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Google pulled the plug on the Nexus 5, so you’d better hurry if you want one

Google's Nexus 5 is disappearing from store shelves, after a report surfaced that Google has stopped producing the device for good. The Nexus 5 is already sold out on the Play Store.
Mobile

2014 is the year of health and fitness apps, says Google

Google has been crunching data in the last few weeks of 2014, and it turns out Health and Fitness is the year's fastest growing category in the Google Play store, echoing the fitness wearable trend.
Wearables

Rumor says HTC’s over smartwatches, has plans for a different kind of wearable

According to a new report, HTC will show its first wearable device at CES 2015, but it won't be a smartwatch. Instead, it'll apparently be something different to anything else on sale.
Mobile

Meet Gyro Skate, the $2 cause of your smartphone’s untimely demise

Gyro Skate, originally an iOS app, is an Android app that uses your phone's gyro sensor to perform flips and swings. Of course, the risk of your phone meeting its untimely end is pretty high.
Mobile

Google’s quirky Cardboard VR viewer now has its own corner of the Play Store

Remember Cardboard -- The quirky VR viewer Google revealed earlier this year? It has received its first update, which includes a dedicated app, a Collections page inside the Play Store, plus new tools for developers.
Mobile

You’ll be able to piece your own phone together using Google’s Project Ara store

Google plans to sell components for its Project Ara modular smartphone through a Google Play Store-like marketplace. The website will allow users to browse through batteries, screens, processors, and much more.
Mobile

Nokia’s Here Maps is here now for Android, here next year for iOS

Nokia's Here Maps is now available on all Android devices from the Google Play Store. Most of Here Maps' best features, such as voice-guided navigation and real-time traffic reports are available. The map app is slated to arrive on iOS in…
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Google adds clever location sharing feature to Hangouts for Android

Google has updated the Android version of Hangouts, adding a selection of stickers, several new video filters, plus an interesting location sharing feature. The new features will also come to iOS soon.
Mobile

Gorilla Glass 4 is here, and you can already buy a phone that uses it

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is the first smartphone to use Corning's Gorilla Glass 4 to protect its touchscreen. It's apparently twice as strong as other glass covers, and protects the phone in a high percentage of accidents.
Mobile

At 4.75mm thick, the new Vivo X5 Max is in danger of disappearing when turned sideways

Chinese smartphone brand Vivo has been starving its new X5 Max smartphone, which measures a mere 4.75-millimeters thick, making it the current world's thinnest smartphone title holder.
Wearables

LG G Watch R2 rumored for MWC 2015, may include 4G connectivity to really strain the battery

Rumors are gathering about another LG smartwatch, named the G Watch R2, which may come with a 4G modem inside so it can be used independently from a smartphone. LG is tipped to launch the watch during Mobile World Congress next year.
Mobile

LG rumored to have killed G Pro 3 so it can work even harder on the LG G4

A rumor report from Korea suggests LG has dropped its big-screen, high performance G Pro series of smartphones, expected to continue with the G Pro 3, so it can concentrate on the LG G4.