Samsung has made the Galaxy Gear smartwatch very proprietary, especially considering that it doesn’t work with anything but Samsung devices. But it also didn’t show Gmail notifications, forcing you to use the original Samsung email app. Many other apps would simply show up on the Gear saying there was a notification, nothing more.
Now with ... Read More »
Own a Samsung Galaxy S 4 on U.S. Cellular? If so, this is a big weekend for you, because your handset is receiving its bump up to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Samsung recently posted an official changelog for the update, revealing that it bumps the U.S. Cellular Galaxy S ... Read More »
Two of the many new apps and features to debut with the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4, KitKat, are now available for everyone. The new de-blued Google Keyboard and Hangouts with SMS integration are both live with updates in the Google Play store.
The new Google Keyboard doesn’t change much if you’ve been using the ... Read More »
During Google’s ‘A Morning with Google+’ livestream this morning some fantastic announcements were made regarding the Google Hangouts app. Here are the new features:
Finally. I think we’ve been waiting for this for a LONG TIME. Finally, we’ll be able to just have one app where we can write to phones and computers ... Read More »
Just how important is the role software plays in making your smartphone photos look good? T-Mobile Moto X owners are finding out first-hand that it’s probably more important than you think.
Despite having a new Clear Pixel camera, which was supposed to give the Moto X an edge in photography, the Moto X is a ... Read More »
Even though it hasn’t been fully adopted by the mainstream, Google+ is still a thriving social network that is undoubtedly one of the best in terms of features and design. And Google isn’t letting it fall to the wayside; the company is keeping Google+ regularly updated. Today’s update brings the Android app to version 4.1 ... Read More »
With Key Lime Pie, Android 5.0, right around the corner, everyone with an Internet connection is laying out what they hope to see in the next big update to hit Android. I have my own wants for Key Lime Pie, like a final solution to Android’s terrible backup situation.
Every time I bring this up, ... Read More »
With the launch of the new Nexus 7, a handful of other flagship devices and Android 4.3, Jelly Bean, already come and gone, we can turn our complete attention to Key Lime Pie, or what is presumed to be Android 5.0. For as much as we’ve heard about the upcoming “K” update rumored to hit ... Read More »
Have you heard the latest news? Have you seen the headlines? It’s worse than we thought. Android fragmentation is at an all-time high. There are so many devices, running so many different versions of Android, Google has ruined Android by not throwing a choke chain on manufacturers and yelling “HEEL BOY!” every time they consider ... Read More »
In a perfect world, right after Google’s Android 4.3 announcement, manufacturers would have released detailed lists naming all the devices that will see an update to the latest version of Android. In the real world, with the exception of Sony, no one has said a word. We’ve briefly covered how Android updates work ... Read More »