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Fight! Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Android

Fight! Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Android

With Apple Watch still sold out and Google reportedly gearing up to deliver Android Wear support for iPhone at Google I/O next week, it’s time for two of the hottest wearable platforms to face off.

Friday-Night-Fights-bug-2Apple Watch is selling 30,000 units every day in the U.S., according to the latest reports, which makes it significantly hotter than any of the Android Wear watches we’ve seen so far. But is it really worth the hype?

Find out what we think in this week’s Friday Night Fight with Cult of Android versus Cult of Mac!

Google I/O is going to be good this year. Photo: Google

Google I/O is going to be good this year. Photo: Google

Google I/O is one of the biggest events in the calendar for Android fans, and this year’s event — which kicks off next Friday — is going to be just as exciting as the last. In addition to the next-generation Android upgrade, we’ll see updates to other Google platforms, and maybe even new devices.

Here are 8 things that you won’t want to miss.

PingPongRoot on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

PingPongRoot on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Struggling to live without root access on your Galaxy S6 and S6 edge? Well, now you don’t have to.

A new “PingPongRoot” exploit exploit for Samsung’s latest flagships makes rooting super simple — anyone can do it in just a few minutes. What’s more, it won’t trip your Knox counter, so you’ll still be able to take advantage of Samsung’s security features and you won’t invalidate your warranty.

Here’s what you need to do.

The Galaxy Note 4 is fantastic, but there's room for improvement. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The Galaxy Note 4 is fantastic, but there’s room for improvement. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Last year’s Galaxy Note 4 was the best Android-powered phablet money could buy, but Samsung has proven with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge that it can do a lot better.

As a big Note fan, and having used a Galaxy S6 for over a month now, here are five things I want to see — and some things I don’t — from the Galaxy Note 5 this fall.

Don't be attached to your charger all day. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Don’t be attached to your charger all day. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Not happy with the battery life on your Galaxy S6 or S6 edge? You’re not alone; it’s one of the few complaints users and reviewers have had with Samsung’s latest flagships. But with a few simple changes, you can get much better battery life out of your device.

Here are 8 awesome battery-saving tips.

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