This week we published our initial review of the Google Pixel XL, took a close look at the newly-published Android 7.1 Developer Preview and more. Here's the news of the week!
In this week's episode, we talk about two Pixel apps to hit the Play Store, Candy Crush's TV show, a new Plants vs Zombies, and more Android apps news!
Back in 2001 programmer Bram Cohen released the BitTorrent file-sharing protocol. As of 2013, BitTorrent has anywhere from fifteen to twenty-seven million users at any given time. It is safe to say that the BitTorrent protocol has changed the way the world shares digital files. Show More Summary
A start to finish primer on embedded Android from people who do it professionally is a must read for anyone who likes to roll up their sleeves and dig into things. Android was designed for mobile devices, but it's pretty scalable and actually not very difficult to get it to run on a long list of mobile and non-mobile embedded things. Show More Summary
We're a Game of Thrones–obsessed office, but while we wait impatiently for the next season, HBO's Westworld is sating our need for rough-and-tumble TV. Set in a futuristic park made to look like the wild west (and tended by android "hosts"), the show has caught our eye with its sweeping panoramas and desolate filming locations. Show More Summary
Android 7.1 Nougat adds a whole slew of new emoji's in addition to those that were included with Android 7.0 Nougat.
Android Nougat, the latest iteration of the world’s most popular mobile operating system, was released last August with a lot of new exciting features that promise to enhance the way you interact with your smartphone.... This story continues at Make Tech Easier The post How to Get Android Nougat Features on Your Device Without Upgrading appeared first on Make Tech Easier.
Polar is bringing together a strong track record in fitness tracking devices with the always available all-day features of Google's wearable OS. The result is the M600 - a brooding masculine smartwatch that delivers the modern smartwatch experience alongside a rich and textured capture of fitness data. Has Polar succeeded in this marriage of mobile and mobility?
The Pixel, phone by Google. Exclusively for Verizon. Not really. I've noticed something during the past week. There are plenty of people who think the Pixel is a Verizon exclusive. This isn't an accident, I'm sure. I have no idea what language is on whatever piece of paper Google and Verizon execs signed about the Pixel. Show More Summary
There's nothing quite like the Lenovo Yoga Book. It's a small, lightweight clamshell device running your choice of Android or Windows 10 as an OS. Take a tour of the hardware and you'll find a 360-degree hinge, a screen and, uh, no keyboard. Show More Summary
With the release of Google Assistant, supplanting Google Now on the new Pixel with Android 7.1, Google’s speech recognition/AI engine is supposed to be more personable and less robotic. At the same time, Apple has been improving theShow More Summary
Among all the outstanding Android features and shortcuts I've ever used, I realized that my favorites all use a double tap gesture to activate...
The most recent update to Evernote, the popular note-taking app, has added Android 7.1 Nougat's app launcher shortcuts.
Candy Crush Saga is an immensely popular game play by millions. However, it might get old after a bit so here are the best games like Candy Crush Saga.
I have talked about this back in August when the feature landed in development versions of Chrome for Android. Basically, what it does is add article recommendations to the New Tab Page. Chrome for Android users who open the New Tab page can swipe down on it to see the "articles for you" list. Show More Summary
Highlights: Android 7.1, Global Audience on Play, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Google Cloud Platform, Cloud Shell, Click-To-Message Ads The Developer Show is where you can stay up to date on all the latest Google Developer news, straight from...Show More Summary
A firmware update recently started to roll for the Xperia M4 Aqua that moved the build number from 26.3.X.0.131 to 26.3.X.1.33. The main noticeable addition is that the Android security patches have been updated from April to July 2016. Show More Summary
This week’s Android Circuit includes the internet's hot takes on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, why the reaction to the Pixel is different to the iPhone, how the Pixel family will establish Google in the consumer market (while avoiding...Show More Summary
Behold the wonder of the HTC-manufactured, Google-designed Android flagship.