Android Central 176: Android Wear and other things you can't buy

Phil takes a well-deserved day off, but the rest of the gang is here to talk about all the great Android goodies that should soon be hitting the shelves. Join us as we talk Galaxy S5, HTC One, and more smartwatches than you can shake a stick at.

Thing 1: All things Android Wear

  • Google officially announces Android Wear
  • Motorola announces 'Moto 360,' its first Android Wear device
  • LG announces G Watch, powered by Android Wear
  • Bringing Google Now to your wrist: This is the Android Wear interface
  • Moto 360 to feature 'secret' charging method

Thing 2: Phones we all want but can't buy yet

  • New HTC One (M8) available to buy on March 25 in the UK
  • Verizon HTC One (M8) promo box tells us to 'hit refresh' at 1pm ET on launch day
  • AT&T teases 'amazing new HTC device,' offers the chance to win one
  • HTC posts countdown to March 25, will live stream event
  • Sprint Galaxy S5 price: $199 on contract, $649 outright
  • Samsung Galaxy S5, new Gear watches now available to pre-order from AT&T
  • T-Mobile Galaxy S5 price: $0 down and $27.50 per month
  • US Cellular gets two colors of the Galaxy S5, throws in $50 for Google Play
  • AT&T Galaxy S5 price - $199 on contract, $649 outright

Thing 3: Other stuff

  • Chromecast now for sale in Canada, UK and 9 countries across Europe
  • Apps can now have separate changelogs for production, beta and alpha versions
  • White House reportedly testing Android phones, could threaten BlackBerry
  • All Gmail will now use HTTPS, messages will be encrypted when moving inside Google
Jerry Hildenbrand
Senior Editor — Google Ecosystem

Jerry is an amateur woodworker and struggling shade tree mechanic. There's nothing he can't take apart, but many things he can't reassemble. You'll find him writing and speaking his loud opinion on Android Central and occasionally on Twitter.

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