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Hues is a card-matching puzzle game with a colorful twist

If you’re a fan of games like Threes! or 2048, Hues is a game you should check out. While the premise of the game is similar to other card-matching games in that you have a 4×4 grid to match different cards to earn points, instead of numbers, Hues lets you match colors.

Android Central 192: All About Android Wear

We take up nearly this entire episode with Android Wear. What is it? Why would you want it? What is the smartwatch you have to have? Plus we answer your questions, live on air. Join us for the smartwatch revolution!

Thing 1: Android Wear The complete list of Android Wear apps Android Wear app now available for all in Google Play How to blacklist apps in Android Wear The Hadley-Roma strap Phil is using ($ 40 on  [Read More…]

Android Central 192: All About Android Wear

We take up nearly this entire episode with Android Wear. What is it? Why would you want it? What is the smartwatch you have to have? Plus we answer your questions, live on air. Join us for the smartwatch revolution!

Thing 1: Android Wear The complete list of Android Wear apps Android Wear app now available for all in Google Play How to blacklist apps in Android Wear The Hadley-Roma strap Phil is using ($ 40 on  [Read More…]

OnePlus One will get Android L ‘within three months’ after final build

OnePlus has confirmed that their new OnePlus One smartphone will receive an upgrade from Android 4.4 KitKat to the newly revealed Android L OS.

SoulCraft II: League of Angels fantasy action-RPG released first on Android

Germany-based developer MobileBits has released SoulCraft II: League of Angels, a sequel to their popular mobile fantasy action-RPG, and the Android version is the first one out of the gate.

Android L preview: Battery and power management

The next version of Android introduces battery-saving features for developers and users alike

You can never have enough battery power. Battery life is one of the main areas of smartphone performance in which there’s still a huge amount of room for improvement. Batteries in the leading Android phones are getting bigger all the time, and that’s one way to make things better. But the Android L developer preview also brings software improvements aimed to boost longevity,  [Read More…]

Accessory of the Day: Lepow Moonstone 6000mAh External Battery

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Need some extra juice for your smartphone but can’t get to a power supply? That stinks, bro. We can’t really help you today, but we can do you a solid for the future. Next time, take an external battery with you and you’ll avoid the hassle of hugging a wall.

The Lepow Moonstone 6000mAh External Battery offers enough juice to power your typical smartphone 2-3  [Read More…]

Pebble’s place in an Android Wear world

Does a monochrome, non-Android smartwatch even have a chance anymore? We argue that Pebble indeed does.

Android Wear is the new hotness. Of that there is no doubt. Mini smartphones on our wrists, basically, running fully baked versions of Android, with a specialized user interface better suited for wearables. This is the future.

But it wasn’t that long ago that we were singing the praises of Pebble, the Kickstarter darling that raised $ 10 million, survived  [Read More…]

LG G3 officially coming to Canada starting August 1

LG has announced that its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G3, will be coming to the Great White North of Canada. The expected launch date for the smartphone in that territory is August 1.

The 5.5-inch phone will be available via a number of wireless carriers, including Bell, MTS, Rogers, Sasktel and Videotron, along with retailers such as Tbooth wireless, The Source, WIRELESSWAVE, WIRELESS etc…, and WOW mobile. Unfortunately, the company did not announce pricing  [Read More…]

Is Google teasing an alternative on-screen buttons for Android “L”?

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As you all know by now, Google announced a new version of Android, called Android “L” (for the time being at least). Along with that they announced a new design approach to Android, called “Material Design” in which they, amongst other things, introduced a new set of on-screen buttons.

Our current vanilla on-screen buttons are going to be replaced with a simple geometric forms  [Read More…]