Project Ara dead under Google, could be licensed to OEM [UPDATE]

Google has confirmed that it has abandoned the project. The modular smartphone concept was targeted for a commercial launch in 2017.

It is Apple’s responsibility to keep up with Google and others?

Google is entering more and more spaces in mobile – spaces where Apple has nothing – does Apple need to dive in to stay relevant?

Google’s Project Jacquard is a touchy Levi’s Commuter trucker jacket

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.
Android N Developer Preview 3

Android N Developer Preview 3 video tour: What’s new? Not much…

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!

New Moto G, Google I/O recap, and Nokia Returns to Phones | Pocketnow Weekly 201

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!

10 things that we’re excited about from Google I/O

Yesterday, we asked Google a series of questions that weren’t answered to…

A closer look at Google I/O 2016 keynote

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: Chromebooks outsold Macs in the US last quarter

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 on Chromebooks officially demoed

Android apps will be the hot new thing on Chromebooks this summer as Google officially opens up a million new Play Store apps.

Google to make its own Daydream headset and controller

Manufacturers are working on Google’s reference designs for the VR headset and controller needed for the company’s Daydream. And so is Google.

10 questions that were not answered at Google I/O

Google’s keynote is over and we are left with a whole heap…

Does Google Assistant stand a chance against Siri, Cortana, and the rest?

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.

Google I/O first impressions: Google Assistant, Home, Android N & more

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

No standalone Google VR Headset (and this is the right move)

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 Duo and Allo: The death of Google Voice?

Google’s new messaging and video calling services require your actual phone number. Is this the death of Google Voice?

Get one-tap Android Instant Apps without installing them

“What if you could run any app with one tap?” Just like…

Android N gets Split Screen teased, no Freeform Windows or Launcher Shortcuts

Well, we saw the christening of Android N and the feature set…

Android N’s name is … up to you

Dave Burke, VP of engineering, took the Google I/O stage to talk…

Allo is a new messaging service that takes advantage of Google Photos

Eric Kay, Director of Engineering, announced a new messaging app called Allo.…

Google Assistant debuts as competitor to Amazon’s Alexa

Google I/O kicks off with the company’s chief, Sundar Pichai, introducing Google Assistant, a rival to Amazon’s Alexa service.

We may see an Android TV product from Xiaomi at Google I/O

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.

Launcher Shortcuts not on Android N from launch, say sources

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.

The Pocketnow Weekly Podcast 200th Episode Phone Giveaway!

For the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast 200th episode, we’re chatting Google I/O 2016, Motorola and Project Tango, and giving away TWO phones!

3 things we’re watching for at Google I/O 2016 (#io16)

Mountain View will be busy next week with swarms of developers learning about the latest on Android, Google’s VR ambitions and a whole lot more.

Google will ‘definitely’ announce standalone Android VR headset at I/O

Do you dare to dream about a standalone, smartphone-disconnected virtual reality headset? Google could make that a reality next week with the Android VR.