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This week’s top stories: Lenovo ‘Zuk Edge’, upcoming Google Android Wear devices, Pixel double-tap to wake issue, top 5 Android apps [Dec], more


In this week’s top stories: Lenovo shows off a near borderless ‘Zuk Edge’ smartphone, Google investigates Pixel’s Double-tap to wake issue, the company confirms two upcoming flagship Android Wear devices, and we give you our picks for the top 5 Android apps to download this month.

We kicks things off with reports that Google is investigating inconsistencies with Pixel’s Double-tap to wake as a possible quick fix is discovered. Lenovo launches its new Zuk Edge smartphone with an almost borderless design and Android Nougat. And Google confirms two flagship, Nexus-like Android Wear devices coming in Q1 2017 with Assistant and Android Pay as growth estimates for smartwatches get slashed.

We review the Android TV-powered LeEco Super4 X43 4K TV and go hands-on with Spotify for the Samsung Gear S3/S2. Evie Launcher picks up Pixel Launcher features and more in version 2.0. And we show you 5 Android apps you should download in December in this week’s top video.

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s weekly Logic Pros series and makes music as one half of Toronto-based Makamachine.