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How Samsung can still win the looming smartwatch wars in an Android Wear world

Google's smartwatch OS looks breathtaking, but there's still a path for Samsung's Gear devices to capture the public's imagination.

on techhive.com

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Android Wear walkthrough offers a sneak peek into the future of wearables, Google-style

Rectangular screens are so...square. Buttons? We've moved beyond that. See this and more in Android Police's SDK teardown.

on greenbot.com

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Meet Android Wear, Google's bid to bring serious productivity to smartwatches

Two videos show the promise of a 'Google Now' watch—and it looks absolutely spectacular.

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Microsoft and Google aren't happy with mutant Android-Windows hybrids

Android and Windows in one device may appeal to users, but Microsoft and Google reportedly aren't happy with the idea of sharing space on the same PC.

Microsoft shakes up Windows Phone with dual-boot Android hybrids and free licenses

Smartphone buyers may soon have a choice between Android and Windows Phone...in the same device.

GamePop, like Ouya, backs away from standalone game consoles

Subscription-based microconsole will try offering its services to cable companies.

on techhive.com

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Google's Android boss announces SDK specifically geared toward wearables

Google’s Sundar Pichai said the company is focused on helping devices work together across all categories.

on techhive.com

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Google Play 'night vision camera' app will empty your wallet

AVAST has discovered a malicious app in the Google Play store that subscribes phone numbers to a premium messaging service.

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Android malware detection boosted by university research

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to monitor for Android malware with very low overhead

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Hewlett-Packard quietly rolls out budget-friendly HP 8 Android tablet

The HP 8 is friendly on the wallet, but you definitely get what you pay for.

on greenbot.com