Google announced it will no longer require Android phone manufacturers to preinstall Google Play Books, Google Play Newsstand, Google Play Games, and Google+ on their phones if they want to install one of Google's other apps.
Finding out the weather or your next appointment was never easier. Google is rolling out an update to all Android Wear smartwatches that will enable you to tap complications on watch faces to get information or open apps.
Jeb Bush spoke up in favor of the NSA, saying he would support its expansion. He also criticized tech companies for not providing access to encrypted data. He argued that data collection helps keep Americans safe.
Sony has announced the SmartBand 2, the sequel to its original fitness band, that comes with several new features including a heart rate monitor, plus a new strap design. It's ready to go on sale in September.
It was believed that Major League Baseball forbade Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost from having his Apple Watch in the dugout. However, a spokesperson clarified that MLB is fine with it, as long as it's not used for cheating.
LG and Verizon have something cooking up. Recent FCC filings show two unannounced LG smartwatches that are compatible with Big Red's network. The FCC was even nice enough to include a few pictures, too.
A new partnership between Google and Intel will infuse Google's 3D-mapping initiative, Project Tango, with Intel's RealSense 3D camera. The combination will be available to developers later this year so they can start building with the new…
SwiftKey analyzed user data to see which emoji are most popular in each state of the U.S. and got some entertaining results. Vermont uses the poop emoji more than any other state, and California is a fan of the taxi emoji.