Asus to debut first Android Wear watch in early September, report claims

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Asus will introduce its first Android Wear-powered smartwatch at IFA in early September, reports Focus Taiwan. According to their sources, the device is “well-received” by Google and looks better than those currently offered by LG and Samsung. What’s more, the Asus product will allegedly come ...

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Google shows off Android Wear in four new TV spots

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Don’t be quick to fast forward those television commercials over the next few days, there’s some Android Wear stuff that could be popping up on your TV set. Google has released four short (15-30 sec) clips online which figure to make their way to a television near you. Designed around some of ...

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New specs for Motorola Shamu suggest quite powerful device after all

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It’s a new day and we’ve got new specifications for the rumored Nexus 6 from Motorola. Known, for now, under its code name of “Shamu”, the smartphone figures to be a more powerful experience than previously expected. According to a newly discovered GFXBench ...

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Google+ app updated with Chromecast support [APK Download]

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Amongst the various bug and stability fixes bundled into the latest Google+ update, Google have also added a pretty significant feature, allowing you to cast your Google+ stream to Chromecast. Whilst you’re casting the app, you can browse the posts on your feed like you would in the app. ...

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Motorola Shamu may be the Nexus 6, reports suggest

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What appears to be a Motorola-made device has appeared in the GFXBenchmark database, sparking speculation that the next Nexus 6 will be made by Motorola. The device, codenamed Shamu, has appeared in Google’s code before but was assumed to be a tablet. Whilst not much can be gleamed from ...

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Dropbox for Android Update includes new search tool and file previews

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Dropbox just released an update for Android, version 2.4.3 which adds document previews and a new way to search within the app.  Dropbox continues to be one of the better options for cloud storage by continually adding new features. Users can now preview Word, PowerPoint, or .pdf within Dropbox ...

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5-inch Moto G2 arrival on September 10th

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Motorola has been rocking the tech world with the Moto 360 and the Moto X+1 rumors. Well here is another tidbit of info for the Moto fans out there. The Moto G2 is to be released on September 10 according to GSM Arena. The Moto G2 has been rumored to contain a variety of different specs.... Read More

WearBucks (Pay for Starbucks) brings Rewards payments to your wrist [‘Watch’ This App]

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If you’re like us then you’ve got a strong relationship with your coffee and Starbucks is your establishment of choice. Sometimes we’ll get our fix every few days, others it seems we’re there daily. One thing is for certain, however, we’ve been using our Rewards card to earn freebies. A few ...

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LG are working on solution to unlock the G3′s bootloader

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A owner of an LG G3 took it upon themselves to query LG as to if the handset’s bootloader would ever be unlocked. Well, the company responded, and the response is positive. Whilst LG state that it may take a while to unlock the LG G3 bootloader given the technical restrictions, they are ...

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HTC A11 could be the first device from HTC with a 64-bit processor

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A new device from HTC known as the A11 is the first device rumoured to come with a 64-bit processor, according to @upleaks on Twitter. The device is said to feature the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chip, the same chip as seen in the HTC One Mini, so not exactly a powerhouse, but the... ...

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Pear alerts you that you’re about to leave your phone behind ['Watch' This App]

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Today’s highlighted app isn’t extraordinarily rich in features or revolutionary, but it can be quite handy to have around. Called Pear it notifies the wearer that he or she is about to leave their beloved smartphone behind. You know the scenario where you get up from dinner and head home only ...

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The best Android device for taking selfies

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The term ‘selfie’ hasn’t always been widely used, but its recent surge in use in social media has even seen it named as Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year 2013. The increase in popularity the use of selfies has seen has placed added focus on the quality of the ...

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Facebook Messenger adds support for Android Wear

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Facebook Messenger has become the latest high profile application to integrate support for Android Wear. An update to the app now lets users view and respond to messages in addition to being able to  “Like” them.  Once a message arrives you can swipe to enable a voice reply or a tap to “Like” ...

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Watch This App: Wear – Stop Smoking! for Wear

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So you’ve got an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for some Android apps to go along with it. We’ve got you covered. Our Watch This App column is designed to help educate readers in the various apps available for the platform and highlight the best of the bunch. Watch This App: Wear – ...

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Android “L” release to include multi-user support for phones

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Multi-user profile support has been available on tablets for some time but is yet to appear on Android phones. However, a recent post on the Android issue tracker may suggest that it’ll appear in the Android L release. A post was created complaining about the lack of support for multiple ...

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