Most Android Wear devices can be a hassle to use, especially if the watch face doesn’t have enough room to fit all the UI elements, but this concept aims to change that. This model features a easy to press “Home” / “Back” button, while the screen displays the current time, missed calls, weather, day, date, SMS, email and social network notifications. Installed apps now feature a vertical scrollable menu, and all the other UI elements are set against a white background. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Going Back to School is probably an event that parents rejoice, while students dread. However, there are some deals to be had, like the Sunvell T95M, which transforms just about any television into a quad-core Android 5.1 device. In addition to the Amlogic S905 quad-core CPU, paired with a Mali-450 GPU, it offers 2GB of DDR3 RAM, 8G of eMMC Flash Memory, 2.4GHz WiFi (10 / 100Mbps Ethernet), Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, and support for 4K UHD video. Get one here now for $35.31, or check out more Back to School deals. – be sure to enter coupon code: BTS10OFF for an additional 10% discount. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Programmer Nick Lee, known for putting Windows 95 on an Apple Watch, unveils his latest project: a 3D-printed iPhone case that lets you run a fully-operational version of Android on an iPhone. First, he cloned the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to make a custom Android Marshmallow build to run on a board he purchased. He then 3D printed an iPhone-sized enclosure, and proceeded to install the board, battery, resistor, along with a boost converter to make the lightweight case you see above. That’s not all, HDMI, USB ports, and an SD card slot was added to finish things off. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a crazy drone racing battle.
Counter Strike 1.6 fans with Android Wear rejoice! Now you can run the game on your smartwatch, thanks to an app called Xash3D. This piece of software basically enables one to run old Windows versions on Android Wear, given that you have a copy of the original. Once both are ready to go, all you need to do is make a separate Xash folder, then copy the Valve / Counter Strike folders into that, launch the client app, and you’re ready to game. Continue reading to see it running on a standard Android phone.
The NVIDIA SHIELD + Remote puts other set top boxes to shame, and you can pick the pair up for $174.99 shipped, today only, originally $249.98. Enjoy infinite entertainment on a single device, including movies and shows in 4K Ultra HD or 1080p, your favorite songs at the touch of a button, and a new generation of great games. Get unbeatable performance – 3x faster than Apple TV, 4x faster than Fire TV, and 10x faster than Roku 4. It includes 16 GB of storage (expandable up to 128 GB), the SHIELD controller, the SHIELD remote, and an HDMI cable. Product page. Continue reading for an Apple TV comparison and more information.
The Unlocked 64GB Motorola Nexus 6 combines both form and function, without a contract, all for $299.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $599.99. The 6-inch Quad HD display works for everything, and its contoured aluminum body is curved to fit perfectly into your palm. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.
Chromo’s 7″ Android 4.4 Tablet is perfect for anyone who wants a backup to use at school, work, or just when out, and you can pick one up for just $41.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $169.99. It features 4GB of internal storage (expandable to 32GB via microSD), an 8.0-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera and 512MB of DDR3 RAM. Product page. Continue reading for another video demonstration and more information.
It fits in your pocket, costs $40, but at the flick of a switch, Remix Mini becomes a functional Android PC. Touted as “the world’s first true Android PC,” it runs Remix OS, which is compatible with all Android apps while still offering PC features such as a taskbar, multiple windows, mouse / keyboard support, and lots more. The power button requires users to simply touch the top of the capacitive surface to have everything up and running within seconds. It’s powered by the latest 64-bit chipset, and offers Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 as well as USB connectivity. The small device uses just 10 watts, which is significantly less than the average desktop PC that consumes 60 to 240w. Continue reading for a video and a link to the Kickstarter page.
We have seen the future of smartwatches, and it’s Android Wear by Google. This project will give developers a special version of Google phone and tablet software they can run on watches and other devices. The watches will utilize Google Now service for ‘smart’ alerts, which looks at emails, calender and other today to warn of upcoming appointments, delayed flights and other information. Plus, itt can also tell users when they need to leave for their next appointment after looking at live traffic data, for instance. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Designed by a group of college students from India, the $229 Androidly is a nifty smartphone watch, powered by a 416-MHz processor, 256MB of RAM, a 2″ display, 512MB of internal storage, micro SD expansion, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi, all running Android 2.2. Continue reading for three videos and more information.