Google’s overseer of Virtual Reality, Clay Bavor, states that folks looking to get into Daydream, the Android VR platform, should hold off on upgrading their smartphone for a couple of months. For anyone who wanted to upgrade within the next few weeks, if VR is an important purchasing factor, you may want to take Bavor’s advice. Show More Summary
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A jury has ruled that Google’s use of Oracle’s Java software in the creation of Android constitutes fair use and is therefore not a copyright violation. Oracle filed the lawsuit against Google in 2012 at which time a jury handed down a partial verdict. Show More Summary
This month saw Google announce Daydream, the company’s big push into the virtual reality (VR) market. The company has grand plans for the platform as a whole, including launching its own headset, plenty of apps, and support for a variety of phones. However, it sounds like the support department for devices to enjoy [...]
We take one last spin around Google I/O with an actual developer — Mike Wolfson, the coder behind the Android Central App (among other things). Plus we get more insight from a couple folks who were able to stay out of the Silicon Valley...Show More Summary
Chromebooks are already growing more popular with each passing quarter, having recently surpassed MacBook sales for the first time ever. These Chrome OS powered machines are already likely far more capable than you think, but their utility is about to increase exponentially. Show More Summary
Android/Windows Phone/Windows 10: Pomodoro. Kanban boards. Time tracking. Scheduling. If you’re into productivity and a fan of Lifehacker, you know these concepts and how they can help you get stuff done. TimeStats brings them all in one place to make the ultimate productivity app. Read more...
EarlyBird – News for Android brings you ALL of the Android news you crave and lets users decide what matters. Here are the 10 Top Android for the week of May 20th.
Google enables all Android Play Store apps to work on Chromebooks, and Intel makes a move toward IoT and connected cars.
You can still have it done at the dealership if you're not comfortable upgrading your own car, but there will be an installation fee.
To help boost the amount of users making purchases through Samsung Pay, Samsung is reportedly working on an extension to the existing Samsung Pay platform that will be available to both Android and iOS devices, as well as online for desktop users. Show More Summary
Did you hear? The Motorola Razr might be coming back. I for one am STOKED. Think about it, could a flip phone running Android be a big hit in 2016? We think it could totally work. At the very least, the prospects are probably betterShow More Summary
On Thursday the two-week trial between Oracle and Google ended when a federal jury found that Google's re-use of 37 Java APIs in the development of its Android operating system is protected by "fair use" according to Stephanie
Before last Christmas, I would look around any room full of people and notice one thing they all had in common. And I mean from my living room to a crowded coffee shop. Everyone was on their phone! IPhones, Androids, it didn't matter,...Show More Summary
Your Kindle Fire has some tricks up its sleeve that you didn’t know about. Amazon has locked down its Fire OS rather tightly, but some standard Android tricks still work. With a few simple tweaks, you can get even more out of your Kindle Fire. Show More Summary
Samsung is rumored to be working a new way to manage making online purchases with your mobile devices, and this service will work across Android and iOS.
Don’t just shame Android partners into updating—kick 'em in the revenue.
Android Authority has officially launched a channel within the popular SmartNews news aggregation app.
If you want a top quality all-in-one way to digest your vast collection of music, videos, photos and podcasts, though, you'll have a hard time finding anything better than Kodi.
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the [...]