Google Now offers quite a few voice actions, but so far they’ve been strictly related to Google services like search, reminders, and control of various Google Now cards. But the Android Developers Google+ account announced new custom voice actions that opens up Google Now to third parties (through Google, of course).
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More than 18 months after its debut at Google I/O 2013, Android Studio is finally leaving the beta tag behind today with the release of Android Studio 1.0.
The promise of Android Studio is a full featured IDE based on IntelliJ IDEA that was built from the ground up for Android development as opposed to ... Read More »
In a new mandate, Google is requiring developers of paid apps or apps with in-app purchases to list a physical address on their app details page. Jared Rummler, of JRummy Apps, pointed out the change in a new Google+ post today. He included a screenshot of the new requirement informing developers that, as of September ... Read More »
Ready to get your Google Fit on? Google has just released a preview of the recently announced Google Fit SDK, giving developers a chance to wrap their brains around how they’re going to use your phone, smartwatch, connected scale and more to help keep you fit and healthy.
Announced on the ... Read More »
We’ve heard talks of future Android versions not being too friendly to root users, but so far, workarounds have been found. The changes seen in AOSP could be avoided with an update to root apps. But the latest changes to AOSP that have been spotted could be a lot more drastic, if implemented.
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HTC’s new Duo Lens camera on the HTC One (M8) is a strange feature. Some claim it’s awesome, allowing you to adjust focus on shots after they’ve already been taken, and some think it’s incredibly gimmicky, pretty much on Samsung’s level (that would be me). HTC’s implementation of the two sensors doesn’t seem to be ... Read More »
When a company is creating a wearable device, it has a lot of options for operating system and implementation. Everything has to be made from the ground up, and it’s a lot of work for smaller companies. Plus, companies don’t even use Android many times. The new Samsung Gear 2 devices use Tizen instead of ... Read More »
As a new device at the dawn of wearable technology, Google Glass has an incredible amount of untapped potential. But potential means nothing when there is no support behind it, but Google is trying to rally the support of the community for Google Glass. Though the device costs $1500 and is limited to specific people, ... Read More »
It’s a new day for Motorola. The company has been making strides in how they conduct business lately by beating nearly everyone, including Google, to the punch in updating their handsets to the latest version of Android, and now doing a 180 on their terrible Developer Edition policies.
Announced on the official Motorola blog, unlocking ... Read More »
Android has some fantastic independent app developers out there that are putting out some amazing apps. One of the really cool features of the Android ecosystem is the opportunity to become a part of developers’ beta communities most often through Google+. This gives YOU the chance to try out our fantastic app developers’ latest and ... Read More »