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Screenshot: Goat Simulator/Google Play.

Screenshot: Goat Simulator/Google Play.

Ever fantasized about being a goat? Of course you haven’t. But you’d be surprised by just how entertaining it can be — especially when that goat is hellbent on destroying everything and near indestructible. With Goat Simulator now available on Android and iOS, that’s exactly what you can be — while at work, in the library, at a coffee shop, or just at home.

Android Distribution Figures. Screenshot: Joshua Levenson/Cult of Android.

Android Distribution Figures. Screenshot: Joshua Levenson/Cult of Android.

Google has just published the latest distribution figures for the Android operating system. The numbers were uploaded to the official Developer Dashboard blog and reveal a consistent growth in the amount of users running KitKat (4.4), whilst older versions of the OS continue on their long path towards extinction.

Chromecast. Image:

Chromecast. Image: YouTube.

If you’re a Chromecast user, I’m pretty sure you’ll be pleased to hear that Sky has now update its NOW TV mobile application to include Google Chromecast support. This upgrade also brings several bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

The G Watch R is LG's answer to the Moto 360. Photo: LG.

The G Watch R is LG’s answer to the Moto 360. Photo: LG.

Meet LG’s answer to the Moto 360. It’s called the G Watch R, and unlike the original G Watch, it sports an attractive stainless steel design with a more traditional circular watch face, and an interchangeable leather strap. It’s set to get its official unveiling at IFA 2014 next week, but it seems LG just couldn’t keep it under wraps any longer.

 

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Google bundles its own, traditional file manager application into every build of the Android operating system it distributes. Although it’s adequate, many manufacturers tend to remove and replace it with their own version. Unfortunately, though, these always seem to be extremely overwhelming and way too difficult to use. However, you may be unaware that you can actually replace your default file manager to one of your choosing and what’s more it’s super easy to do.

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