Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop is official, what will the “Easter egg” be this time round? A Flappy Bird-like game of course.
So, Nexus 6 is not the only new device that Google has announced alongside the brand new Android 5.0 Lollipop today. There is also the brand new Google Nexus 9 which is a tablet made by HTC.
Most of the details for the upcoming Android L have been revealed, and it is only a matter of time before it begins to ship on new devices. However, Google has been extremely secretive about the name of the operating system; and it only gets worse with the most recent video released on Youtube.
A presentation pitching the Unity platform has been circulating around the gaming industry, prompting some to speculate that the game engine is going up for sale soon. Originally reported by CNET, the move would dramatically affect the millions of developers who rely on Unity to build games quickly; most of which happen to be on […]
Google has apparently approached Cyanogen Inc with the intention of acquiring the company. Cyanogen Inc is the developer behind the popular custom Android ROM CyanogenMod. The company has reportedly turned down the offer, but it remains a mystery as to why Google would make the move in the first place.
The upcoming version of Google’s Android operating system is set to arrive with data encryption options turned on by default. While there has been no official statement made by the company, a spokesman informed the Washington Post that it is working on getting the feature to work right out of the box.
Google’s Android Silver programme was originally reported as an effort to bring the stock Android experience to high end smartphones. It was intended to be more inclusive of OEMs and allow the company to properly deliver what they think people should be getting out of the operating system. However, it appears that the programme has […]
Intel will be released a specialised tablet for manufacturers to base future development on. Called the “Intel Reference Design For Android”, the device will be the most stable operating environment Intel can come up with and will receive constant updates. Created in conjunction with Google, the company intends for the reference tablet to function as […]
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 […]