For several Android releases, Google has offered a Google Search widget that stretches across the full width of the screen. The Pixel Launch is different, instead using a small pill-shaped Google Search widget that sticks out the left side of the screen. That might change soon, though.
A redesigned Pixel Launcher was spotted on Google ... Read More »
While Google I/O‘s proper keynote happened yesterday, the developer event is still going on, so there is still news trickling out. The latest is in regards to Google’s mobile payment option, Android Pay.
Today, Google announced that Android Pay is expanding. The mobile payment service will launch in Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain, and ... Read More »
In addition to Google Home, Google Assistant, and Android O, Google’s Daydream virtual reality effort got some stage time during today’s I/O keynote.
Google revealed today that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be updated to ... Read More »
Emoji are getting a major overhaul in Android O, which is set to launch later this year.
While Google had time to announce a lot earlier today, they probably didn’t feel like it was necessary to talk about emoji while on stage. But for anyone who hasn’t necessarily been a fan of the ... Read More »
Google touched a bit on Android O during its I/O keynote today, and one of the big announcements made was Android Go.
Android Go is a version of Android O that’s aimed at entry-level devices. This lightweight flavor of Android O is meant to ... Read More »
Google didn’t reveal the official name of Android O at its I/O keynote today, but it did make an announcement that’s just about as exciting.
The Android O Beta Program is now live. This means that anyone with an eligible Nexus or Pixel device ... Read More »
Google has spent several years working on virtual assistant technology, trying a variety of approaches. In 2016, Google announced the Google Assistant, the start of a project that would encompass what it had learned from previous attempts. Designed to work across a variety of devices with natural language skills, Assistant has quickly proven ... Read More »
It’s been a couple of years since the Android Device Manager app was updated, but that changes today as the app gets bumped to version 2.0.
As first noted by Android Police, Android Device Manager is now known as Find My Device, and there are a few ... Read More »
Google I/O 2017 will happen in May, so to make sure that the attendees have plenty of time to prepare, ticket confirmations are now being sent out.
As is par for the course with I/O, tickets are determined by way of a raffle. Those interested in attending the event informed Google that they want ... Read More »
Get out your calendars, everyone, because the dates for Google I/O 2017 have been revealed.
Google I/O 2017 will take place May 17-19. Like last year’s I/O, it’ll happen at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, Calif.
This info was revealed today as part of a Google puzzle. ... Read More »