Android M Developer Preview

Android M: First Look at Features (video)

We put the Android M Developer Preview onto our Nexus 6 as soon as the bits were up. What’s working and what’s still a work in progress? Watch and find out!

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Android gets smarterr, Lenovo rolls out some crazy tech concepts, and an iPhone messaging bug sticks in Apple’s craw. It’s all ahead in this week’s podcast!

Google Now on Tap might be Android’s biggest iPhone-fighter yet

Google Now on Tap takes an already-impressive Android feature and makes it much smarter. Siri should be quaking in her boots.

The new Google Photos is live: get the app now

Mere hours after making its Google I/O debut, the all-new Google Photos app is out for Android, iOS, and web.

Join us for our Google I/O Editorial Roundtable at 4:00 PM Eastern

Join us as we discuss our first impressions regarding whatever Google announces at its Google I/O event. We have a ton of expectations this year.
Android M Features

5 things Android M finally got right

The Google I/O 2015 Keynote just wrapped up and we got to see some of what’s new in Android M. Here is what Google (finally) got right!

Google releases Android M preview images for Nexus hardware

Get an early look at the latest Android release with these Android M preview downloads for Nexus models.

Google’s got a new and improved Google Cardboard design, with cross-platform support

Google announces new Google Cardboard design with support for more varied home hardware.

Google Maps will expand offline capabilities very soon

Learn more about how Google Maps will evolve later this year, as maps offline will now provide users with more capabilities than just a map.

Google Play introducing developer home pages, experimental app listings

Discover the new ways Play Store changes will bring improvements to the Android app shopping experience, for users and devs alike.

Google shares how Google Now is becoming smarter

Today’s Google Now IO 2015 news is offering us a window into how the personal assistant stands to keep getting more useful.

Google announces Project Brillo and Weave to power the Internet of Things

Learn more about Google’s announcement of Project Brillo and Weave, two new important tools based on Android that will power the Internet Of Things

Google announces Android M developer preview

The Google I/O 2015 keynote is underway now, and first up we’re getting news about the Android M developer preview.
nexus 5

Android M gets a codename, guaranteed Nexus update policy rumored

We may just have an Android M codename, as rumors circulate in the days leading up to I/O 2015.
Google I/O 2015

Google I/O 2015: What to expect

With Google I/O 2015 just around the corner, we’ve rounded up some of the major things you should expect at the developer conference next week.

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On this week’s podcast, we talk Apple’s iPhone 6s (which might be coming early), Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 (which probably isn’t) and everything in between!

Android M fingerprint API may be announced at I/O next week

A cohesive Android M fingerprint API could be on the menu for next week’s I/O announcements.

Google rumored to unveil new lightweight platform for connected appliances

Hear a little about what Google might be up to with plans for connected appliances, as we learn about the rumored Google Project Brillo.

Google releases I/O 2015 companion app in Play Store

The official Google I/O 2015 app, which will be useful for attendees of the conference and observers from afar alike, is now in the Play Store for download.

Google may have further Android photo changes to share at I/O 2015

Google is rumored to introduce a new Android photos tool that continues to break ties with Google+.

Google looks to be launching kid-friendly “Designed for Families” app program at I/O

Emails Google has been sending to developers suggest that a family and kid-friendly Google Designed for Families program will be launching at I/O this year.

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On this week’s podcast, we cover the last flagship of the spring, the first flagship of the fall, and everything in between.

Android could finally be getting back à la carte app permissions

Google I/O may bring us news of App Ops-style Android app permissions returning.

Google I/O schedule teases voice-controlled apps, long-rumored Nearby proximity service

The publication of the schedule for Google I/O sessions is giving us some great insight into the products and services we expect to see revealed.

Did Google just confirm Android M for I/O 2015?

Just like last year’s Google I/O brought us Android L, a note on this year’s schedule hints at Android M.