xbox One controller for PC gaming, and a portable Bluetooth keyboard that can pair with three different devices at once. Starting with the controller, this is basically the same one that already ships with the Xbox. In fact, because it comes with a battery pack in the box, you could use it wirelessly with the Xbone, in case you need a second controller. Heck, even the price is the same, at $60. The only difference? It includes a USB cable, allowing you to play on a Windows PC. Unfortunately, for now, at least, the controller can't be used wirelessly with a PC. Then again, the last-gen Xbox 360 controller started as wired-only, but later got a dongle, allowing you to use it wirelessly with Windows machines. So maybe Microsoft will follow a similar timetable here as well.

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Remember the Misfit Shine? It was yet another in a long line of crowdfunded wearables that won some points for its uber-clean looks and its activity tracking skills (not to mention the Klingon instructions on the box). $99 may have been a bit much to ask in exchange for an intelligent coin that lives on your wrist though, which is why the Misfit team just pulled back the curtain on a $49 version called the Misfit Flash. It packs the same sort of functionality as its more expensive brother -- it tracks your sleep motion, steps and tough-to-measure activities like swimming and cycling -- into a body that's a little less rugged than the original.

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Unless you're aiming to film the next Cloverfield-style cinematic masterpiece, you may want to consider some tools to smooth out those shots. Cam Caddie has just the thing, with kits like its Scorpion EX Pro. It includes a USA-made composite thermoplastic grip for stabilization and a series of add-ons for mounting it to shoulder supports, tripods and dollies. It's built to work with DSLR cameras, GoPros and smartphones (up to 5.1-inch screens) and can be expanded with options like Cam Caddie's 7-inch 1080p HD display to help track the action. And you know what? They've given us one of these fully fleshed out set ups for one lucky Engadget reader this week. Whether your doing music videos, Kafka-esque art films or just recording ollies down that double set of stairs, this kit will help you improve your game and mitigate that nausea inducing jitter. All you need to do is head down to the Rafflecopter widget below for your shot at the big time.

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Leica, Leica X-E, X-ELeica just released an update to its X2 point-and-shoot camera here at Photokina. The X-E has a look and feel that's very similar to its predecessor, with comparable specs as well. There's a 16.5-megapixel APS-C sensor that, like the X model also announced today, can capture images with a level of quality that rivals that of many DSLRs. What you can't do, unfortunately, is swap in a different lens -- there's a 24mm f/2.8 optic permanently attached, which is what you'd expect given the light weight and compact size, but if you need to get closer to your subject, you'll need to walk forward rather than zoom in.

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When iHeartRadio first launched years ago, it was a just a mobile app to let people listen to any of Clear Channel's 800-something radio stations on their phones. Now, three years and some 50 million subscribers later, the "iHeart" moniker has grown powerful enough to spark a major rebrand - the Clear Channel we know (and probably love to hate) just changed its name to iHeartMedia. To hear CEO Bob Pittman tell the tale, the shift only really came together six weeks ago, but it's hard not to to see why. After all, the iHeart name has been talked up by nearly every DJ on every one of Clear Channel's stations for ages now, to say nothing of the massive annual music festival that's right around the corner too. There's also the seemingly inextricable link between "Clear Channel" and stodgy old radio players, an association that the company's brass are eager to get rid of. No, iHeartMedia is all about embracing the digital music wave, but here's the big question that needs answering: is a name change really going to help the company do battle with its most bitter rivals?

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