With the switch to Lollipop and Material Design, Android suddenly became whitewashed. All the menus were light-colored and bright, something a lot of people didn’t appreciate. I’m one of them, and I still haven’t really grown to like the white menus used in Lollipop (and TouchWiz for the last year). Read More »
Despite the questionable future for the most well known smart eye-wear product, Google Glass, there seems to be plenty of companies looking to fill the void that Google has at least temporarily left behind.
Sony is looking to get their take on smart headgear out the door in early March, but to be ... Read More »
I was a little bummed when I learned this weekend that iOS would be getting the Pebble appstore first. I was mostly bumming because we were getting one of those “coming soon to Android” stories that we hear all the time which usually means it’s really not that close. However, Pebble did us Android users ... Read More »
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The Android community is absolutely massive. You can select from dozens of ROMs for most devices, each ROM being unique and special in its own way. But the two biggest ROMs in the world are CyanogenMod and AOKP, in that order. Both are open source and thrive off of user submitted code, and both are ... Read More »
Today, Samsung has announced the Samsung Developer Conference 2013 where all sorts of developers can learn about what Samsung has to offer. Details are fairly light, but we do know that it will take place from October 27 to October 29 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. So, what will be happening ... Read More »
It’s a pretty well-known fact that some Android apps out there lack a bit in the “pretty and easy-to-use” department. More often than not, these apps have well-designed counterparts on other platforms like iOS and Windows Phone. As a result, Android has always been thought of as the ugly duckling ... Read More »
The Android platform has been evolving rapidly, and Google keeps growing with its many services and products. These are two of the main reasons why Google I/O has become one of the biggest events in the tech industry. Last year, tickets sold out in less than an hour, and things are becoming quite difficult ... Read More »
As we count down to the release of the next version of Android, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich, more clues are beginning to drop. Today Google made a post on the Android Developers blog that informs devs of how to prepare their apps for Ice Cream Sandwich.
Scott Main, lead tech writer for ... Read More »
Android is no stranger to outer space. The Samsung Galaxy S II got out of this world in July. And back in December 2010, the Nexus S was rigged up to a weather balloon and sent into the atmosphere to test the Nexus’ on-board sensors. According to the fellows in charge of ... Read More »
Trying to copy/paste text on your Android device can be a hassle. Most times the text isn’t even able to be selected, leaving you with no options. Who hasn’t gotten a URL via chat client that doesn’t allow links or copying text? Things of this nature happen frequently, and that’s what makes Copy Text a ... Read More »