Who will you wind up sitting with? Photo: James Vaughan/Flickr CC

Who will you wind up sitting with? Photo: James Vaughan/Flickr CC

Have you ever wished for an app that lets you know exactly who you’ll be sitting next to on a flight — right down to perusing your would-be neighbor’s Facebook profile to see what you have in common?

A new social check-in feature for airline app Quicket lets you choose a seat on an airplane, then immediately check who you’ll be paired with, complete with an optional link to their social media page.

Yes, it’s possibly the year’s creepiest app feature, and one that’s not even trying to hide its reason for existing. Check out this excerpt from its press release:

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If you haven’t already entered our Choose Your Own Android giveaway to win a brand new smartphone of your choice, then here’s a huge reason to do so right away: In addition to the five flagship handsets you already had to choose from, we just added Google’s awesome new Nexus 6.

Android Wear support could be coming to your iPhone. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Android Wear support could be coming to your iPhone. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

One of the easiest ways Google could compete with Apple Watch is to make its Android Wear devices compatible with iOS. Some say it’ll never happen, but according to Android Wear product manager Jeff Chang, support for other platforms is something the search giant is “very interested in.”

Brits can finally buy the G Watch R tomorrow. Photo: LG

Brits can finally buy the G Watch R tomorrow. Photo: LG

The G Watch R, LG’s awesome new Android Wear watch, will go on sale in the U.K. tomorrow, priced at £224.99. In addition to be immeasurably more beautiful than the original G Watch, the device boasts a heart rate monitor, a better display, and a slightly bigger battery.

The original Pebble. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The original Pebble. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Pebble has finally begun teasing its next smartwatch ahead of an official unveiling next year, and according to Pebble evangelist Myriam Joire, it’s going to deliver “more everything.” It won’t only be prettier than its predecessors, but thinner, too — and it’ll offer a whole new level of customization.

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