The Google Creative Labs team published a new live wallpaper app called Meter to Google Play this week, one which visually displays your active WiFi connection, battery status, and even notifications right on your home screen. (more…)
Not feeling any of the new phones to hit the market? Well, there’s always the Galaxy S6 Edge, featuring one of the best mobile displays and cameras ever put into a smartphone, priced at just $549.99 on eBay. This device launched a few months ago priced at over $700, so grabbing one at a few hundred dollars off is quite the score. (more…)
Automatic, that little dongle you can stick in your car to see your MPG, time driven, and other various info from your car’s computer, released an app called AutoDash for Android users this week. With it, you can set up a screen for when you are driving, offering quick access to apps, Shazam, and Google Maps navigation. (more…)
Thanks to an update for Google Translate, users running Android 6.0 Marshmallow can now translate text from within applications. Previously, all translations would need to be done from within the dedicated Translate app, but now, apps that often feature languages other than English, such as LinkedIn and WhatsApp, can now be translated seamlessly. (more…)
On Twitter, we really only see content from those we follow, which means it is possible we are missing out on a ton of great photos, tweets, and news. Today, Twitter announced Moments, “the best of Twitter in an instant.” Moments brings the feel of albums to Twitter, allowing you to find engaging, developing stories, regardless of who you follow. (more…)
First teased at MWC earlier this year, the Huawei Watch has finally landed in the US. During those months of waiting, Huawei was reportedly tweaking the device to no end, making sure it would be the perfect Android Wear smartwatch, capable of lasting buyers for years to come.
With such a premium design and build, the device also comes with quite the premium price tag. Starting at $349 for the base model, it is one of the most expensive Android Wear devices available, so we wanted to make sure to review it in depth to give you our opinion before you go dropping a few hundred dollars for it.
This is our Huawei Watch review. (more…)
In early August, when Stagefright had many Android owners worried about malicious MMS messages, Google, Samsung, and LG announced fast tracked security updates that would roll out monthly for device owners. With the announcement of these updates, Samsung and LG both stated that thanks to help from carriers and partners, device owners would be able to receive the security updates in a timely manner. The only reason stating that is important is because we all know the damper effect carriers have on OTA updates for Android.
Over the weekend, HTC America’s president, Jason Mackenzie, was asked if his company would also be providing monthly security updates for device owners. On Twitter, Mackenzie stated that commitment such as that, “is not realistic.” (more…)