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.

Big Android BBQ announces two big Googlers as opening keynote speakers

Sep 11th - If the mass of OEMs, developers and other ecosystem players attending Big Android BBQ on a yearly basis wasn't enough to convince you it's a big deal, perhaps this will: Google will have a couple of their biggest developer advocates on hand to deliver the opening keynote!

Google provides more details on potential Gmail account leak

Sep 11th - Google has confirmed that only a small subset of the accounts in yesterday's leak were at risk -- less than 2%, according to them -- and that they have already taken necessary steps to protect those users.

Samsung makes fun of Apple in 6 hilarious new ads [VIDEO]

Sep 11th - We thought Samsung's initial quip about Apple's Tuesday announcements was kind of light, but it seems they were just using BB guns until the nukes were finished. Samsung's YouTube account has exploded with 6 new advertisements to slam Apple.

Moto 360 inventory mixup: grey bands further delayed, black bands ahead of schedule

Sep 10th - Unfortunately, some users saw an option that never should have existed - a light metal watch case with black leather band - and this is a product combination that doesn't exist. Motorola is currently issuing emails to consumers who made this purchase, offering three solutions

KitKat running on almost 25% of Android devices according to distribution numbers for September

Sep 10th - KitKat is now officially running on nearly 25% of Android devices (the ones that matter anyway). Whether that sounds like great news or is more of an embarrassment is up for you to decide.

NVIDIA spills the beans on HTC-made Nexus 9 in court documents

Sep 10th - Well, that settles that. NVIDIA just spilled the beans on the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet launching later this year. Thanks, NVIDIA!

T-Mobile Uncarrier 7.0: WiFi Calling gets an overhaul, free wireless routers, free in-flight messaging, and more

Sep 10th - T-Mobile just announced Uncarrier 7.0. Say hello to improved WiFi Calling, free wireless routers, free inflight SMS/MMS messaging, and more. Just a few of the many perks of being a T-Mobile customer.

HTC Double Exposure event coming October 8th

Sep 10th - We've just gotten an invite for an HTC event coming on October 8th titled "Double Exposure" and you can bet your bottom dollar we'll be there. Based on the promo graphic it's pretty clear HTC will be discussing photography, and if you recall, the camera on the HTC One M8 is already pretty awesome.