When a company is creating a wearable device, it has a lot of options for operating system and implementation. Everything has to be made from the ground up, and it’s a lot of work for smaller companies. Plus, companies don’t even use Android many times. The new Samsung Gear 2 devices use Tizen instead of ... Read More »
The Chromecast came out as a very limited device, but for a meager $35, it was still amazing and super useful. People tried to get around its limitations with features like the ability to stream local content, but Google didn’t care for that and ended up blocking those efforts until the official release of the ... Read More »
PlayStation Suite has just gotten a step closer to becoming more relevant. Sony will be opening a beta version of the PlayStation Suite SDK, which will improve the lack-luster variety of games available. Now that Sony is in charge of its mobile department, the company is set to make some major ... Read More »
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Swiftkey X has become one of the most popular third-party keyboards in the Android Market. With over 5 million downloads, this mind-reading keyboard is saving millions of keystrokes around the globe. This is all thanks to its unbelievable prediction and correction capabilities, which will now be available for all manufacturers thanks to the ... Read More »
It has finally happened, folks. The Menu button is officially dead. The Android team at Google just announced that Android no longer requires a dedicated Menu button. Of course, that doesn’t mean that some OEMs won’t try to stick it on their devices. But for all Google cares, the dedicated Menu button is ... Read More »
The Google/Samsung event has just resumed, and the last bit of news was directed to our beloved developers. Those who are excited to start using their newly announced Samsung Galaxy Nexus devices (when they get them) will probably want apps to be completely optimized for the new operating system. Google ... Read More »
Early this year Sony Computer Entertainment announced the PlayStation Suite program which was designed to deliver the world of PlayStation to Android based portable devices. So far we have seen three PlayStation Certified devices (Xperia Play, Sony Tablet S, Sony Tablet P) and that number should continue to increase now that Sony has ... Read More »
Google showed off a new version of the Android Development Tools at I/O, but the company wasn’t ready to release it just yet. Well, they are now. Google just announced on its Android blog that the new ADT is all set to be enjoyed by developers.
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Android 2.0 brings new developer APIs for sync, Bluetooth, and a few other areas. Using the new sync, account manager and contacts APIs, you can write applications to enable users to sync their devices to various contact sources.