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Sony SmartWatch Now Open To Hackers And Custom Firmware

Smart watches are blowing up in popularity right now, and new models are coming out left and right. But what about the established models? Sony’s own SmartWatch has been out for a while and has seen some popularity, so Sony is now doing something awesome to extend its life and usefulness: They’re opening it up to hackers and letting them mess with it…. Read more

Google Now Allows Developers To Respond To Play Store Comments

Play Store comments on apps are the best way to get feedback on your creations. Yes, there will be many trolls and/or idiots who leave bad reviews for reasons you couldn’t think of even if you tried. But there are genuinely good comments with real feedback on how to better those apps. Before, the only way to get a response was to email the developer…. Read more

Android Distribution Numbers Are In Again, Not Too Much Has Changed

The distribution numbers for Android have been released for the previous month, and not much has changed. Let us remind you that last month, they changed how they collect these statistics: Instead of counting people who connected to Google services, it’s just people who visited the Play Store. While that’s not as useful for the average person to see how… Read more

GameStick Announces Its Own Game Store, Two Pre-loaded Titles

If you didn’t have enough to like about GameStick, they have announced more news to make the device much more appealing. The first is that the device will come with two titles pre-loaded, the titles being Smash Cop and the famous ShadowGun. It’s good to see such a big title on the device, free with your purchase. To make it even better, they announced… Read more

OUYA Opens Store To Game Uploads

The OUYA store has been through testing for a while, but it is being reset. They’re starting fresh, and this is the real beginning. OUYA is now allowing developers to upload their game for review. After the review, it shall be published in time for the official launch of the mini console. I’d say getting your game to be a launch title is a pretty big… Read more

Sony Releases Experimental Firefox OS Build For Xperia E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7x2bO769KDs#! Continuing its trend of being very developer friendly, Sony has made an interesting move and released an experimental ROM for its lower end Xperia E handset. But this is no Android ROM, it’s Firefox OS. Yes, Sony has released a whole different OS for its own device. Of course, the ROM… Read more

OUYA Creators Unbox The Dev Console, Release UI Screenshot

First of all, the company behind the OUYA has released a screenshot of the user interface, or “what it might look like when Kickstarter backers get their consoles in March.” So this might not be the final UI, but if it is, I can’t say I dislike it. It’s reminiscent of (read: nearly identical to) the Metro UI on the Xbox 360 and other Microsoft products…. Read more