These are not the Android watches you’re looking for

Sep 12th - id you know that Android watches have actually been around since 1991? It's true. Some of them are really nice, like the new Skygaurdian model. They even have a few models that can run apps! Wait...a watch that can run apps? How cool is that?!

LG L Bello and Fino begin rolling out globally

Sep 12th - A couple of LG's latest affordable smartphones have found their way into the market as the company has announced the global rollout of the latest L-Series devices. The LG L Bello and LG L Fino are the devices being talked about here, and both are being offered to folks in Brazil as early as this week.

The unlocked, unbranded new Moto X could come as the “Pure” edition

Sep 12th - Motorola has yet to release any specific details about availability of their Moto X as it has yet to even get an official release date, but one interesting detail has risen ahead of availability. According to The Verge, Motorola will look to offer the unbranded, unlocked version of the Moto X as the "Moto X Pure Edition."

Square Enix brings the original Dragon Quest to Android

Sep 12th - After having launched Dragon Quest 4 for Android a few weeks ago, Square Enix wants to add more of the series to Google Play's catalog. The company has released the original Dragon Quest game, giving us a touch-equipped rendition of the game that started it all.

4 Sony phones reach end of life status: Xperia SP, Xperia C, Xperia M and Xperia L

Sep 12th - Don't look now, but a few Sony phones have reached the end of the road when it comes to updates. It appears owners of the Sony Xperia SP, Sony Xperia C, Sony Xperia M (and its dual SIM variant) and the Sony Xperia L will no longer be getting major upgrades.

Is HTC creating a GoPro-like camera accessory for their smartphones?

Sep 12th - Rumors say HTC is looking to introduce a rugged camera that would join the likes of GoPro -- that is, a camera that can be used to record some element-heavy action such as off-roading or snorkeling.

This crazy Android stylus is a real life Photoshop Eyedropper tool

Sep 11th - What if you could simply use the color picker tool in real life? That is exactly what the Mozbii stylus does. All you do is hold the stylus over an object and it instantly identifies the color and allows you to use that color in the companion app.

‘Sup’ for Android lets you control your friends camera

Sep 11th - New apps are constantly arriving in the Play Store, but occasionally one will catch our eye. Sup is a new app for Android that first arrived on iOS (we actually mentioned it on Mobile Roar 58). On the surface this app looks like a cross between Snapchat and Skype, but there's more to it than that.

Battery life test: Moto 360 vs LG G Watch

Sep 11th - With all this talk about the Moto 360 having poor battery life, we decided to put a number on that. Here's how well the smartwatch did in comparison to the LG G Watch in our battery life test.

Did Google create a better smartwatch interface than Apple?

Sep 11th - Earlier this week Apple finally took iOS to the smartwatch market, but the results are not as nice as people expected. In fact you can make a very strong argument that Google did a much better job at designing a smartwatch interface than Apple.

HTC releases the Sense 6 Lock Screen into the Play Store

Sep 11th - It seems HTC latest hobby is to release their built-in apps to the Google Play Store. This allows them to more easily update things like the Blinkfeed launcher without sending a full OS update to devices. Today they released another such app into the Play Store: Sense 6 Lock Screen.

The HTC smartwatch is not dead, due for release early 2015

Sep 11th - wasn't long ago that we got a glimpse at a smartwatch-like device on a desk at HTC HQ. Several other leaks pointed to an Android Wear device coming from the Taiwanese company. Unfortunately those rumors were put to rest by reports stating HTC had scrapped plans for the device.

Remove ads from Phandroid News for Android with new in-app subscriptions

Sep 11th - We've gotten a lot of great feedback on the Phandroid News app for Android, but the biggest complaint/request we get? People want the ability to remove ads. Problem: solved.

First 4 Android Apps for Chrome now available: Evernote, Duolingo, Vine and Sight Words

Sep 11th - Google announced that they were working on an Android runtime plugin for Chrome OS that would allow you to run Android apps on your Chromebook or Chromebox back at Google I/O. Thankfully the first bit of apps have officially arrived this morning.

From the Forums: The very first thing you MUST do when getting your Moto 360

Sep 11th - You'll probably want to rip the Moto 360 out of its packaging and immediately slap it onto your wrist for a full day of fun when you first get it, but you should probably hold off on that.