Android Wear gets voice calling and message dictation in major update – The Verge


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Android Wear gets voice calling and message dictation in major update
The Verge
Android Wear is getting updated in a big way this month. Google is beginning to roll out an update with some major new features for Android Wear, including the ability to make and listen to calls directly on the watch. You’ll need a watch with a
Android Wear update adds new gestures and voice-to-textEngadget
Android Wear Gets Speaker Support And New Gestures, Voice Input OptionsTechCrunch
Android Wear v1.4: Brings new Gestures, Make Calls & MoreAndroid Headlines – Android News
TechnoBuffalo –GSMArena.com –Gizmag
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Google removes Samsung's first Android ad blocker from the Play Store – The Verge


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Google removes Samsung’s first Android ad blocker from the Play Store
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Just days after it shot to the top of the Play Store, Android’s newest ad blocker has been removed for violating developer guidelines. Called Adblock Fast, the plug-in from startup Rocketship Apps worked within Samsung’s mobile browser thanks to a …
Google suddenly removes Samsung-supported ad blocking app from Play StoreThe Next Web

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Microsoft's Acquisition Of SwiftKey Is Official, Android App Will Still Be Actively Developed – Android Police


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Microsoft’s Acquisition Of SwiftKey Is Official, Android App Will Still Be Actively Developed
Android Police
Late yesterday, the Financial Times reported that SwiftKey was in talks with Microsoft about a potential acquisition that could be officially announced during the week. The report was right and this morning both Microsoft and SwiftKey have made the
SwiftKey deal gives Microsoft new inroads to 300M Android and iPhone usersGeekWire
Why Microsoft paid $250M for one of the greatest Android and iPhone keyboard apps of all timeBGR
Microsoft Buys SwiftKey, Maker of Popular iOS, Android KeyboardsBloomberg
ZDNet –PCWorld
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Why Alto's Adventure will be free on Android – The Verge


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Why Alto’s Adventure will be free on Android
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In just over a week, Alto’s Adventure — the hit iPhone game about snowboarding and chasing llamas — will make its long-awaited debut on Android devices. While the game will feel largely the same no matter which platform you play on, the Android
Alto’s Adventure will be free on Android, but iOS users are paying the priceThe Next Web
Alto’s Adventure coming to Android on Feb. 11 with a free-to-play model9 to 5 Google

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Android's Weakness Continues To Undermine Google – Forbes


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Android’s Weakness Continues To Undermine Google
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I guess there will be a celebration somewhere. The latest major version of Android, Marshmallow, has broken a psychological barrier and is now running on one percent of Google-powered devices. The numbers, as always, come direct from Google’s own …
Almost no one is using Android Marshmallow, stillCNET
Android Marshmallow: The smart person’s guideTechRepublic
After four months, Android Marshmallow finally hits 1.2 percent adoptionZDNet
Android Authority (blog) –VentureBeat –NDTV
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow reportedly rolling out to some Galaxy Note 5 beta testers – 9 to 5 Google


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Android 6.0 Marshmallow reportedly rolling out to some Galaxy Note 5 beta testers
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A few weeks back, Samsung opened up an Android Marshmallow beta testing program for specific carrier models of the Galaxy S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5. While we’re undoubtedly still some time away from seeing the OS update land officially …
Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta seeding to selected Galaxy Note5 units in the USGSMArena.com
Samsung releases Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow beta for Galaxy Note 5 to first testers in USNeowin
Samsung Developer Site Confirms Galaxy S7 Edge, Mentions Android NDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Phandroid.com –The Hoops News
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Google's Android Devices May Go The iPhone Route – Popular Science


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Google’s Android Devices May Go The iPhone Route
Popular Science
Google’s Android operating system for mobile devices has over a billion users. But the first company in Google’s alphabet isn’t stopping there. The search company that recently surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable wants to add even more users
Opinion: Three months later, is the Nexus 6P still the best Android phone?9 to 5 Google
Android has some critical remotely-exploitable security holes. But can you get the patch?We Live Security (blog)
Nexus devices are now getting Android’s February security updateGSMArena.com
Naked Security –International Business Times –Android Community
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