Torque aims to unseat “OK Google” in Android Wear

Summoning the mighty G from you smart device can be frustrating at times, I mean why do we have to blurt out those two magic words “OK Google” just to ask a question. For once a company not overly known for innovating ideas seem to have found the solution, Microsoft have been working quietly ...

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Good news LG G3 and G2 owners, you will get Android 5.0!!!

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It was touch and go for awhile, but the newest reports seem to indicate that the newest LG flagship phones should receive Android 5.0.  A rep for LG in the Netherlands and Belgium confirmed that the G2 and G3 should see Lollipop before the end of the year.  There wasn’t anything more ...

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10 of the hottest new Android apps of the week (October 26)

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Looking to pick up a new Android app or game to try out this week? Why not start with some of the freshest titles around? What you’ll find below is a collection of ten of the hottest new Android apps from around the last week or so. We’ve gone through and picked out a nice selection ...

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LG announces ‘NUCLUN’, its first mobile processor

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LG announced its own mobile chipset, dubbed the ‘NUCLUN’ which employs a quad-core 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 for heavy processing and a quadcore 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 for lighter processing. LG termed this unique octa-core architecture ‘big.LITTLE’ . It supports LTE-A ...

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How to invite friends to Inbox by Gmail!

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Inbox by Gmail has gathered a lot of attention, and for good reason. I am a lucky person to have it, and it is a great tool, clearing my inbox within minutes, along with adding all sorts of new functions. Well Google is not being shy about adding people, as now anyone with Inbox can... Read More

Verizon begins pre-orders for Sony SmartWatch 3

Verizon on Thursday began taking pre-orders for the Sony SmartWatch 3, and Android Wear-powered smartwatch. Priced $250, the device is expected to begin shipping on October 30. The watch will also soon find its way into the Google Play Store where it will be offered alongside other Android Wear ...

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Google Earth for Android receive its biggest update

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Google has decided to update the famous Google Earth for Android. The app has been around for a long time, and it is one of the most famous applications on the Google Play Store. The latest update is the biggest one so far, as it brings better and smoother 3D rendering technology. “Starting ...

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Android Wear update adds local music playback, standalone GPS

Google on Thursday announced an update to the Android Wear platform which adds in two noteworthy features. Smartwatches powered by Android Wear will now be able work more independently of smartphones thanks to internal GPS reporting capabilities. Apps such as MyTracks can now track runs and ...

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Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5: A civil war within Google

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Ever since the announcement of the Nexus 6, we’ve been dying to know how it will stack up against other devices. While we won’t know for sure until we have our hands on one, we can at least look at the various specs. Lets take a look at the Nexus 6 vs the Nexus 5!... Read More

Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Nexus 4

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Android Lollipop is coming, and everyone is excited. However, if you can’t wait and are willing to tinker with your Nexus 4, then you can get an early taste before the official release. The thread on XDA (link below) gives some tips on how to flash the Android Lollipop ROM on your Nexus ...

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Microsoft Garage brings new Android app alternatives

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Microsoft seemingly cannot decide whether it is for Google or against Google. Nevertheless, for those wanting some Microsoft love on their Android devices can get it through Microsoft Garage. Microsoft Garage is a project by Microsoft looking to bring projects to reality from hackers, interns, ...

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Android 5.0 will be made available to the public on November 3

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Google has confirmed in a note to developers asking them to ready their apps for the public release of Android 5.0 Lollipop scheduled for a November 3rd launch. Requesting “we recommend that you test your apps and publish any needed updates to the Play Store”, Google wants to ensure that ...

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Moto 360 update brings Smart Battery Saving, other features

Motorola continues to try to deliver a “timeless” timepiece with the Moto 360. A new update has struck with additional features like “Timely Time Checks” and “Mood Lighting”. You can view what this update entails below, or visit the Official Motorola Blog to read about what they have to say ...

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My Tracks gets updated to support Android Wear

For those of you who have a Android Wear and use the My Tracks will be happy to hear that Google has updated their app to support My Tracks. Google+ Rens Blom noticed this and shared with the public this news. You won’t be able to take just your smartwatch without your smartphone, but ...

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Barnes & Noble announces 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1

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Earlier this year Barnes & Noble released the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 7.0, a collaboration effort with Samsung to provide the functionality of a normal tablet and the benefits of an eReader. Well, on Wednesday they announced another tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1. Despite the ...

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