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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Editor’s Picks: 15 of our favorite Android apps and games (May 28)

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Welcome to the Editor’s Picks, where we have filed through various apps and games in an attempt to curate a list of 15 of the best to present to you! We find it to be our duty to help you determine what is worth downloading on to your precious device, and what will just waste... Read More

Life Pure XL By Blu, Why I’m Trading In My Nexus 5

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I originally made the jump from the Galaxy S 4 to the Nexus 5 as a result of my love for AOSP based ROMs. I felt it was silly for me to pay a premium for the Samsung badge since I wasn’t using any of Samsung’s native features, and I’ve never been happier with a... Read More

Samsung: Good, bad, and what I’d change [EDITORIAL]

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No matter whether you love or hate Samsung, you have to admit they’re one of the strongest brands in smartphone industry. When it comes to Android they have consistently been perceived as the strongest one, particularly when we look at the market share. According to Localytics Samsung ...

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Box updated to version 3.0, new design is here along with some other improvements

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There are many cloud storage services you can choose from these day on Android, Google Drive, Dropbox, MEGA, Box, OneDrive, etc. Every one of those services has its positive and negative sides of course and the competition is fierce. Well, Box is trying to fix some of its negatives in their new ...

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