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Google has confirmed that it has abandoned the project. The modular smartphone concept was targeted for a commercial launch in 2017.
Google is entering more and more spaces in mobile - spaces where Apple has nothing - does Apple need to dive in to stay relevant?
Google is teaming up with Levi's to create a jacket for commuters who want to interact with their phones without taking it out of their pockets.
Google released a new Android BETA after I/O 2016. Let's take a look at what's new in Android N Developer Preview 3!
Nokia is returning to the phone and tablet game! The Moto G4 shakes up the mid-range phone tier. Let's recap Google I/O 2016! Pocketnow Weekly podcast 201!
Yesterday, we asked Google a series of questions that weren’t answered to our satisfaction at Google I/O’s keynote. But we’re not completely negative Nellies here at Pocketnow. But while that list of questions is pretty long, the list of great things coming out of Google I/O thus far is pretty great in and of itself. So, to balance the negative with the positive, here are nice things from Google I/O that have impressed us here at Pocketnow.Split screen
It has been asked for for years. Samsung has been doing it, first on the Note, then on the S-series of phones. So [...]
Let's take a closer look at the Google I/O 2016 keynote and see what we really learned. Check out a recap of what happened!
IDC didn't give us specifics, but it was at Google I/O to tell us that more than 1.8 million Chrome OS devices were sold last quarter in the US.
Android apps will be the hot new thing on Chromebooks this summer as Google officially opens up a million new Play Store apps.
Manufacturers are working on Google's reference designs for the VR headset and controller needed for the company's Daydream. And so is Google.
Google’s keynote is over and we are left with a whole heap of newness to revel in. We have new features in Android N, Android VR/Daydream, Instant Apps, new messaging apps, Android Wear 2.0, boy oh boy! Good times are ahead folks. But as the announcements rolled out, I was left with a few nagging questions about some of what we saw.Why can’t you name your own damn product?
After months of speculation and thought. After website polls and scouring of recipe books from sea to shining sea, Google finally reveals…nothing…about what that darn “N” stands for. Instead, it’s [...]
Does Google Assistant stand a chance against Siri, Cortana, and the rest? The title says it all folks and honestly I find it to be a rather absurd question.
Watch our first impressions video of everything we saw at Google I/O, as the company has proven that it can make some bold changes in favor of automation
Rumors pointed to a standalone Google VR Headset, but the official announcement is a lot more conservative. Here's why Google Daydream is the right move.
Google's new messaging and video calling services require your actual phone number. Is this the death of Google Voice?
“What if you could run any app with one tap?”
Just like on the web and just like with installed apps, you may soon be able to get into an Android app … without installing it! It’s what we saw with Android Instant Apps at Google I/O.
Android’s engineers are working on making sure that you can hit a URL and, if it can connect to an Android app, the Google Play Store can download only the code necessary to show off the content you need. Be it a videos module or a text article module, you can access that part of the app, just like as you would [...]
Well, we saw the christening of Android N and the feature set is being splayed out as this post is going up. One part of that set that’s made up the buzz of the OS version is the supposed multitasking features that will make it onto this version of the platform.
The multi-tasking button and interface now is limited to seven apps and also gets a “Clear All” button. Finally. You can also quick switch
From the outset, the biggest development we’ve been talking about for N is the Split Screen feature. Lo and behold, it’s here and brings the base [...]
Dave Burke, VP of engineering, took the Google I/O stage to talk about Android N. And its real name is up to you. Yep, still nothing here for us to see. But head on to the source link and submit your own name for Google to consider.
“No Namey McNameface,” Burke said.
We just thought you should know.
The platform’s still out for dev tinkering after the couple month’s it’s already been out in the open.
Eric Kay, Director of Engineering, announced a new messaging app called Allo. It focuses on letting you express yourself in a messaging situation while making it secure and smart with the Google Assistant.
You connect with your phone contacts and talk with your friends through texts, lots of custom-made stickers and a little something called “WhisperShout”. It’s a slider feature that can shrink or grow how your message will appear in the conversation — sorta like how you can hold the Like button to blow up a thumbs up in a Facebook Messenger [...]
Google I/O kicks off with the company's chief, Sundar Pichai, introducing Google Assistant, a rival to Amazon's Alexa service.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is joining several cohorts in bringing teasers to what they are going to do in America — in this case, for Google I/O.
Android's own implementation of 3D Touch will need a bit more cooking. Sources say that it won't be a feature at the launch of Android N.
For the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast 200th episode, we're chatting Google I/O 2016, Motorola and Project Tango, and giving away TWO phones!