Google reportedly tried to purchase Cyanogen Inc.

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In what must be the most interesting headline this year, Google has apparently been turned down after expressing an interest to purchase Cyanogen Inc. – the maker of the largest custom Android ROM in the world. According to a report by The Information, Google’s Sundar Pichai ...

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Bring out your inner spy with the Stealth360 watch face

When designing a watch face for a smartwatch, designers need to strike a delicate balance.  On one hand you can make the watch face too simple.  This ends up making your fancy, new smartwatch look cheap and boring.  Worst of all, designs that are too simple don’t take advantage of your ...

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Moto 360 review: The watch you’ve waiting for

From the time Motorola first announced they were working on a smartwatch, they had everybody watching them. Unlike the LG G Watch or the Samsung Gear Live, the Moto 360 was different, and everyone could see that. It took smartwatch design to a whole new level – not only with the circular ...

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Snake for SmartWatch ['Watch' This App]

Smartwatches are amazing things. They have so many amazing functions that can make our lives so much easier, but for far too long the game snake hasn’t been available for smartwatches. The app Snake for SmartWatch changes that. The name says it all it’s the classic game snake that you can play ...

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Download and install Google Play Services 6.1.11 with Google Fit [APK Download]

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The latest version of Google Play Services has been released, bringing it to version 6.1.11, and although it includes features users probably won’t notice directly, it has some pretty nice under-the-hood enhancements. There are a few small UI tweaks, along with the usual performance ...

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Google Play Store now shows in-app purchase prices and developers address

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Recently there’s been quite a stir going on regarding Google’s new requirement for developers to provide an address for any paid apps to be displayed on the app page in the Play Store. Now it seems app pages have been updated to display the developer’s address, along with a ...

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The Pure Watch Face app gives you exactly what its moniker implies: A simple watch face [‘Watch’ This App]

If you’re someone who is currently looking for a plain smartwatch face, then it could just be time to take a look at the Pure Watch Face app. It provides you with a watch face that can be either analogue or digital, but only displays the time and date, and only comes in a grey color…... ...

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Moto Nexus 6 leaks with slew of details

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A few days ago we reported about some details of the upcoming Motorola Nexus 6 from 9to5Google. This morning we reported on a leaked picture of the Nexus 6 next to a LG G3. Now, we have details confirming some of the specs we had before, while also learning some new ones from Android Police.... ...

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Rejoice! TiVo comes to Android

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TiVo announced today that they are releasing an Android app with streaming video playback.  This has been a longtime coming to Android users.  The new TiVo app brings a huge amount of functionality to your Android device.  For starters, you can start watching a program at home, then continue to ...

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Rear of Motorola’s Nexus phone leaked

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The internet is hungry for new information and leaked photos of Google’s upcoming Motorola-made Nexus smartphone. Because of this, it’s very likely that someone would have the unfortunate dishonesty to put up fake photos of said phone. Be that as it may, it’s not like we ...

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Project Ara to run a modified version of Android L

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Phonebloks began as a college project. It was an idea more than it ever was a business. It was an idea Phonebloks hoped would spread across the internet and someone would grab it and run with it. In the last year or so, the idea has spread, and now multiple companies are using this idea to... ...

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Com1 smartwatch mystery solved

If you were wondering where the Com1 smartwatch disappeared to, now we can tell you.  A quick summary is in order first, earlier this month the Com1 smartwatch appeared on Indiegogo.  The Com1 looked like a solid smartwatch especially at the price point, $125 for the basic version and $175 for ...

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Always know the weather with the Beautiful Weather Watch Face app [‘Watch’ This App]

If you’re like me then you may be constantly checking the weather. Even if it has no bearing on your day you still need to know it, just for the sake of knowing it. If this is something you do, then it may be time to check out the Beautiful Weather Watch Face app. Beautiful… Read... Read More

Archos announces colorful new smartphones

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The bargain smartphone segment has grown immensely recently and it will continue to grow with Archos’ new Platinum smartphones.  The Platinum line is made up of two new smartphones, the 45c and the 50b.  The 45c is the smaller of the two phones with a 4.5″ screen.  The 50b is the ...

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Google wants its presence felt even more on smartphones

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It seems that Google is realizing more that Android is big, and that their apps are therefore big. With this in mind, they have updated their MADA (Mobile Application Distribution Agreement) for 2014, the agreement that manufacturers such as Samsung or Motorola sign in order to add ...

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