Runtastic and RunKeeper get Android Wear support

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For the jogging/running types out there, Android Wear devices just got a bit more awesome. Both RunKeeper and Runtastic have added Android Wear support. Runtastic was at Google I/O this year so we knew it would only be a matter of time before we saw support in the app. According to the change log, you’ll be able to:

  • Challenge a Run: Compete against yourself by challenging past activity results
  • Runtastic Training Plans are available on Android for the first time! Select your professionally-designed plan today to make progress and reach your goals.
  • Enjoy music with Google Play Music, Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud & more, directly within the Runtastic app

As far as Android Wear support goes you’ll be able to: 
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VLC for Android Beta is finally available in the U.S.

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VLC for Android Beta has been available to just about everyone in the world except for the U.S., but things have changed. The app has finally made it’s way to the U.S Play Store, which means you can download it now.

VLC should play just about any video you throw at it, whether it’s local or network streams. Even DVD ISOs. Plus, VLC already announced that Chromecast support will be coming soon.

I can see this one being the go-to media app for a lot of people. Hit the break for download links.


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Here are 18 Android Wear apps that you can download from the Play Store now

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Earlier today, Google announced that the Play Services 5.0 update was completed, which means developers are now free to publish their Android Wear apps. I was actually surprised to see how many launched today.

I have compiled a list of Android Wear apps that include Eat24, Allthecooks, Trello, Glympse, and 14 others.

So hit the break to find out how to make your Android Wear smartwatch just a little bit better.


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SuperSU 2.01 update gets support for Android L Developer Preview

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Chainfire’s SuperSU app has been updated today to build in support for the Android L developer preview. Before now, rooting the developer preview involved a few workarounds with custom boot images so root permissions should work properly, but that should all be fixed up now.

If you’ve been using the L developer preview, have you tried rooting it yet, or are you fine with using a non-rooted device?

source: XDA Developers