Gadgets

New Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic are announced, coming to stores this April

February 26, 2017 Doug Demagistris

If you have faith in a positive future for Android Wear, you could very well be right. Android Wear has entered the spotlight yet again at MWC 2017 with not one, but two new smartwatches from Chinese manufacturer Huawei. After being ditched by many of its previous makers, Android Wear seems to be making a comeback, at least for timepiece manufacturers in terms of hardware offerings. Unveiled today in Barcelona, Spain one day ahead of MWC 2017, was the Huawei Watch 2 and Huawei Watch [Read More]

Google App Updates

Google renames its ‘Messenger’ platform to ‘Android Messages’, RCS incoming?

February 24, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Messenger is just one app on Google’s list of many communication platforms including Allo, Hangouts, Google Voice, and Duo. Messenger has been the one Google tends to make your default on Nexus and Pixel smartphones. However, it has also been available as a seperate app download for those running a specified version of Android or higher. Today, the platform is receiving an update that changes the name to ‘Android Messages’.

Gadgets

Google Home will now accept payments for goods through the Google Assistant

February 21, 2017 Doug Demagistris

If you bought a Google Home unit for your home, you may be wondering why after so long its functionality is still limited. The tech giant has now taken a large step forward into allowing speaker owners to do more with their Google Home unit. Shopping is now possible to conduct through the Google Assistant on your Google Home using Google Express for delivery. The feature is available now.

Google News
Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 2/13 – 2/17: Which Android devices received updates this week?

February 20, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re ready this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

Carrier News
Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 2/6 – 2/10: Which Android devices received updates this week?

February 12, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re ready this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

Polls

Weekly Poll: Are you picking up the Watch Sport or Watch Style?

February 12, 2017 Doug Demagistris

This week was all about smartwatches, or should we say, the entire past month has been all about smartwatches. Uncharacteristically, many Android Wear offerings launched over the past month, and will soon hit the market. Leading the charge is Google and LG’s new bunch, Watch Sport and Watch Style, the first to power Android Wear 2.0.

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