Google not locking down Android, coming to TVs and cars in the near future

Google will soon take over the world. The search giant is bent on bringing its Android platform into other devices aside from smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches. Soon, we’ll see Android-running cars, TVs, appliances, and more. When it comes to cars, there’s already the Android Auto being employed in the latest Honda vehicles. Android Wear can now be found on watches while the OS version for Android TVs is still being developed.

The Bot Squad: attack or defend, as long as you get orbs

If you've ever watched Battlerstar Galactica or I, Robot, then the possibility of robots overthrowing their human masters and ruling the world is not an improbable scenario. A new game called The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles certainly has no humans in them but shows a world where robots are the ones in charge, and you, (probably a robot yourself) need to win the battle for the rising force and defend your city from rival robotic forces. And all you have to do is use your brains to solve puzzles and maybe a little brawn in case the enemies become more aggressive.

UP by Jawbone: your fitness tracker without the fitness band

Tracking your fitness activities through digital means has become a sort-of obsession for a lot of people, ever since wearables have started to trickle into the market. But for some, fitness bands are already an extravagance or an unnecessary accessory and a smartwatch is enough. Popular fitness band Jawbone has realized that and have realized an app that can still track your stats even if you don't have a wearable band. UP will work as long as you have an Android smartphone (selected models only) or Android Wear smartwatch.

First buyers of Galaxy Note 4 to get free access to OnLive gaming

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be released tomorrow in the United States and the anticipation is building up. As early as now, a lot of Android fans have expressed excitement over the latest phablet from the South Korean giant. It’s already available in some parts of the world and is expected to be available to the rest of the world this October.

MyGlass 3.3.0 update hides wallpapers, keyboard input inside

As promised, Google has rolled out an update to Google Glass, or to be specific to its MyGlass companion app, that enables users to see regular notifications from their phone right in Google Glass. But as seem to be the practice with Google's updates, version 3.3.0 of the MyGlass app also includes features that are not actually available yet but do prefigure that things that could be coming next once Google flips the switch, most likely on Glass' firmware itself.

Android Lollipop is coming to all Sony Xperia Z devices

Boo yah! Sony just dropped a big one on us today as they have announced what seems to be a roadmap for future software releases on their premium Xperia Z series. We’ve all heard of Android Lollipop (who hasn’t?), and we’ve all seen what it can do – the minimalist Material Design, the new features. That’s one thing. But it is a whole other thing – and exciting, at that – to declare that a whole series of your premium phones is getting it.