Google’s battle with Oracle has spanned years. We were at the point where Oracle was demanding a part of the Android business to the tune of almost $9 billion, plus half a billion of lost licensing revenue.
Thankfully, the matter has been settled. After witnesses spoke out, including Eric Schmidt (who worked at Sun Microsystems ... Read More »
Updates have been Android’s biggest problem ever since the operating system launched. With so many manufacturers making Android devices and creating their own versions of Android, Google has no control over how often they’re updated. And unfortunately, the updates are few and far between.
Devices being left on old versions of Android is a bad ... Read More »
The Nexus Player has enjoyed a year and a half of life, and will enjoy more living in many homes as a media center for the living room or bedroom. However, Google seems to have discontinued the device, signaling the end of its retail life.
Android Pay is still growing, and part of that comes in the form of support from banks and credit unions.
Droid-Life is reporting that the official Android Pay website has been updated to reflect some major changes to the growing list of supporters for the mobile payment option. One of the major additions ... Read More »
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 »
During its day ine keynote speech at the start of this year’s I/O developer conference, Google officially debuted a new feature that would allow Android devices to automatically update to the latest version of the platform without any major input from the user thanks to tweaks in Android N.
Depending on the Android smartphone you’re using as your daily driver, plugging in headphones might have different results. Many of them out there will offer up suggestions for apps you’ve got installed, like Spotify. Some might not do anything.
In the future, apps might be getting a bit smarter, and a bit more pushy, too. ... Read More »