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Accessory of the Day: Pebble Smartwatch $99.99

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Everybody’s making the move; don’t you think it’s time you catch up? Jump into the smartwatch game without breaking the bank with this Pebble Smartwatch for under $ 100. View all of your notifications with just a glance of the wrist. The Pebble is highly customizeable so you can always stay fresh with updated watch faces and styles. This bad boy has tremendous reviews and  [Read More...]

Samsung Galaxy S5 owners will be able to take advantage of all the new features in Android L this December, according to a report over on SamMobile. The same publication took a look at Android L running on the Galaxy S 5 earlier this month, which provided an insight into how the next version of the OS will look on Samsung’s flagship.

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Samsung launches the Galaxy Mega 2 in India

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Mega 2 in India, displaying the massive handset on its online store. The 6-inch display touting giant of a phablet will set purchasers back Rs.20,900 ($ 340).

LG G Watch R: In pictures

Almost two months after we first laid eyes on it at IFA 2013, the LG G Watch R is finally ready to go on sale. LG’s second-generation smartwatch sports the look of a more traditional timepiece, along with an improved, brighter P-OLED display and a greater focus on design. This thing actually looks like a watch, and though the feel of this wearable doesn’t match up to that of a high-end wristwatch, it’s  [Read More...]

The Android version of the SwiftKey virtual keyboard now has two more themes to purchase that are inspired by the Material Design guidelines set up by Google for its new Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system.

Here’s a fun little addition to the Android Developer Console. Devs can now view statistics based on tablet sizes — 7 inches to 9 inches, and for tablets 10 inches and larger.

For what it’s worth, we’re seeing slightly more 7- to 10-inch tablets than 10 inches and above for the Android Central app. We’ll have to see if that shifts further in that direction once the Nexus 9 is available.

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Race into the future with Anki Drive

It’s something you may have seen during your travels on the internet or a trip to the mall. Anki Drive is one of the coolest connected toys on the market today. It takes the classic action of slot cars and brings it into the future with power-ups, weapons, battle mode and more.

We’re still messing around with the new features found in the most recent update to the Moto 360, but this one deserves a brief mention on its own.

The animation lag we’d experienced since we first got the smartwatch is all but gone. We’re still seeing the occasional hiccup, but overall the animations are much improved, a drastic change from the past couple months.

Update: We’ve also received the Android Wear 4.4W2 update on our LG G Watch R  [Read More...]

It looks like we have some leaked photos of the LG F490L smartphone in the wild, a device that also goes by its code name of Liger. With similar styling to LG’s flagship G3 smartphone, the Liger is said to sport a 5.9-inch display with a resolution of 1080p rather than the G3′s pixel-popping QHD.

Real-world adventure game Ingress will be celebrating its second birthday this year, and it’s doing so in style. Google’s Niantic Labs, which runs the game, will be kicking off the celebration with a new monthly event series called “First Saturdays” which will serve to bring new Ingress “agents” into the fold. The events will run simultaneously in 120 cities across the world, and will be entirely player-driven.

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