Category: Android News


Samsung trademarks ‘Galaxy Wear’

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It looked like Samsung were done with Android powered smartwatches after they announced that their very own Tizen would be OS of choice from now on, but it seems they could still be in the game for Android wearables after a recent trademark filing was  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s smartwatch is coming and will sync with iOS and Android

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It’s no secret that Microsoft will be one of the many joining the smartwatch game within this year, but now we’ve learned a little bit more about the upcoming wearable. A report claims that the smart device will not just be for Windows phone, but be cross-platform and available for iOS and Android. This  [Read More…]

Galaxy Tab S 10.5 leaks on images ahead of launch

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June 12 is the date when Samsung is expected to announce their Galaxy Tab S lineup. First the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 leaked and not long after that the 8.4 version did the same.

This new set of leaked images, courtesy of @evleaks, look pretty convincing and quite frankly official. One  [Read More…]

Apps of the Week: Hurricane, Bridge Constructor Medieval, Origami Live Wallpaper and more!

It’s the last edition of Apps of the Week for the month of May, and we’ve pulled together a great list of apps from the folks here at Android Central to get the month ending on a good note. Just as we do every week, this list is comprised of apps that we’ve all been using whether they’re new, old or maybe just recently updated. What really matters is that we’re using the apps, and want  [Read More…]

Moto E kernel source code shared by Motorola

Like spending your free time tinkering with gadgets and kernel source code? Then you’re going to be pretty happy to learn that Motorola has just posted the kernel source for the Moto E and updated the code for the RAZR M and RAZR HD.

Through the looking glass: The Nexus 5 under the microscope

Your phone is filthy and covered with scratches — but it still looks better than your computer monitor

I chanced across my little USB microscope the other day while looking for a printer cable. I never found the printer cable, but I did keep the microscope on my desk because I knew I would find time to play with it err, um, do some work with it. While the folks who make USB microscopes always show  [Read More…]

Press renders of the 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S leak ahead of official announcement

Notorious leakster @evleaks just posted press renders of Samsung’s 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S, an AMOLED tablet that the South Korean manufacturer is scheduled to unveil on June 12 in an event in New York.

Moto X+1 to sport 5.2-inch 1080p display

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The successor to the original Moto X is turning out to be a pretty decent phone, based on the plethora of rumors we’ve received so far. Possibly due out towards the end of Summer, the “Moto X+1″ should be toting 2GB RAM, a quad core CPU, and a 12MP camera. We’ve also heard of the phone bringing us a 5.2-inch, 1080p display. Well, thanks to this  [Read More…]

10 things you need to know about the new LG G3

The LG G3 is upon us. And like any smartphone not named iPhone or Galaxy S, it’s sort of swimming upstream. That is, it’s got to fight against huge marketing budgets, cults of personality, and out-and-out fanboyism.

But as we’ve been saying for years now, LG’s long made excellent smartphones. And in the past year they’ve truly come into their own right, with features that are now being aped by other manufactures.

We’re still in the  [Read More…]

Review 13: The Terminator

Review is like app or game coverage but for movie series, television shows, comic books, and other geeky entertainment. It’s great stuff you can watch and enjoy on your Android phone, tablet, or Chromecast! On this week’s episode Don, Matt, Guy, and Rene talk The Terminator. It’s a post-apocalyptic trip through the original and T2, with a dash of T3, T4, and Sarah Connor Chronicles thrown in for good measure. So how does James Cameron’s genre-defining  [Read More…]