According to Wired, who spoke with Motorola directly, the Moto 360 is headed to Moto Maker, allowing for users to customize their very own smartwatch. While the customizations seem to be rather sparse, with Motorola to only offer current options that are already available, the idea of being able to mix and match looks without you having to do any of the work yourself is interesting. (more…)
Right before Google announced a way to get a portion of its money back from app and game developers through Google Play, the company stated it paid out over $7 billion to publishers in 2014. With over 1 billion Android devices activated across 190 countries, Google Play continues to be a great means of distribution for any developer’s hard work. (more…)
According to sources of Ars Technica, Google will unveil and launch a new service called Android Pay at this year’s I/O conference in May. Android Pay, a separate entity from Google Wallet, will allow third party app developers to implement a mobile payments option within any app using an API, as well as bring tap-to-pay services to brick-and-mortar stores for businesses.
More specifically, a user can store their credit/debit card information on Android Pay, then benefit from single-tap transactions through any app which supports Android Pay. The service is reportedly being written from the ground up using Google’s Host Card Emulation (HCE). (more…)
According to a user on XDA, he is in possession of an “engineering sample” of the upcoming Galaxy S6 from Samsung, and has decided to bless the Internet with various photos of the device. While the device may still just be a prototype, it is possible that the final design does not differ much from what we see photographed.
Featuring various “Not For Sale” stickers and barcodes all over the place (which have been blocked out with cute gerbil-like creatures), it is obvious that this phone is not exactly what potential buyers will see when they open up their Galaxy S6 box.
With all of the disclaimers aside, let’s take a look at what we have. (more…)
Google is rolling out a big update to its official Calendar app, complete with new features that were suggested right from within the community. The biggest of which, if you asked us, is a new 7-day week view option that allows for pinch-to-zoom. With this, you can get a broader view of what is on your plate, then also dive deeper into your schedule with more detail thanks to the pinching. (more…)
It appears that Sony accidentally posted up information regarding a soon-to-be announced Xperia Z4 Tablet through the Xperia Lounge application, then quickly pulled it before too much damage was done. However, the company was not quick enough, and we are left with a very nice looking photo of a tablet, as well as a couple of specs. (more…)