The premise of the Project Ara/Phonebloks partnership is incredibly promising and exciting. A modular smartphone with swappable parts is a dream for many, and it seems like the dream is becoming reality. The latest update video from Phonebloks shows off the history of Project Ara, and where the team started.
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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently-upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than going after the apps with ... Read More »
Android security has always been a hot topic in the media media. The way people talk about it, you’d expect reports of malware-infected phones every day. But thanks to Google, Android is very safe and secure from malware. Even when new malware does surface, Google makes sure nearly all Android devices are safe as quickly ... Read More »
I don’t know about you, but whenever I get alerted to an app update on my phone, it always makes my day just a bit more awesome. If you feel the same way, then I’ve got good news for you, friend: The awesome level of your day is about to go up a notch.
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When Google took the wraps off of its new Nexus 5 smartphone last year, it also introduced a new launcher that let the user access Google Now with a simple swipe to the right from the home screen. Since then, many Android users have been wondering when Google would make ... Read More »
We’ve been hearing about a Google smartwatch based on the Android operating system for a long time. We have no idea how long it’s been in development for, or if it even exists for that matter, but most rumors insist it’s being made. The latest rumor from an inside source claims that LG is the ... Read More »
Time to grab a vacation request slip at work and fill it out for June 25 and 26. Sundar Pichai just announced that those are the dates on which Google I/O 2014 will take place, revealing that the developer conference will be held at the Moscone West center in San Francisco, Calif. Pichai says that ... Read More »
With the rise and fall of Flappy Bird, there became a huge demand for games similar to the now-deceased title. It was an incredibly simple helicopter clone, but now that it’s been yanked from the Play Store, other developers are making clones to capitalize on that ad revenue. The developer of the original Flappy Bird ... Read More »
Google is known for its two-step verification process that aims to help keep unwanted users from accessing user accounts. While it adds an extra layer of security to an account, two-step verification can be a little annoying since it requires the user to enter their login credentials as usual, then ... Read More »
One of the things that makes Android a truly beautiful platform is customization. I’m not talking about custom ROMs or root mods; I’m talking about how no other major mobile platform out there lets you customize your device the way Android does. There may be some caveats, but you have the ability to make your ... Read More »