Lyft has updated its Android app to bring Android Wear compatibility, meaning that smartwatch owners can now summon their next ride from their wrists without having to reach for their phones. With Android Wear compatibility, users can speak in their request and pickup location to their watch.
Top Gear: Race The Stig, an endless driver game based on the mute driver in the popular Top Gear BBC TV series, just received a new content update today for Android, as well as other versions.
If you’re one of the lucky few who already has a Samsung Gear Live from Google or by other means, you’ll probably want to check for an update. The small (it was quick to download) update is still Android 4.4W (naturally) and is build number KMV78V. Likely this addresses some of the bugs that were in place, as there are no readily apparent user-facing feature changes. We’ll keep digging.
Those that picked up one of the earlier tablet/smartphone combos from ASUS will be happy to hear that the PadFone 2 Android 4.4 KitKat update is currently rolling out. ASUS has been working on this update for awhile, so it’s good news that it’s live. On the downside, you’ll lose all of your device data in the process, so be ready to start from scratch.
Have you ever wanted to see just how many times that funny body popping video has been viewed (or looped/repeated) on Vine? Now you can with the latest changes made to the popular service. Vine has rolled out updates to its Android, iOS apps as well as its web platform to introduce loop counters on published videos. Now it’s possible to see counters while browsing through the app to determine what’s popular using views as opposed [Read More...]
Owners of the LG G2 on T-Mobile’s network are the latest to receive a software update that adds the Knock Code feature to the smartphone, allowing owners of that device to simply knock on the display to wake it up.
Update: We’ve heard reports that the update is also starting to push to the HTC One M7 as well. Double your pleasure, double your fun!
HTC is now pushing out the Android 4.4.4 update to the Google Play edition HTC One M8. The update is listed as improving performance, security and stability, as well as fixing a few bugs. As with the Nexus devices that received the update, don’t expect to see much difference in user-facing [Read More...]
For those set on keeping up with the latest firmware but found often frustrated with the pace at which OEM’s release their updates can get an idea of how quickly they can expect to receive Android 4.4.4 for their HTC handsets.
Including devices such as the HTC One M7 and HTC One M8, the leaked schedule shows when such devices can expect to get Android [Read More...]
HTC has already committed to bringing Android L to its devices within 90 days of the code going live, but that doesn’t mean that the Taiwanese manufacturer is not focused on the current version of Android.
A recent update to Dungeon Hunter 4 has added a rich guild system so you can team up with buddies, hack and slash your way co-operatively through fantastic quests, earn exclusive rewards, and a revamped chat system for coordinating. There’s also a new gambling section called the Wheel of Fate, if you want to try your luck.