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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.

Android L running on the Galaxy S5. Video: SamMobile

Lollipop running on the Galaxy S5. Video: SamMobile

Samsung could be rolling out its first Android 5.0 Lollipop updates by December, say sources familiar with the company’s plans — and the flagship Galaxy S5 will be the first to get one. The release will feature a revamped TouchWiz interface that will better suit Google’s new Material Design guidelines.

The original Pebble. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The original Pebble. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Pebble has finally begun teasing its next smartwatch ahead of an official unveiling next year, and according to Pebble evangelist Myriam Joire, it’s going to deliver “more everything.” It won’t only be prettier than its predecessors, but thinner, too — and it’ll offer a whole new level of customization.

The Developer edition of Galaxy Note 4 will come with an unlockable bootloader. Photo: Samsung

The Developer edition of Galaxy Note 4 will come with an unlockable bootloader. Photo: Samsung

Just like every other device that hits the Verizon networks, the Galaxy Note 4 also comes with a locked down bootloader, which makes gaining root access and flashing custom ROMs on it a challenging task. 

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