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This week’s top stories: Android Wear 2.0, a Nexus brand replacement?, LG Watch Style & Sport, best Android phones [Feb], more


In this week’s top stories: Android Wear 2.0 and the new LG Watch Style and Sport, hints a possible Nexus brand replacement, our picks for the best Android phones for February, and much more.

We kicks things off this week with the launch of Android Wear 2.0. LG’s Watch Style and Sport officially go on sale as the first Android Wear 2.0 wearables. And we take a look at ‘Designed with our friends at Google’ branding on the new watches that might be a hint at things to come for the Nexus brand.

We give you our picks for the best Android phones you can buy for February. Show you four of the best alternatives to the Google Now Launcher. We get a better look at Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and LG’s G6 with some leaked case photos. And we go hands-on for an LG Watch Sport unboxing in this week’s top video.

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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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.