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But will the focus on big, beautiful images come at the expense of user experience?
In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.
Now you can project a phone or tablet's display onto an HDTV, providing another option to increase productivity for mobile workers.
Google will hold its second Project Ara developer conference in November.
Google's bid for wearable tech dominance has begun as the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live start shipping.
Samsung Electronics said it is facing increased competition in China and Europe
Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.
Airlines have seen almost no increase in the use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops among passengers since the Federal Aviation Administration ruled in October that they are now allowed to do so during takeoff and landing. But that's likely to change over time.
Video, music and books are still important, but partnerships are the way forward for Samsung
The company's second quarter net profit was up 80.8 percent
New APIs make it easier it to communicate with apps running on Android-based wearables.
In Episode 7 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips sets his crosshairs directly on Android Wear, Google's new OS designed just for wrist wearables.
The company shipped nearly four times as many smartphones in the first half as it did a year earlier.
The S5 mini also has the heart-rate monitor and waterproofing of its larger brother
Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have all partnered with local vendors
The company aims for a prettier and more consistent look for software with Android L