Android Auto, a fork of Android for in-car entertainment systems, was announced yesterday at Google I/O 2014. With over 45 partners onboard, we expected to see announcements coming soon and this morning brings two big ones from Volvo and Audi. They vary a bit, so we’ll get started with Volvo’s ... Read More »
Google’s I/O 2014 keynote just wrapped up and while the conference carries on through the rest of the week, this keynote knocked out all of the biggest announcements in a single sitting. We’re talking everything from smartwatches to Android in practically everything you can find. So without further ado, here are the major highlights of ... Read More »
Today at Google I/O, Google announced its new Google Fit platform, a service to aggregate and collect your fitness data in one area. The platform is a collection of APIs that can be integrated into health and fitness apps to bring them into the Google Fit web. Once the user gives permission, the app can ... Read More »
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Rumors have been going haywire about the next version of Android, and now Google is giving us a look at it. Currently codenamed Android L, this next version of Android is the biggest overhaul of Android to date. Not only is it a huge change behind the curtain, with over 5,000 new APIs, but it’s ... Read More »
If you’ve been following the Chromebook news lately, you may have seen a thing or two about Verizon and Chromebook Pixel owners. What went down was that Chromebook Pixel owners who purchased the LTE model were promised 100MB of free Verizon data every month for 2 years. Well, about a year into things, some Pixel ... Read More »
Just days ahead of the start of Google I/O, some screenshots that may show the next major version of Android have leaked.
The images were discovered by Reddit user Doopl and were found in Google’s Chromium Tracker. They’ve since been removed.
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Here in the US we’ve had the privilege of buying Google Glass for quite a while now, and trust us, we take advantage of it all the time. It’s great! Starting today we’re no longer alone, as Google has announced that Google Glass is now available in the UK for a full £1,000 (equaling $1700).
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The money is flowing in the tech world. Following Google’s acquisition of Nest earlier this year, Nest (Google in disguise) has announced its purchase of Dropcam for $555 million. If you’re not familiar with Dropcam, it’s a cloud-based WiFi video streaming service. That sounds like an entertainment service, but it’s actually used for security, allowing ... Read More »
Google Now has a new trick up its sleeve. When you perform a music search with Google Now, it brings up quick links to listen instantly via your favorite music apps. Of course, the usual search results also pop up, but it knocks out the hassle of having to close Google Now, open your music ... Read More »
Already jonesing for a new Android update now that 4.4.3 has made its way out into the world? Well I’ve got some good news for you, my dessert-obsessed friend, because Google just posted the factory images for a new version of KitKat.
Over on its Google Developers site, ... Read More »