Is Android boring and if so, is that a good thing?
Is Android getting boring? If so, that’s only because it is such a mature operating system, it’s now time to focus on the nitty gritty details.
Pixel Launcher previewed at Google I/O with search bar at the bottom
Engineers are not willing to say when the redesign will go live and on what devices, but it does place an emphasis on easy access to Google search.
Get ready to send money with Google Assistant soon, and pay for stuff easier online
Sending money from your Android phone or Google Home to people you know and trust will soon be as easy as saying “OK, Google.”
These are the 2017 Google Play Award winners, including a mix of favorites and underdogs
The second annual edition of the Google Play Awards includes a group of winners just as diverse and eclectic as the first, from Hearthstone to Woorld.
Verizon takes in ASUS ZenFone AR, first of the OEM, first with Google Tango
A carrier dances with a Tango-enabled phone for augmented reality. And it’s doing so with a Taiwanese manufacturer of all things… no, not that one.
Android O Preview: the top new Android O features! (Video)
Our Juan Carlos Bagnell takes a look at Android O’s new dots, dazzles, cantilevers and whatnot to understand where Google’s going in mobile next.
Google confirms Android Pay rollouts in Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain and Taiwan over the ‘coming months’
From 10 to 15 countries around the world, Android Pay looks set for a pretty robust expansion effort over the next few months.
Google is finally bringing Smart Reply suggestions to Gmail for Android and iOS
First, it was exclusive to Inbox. Then, it expanded to Allo chats. And now, after waiting a little too long, regular Gmail users can enjoy Smart Reply.
Android O features, Google Lens & more Google I/O highlights – Pocketnow Daily
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we discuss the Android O features, Google Lens & more of what we liked in our Google I/O highlights
Galaxy S8 gets Daydream ‘soon’, standalone Google VR headsets coming from HTC and Lenovo
The time will “soon” come for HTC and Lenovo-made Google VR headsets to fly solo, as will for the Galaxy S8 to support Daydream.
Android O beta spreads through the full beta program today
Two major categories of improvements have been introduced: Fluid Experiences and Vitals. And you get to try them out through the Android Beta Program.
Android Go features lightened Google apps, OS for markets that need it
Starting from Android O, all versions will get an Android Go version with it as fringe area users with poor data connectivity and low-end hardware grow.
Google Home gets free hands-free calling, notifications, Bluetooth support and more
No hardware Google Home upgrade unveiled at I/O 2017, but the smart speaker is receiving an impressive number of new software features and add-ons.
Google Assistant wears Google Lens, takes more Actions on Google
Google Lens will help Google Assistant users learn more about what they see around them while Actions on Google extend from Google Home to phones.
Google Lens is coming to Google Assistant and Photos to take image recognition to the next level
Google Lens can “understand what you see”, turning your smartphone camera and digital assistant into something truly revolutionary.
Google I/O 2017
Watch the Google I/O 2017 keynote live here
Android, Google Assistant, Photos, VR, and more news expected. Join us in watching the Google I/O 2017 keynote live, embedded for your viewing pleasure!
Android O Beta program starting soon
Development on Android Nougat is complete, now it’s officially onto the “O” release. Hmm, that sounds a little ambiguous, doesn’t it?
Google devs physically testing Walleye Pixel 2
The supposed smallest of the next Pixels is getting around the offices at the Googleplex, apparently. It’s a good sign that Google is avoiding failures.
Here are the nominees for this year’s 12 Google Play Awards categories
The second annual batch of Google Play Awards will be handed out at I/O on May 18 to the store’s best app, game, multiplayer game, VR experience and more.
One Android O feature rumored to cut down on copy-paste
Press and hold, copy and paste, press and hold, copy and paste. It seems that Android O may cut down on that vicious cycle.
Oreo Dunk Challenge co-opted by Google’s The ZOO creative agency
If you find the apparent winking painful, you should know that this game isn’t an allusion to Android Oreo, but purposed for a sweepstakes.
Android Oreo, Android Pocky: Hiroshi Lockheimer picks his poison
The SVP for Android is tweeting grocery occurrences and BuzzFeed-style recipe ideas. Will he make enough Oreo cake for all of us?