When Google announced the Nexus Experience Galaxy S4 (which shall henceforth be referred to as the NES4), information on exactly which hardware variant Google was using for the device left something to be desired. We know that it includes 16GB of storage, has a removable battery, a microSD slot, appears to retain its physical ... Read More »
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For those of you who aren’t happy with Google merely updating their core apps, and want to see a completely new version of Android, fear not. According to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, a new version of Android, which will feature support for low-energy Bluetooth Smart, should be released in the coming months.
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Google used this year’s developer conference to announce a ton of new features and services available now and coming soon for Android. There is a new Maps experience; Google Play has been updated; Google Now is set to include more information; Google game services will enhance your gaming experience across phones, tablets and platforms; Google ... Read More »
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Google’s various messaging services have long been painfully confusing. Syncing between devices, photo sharing and video conferencing have been a headache for years now, but that’s all about to change with Google “Hangouts.”
Hangouts is the messaging service that everyone’s been waiting for. Hangouts takes the best of all of Google’s messaging apps, and combines ... Read More »
Watch out Pandroa, Spotify, Rdio and all you other music streaming services out there; Google is coming for you. Just announced at Google I/O, Google is officially entering into the music streaming arena with Google Play Music All Access.
Built-in with Google’s existing music locker and store, Google Play Music, All Access is a subscription ... Read More »
Google has kicked off I/O with some stats on Android, sharing just how impressive growth has been for the platform as a whole, and for Google Play, Android’s app store.
As of this year, Android has reached 900 millions activations. That’s up from 100 million Android activations in 2011, and 400 million activations in 2012. ... Read More »
According to Russell Holly of Geek.com, Google is gearing up to make a huge announcement tomorrow at I/O, completely out of left field. While we won’t see a new Nexus phone unveiled just hours from now, Holly is citing sources already at the developer conference that say we will see a “Google Edition” ... Read More »
We’ve been hearing faint whispers that a new Nexus 7 will be announced at Google I/O this year. Until today, details surrounding the device had been surprisingly scarce, especially considering that Google I/O is almost upon us. Word is now in from KGI securities analyst Mingchi Kuo that Google and ASUS will be teaming up ... Read More »
Google is relatively well know for embracing third-party developers. Where iOS forces users to stick with default browsers and email clients, use limited sharing options and keep their home screen just how Apple likes it, Google excels in handing over the keys to the kingdom. This goes for services too, where developers have been able ... Read More »
Game developers have to rely on third-party services for everything from matchmaking to leaderboards, since Google does not embrace the Game Center concept. That may be changing very soon, however; a teardown of the My Glass app recently released on Google Play has revealed what could finally be Google’s answer to Game Center: Google Games.
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