Google just released its Android distribution numbers, which show which versions of its mobile OS were used to access the Google Play store during the 7-day period that ended on May 4. Lollipop nearly doubled its share from April, going from 5.4 percent to 9.7 ... Read More »
Timeful is an iOS calendar app that tries to make creating your schedule easier. You can tell Timeful about things you need to do and it will move them around to build a schedule. It even supports repeat events, like if you tell it you need to exercise three times a week. It also allows you to ... Read More »
The signal to noise ratio is high on just about every social networking site under the sun. And everybody’s always looking for a good way to fix that. Google’s solution on Google+ is live now in the form of curated feeds known as Collections.
Google+ Collections are pretty straight forward. Collections are hand-curated ... Read More »
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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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The Nexus Player is a solid choice for a home entertainment hub. Featuring Android TV, you can enjoy plenty of content via many supported apps like Netflix, Hulu, Play Music, and more. And for the occasional streaming, it also supports Google Cast so you can send some videos and music from your ... Read More »
Google Messenger is a simple, beautiful, and fast text messaging app. If you haven’t given it a try, you really should because it’s surprisingly excellent. But it got a new feature in the latest update, and it’s a good one. When you get the notification overlay on your Lollipop device, or you expand the notification ... Read More »
Date: July 28, 2014 Time: Around 2:00 am Location: Altamont Pass, Calif.
After a series of unfortunate events, a big rig hauling thousands of pounds of tropical fruit collided with a truck, spilling the fruit all over the highway median and westbound lanes of I-580. Similar to many of you, I commute ... Read More »
If you’ve been waiting to buy an LG Watch Urbane, now is your chance. The fancy smartwatch has launched on the Google Store for a whopping $349. This watch features a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, a 1.3-inch 320×320 P-OLED display, Gorilla Glass 3, both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and a 410 ... Read More »
Google has announced a new program that aims to keep good patents out of the hands of patent trolls. The Patent Purchase Program is an experiment by the company that aims to simplify the patent market and help small participants. It works like this: between May 8 and May 22, Google will open ... Read More »
The Nexus 7 (2013) is one of the better tablets we’ve seen in recent memory, offering a high-res screen, a small size that’s super-portable, and speedy Android OS updates. After being around for nearly two years, though, it looks like it’s time for the N7 to retire.
The Google Store ... Read More »