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Android Wear watches receive basic Google Play Music browsing

For owners of a limited set of Android Wear watches running Android 5.1.1 (namely the LG Watch Urbane and ASUS ZenWatch), Google Play Music has today become a little more useful. The cloud music service from Google just received an update which allows users to navigate to music from their watch …

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Apple Watch Meets Tag Heuer Monaco

My Apple Watch finally arrived. I won't stop though wearing my beloved Tag Heuer Monaco. Emotions battle functionality.<p>Yesterday my Apple Watch Sport …

'Free' Windows 10 Has High Cost To Windows 7 And Windows 8 Users

Are you tempted by Windows 10? On paper you should be: it combines the best of Windows 8 with a desktop similar to Windows 7, it works across PCs, phones and tablets and – best of all – it will be free. Actually scrap that last part…<p>Here is the official line: <i>Windows 10 will be a free upgrade to</i> …

Second look: Dell Venue 8 7000 Series with Android 5.0.2

It has been six long months since the Dell Venue 8 (aka the 7000 Series or the 7840) crossed our desks. And while we had plenty of nice things to say …

Motorola’s next budget phone might be more exciting than you think

Launched in 2013 as a budget option for smartphone buyers looking for affordable devices, the Moto G became a quick hit in various markets, …

HTC is “looking closely” at affordable tablets, as rumor about H7 tablet surfaces

HTC may be interested in launching an affordable tablet, following its return to the market with the Nexus 9.<p>Talking to Chinese media at the Taiwan launch of the One M9+, HTC North Asia boss Jack Tong said the company is “looking closely” at the entry-level and mid-tier tablet market.<p>“There is less …

Mobile

LG G4 review

The quick take<p>The LG G4 is as close as you can get right now to a no-compromise, high-end Android phone. Almost everything about it is done …

Phones

LG G4 vs. LG G3

The LG G3 wasn't a perfect phone, but it still cracked our list of the top handsets of 2014. Can the company's 2015 flagship, the LG G4, do better? …

Mobile Technology

Nexpaq is a modular case that adds incredible new features to the iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6

Google’s Project Ara smartphones are not yet widely available, and neither are any other similar devices from the competition. But it’s more than …

Huawei P8 review

The quick take<p>The Huawei P8 is a great phone with a capable camera, long battery life and an expansive array of features, set back by weird software. …

Phones

This ridiculous Bluetooth-connected SodaStream machine carbonates Cosmopolitans

SodaStream's completely over-the-top new carbonation machine, the Mix, is on display in Milan this week where visitors to Teatro Versace will have a chance to try its adults-only beverages. Yes, that's right: the Mix can make fizzy booze.<p>A quick refresher on the Mix: it's got a color display, …

4 ways Samsung’s Galaxy S6 admits that the iPhone had it right

With the Galaxy S6, it appears that Samsung has finally started to incorporate long-held iPhone features that Samsung used to just love to make fun …

Up close with the luxury, titanium Breitling B55 Connected watch (pictures)

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Leak Puts Rivals To Shame

If I were to play a word association game with you ‘TouchWiz’ would probably lead to a response of ‘Bloatware!’. Well not anymore…<p>Following a fascinating leak on the XDA Developers Forum, it appears Samsung has not only followed through on its promise to cut down on bloatware (as confirmed in early …

Google releases extended version of Wear What You Want (Party On) Android Wear commercial

Last week, Google released a short commercial promoting Android Wear and how you can” Wear What You Want”, as in circular or round. That spot was …

Google’s new Android Wear commercial has lots of fancy finger work

Google just released the full version of the Android Wear commercial launched just hours ahead Apple’s big Watch event from March 9.<p>While that clip was a quick 17 seconds, the full version extends over a minute and showcases Android Wear devices from Sony, Motorola, LG, Asus, and Samsung. Because …

Wear OS

Latest Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop build takes yet another swing at Mute mode

Android 5.0 Lollipop's "Interruptions" system has been one of the most contentious parts of the OS's latest release, leaving users to muddle through …

Galaxy Note

What is wireless charging and how does it work?

Wireless charging, such as the Qi charging tech many Android phones use, isn't new technology. My Panasonic electric razor used it many years ago, …

Is thirty-day battery life realistic for a smartwatch? Vector Watch thinks so

Most attention for smartwatches has been split between Google’s Android Wear, Apple’s Watch, and Pebble’s Time. At this year’s Baselworld, an annual …

One company is trying to sell a smartwatch that powers phones, tablets, TVs, and more

In the middle of it all is a wrap-around, water-resistant smartwatch called "the hub," which has a 2.4-inch capacitive touchscreen, a 3G/LTE modem that works with nano-SIM cards, and runs Android 5.0 Lollipop. Joining it are a "pocket screen" and "tab screen," which expand the screen on the hub …

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Latest Sony Xperia Z4 leak shows off the entire Android flagship

Just hours after a leaked image teased the Sony Xperia Z4, another leak has surfaced that gives us a preview of the entire device.<p>Several images of …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge camera put to test against Apple iPhone 6 Plus

With the ever expanding capabilities of camera sensors on our favorite smartphones, sample photos and comparisons are becoming more and more relevant to your purchasing decisions. Players like Apple with their line of iPhones and Android players like Samsung and Sony have been making waves, …

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Sony Xperia Z4: Leaked renders could be our first look at next Sony flagship

Sony's upcoming Xperia Z4 has been leaked in renders showcasing the front and rear of the device. According to the leaker, the renders in question …

Phones

Samsung's mid-range Galaxy Tab A official in Russia: Metal design, wireless charging and LTE

From the specs on offer, it looks like the Galaxy Tab A series is the successor to the Galaxy Tab 4, with the change in naming convention a result of …

Want MixRadio on your Android smartphone? Sign up to the beta today!

MixRadio today announced on its official Twitter account that this very day marks the transition to a limited company. We recently managed to take a …

Beta Testing

Samsung Galaxy Tab A announced in Russia

Earlier today Samsung held a press event in Russia, where the company announced its new Galaxy Tab A, a new mid-tier tablet with a 4:3 display.<p>The Galaxy Tab A series comes in two variants, one 8-inch and the other at 9.7-inches, both featuring a 4:3 aspect ratio and a display resolution of …

Moto E LTE 2015 review | Android Central

Moto E (2015) review<p>March 13, 2015<p>In 2014, Motorola gave everyone who cares about how much smartphone you can get for $120 something to be excited …

Mobile Technology

Samsung talks about the evolution of display on its mobile phones

Samsung has been in the mobile phone business for a very long time. Back in 1988 the company released its first analog mobile phone, the SH-100, …

Huawei Watch is most gender-neutral Android Wear design yet

Gallery: Huawei Watch is most gender-neutral Android Wear design yet<p>Gallery: Huawei Watch is most gender-neutral Android Wear design yet<p>+ 8<p>+ 7<p>+ …