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Revolv was snapped up by Nest -- although it doesn't look like it'll remain revolving for long. Photo: Revolv

Revolv was snapped up by Nest — although it doesn’t look like it’ll remain revolving for long. Photo: Revolv

Nest has acquired Revolv, the Colarado-based startup which allowed users to control their smart home devices from a single interface using their smartphone.

No price has yet been announced for the purchase, which follows Nest’s $555 million Dropcam purchase back in June, and Nest’s own acquisition by Google for a massive $3.2 billion earlier this year.

Pokemon on a Samsung Gear Live. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Pokemon on a Samsung Gear Live. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Android Wear watches are essentially just tiny Android devices, which means with a little bit of effort, they’ll run regular Android apps. We’ve already seen how they handle games like Minecraft, and even desktop operating systems like Windows 95. In the video below, we see just how well the Samsung Gear Live plays your favorite Game Boy Color titles.

We’ll also tell you how you can install a Game Boy Advance emulator on your own Android Wear device.

The Galaxy Note 4 is off to a great start. Photo: Samsung

The Galaxy Note 4 is off to a great start. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 4 has been on sale for just under a month now, and the South Korean company has already sold more than 4.5 million units, according to industry sources. That’s a pretty impressive figure for most smartphone makers, but its predecessor was doing ever so slightly better this time last year.

San Andreas is 10 years old today. Photo: Rockstar

San Andreas is 10 years old today. Photo: Rockstar

If you haven’t already picked up Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto series on Android and iOS, you’re missing out on some of the best console games ever brought to mobile. But now’s your chance to get them super cheap, which GTA 3, Vice City, and San Andreas all reduced to celebrate the latter’s 10th anniversary.

The Nexus 5 lives on. Photo: Google

The Nexus 5 lives on. Photo: Google

If the Nexus 6 is too big for you but you want a pure Android experience with timely updates, then last year’s Nexus 5 could well be your best option. It’s been mostly out of stock on Google Play since Google unveiled its newest Nexus devices, but now it’s back in both 16GB and 32GB options.

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