Android Wear update brings support for offline GPS and Music; Verizon begins Sony SmartWatch 3 pre-sales

Oct 23rd - Android Wear just got a whole lot better today for those who don't fancy having their smart watches hooked up to their phones 24/7 -- offline GPS and music support. Verizon is also taking pre-orders for the Sony SmartWatch 3 starting today.

Google planning to sell Project Ara modules in new online store

Oct 23rd - Early rumors suggested vending machines and kiosks would be the points of sale for Project Ara. Instead, Google has decided to go the tried and true route of selling them via an online marketplace.

Verizon’s Sony Xperia Z3v now available for $200 on-contract

Oct 23rd - Verizon finally has themselves a good Sony phone worth owning. It's the Sony Xperia Z3v, a slightly different take on Sony's flagship smartphone, and it's now available for purchase at Big Red.

[Update: global launch details] LG G Watch R sales begin in the UK as early as tomorrow

Oct 23rd - Popular UK retailer Clove has given our first indication of launch plans for the LG G Watch R outside of South Korea. The company has updated their G Watch R listing to note that first stock is expected to land as early as tomorrow, with orders beginning to ship Monday, October 27th.

Humbile “Mo-boo-ile” Bundle brings 6 spooky games for cheap

Oct 23rd - New Humble Bundle is roaring in for folks looking for great new games on the cheap. It's the special Mo-boo-ile bundle -- yes, it sounds very cheesy. But it'll bring you 6 games that should help you get into the spooky spirit of Halloween that's coming up in a week's time.

Sprint HTC One M8 and E8 now receiving international WiFi calling update

Oct 22nd - Yesterday, the HTC One M8 on T-Mobile received an update to Android 4.4.4 with the all new EYE Experience camera app and as promised, earlier today the Verizon model followed suit. Still trailing behind is the Sprint HTC One M8 and HTC One E8, 2 models that are seeing an update today — but not […]

Google updates AppCompat so developers can bring Material Design to pre-Lollipop devices

Oct 22nd - When Google first unveiled their fresh new Material Design interface for Android 5.0 Lollipop (then known as Android L), we just about flipped. A mixture of colorful, clean UI and gorgeous animations, we've never seen Android look so beautiful and full of life.

Motorola DROID Turbo leaked in the flesh ahead of its Oct 28th unveiling

Oct 22nd - It's Verizon's worst kept secret and the Motorola DROID Turbo has leaked yet again, in the flesh, ahead of its official October 28th unveiling.

Google Wallet’s upcoming ad campaign hopes to spread the word about rival Apple Pay service for Android

Oct 22nd - By now, we've all heard about Apple Pay but what about Google Wallet, Android's mobile payment solution? In a new ad campaign, Google is hoping to get the word out about their rival Apple Pay service.

Digits is Twitter’s new tool to help developers avoid using passwords

Oct 22nd - As part of Twtiter's first mobile developer conference in 4 years -- dubbed Flight -- the social network talked about their latest efforts to add millions of new users by way of eliminating the password.

The T-Mobile G1 is 6 years old, let’s take a trip down memory lane!

Oct 22nd - It's the year 2008. "Britney Spears" is the most-searched term on Yahoo.com. Tina Fey is impersonating Sarah Palin on SNL. Google and HTC release the very first phone to run a new operating system called "Android."

Samsung reveals plans to sell Galaxy Note 4 developer edition for Verizon

Oct 22nd - Samsung and Verizon always seem to be cuddle buddies when it comes to developer editions of their phones. The two have once again come together to offer a developer edition of Samsung's latest flagship, with said flagship being the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

Gmail’s new “Inbox” app wants to help make sense of all your email [VIDEO]

Oct 22nd - The Google team is seemingly never satisfied with what they've been able to create with Gmail, and they're always looking to improve on their class-leading email service with new features and ideas. The company has introduced their biggest evolution since bringing priority inboxes and smart categories.

Retry by Rovio aims to cash in on the ridiculously hard game trend

Oct 22nd - Rovio has a new game being dolled out this morning. It's called Retry, an 8-bit airplane maneuvering obstacle course that'll have you doing dips, dives, turns and twists to try and make your way through each level without crashing.

Microsoft Garage brings interesting Android apps from bored engineers

Oct 22nd - Microsoft has unveiled a new initiatives to get their engineers working on projects that interest them. It's called Microsoft Garage, and it's not all that dissimilar to the 20% time Google gives their employees for working on side projects every week. Here are some of the first few apps to come out of the new initiative.