Fleksy keyboard launches Messenger App for Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch

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One of our long-time favorite keyboards is making it’s way to the Gear 2. Although many would say that a wristwatch is no place for a virtual keyboard, that doesn’t stop Fleksy, one of the most innovative Android keyboard companies to date. Today they’re announcing a new ...

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Amazon’s upcoming smartphone will be exclusive to AT&T

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Due to be unveiled at an event in Seattle tomorrow, the Wall Street Journal have reported that the upcoming Amazon smartphone will be exclusive to AT&T. Amazon are expected to continue their partnership with AT&T for which they offer their cellular versions of Kindle tablets with their ...

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OnePlus outlines rollout plans, pre-orders by Q3

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Over at its forum this morning, OnePlus outlined its plans for the next couple months of the rollout if its “flagship killer,” the One smartphone, which includes pre-orders possibly coming in Q3. The startup said there’s a lot of confusion around the goals of its invite ...

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Easily root your AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5 with Geohot’s towelroot

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If you’ve been waiting for a way to root your AT&T or Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5, the wait is over. Today developer George Hotz, aka Geohot, released a solution that’s as easy as sideloading an APK and clicking “make it ra1n.” The towelroot APK is said to work with ...

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Top 10 smartwatch companies [Infographic]

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The smartwatch industry is about to explode; it’s the calm before the storm, and everyone is anxiously awaiting the launch of Android Wear to see how Motorola and LG can implement the smartwatch operating system. Smartwatches are nothing new, however, and have been around in consumer ...

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SwiftKey is now free, adds in-app premium features

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SwiftKey is probably the most popular 3rd party keyboard for Android and rightfully so. It has an amazing prediction algorithms along with a bunch of other capabilities which make it so popular. SwiftKey got updated and along with that update came some nifty features along with a 100% price ...

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Honeywell debuts Lyric, the smart thermostat with Android operability

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Honeywell has introduced its latest smart thermostat, the gorgeously simple Nest-like Lyric. Set to hit retailers in August, the $279 device is already being offered through professional heating and cooling contractors. As you might have already guessed, the Lyric can be controlled via your ...

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IN BRIEF: 5 Android related things you might have missed [June 4th]

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It’s that time again my Android friends. Today were going to take a look at some gaming related news. Here are 4 games you may want to try out plus some big news from a well known developer. If all that Game of Thrones watching this weekend has put you in a medieval mood you may want ...

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Google might have quietly changed the Android logo

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The Android logo has remained pretty much unchanged ever since its inception but now a new 17-second video posted by @upleaks reveals the boot animation of the LG G Watch and a new logo. The new Android logo appears entirely in a lower case font, with a softer feel to it than the previous ...

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Android 4.4.3 OTA rollout started for Nexus devices, factory images also available

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Long awaited, or better said rumored, Android 4.4.3 has started rolling out on LG Nexus devices after reaching Sprint’s Nexus 5 in April. First in line is Asus Nexus 7 (2013) which is now receiving Andoid 4.4.3 build KTU84L. This update is just a bit shy of 74MB, so have that in mind. ...

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Google I/O 2014: What to expect

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Now we’re in June, our attention naturally turns to the event scheduled for the 25-26th of the month, and with Google I/O 2014 only a few weeks away, what has the company got in store for us? We take a look at some of the more likely headlines that we think the rumours have been solid... ...

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Microsoft’s smartwatch is coming and will sync with iOS and Android

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It’s no secret that Microsoft will be one of the many joining the smartwatch game within this year, but now we’ve learned a little bit more about the upcoming wearable. A report claims that the smart device will not just be for Windows phone, but be cross-platform and available for iOS and ...

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Android TV to debut at Google IO – report says

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It wasn’t that long ago that Google had plans get a place in your living room with a TV service , unfortunately that didn’t pan out quite as well as hoped with Google TV becoming a bit of a flop, mainly due to the half-baked integration of trying to combine apps and Pay TV ...

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Motorola to close factory in Fort Worth by year-end, a sad day for American manufacturing

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Motorola started as an American company and recently had a dream of bringing a product assembled in the USA to the masses when it opened its new facility last year, but it’s all coming to an end. According to the Wall Street Journal, also confirmed by The Verge, Motorola will be closing ...

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Enable “OK Google” on 3rd party launchers on any device

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One of the cool features of the Moto X is the always listening “Ok Google” feature which allows you to prompt a voice command in Google Now without even having to touch the device. Now a mod for the Xposed Framework has been created over at XDA Developers to enable “OK ...

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