Firefox OS is a web-based operating system that runs HTML5 apps built for the web. Using things like WebGL, these HTML5 apps can interact with the hardware to allow true native apps outside of a browser along with graphics-intensive things like games. And thanks to the web-based nature of these apps, Firefox OS apps can ... Read More »
It’s the start of another month which means that it’s time to take a look at the latest Android distribution numbers. In the past few months, we’ve seen adoption of KitKat and Jelly Bean continue to grow, while past versions of Android, such as Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich, have shrunk. This month’s numbers continue ... Read More »
With today’s announcement of iOS 8, my Twitter feed blew up with one common theme: How does iOS 8 compare to Android and what does this mean for Android? Let’s take a brief moment to discuss these topics.
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Google caught us off-guard at CES earlier this year when it announced the Open Automotive Alliance, a partnership between it, NVIDIA and several car makers that’s aimed at “accelerating auto innovation.” We haven’t heard much about the effort since then, but today that information dam has burst with ... Read More »
We’ve heard that the next version of Android will have some major changes to the user interface. In fact, many of the rumored changes I don’t even like! But one of the rumors was that Google will be replacing the home button ... Read More »
Earlier this month, Spotify updated its desktop and iOS apps with a darker theme, Your Music collection, improved Browse feature and more. Now its time for Android users to enjoy the same refreshed app.
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IFTTT, the popular web app that can automate things in your life, is hitting Android today. If you’re unfamiliar with IFTTT, it allows you to create recipes that are actually commands for different services to perform different actions. For example, you can have all of your Instagram pictures automatically upload to Flickr or automatically sync ... Read More »
We’ve seen several hints of an upcoming Android update in recent weeks, but so far there’s been no real evidence of what goodies that upgrade might contain. That’s changing today, though, as Google has tweeted an image that hints at one ... Read More »
Apple and Google are two of the biggest players in mobile, with each company constantly working to improve its mobile software in the effort to win over consumers and gain market share. Building their own OSes aren’t the only watt that these two wireless titans are competing, though, as a new report claims that they’re also duking it ... Read More »
Security and malware have been really hot issues in the world of Android, but for all the wrong reasons. Many have sensationalized Android’s problems with malware, despite the the fact that the problem is extremely minimal and completely eliminated with the smallest amount of common sense. Either way, Google takes security very seriously and has ... Read More »