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Bling-bling. Photo: Samsung.

Bling-bling. Photo: Samsung.

Just days after announcing its new Gear S smartwatch, Samsung has revealed a second model with a little bit more bling. It’s part of the “Swarovski for Samsung” collection, and its strap is adorned with hundreds of crystals, representing “distinctive union of Swarovski craftsmanship and Samsung technological expertise.”

Galaxy S5 back. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Galaxy S5 back. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Are you the proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy S5? If so, are you acquainted with the Air View functionality the South Korean company bundled into the latest version of its TouchWiz user interface last summer? This service gives users the ability to preview a variety of information and magnify images on their handset, without actually having to touch its display. Simply suspending a finger over the devices screen will activate the Air View window.

Google's latest event invite. Image: Android Authority.

Google’s latest event invite. Image: Android Authority.

Google has begun issuing invitations for a September 15 event in India where it is expected to announced the first crop of Android One devices built specifically for emerging markets. The handsets are expected to go on sale next month, with prices starting at just $100.

The Asus ZenWatch will make its debut at IFA next month.

The Asus ZenWatch will make its debut at IFA next month.

Asus CEO Jerry Shen has confirmed that the company’s new ZenWatch, which will get its official unveiling at IFA 2014 in Berlin this week, will cost under $199 when it goes on sale in October. Asus has also promised that the device will be the most attractive Android Wear watch to date, and that it will have built-in voice controls.

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Nike+ Running. Image: Samsung.

Samsung has now announced its teamed up with Nike in order to launch a brand new, exclusive ‘Nike+ Running and Fitness’ application for the Gear S — the South Korean company’s first ever standalone, Tizen-powered smartwatch with 3G and Bluetooth compatibility.

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