With the debut of Android Pay, Google doubled its number of mobile payments services. Now another has been revealed, bringing the total number of Google payment services to three. Google Hands Free is a new payment system that, well, will let you pay for [...]
Google Play Services brings an interesting feature: a Smart Lock for passwords and connected accounts. This feature is enabled by default and it allows the passwords of your apps and websites to be saved to your Google account. By default, Google automatically signs in to apps and websites connected to your account, but this feature can be disabled. Show More Summary
Google ATAP is constantly announcing cool new projects for the future, and the latest is Project Jacquard. It’s not just some new high tech device though, but instead a push for creating interactive textiles. The new Jacquard yarn looks and feels like normal yarn, but is made out of conductive threads. This yarn can [...]
Google now sends email notification when you sign in to a Google account from a new device. Here's an excerpt from Google's notification:"Your Google Account was just used to sign in from Chrome on Mac. Why are we sending this? We take security very seriously and we want to keep you in the loop on important actions in your account. Show More Summary
The sun is full of unlimited free energy. Our phones are full of batteries that don't last nearly as long as we'd like. What if you could solve that problem with the sun?
Not only did we get Android M (our tour!) yesterday, but Google also introduced Google Play Services 7.5, which includes all sorts of new goodness like “Smart Lock for Passwords, Instance ID, new APIs for Google Cloud Messaging and Google...Show More Summary
Google’s ATAP unit today debuted Project Jacquard, the group’s effort to develop the technology that could soon make interactive textiles not just a novelty, but something that the global fashion industry could adopt. Read More
Google ATAP's new crazy endeavor is called Project Jacquard, and it aims to bring wearable technology to a whole new level.
Last year at Google I/O, Google announced a completely new design standard with material design. The Android community quickly fell in love material design, and it wasn’t hard to forget the Holo design of old. Over the last year, thousands of Android apps have adopted the new standard with beautifully simple [...]
It was the perfect viral story. A Google bigwig casually sporting a Milkshake watchface on his smartwatch during the Google I/O keynote. Milkshake name for Android M confirmed! Well, not so fast.
So long, Google Wallet. Hello, Android Pay. At Google I/O, Google has finally detailed its long anticipated Android Pay mobile payment system for Android. Android Pay will effectively replace Google Wallet serving as a hub for debit, credit and loyalty cards. Android has already partnered with a ton of both physical (using NFC) [...]
In an update that is set to release later this year, Google Maps will go completely offline for users on Android. Announced during Google I/O, a Maps user with the updated app can select an area for which they want saved to their device...Show More Summary
There was no louder applause during the keynote this morning than when Anil Sabharwal, Director of Photos at Google, announced that Google Photos will offer unlimited storage of users photos and videos for free. This was the knockout punch to an already impressive presentation on everything that Google Photos is bringing to users starting today [...]
You can now buy the 16GB Nvidia Shield Android TV from Nvidia and Amazon. There's also a 500GB Pro variant, though it won't be available until June.
As expected, Google today announced the developer preview release of the next version of Android at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco. With Android M (which will get its full name once it’s released to users), Google focuses...Show More Summary
Google I/O 2015 introduced that HBO NOW will soon be available through the Google Play Store. A new way to enjoy Game of Thrones and more from your Android device.
This week at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Shanghai, notable Chinese smartphone maker Huawei announced a partnership with Volkswagen to bring connectivity to cars.
We take a closer look at Android M’s revamped volume controls and the evolution of priority interruptions with Do Not Disturb.
Google released free turn-by-turn navigation for Google Maps back in 2009. At that time, it was one of the top reasons to buy an Android phone, at least if you lived in the US. Since then, Google added support for a lot more countries...Show More Summary
While we're just now seeing more and more Android apps follow this design philosophy, some definitely do it better than others. There's no better way to show what Material Design is than by simply showing you. Here are Google's top picks.