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AndroidTV Announced, Set to Take on Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV Later this Fall

Google TV is dead. Fear not – it’s being replaced by AndroidTV, coming to living rooms later this Fall. Shown off at Google I/O yesterday, AndroidTV is gearing up to take on Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV, and other set-top streaming boxes like Roku. Since the biggest part of the battle for smartphone marketshare has [...]


Google Partners with the Same Major Automakers as Apple to Bring Android to Your Next New Car

Yesterday at Google I/O in San Francisco, Google announced a new partnership with major automakers Audi, Honda, Hyundai, and GM to bring a vehicle-friendly version of Android to your dashboard. Hardware maker Nvidia is also part of the partnership, presumably to manufacture some of the processing components for future infotainment systems. You may recall earlier [...]


Is the Moto 360 Smartwatch as Beautifully Designed as Promised? Yep.

At Google I/O yesterday, developers (and the press) got their first look at the upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch, the first round-faced smartwatch powered by Android Wear, and the one tech enthusiasts seem the most excited about. There’s still no official word on pricing or a release date for the Moto 360, but since every Google [...]


LG’s Android Wear Powered G Watch Made Official

Priced at a modest $229, the LG G Watch, powered by Android Wear, went on sale last night on the Google Play Store. It’s available in ‘Black Titan’ and ‘White Gold’ color options. It has a 1.65-inch 280 x 280 pixel display, slightly less than the Samsung Gear Live’s 320 x 320 display. It weighs [...]


The Achilles’ Heel of Amazon Fire Phone: No Google Apps and No Google Play Store

Last week, Amazon announced its first foray into the cutthroat world of smartphones: the Fire Phone (check out James’ article for the details). It runs exclusively on AT&T’s network here in the States, it packs a 13 MP camera, a quad-core processor, and high-def display. On the hardware specs side of things, it’s a solid [...]


#ExpressYourSelfie, win $1000 with

Has being yourself ever earned you $1000? Well, maybe it’s time that it did. An online social media start-up called wants to give you the chance to show the world what you’re made of before it launches later this year, and they’re willing to pay to know who you are. According to the start-up’s [...]

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Amazon’s Fire Phone: What You Need To Know

Amazon unveiled their much anticipated  32GB Fire Phone this week. If you asked Amazon what are the key features of the Fire they would tell you: Beautiful industrial design Dynamic Perspective Firefly Button Mayday Free unlimited photo storage Small Touches Amazon exclusive features Amazon’s content ecosystem AT&T’s 4G LTE network Out of all of these [...]


SwiftKey, Our Favorite Android Keyboard, is Now Free with Version 5.0

While it won’t make its official debut on iOS until the release of iOS 8 later this fall, Android users can now get SwiftKey, one of the best third-party customizable and intelligent keyboards, for free. The more you type, the smarter it gets. Business Insider calls it “arguably one of the best keyboards of all [...]

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Android Users Can Finally Break A Sweat

This week Nike announced that their FuelBand app will finally be open to Android users. This news has been long coming since Nike first launched the FuelBand over 2 years ago. This announcement has many people confused because as of last month there have been plenty of rumors that Nike was going to to withdraw [...]


Get The Scoop: Slingshot Vs Snapchat

After last week’s accidental launch, Facebook has now intentionally launched their jab in response to Snapchat’s success, and they’re calling it Slingshot. Within the U.S. it is available on iOS and Android. Why has Facebook created yet another app? How does it compare to Snapchat? Can Facebook pull off creating a real competitor app? These [...]

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