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Former Android head Andy Rubin answers questions in 2008. Photo: Karitsu/Flickr CC

Andy Rubin, co-founder and former head of Android, has left Google to start up a hardware incubator dedicated to building robots.

Rubin helped establish Android as the world’s most widely-used mobile operating system after it was bought by Google in 2005, before switching to run Google’s robotics business last year.

djay 2 is awesome — even on a Moto G. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

djay 2 is awesome — even on a Moto G. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Algoriddim’s awesome djay 2 app has long been one of the biggest and most successful music apps on iOS, rarely dropping out of the category’s top 10 paid charts. And today, for the first time ever, you can finally get it on Android, with all of the incredible features that has made djay 2 so successful on iPhone and iPad.

Nexus 6 vs. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Nexus 6 vs. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Apple’s latest iPhones have been shipping for a few weeks now, but many have been waiting for Google to show its hand before deciding what will be their new smartphone for the next two years. So how does the new Nexus 6 compare to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and more importantly, which is most worthy of your hard-earned cash?

Our in-depth comparison below will help you decide.

64-bit Android apps are go. Photo: Google

64-bit Android apps are go. Photo: Google

Android developers can finally begin testing 64-bit apps using Google’s new 64-bit Android L developer preview emulator. The release comes just weeks before Android L is expected to make its public debut, and it should finally kickstart the development of 64-bit Android software.

Android L on the iPhone 5s. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Android L on the iPhone 5s. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Here’s one way to put your iPhone 5s to good use after upgrading to the iPhone 6: Install the Android L Developer Preview. It sounds like an impossibility given Apple’s incredibly tight control over device security, but a small group of university researchers have managed it using a clever workaround. You’ll find proof in the short demonstration video below.

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