Derek Ross

Information Specialist

Android Wear build KMV78X rolling out to Samsung Gear Live [UPDATED]

Jul 8th - Samsung Gear Live owners are being graced with a new over-the-air update this evening that brings their devices up to Android Wear build number KMV78X. Seeing as the previous build number was KMV78V, it seems highly likely that this build includes a minor bug fix or two.


Use these IFTTT recipes to get Nest notifications on your Android Wear smartwatch

Jul 7th - Just last week popular automation service IFTTT (If This Then That) announced support for both Nest products and Android Wear to the world, bringing plenty of new recipes for users to tinker with. Now thanks to these new channels, Android Wear devices can now receive Nest Thermostat notifications directly on your wrist.

Here come the custom Android Wear watch faces, first up a Binary Clock

Jul 6th - When it comes to Android, the ability to customize and make your device truly yours is one of the top bragging rights of our beloved mobile platform and a large part of the entire Android experience. You’ll be happy to know that you can now install custom watch faces on your Android Wear smartwatch.

Google IO 2014: Sponsoring the Big Android Meat and Greet

Jun 16th - The minds behind the Big Android BBQ are bringing their show to Google IO, providing mouthwatering BBQ, locally brewed beers, and a chance to network with various like minded folk. Phandroid is proud to announce that we’re sponsoring the first ever Big Android Meat and Greet.

Google Glass to launch internationally at Google IO [Rumor]

Jun 12th - Google’s Glass Explorer program has gone from early developer access, to contest winners, to friend referrals, and recently even opening up the purchase of Glass directly from Google without the need for a special invite. That’s about to change.