New ustwo Face Maker has a novel way to customize watchfaces right from your wrist

One of Android Wear’s biggest advantages is a large collection of watchfaces from third-party developers. While ustwo is most known for making beautiful games like Monument Valley and Land’s End, it also makes some of the nicest watchfaces for Android Wear. With the new Face Maker app, ustwo lets users easily customize watchfaces right from their wrist.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide Hub: One Place with all the best deals

There are a ton of deals on tech and more right now in the lead up to Father’s Day. Together with 9to5Toys & Canary, we’re keeping track of all the best deals and we’ve collected all the handy links in the hub below.

Bookmark this page and keep checking back for more as we add the latest from 9to5Toys ahead of Father’s Day on June 19.

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Sony Xperia XZ, X Performance, Verizon LG G5 pick up Android Nougat

A little over 4 months after its release on Nexus devices, Android Nougat is finally starting to pick up steam after some pretty dismal distribution numbers during its first couple of months. Recently we’ve seen the likes of HTC updating unlocked devices, and LG updating international and local G5 units, Samsung pushing out betas, and even Huawei sub-brand Honor working to update devices to Google’s latest OS. Today, even more devices are picking up Android Nougat.

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Many Google Now Launcher users now receiving Marshmallow-style app drawer

Although Google isn’t yet rolling out Android Marshmallow to the masses (it’s currently rumored that the rollout will begin on October 5th), many users are this morning waking up to an automatically-updated Google Now Launcher, sporting a design that might be familiar to those who have taken a look at the Android M developer previewmore…

WhatsApp integrates auto Google Drive backups for chat history, photos & video

Google today announced that WhatsApp on Android — the popular messaging platform Facebook acquired a couple years back for billion— is integrating the ability to backup content directly to Google Drive from within the app. That means that WhatsApp users will be able to quickly make a secure backup of their chat history, voice messages, photos, and videos and have it accessible from their Google accounts. more…

Huawei trademarks ‘Huawei 7P’ hinting at possible Nexus 6P successor

We’re pretty big fans of the Huawei-made Nexus 6P, even arguing at one point earlier this year that it was the best Android device available. Now, if a trademark filing is any indication, Huawei appears to be planning some sort of successor to the device as the company this month has filed for a new trademark for a device named the “Huawei 7P” (via Phandroid).

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