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BBM on your Android Wear watch. Photo: BlackBerry

BBM on your Android Wear watch. Photo: BlackBerry

BlackBerry has rolled out a welcome BBM update for Android that finally brings custom PINs, support for Android Wear, and other new features you’ve been waiting for.

Google wants to show carriers how to get it right. Photo: Google

Google wants to show carriers how to get it right. Photo: Google

After finally lifting the lid on its new Apple Pay competitor this morning, Google confirmed plans to take on carriers as well. The search giant will launch its own wireless service within the coming months, but it will serve only as a proof of concept to “show what’s possible.”

"Young Together." Screenshot: Cult of Android

“Young Together.” Screenshot: Cult of Android

Google’s been releasing some terrific Android ads in recent weeks, and the latest, entitled “Young Together,” demonstrates why its mobile platform is ideal for the big kid inside all of us.

Unpacked... again. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Unpacked… again. Screenshot: Cult of Android

If you missed Samsung’s Unpacked event on Sunday and you don’t have time to fit the whole thing into your schedule, you can see all you need to see in just 60 seconds.

Google Wallet is sticking around. Photo: Google

Google Wallet is sticking around. Photo: Google

Google’s ready to take on Apple Pay with a new mobile payments platform called Android Pay. It will work over NFC, and it will come with an API that will allow third-party developers to integrate the service into their own Android apps.

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