Remember that rumor that claimed that Google was planning to release a new, standalone camera app into the Play Store? Looks like it was the real deal, because a new “Google Camera” app has just appeared on the Play Store’s virtual shelves.
Google Camera features an “updated UI that gets ... Read More »
A couple of the more immediately-noticeable changes that the update to Android 4.4 brought with it are the changes to the status and navigation bars. Both became more transparent, and the status bar icons for things like signal strength, time and battery all turned white. Apparently Google may have some more UI ... Read More »
If you asked a handful of HTC One or Galaxy S users what operating system their phone was running, I’m sure a surprising amount would tell you they have no idea. Android branding on Android powered handsets is surprisingly lacking. Especially when compared to manufacturer, carrier or even Google branding. But it looks like Google ... Read More »
Samsung has been straying further and further from “Android” as a platform, despite using the operating system itself. Yes, all of Google’s services come preinstalled, but for every Google service, there’s one from Samsung to duplicate it. There are also plenty of Samsung apps to use over Google’s version. It seems that Samsung has been ... Read More »
An Android device isn’t worth much unless it comes with Google Apps, like the Play Store and its associated services. What’s the point of owning new Android hardware when there is no app store or one with far fewer apps than the Play Store? This is why most manufacturers license Google Apps.
Android is a ... Read More »
It’s apparently “update all the applications” day over at Google today. Google+, Google Maps and Google Goggles have all received an update of some form or another.
The Google+ application has been updated today, bringing several new feature enhancements and the standard stability improvements and bugfixes. The full changelist is as follows:
Gotta love development for affordable tablets! The Amazon Kindle Fire is great, but at that price point it’s missing many of the features more expensive tablets have. Due to Amazon’s business plan, one of the missing features happens to be Google Apps. This includes the Android Market, as well as all other Google ... Read More »
Anyone remember the HTC Merge? It turns out that Cellular South is planning on launching the Android 2.2 handset next month for an undisclosed sum. The HTC Merge is essentially a twin to Sprint’s HTC EVO Shift 4G with HTC Sense and a pretty decent slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The one thing that will really stands ... Read More »
We’ve already seen handset makers like Motorola going after the BlackBerry crowd and now Google is ready to bring Android to the enterprise users. Today in Tokyo, over 600 IT leaders attended Google Enterprise Day 2010 where Google launched new admin features that make it possible to securely manage Android devices in the ... Read More »
Google Apps is a service from Google for using custom domain names with Google services. Android allows you to use a Google Apps email as your primary account, but this guide is for setting up a secondary account. Many people have different email accounts for work and wish to keep them separate from their personal ... Read More »