There is now concrete evidence that Google Now is a better assistant than Siri. An experiment has shown that Google Now had the edge over Siri by answering 86% of all the questions heard correctly compared to the 84% by Siri. Gene Munster, an analyst of Piper Jaffray conducted a side-by-side comparison between Apple’s Siri […]
It looks like Google is ready to roll out a new design to its Play Store for Android devices, the Mountain View company recently Tweeted that their latest update to the Play Store has just started rolling out, and should reach all Android devices in the coming days. The new design was leaked about two […]
At the Google I/O keynote this year, one of the big things that Google talked about while showing off Android L was a thing called Project Volta. Project Volta’s intention is to prolong your devices battery life by introducing tweaks to help minor tasks manage power better, a battery historian to keep track of battery […]
Romans in my Carpet is a game that feels like it should have been released as an early access game on Steam. The look and feel of the game is similar to those being pushed out by hopefuls who just want to get their great idea out the door and maybe sell a copy or […]
NVIDIA’s unusual looking Android based handheld console will be receiving a successor in the form of a tablet. At least that is what the most recent leaks have been indicating. A filing with the Global Certification Forum, a partnership between mobile device manufacturers and mobile network providers, has revealed the name a Shield Tablet from NVIDIA. […]
After showing off a rather interesting integrated “Android Everything” approach at Google I/O this year, LG have announced that they would be joining the Open Automotive Alliance, being the first smartphone manufacturer to raise their hand at the chance to be a part of this initiative.
We’ve already seen how far a departure Android L will be from the OS that we once knew with the entire Material Design makeover but one thing that was shown after the Keynote will please photographers to no end, the refreshed camera in Android L. It seems that manufacturers are getting their focus right on […]
HTC has announced its support for the upcoming Android L, despite there not being an official release date for Google’s next generation of mobile OS. The media alert declares that HTC will update the HTC One (M8) within 90 days of receiving the final software from Google. Other HTC devices will follow soon, although there is […]
Starbucks Malaysia has released an official app for Android and iOS devices, featuring a virtual Starbucks Card that links to your physical one, allowing you to easily and quickly make purchases, top up and also enjoy the My Starbucks Rewards program.
This year’s Google I/O keynote was a rather interesting one, Google showing the world how contextual awareness and voice commands could be integrated across various platforms with much elegance and success, how to make a UX have depth and even how to make a VR Headset from a bunch of cardboard and other bits and […]
It’s a well known fact that at I/O every year, developers are treated to a whole host of freebies to assist them in developing on the latest Android Platform but this year, aside from the wonderful gifts of the latest in Android Wear, including the oh so sexy Moto 360, Google gave every developer a […]
Google I/O 2014: Android One Will Help Manufacturers Bring Low-Cost Smartphones To Developing Markets
Google is not content with only being in the hands of the current number of Android Smartphone users and wants to see one in the hands of everyone in developing markets as well. With the Android One Program Google has come up with a unified featureset and reference design that allows for manufacturers to create […]
While Intel did not reveal any information about wearable technology, the company did show off the Intel RealSense camera. Available for both notebooks and tablets, the camera uses 3D technology to sense depth and track the user.
Continuing ASUS’ need to create truly odd hybrid devices, the announcement of the Transformer Book V should be no surprise to anyone. It features a 5-inch Android smartphone that docks with a 12.5-inch convertible notebook that runs on Windows. Unlike the previous versions of the Padfone, the two devices will continue to operate even while separated.
Spotify for Android will receive a new update within the next few days due to a security breach. The company announced the breach yesterday, after it noted that one account was compromised. While no password, payment, or financial information was stolen the music streaming service is still taking steps to close the vulnerability.
These days there are a few manufacturers that tout a “kid mode” or a “simple mode” as one of the big features for their latest lower or even mid range device. In fact, Samsung has put a “simple mode” into their flagship Galaxy S5 to make the experience one for more people. For the rest […]
Valve has released the classic games Portal and Half Life 2 on the NVIDIA Shield. The launch comes after a partnership agreement was signed between the game developer and NVIDIA. Both games can be bought from the Google Play Store on any Android based device, but will only run on the Shield. Other devices will […]
Google Maps has received a substantial update which now integrates ridesharing service Uber. The update now allows users to compare Uber transportation with the previous options for walking and driving. Choosing the Uber option also automatically opens the Uber app and prompts the user to hire a ride. Provided the Uber app is installed in […]
Android Police has taken a peek at the coming update for Google Drive and discovered that the capability to edit documents is being removed. Instead, users who want to work with documents will be prompted to download a new Docs and Sheets app.
Google’s Project Ara continues to explore new methods for constructing modular parts for smartphones. 3D Systems, the company currently responsible for building modules for Project Ara, is exploring the possibility of using conductive ink to print circuits.