TAG Heuer Will Unveil the Connected Modular 45 Watch Tomorrow, Starts at $1,650

Don’t want to wait until tomorrow to find out the details on the new TAG Heuer Connected watch? Can’t say I blame you! If the new Connected is anything like the original, it should be a heck of a smartwatch. Let’s dive into what TAG Heuer plans to unveil tomorrow.

UPDATE: You can buy it at TAG Heuer’s site.

The new smartwatch from TAG is called the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, according to TAG’s own website that has outed the device early. That’s a mouthful, I know! The watch runs Android Wear 2.0 and features all of the specs you could want in a 2017 smartwatch, but it has an extra trick or two up its sleeve that allows the watch to become more than just a smartwatch. Yep, we’re talking about the “modular” part in the name, along with its Swiss background.  (more…)

Google Carrier Services Update Showed Up Today – What is It?

Let me guess, you got an update to Carrier Services on your Android phone today? You are not alone! Our Twitter feed and inbox are pretty filled up with a whole bunch of confused people. What is Carrier Services? Is this a CIA spy tool? What’s with the 2009 screenshots in the app listing? What. Is. Going. On.

Well, the app’s “What’s New” area doesn’t tell us much other than the update includes “Lots of new features, and a couple bug fixes.” But if you jump through to the description, Google reveals that Carrier Services “helps carriers provide mobile services using the latest networking capabilities.” More importantly, Carrier Services “includes support for enhanced features in the Android Messages app.” Ah, ha!  (more…)

Google’s #myAndroid “Taste Test” Will Help You Find a Launcher, Icon Pack, Wallpaper, More

Over the weekend at SXSW, Google released a new customization survey called #myAndroid that attempts to help get you the ultimate custom home screen setup. Instead of spending hours sifting through Google Play pages for icon packs, launchers, and wallpapers, Google’s new tool simply asks you a few questions before handing over up to 3 different setups you might like.  (more…)

Don’t Miss These Android Stories: March 10, 2017

We’re still waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S8 to be announced, as you are well aware, but this week was packed again full of big Android stories. For one, we picked up an HTC U Ultra and have started fully testing it in preparation for a review. I told you how badly I miss the Moto Z Play and may have impulsed purchased one. We also got Android O rumors, Nest rumors, and gigabit testing by Sprint.

It was a solid week of Android news! Be sure to catch up.  (more…)

Google Goes All-In With Hangouts as a Business Tool, Breaks It Into Two Apps: Meet and Chat

Hey, I’ve got Hangouts news for you! Will you like the news? That depends! Will you be 100% f*cking confused by it? That also depends! Let’s talk about it! Exclamation point!

Today, at Google Cloud’s Next conference, the company announced the future of Hangouts. As you all know, Hangouts has basically been put on the backburner as a consumer product with Allo in the wild now. During the day’s keynote, they tried to clean-up what is to come and that’s Hangouts becoming two products: Meet and Chat.

Ready for this fun?  (more…)