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IFTTT’s DO Button for Android Wear puts a command center on your wrist

IFTTT's Do app for Android Wear brings more smart home controls to your wrist.

Netgear Nighthawk X6 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

Android apps can track your Wi-Fi connections to puzzle out your location

A new study warns that Wi-Fi data collected by applications could be used for tracking.


Sling TV blocks Android dongles and Fire TV sideloading

Crafty users can still install an older version to get around Dish's arbitrary restrictions.


Tekoia’s SureMote turns your smartphone into a remote for controlling your smart home

The clever app utilizes both your Android phone’s infrared emitter and its Wi-Fi radio to control everything from your TV to your robot vacuum cleaner.


'Microsoft Garage' embraces cross-platform spirit with new Android apps

An initiative called 'Microsoft Garage' unleashes small-scale apps on rival platforms.

face for android wear

Face for Wear exits beta, promises to pretty up your smartwatch

Face for Wear is becoming a go-to source for customized Android Wear faces.