Jeremy Benson's GIRL IN WOODS is finally coming to the public, emerging from the underbrush on June 3rd via Cable and VOD platforms including Comcast, DirecTV, iTunes, Dish, Amazon Instant, Google Play, Vudu and more. Perhaps the release of the similarly-themed THE FOREST prompted producers to finally let this one escape their grasp. Here's the plot:... Read More...
The Google app is about to get much faster on iPhone. Google is introducing its Accelerated Mobile Pages platform to iOS, which works similarly to Facebook’s Instant Articles to reduced page sizes so they load instantly off of Search. Show More Summary
Your pet gets sick and you don’t know what to do. Google has a thousand conflicting answers and it could be a week until you can get an appointment with a veterinarian. But Treat can let you chat live with a licensed vet instantly or get them to come for same-day in-home visit to check on your furry friend. Show More Summary
Polaroid's Smart TVs / ImageCredit: Polaroid Polaroid, the consumer electronics company known for its popular instant film cameras in the 1970s, has just announced completely unexpected products. At the Google I/O event, Polaroid saidit is going to release 4K Ultra HD LED smart TVs that are haveGoogle Cast integration.And Polaroid’s 4K [...]
Google's Android installed base has long suffered a major problem with fragmentation at the OS API level, due to the fact that licensees continue shipping low end phones paired with old versions of Android. Here's what the company is ostensibly doing to address that in a new project introduced at its I/O 2016 conference: Instant Apps.
Every year Google hosts a 2 to 3-day long event to bring software developers from all around the world under one roof and discuss everything Google. The conference is held in the bay area every year and features exclusive talks and discussions about building mobile apps, softwares, web and enterprise applications with Google. Show More Summary
Google is already building mobile webpages that work like apps. Now it's building apps that arrive like webpages. Someday the two will meet in the middle. The post With Instant Apps, Google Aims to Make the Web and Apps One appeared first on WIRED.
At a recent dinner ina Hong Kong sushi joint I was asked by the restaurant's manager if I wanted 15 percent off the bill. The catch was that I had to download some Hong Kong-made restaurant loyalty program app. These type of apps arequite common, and foodies probably love stocking [...]
At Google I/O 2016, we've seen the two parts that could come together to revolutionize Google on the desktop. So it's official — Android apps on the Google Play Store are coming to Chromebooks. As expected, Google will open the floodgates and bring native Android app support to Chrome OS, complete with its own app market, later this year. Show More Summary
At Google's annual developer's conference on Wednesday the company previewed a lot of new tech. One thing it showed off was something called Android Instant Apps. While Android Instant didn't turn heads like Google's new home automation...Show More Summary
Back when the desktop was king, Google used to be all about the Web and the browser. As mobile devices got more popular, browsers were no longer the most important application for many users. Specialized apps for music, video, photos, messaging, maps were much more popular because they were better suited for mobile. Show More Summary
One of the most fascinating announcements to come out of yesterday’s Google I/O keynote came during the end of the 2-hour long presentation that had already rattled off news of Google Home, Assistant, Allo, Android Wear 2.0, and a new Daydream VR platform. Show More Summary
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Today is all about Google. They dropped a ton of news at I/O. First, Firebase is becoming a unified app platform. Android is getting Instant Apps. There is a bunch of new information for Android including more details of the N-release and Android Studio. Firebase Analytics are being added to Google Analytics. This would normally […]
Google is looking to bridge the gap between web and mobile browsing by introducing Instant Apps for Android. The service allows you to use native apps almost instantly, without having to first download them. All you have to do is simply tap on the URL for quick and convenient usage. This will in turn force […]
Google's been busy yesterday showcasing new features and products on the company's I/O Conference. Next to the two messaging applications Allo and Duo, and first information about Android N, the next version of Android, was an interesting new concept called Android Instant Apps. Show More Summary
Google's big event had just as many hits (more open VR and Instant apps) as it did misses (creepy video chat).
What if we didn’t have to download every app to use its features? What if there was a single app that encapsulated all services? Well we have that app, and it’s called a web browser. But using mobile sites isn’t always ideal, and keeping an app around just for occasional use is a waste of your [...]
We're at Google's 2016 I/O event, the annual showcase for some of its upcoming software innovations, and one of those innovations is Instant Apps for Android. Instant Apps let you download and use part of an app without permanently installing...Show More Summary
Google has reintroduced streaming apps as Android Instant Apps, and as they've shown before, when a user clicks a link to content that exists within an Android app, they could be taken to that content in app form even if that app isn't installed. It will arrive later this year.