The Android distribution numbers are in for August of 2017 and Nougat is continuing to slowly rise up in the ranks. It has gone up 2 percent in the last month, while its predecessor Marshmallow has gone up half a percent. Thankfully, everything else has gone down.
Unfortunately, the 13.5 percent ... Read More »
We now have two big companies making modular phones: Both the LG G5 and the Moto Z feature removable modules, though the implementation differs significantly between the two.
Motorola has now officially opened up Moto Mods to third-parties. The company just launched a developer site for Moto Mods, which ... Read More »
If you don’t have a Nexus device lying around but you do have an old Sony Xperia Z3, you can now give Android N a shot. Sony has released an official Android N Developer Preview build for the aging Z3 for developers to try their apps ... Read More »
Google recently announced a discount on the Pixel C tablet for developers. With the release of the Android N Developer Preview, Google wanted to give developers a chance to test their apps on the new version of Android ahead of ... Read More »
With the switch to Lollipop and Material Design, Android suddenly became whitewashed. All the menus were light-colored and bright, something a lot of people didn’t appreciate. I’m one of them, and I still haven’t really grown to like the white menus used in Lollipop (and TouchWiz for the last year). Read More »
Despite the questionable future for the most well known smart eye-wear product, Google Glass, there seems to be plenty of companies looking to fill the void that Google has at least temporarily left behind.
Sony is looking to get their take on smart headgear out the door in early March, but to be ... Read More »
I was a little bummed when I learned this weekend that iOS would be getting the Pebble appstore first. I was mostly bumming because we were getting one of those “coming soon to Android” stories that we hear all the time which usually means it’s really not that close. However, Pebble did us Android users ... Read More »
The Android community is absolutely massive. You can select from dozens of ROMs for most devices, each ROM being unique and special in its own way. But the two biggest ROMs in the world are CyanogenMod and AOKP, in that order. Both are open source and thrive off of user submitted code, and both are ... Read More »
Today, Samsung has announced the Samsung Developer Conference 2013 where all sorts of developers can learn about what Samsung has to offer. Details are fairly light, but we do know that it will take place from October 27 to October 29 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. So, what will be happening ... Read More »
It’s a pretty well-known fact that some Android apps out there lack a bit in the “pretty and easy-to-use” department. More often than not, these apps have well-designed counterparts on other platforms like iOS and Windows Phone. As a result, Android has always been thought of as the ugly duckling ... Read More »