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Show Widgets On Your Android Wear Watch

Show Widgets On Your Android Wear Watch

At this early stage in the lifetime of Android Wear there is only a limited number of watch faces available. It can be a bit boring, you have these lovely Zooper-type widgets on your phone that display a great looking clock but not so much on your new toy, an Android Wear smartwatch. Fear not, until more arrive there is[Read More…]

by 8:15 am on July 10, 2014 4 comments Android Wear, News
Watch Lior Ron the product lead for the Moto 360 describe the inspiration behind the design

Watch Lior Ron the product lead for the Moto 360 describe the inspiration behind the design

With Android Wear watches rolling out, there’s still a fair bit of hype surrounding the upcoming Motorola Android Wear watch – the Moto 360. This morning, Motorola has released a video featuring Lior Ron, the product lead for the Moto 360 talking about the inspiration behind the Moto 360. The video is fairly short – 56 seconds – and to[Read More…]

by 5:32 am on July 10, 2014 3 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer
Google adds ‘Insert from Drive’ to GMail for Android

Google adds ‘Insert from Drive’ to GMail for Android

It seems that we’re getting some updates today, with Google rolling out updates to a number of apps, including GMail, with Google adding ‘Insert from Drive’ to the list of options when attaching files to emails. The option to add a file from your Google Drive to an email is now found in the overflow menu on the right, with[Read More…]

by 4:52 am on July 10, 2014 1 comment Apps
Update for Google Camera rolling out now adding remote shutter for Android Wear and more

Update for Google Camera rolling out now adding remote shutter for Android Wear and more

The Google Camera is getting an update at the moment, and with Android Wear the flavour of the month, there’s a new Android Wear component included – Remote Shutter. The update, which is arriving via a gradual rollout to Android devices, brings about the ability to activate the shutter remotely from your wrist. Simply set your phone or tablet with[Read More…]

by 4:11 am on July 10, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, Apps, News
Stick Sports updates Stick Soccer with Google Play Games functionality and more

Stick Sports updates Stick Soccer with Google Play Games functionality and more

Stick Soccer is less than a month old, but there’s a fairly substantial update rolling out to the new game, bringing with it some features promised when the game first launched. The biggest change included in the update is the introduction of Google+ login at the start, which also brings with it Google Play Games leaderboards and achievements, so you[Read More…]

by 2:49 am on July 10, 2014 0 comments Apps
Screen Mirroring with Chromecast now live for selected devices

Screen Mirroring with Chromecast now live for selected devices

Google announced that Screen Mirroring was coming to Chromecast for Android at Google I/O last month. We’ve been patiently waiting for the Cast Screen function to begin working ever since and today Google has announced that the feature is now ready to go. You can now mirror the contents of your compatible Android device to your Chromecast by selecting ‘Cast[Read More…]

by 2:37 am on July 10, 2014 21 comments Chromecast
Control your phone’s volume from your Android Wear watch

Control your phone’s volume from your Android Wear watch

Wishing you could control your mobiles volume without the need to get it out of your bag or pocket? Well, a developer named Kirill Rakhman has come up with an app that can control your mobile’s volume control simply with an app called ‘Wear Volume’ through your new smartwatch. The App, which is pretty basic in design and set up[Read More…]

by 7:59 pm on July 9, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, Apps
LG announces KizON wearable for pre-school and primary school children

LG announces KizON wearable for pre-school and primary school children

LG has today announced a new wearable that they’re aiming directly at parents. The new wearable called KizON is a GPS and Wi-Fi location tracker which shares real-time location information to a smartphone. The KizON includes a 2G/3G radio, which allows parents or loved ones to call the child directly using the One Step Direct Call function, to easily communicate[Read More…]

by 7:45 pm on July 9, 2014 1 comment Accessories, Manufacturer
Modern Combat 5 from Gameloft to launch on July 24th

Modern Combat 5 from Gameloft to launch on July 24th

Mobile gaming powerhouse Gameloft has been producing some excellent content for mobile platforms since the birth of the mobile revolution. Their first person shooter series Modern Combat has been improving with each iteration and on July 24th they’ll unleash Modern Combat 5 onto Android (and iOS). The game has been ramping up for some months, with Gameloft showing the game[Read More…]

by 5:46 pm on July 9, 2014 0 comments News
Factory reset phones found to still contain personal data

Factory reset phones found to still contain personal data

When you’re finished with a phone or tablet and are looking to on-sell the device, you factory reset it. But what if that doesn’t actually wipe those naked ‘selfies’ you’re trying to get rid of them? That’s what security software company Avast has found when looking at some old phones they purchased from eBay. Avast purchased 20 Android smartphones from[Read More…]

by 4:54 pm on July 9, 2014 5 comments News, Other