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Android Wear, Android TV, and Android Auto wont feature custom skins


Google engineering director David Burke revealed that skins and custom interfaces will not be allowed on Android Wear, Android TV, or Android Auto screens. Burke is well known for managing the Nexus program. Customizing might appeal to some of the OEMs that use the operating system, but the user experience is not always very good. Samsung’s TocuhWiz is one that’s ...

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Samsung launches 4 new affordable Galaxy smartphones


Samsung is well known for their excellent top-tier devices such as the Galaxy S5 or the Galaxy Note 3. However, the company’s latest line-up seems to be aimed more at the folks who can’t afford to spend a small fortune on a new smartphone. Believe it or not, Samsung just launched four new Galaxy handsets simultaneously and they all feature modest hardware, which should ...

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Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch available today


Google announced today at their I/O conference that the LG G Watch and all-new Samsung Gear Live, both running Android Wear, will be available to order today. The previously announced LG G Watch will also be available for $299, and the Moto 360 will be available later this summer. Samsung watches make their return to Android, as they were using ...

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Apple, Google, and Samsung bring new health apps to wearables


Reuters reported today that Apple, Google, and Samsung are all looking for ways to bring new health apps to wearable devices. Wristbands and other wearables can already give you information about your heart rate and a few other aspects related to your health. However, a lot of people have been hoping that this technology will also one day offer the ...

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Samsung launching new Android Wear smartwatch


It looks like Samsung will again team up with Google for yet another device. CNET reports that Samsung is planning to launch a smartwatch, similar to their already existing Galaxy Gear, which will instead run the new Android Wear, a modified version of the Android operating system tailored for smartwatches and other wearable tech. The device is expected to be announced, ...

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New LG G Watch image leaks shortly before unveiling


The LG G Watch is expected to be announced at the upcoming Google I/O developers’ conference, which is scheduled to take place during 25-26 June. An image of the smartwatch was recently uploaded anonymously on Imagur and shows that the device will feature an app which allows it to communicate with smartphones via microUSB. The uploader didn’t reveal any details about the device, but the ...

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Samsung plans to launch Android Wear smartwatch at I/O 2014


According to a CNET report, Samsung is planning to launch an Android Wear smartwatch next week during Google’s I/O 2014 developers’ conference. The article says that the upcoming device will be similar to the Galaxy Gear and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches. Moreover, the Korean company seems to be working on two models of this still unannounced device. “Samsung has been working on an Android Wear ...

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Google introduces us to Android Wear ahead of I/O 2014


Google came out shortly before their annual I/O developers conference and launched a video in which they showcase some of the features that we might be able to expect from Android Wear. The video is mostly geared towards developers and is being presented by Timothy Jordan, a Google dev who’s part of the Android Wear team. Even though it’s not ...

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