Minuum may be the smallest touchscreen keyboard you’ll use on a smart watch

One of the big selling points of a smart watch is that it's supposed to free you from constantly checking your phone, but many people inevitably have to reach for their phones because they need to respond to the notifications that appear on the watch. Minuum has devised a way to keep a phone in a pocket or purse a little longer because it built a keyboard for the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Look at the video below to see how it operates. I'm...

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Hangouts widget shows messages on the home screen

Google wants Hangouts to be the replacement app for text messages on stock Android, but the integrated messaging app doesn’t include a widget to showcase correspondence on the home screen. That has changed with the release of a new unofficial Hangouts Widget that fixes Google’s oversight. For the small portion of Android users that prefer to have their messages appear in widgets, this works with a few shortcomings. Hangouts Widget...

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AllCast streams your Android content to Apple TV, Xbox, Roku, and DLNA

If you've ever felt the urge to stream video from your smartphone to the TV, there’s a new app for Android that makes it fairly easy to have your local content played on an Internet-capable television or set-top box. Apple TV, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TVs, Panasonic Smart TVs, Google TV, and DLNA Renderers are all compatible. What's cool about AllCast is that it can stream photos or videos on the TV and use the phone or...

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Spotify expands to 20 new countries, now free on Android and iOS

Spotify is now free on mobile; well, kind of free. The latest version of the music streaming service removes the need to have a $9.99 monthly premium subscription to listen to anything other than Spotify Radio on a mobile device. However, there are still some rules that make a Spotify Premium account still worth having for some users. Spotify Radio has until now been the only way to listen on a mobile device without paying a monthly...

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Follow today’s FIFA World Cup Draw with the official FIFA app

In a few hours, the FIFA World Cup Draw will take place and tell football/soccer fans where the groups where their beloved national teams will play in the World Cup. If you can’t be near a television to see the draw take place, or if you just want to have some extra information while you wait, try out this app. The FIFA Official App is the official app of the world football governing body and organizer of its quadrennial tournament....

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Google Play Music Now Stores Cache Music on Your SD Card

One of the things I love about the Android OS is just how well it plays with Micro SD cards and now it's about to get even better. Google has announced that Google Play Music will now be able to "store cached or pinned music on external storage." This means no more wasting your limited internal memory on your Google Play Music offline files. This feature will come with the new Google Play Music version 5.3 which is expected to start...

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