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Google: wearables need to get cheaper to become popular

Without doubts, wearable computing devices are a part of the future, but at present they are hardly popular for three reasons: they are expensive, they are bulky and their capabilities are limited. Evolution of technology will make devices more stylish and compact, but manufacturers will have to do their best in order …

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The Moto 360 2 might be coming out early next year

The original Moto 360 smartwatch has only been out for a few months but there is already rumors floating around, suggesting that the next iteration of the product could launch as soon as early next year, presumably during Q1. According to Lenovo Eastern Europe Vice President, Gleb Mishin, the original …

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Nokia announces N1 Android tablet

The future of Nokia has been uncertain for a while now but it looks like the company is still kicking around as it has just announced the N1 tablet, one of the first devices to use a reversible USB-Type C connector. Reversible USB cable specifications were first settled on back …

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Android Lollipop hits older Nexus devices

Google has finally begun rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to older Nexus devices, including the Nexus 5, 2012 Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. Google originally announced the latest OTA update on Wednesday but the update isn’t available for all devices so far. 3G and LTE versions of …

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Android Lollipop starts hitting new Moto G devices

A few device manufacturers have been really quick to announce Android Lollipop updates, Nvidia is teasing it for the Shield tablet, Some users are already getting it on LG G3 handsets and now Motorola is pushing out Android 5.0 to owners of the new Moto G. The fact that the …

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Nexus 6 to launch for £499 in the UK

The Nexus 6 has finally popped up on the UK Google Play Store, showing off a £499 price tag although there is no confirmed release or pre-order date available just yet. The Nexus 6 is currently shown as ‘coming soon’ and due to a slight hiccup last week, it is …

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Google Maps updated for Android and iOS

Google has pushed out a big update for its Google Maps service application on Android and iOS, giving users a brand new look and a few additional features. Google Maps seems to be the best performing mobile option for those who need to find their way around in a new …

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OnePlus reveals how many smartphones it has sold

The OnePlus One smartphone has been available for a while now through a pre-order invite system, meaning that they aren’t readily available for anyone to just buy. However, OnePlus has finally revealed just how many of its limited Android handsets it has managed to shift. It has been a long …

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Google and LG to share patents for the next decade

Google and LG have entered in to a new cross-licensing deal, allowing the two companies to freely use each other’s patents, including old and new ones, for the next ten years. There’s no official word on why the two entered this new partnership but there are some possibilities. For a …

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Google ceases production of the Nexus 5

Google has confirmed that it will stop producing Nexus 5 smartphones in an effort to get more people to buy the massive Nexus 6, which features a rather large 6 Inch display. The Google Play store currently shows the Nexus 5 as sold out and in an email to XDA-Developers, …

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Samsung begins work on the Galaxy S6

Samsung has began working on its next flagship device for 2015, the Galaxy S6 and rumor has it that some major changes could be coming in to play. The Galaxy S6 project is currently codenamed ‘Project Zero’, which is slightly different from what the company has used in the past. …

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Nexus 6 sells out in minutes

If you were planning to pre-order the Nexus 6 from the Google Play store then you’ll be left waiting a while as the Motorola made handset sold out in just a handful of minutes last night. Pre-orders for Google’s latest flagship went up for the US yesterday and things didn’t …

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Apple Watch to grab 35% of wearables market in 2015

Many analysts expect the market of wearable computing devices to grow significantly next year after Apple launches its Watch. The stylish timepiece will allow the company to grab a significant share on the market of wearables. Still, the Android operating system (in different forms) will continue to almost dominate the …

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