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Android is still king in market share. Photo: Google

Android is still king in market share. Photo: Google

Android has yet again increased its lead in U.S. market share as its rivals give up precious points, according to the latest data from Kantar WorldPanel. Google’s popular platform now commands an impressive 61.8 percent share of the smartphone market, which is close to double the 32.6 percent now held by iOS.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

HTC’s Sense user interface is set to get a Material Design makeover for Android 5.0 Lollipop, leaked screenshots have confirmed. The Taiwanese company’s upcoming Sense 7 release will sport a fancy new font and new color schemes, improving its already impressive user interface design.

The LG G3 will get Lollipop later this year. Photo: LG

The LG G3 will get Lollipop later this year. Photo: LG

LG’s flagship G3 will get an Android 5.0 Lollipop update later this quarter, the South Korean company has confirmed. Last year’s G2 will also get the same treatment, but it will have to wait until “a later date.”

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung could be understood for questioning the brand loyalty of its South Korean fans: iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have reportedly racked up a massive 100,000 preorders since going on sale in the country Friday. That’s more than three times the number of South Korean preorders for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4.

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.

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