Can you imagine a world where we had an app that does it all? An app that can do Facebook, online shopping, and more? Well we do, and it’s our web browser. However, web browsers aren’t all they’re cracked up to be, and it’s not the fault of the browser developers.
Passwords can be forgotten, and while fingerprint sensors have made logging into apps and devices easier, Google sees a future where we don’t have to rely on either of them when we want to access things we use every day.
Google’s trust system is called Project Abacus, and it was developed within the ATAP division, where ... Read More »
If you haven’t been following all the news from Google I/O from yesterday, Google announced an all new messaging app named Allo. Allo is the French word for hello and the app is going to be in addition to messaging apps already available from Google; Hangouts and Messenger. What’s different about Allo is that it’s ... Read More »
Android TV started out a bit rocky, but it’s getting lots of support from hardware manufacturers now. Google has announced that Sony’s 2016 BRAVIA lineup and Sharp’s Net Player will both feature Android TV, adding to the list of hardware that includes it.
Android Auto is an awesome feature, but not everyone has a compatible car. Some new cars are now supporting the feature, but many still aren’t. And if you’re driving an older car, your only hope is installing a very expensive Android Auto head unit, if one even fits in your car.
What if we didn’t have to download every app to use its features? What if there was a single app that encapsulated all services? Well we have that app, and it’s called a web browser. But using mobile sites isn’t always ideal, and keeping an app around just for occasional use is a waste of your ... Read More »
We all expect impressive numbers from Google. Everything from monthly users to app installs, we know it’s going to be big. But it’s awesome hearing of the successes of Android and various Google products, so let’s lay down the numbers.
Google announced 65 billion Android app installs from Google Play, one billion monthly active Chrome ... Read More »
Xiaomi isn’t necessarily a household name in the United States right now, and while the company doesn’t appear to have plans to launch its smartphones in the U.S. anytime soon, the company’s Global Vice President has teased that there’s something big coming up.
Xiaomi’s Global VP — and former Google higher-up — Hugo Barra has ... Read More »