In every smart toaster, fridge, lightbulb, lock and thermostat, there is some kind of underlying system that allows those devices to communicate with your smartphone, tablet and each other. Google wants to improve and standardize that system using Project Brillo.
Project Brillo is a stripped down version of Android with only the basic ... Read More »
Android will be getting smarter about managing power with Android M. One of the main features that they were talking up this morning at Google I/O was “Doze.”
What Doze will do is recognize based on the movement of your device whether it is stationary and based on that information will “exponentially back off background ... Read More »
Opening up a web link in a custom in-app browser is about to become a thing of the past on Android. At Google I/O 2015, Google has announced a new tool available to developers called Chrome Tabs that allows devs to leverage the power of Chrome in their apps.
Right now, when ... Read More »
Google has just announced Android M, with a developer preview coming soon, and it’s detailing several key areas where M will improve over previous Android versions. The first important area to see an update is app permissions, where users will now have more control over what apps have access to in a ... Read More »
Google is kicking off Google I/O and the first big piece of news has just come out of the gate: HBO Now for Android is coming to Google Play with Google Cast support in tow.
HBO Now is HBO’s streaming service that doesn’t require any sort of cable subscription, unlike HBO Go. For $15 ... Read More »
Before you question whether Motorola’s new owners are completely nuts, these first two products are in the concept stage, so don’t expect them to be making it to consumers anytime soon or with exactly the form and function they have now.
The long lines to get into the Google I/O 2015 Keynote are already in place, but you can join us to watch the keynote here starting at 9:30 AM PDT.
While the conference stretches over the next few days the meat of the conference for non-developers is all usually laid out during the keynote which ... Read More »
We’ve seen several U.S. carriers announce their LG G4 launch plans in recent days, and today AT&T shared its own release info for LG’s flagship Android phone.
The LG G4 will go up for pre-order at AT&T tomorrow, May 29, ahead of its in-store launch on June ... Read More »
Microsoft Windows has ruled as king over the PC landscape for decades. While Windows is probably the most versatile operating system around for a desktop computer or laptop, Microsoft has struggled recently to get developers to build apps for Windows since most people rely on their Android or iOS smartphones for many of the tasks that ... Read More »
Google is gearing up to launch a new service called Android Pay at Google I/O, in addition to refocusing Google Wallet. The news comes from a report by The New York Times, which states that Google will launch Android Pay at Google I/O tomorrow. Android Pay will allow merchants ... Read More »