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Google’s Internal Codename For Smart Lock Is “YOLO”

05/31/2015, When coming up with new products and services, sometimes a final name has yet to be decided upon, or perhaps it might be easier and more efficient to refer to it by its codename. Sometimes companies have a certain preference with codenames, like naming...

Google’s Smart Lock API Extended To App Developers And Publishers

05/31/2015, When it comes to managing your passwords, there are several services to consider, such as Dashlane which recently became the first password manager for Android to support Android M’s native fingerprint security system. However if you’d rather not...

Google Calendar Text Reminders End June 27th

05/31/2015, Many of us use Google’s services for email, calendar, notes, web search and much more so it’s safe to assume that millions of people around the world rely upon Google Calendar text reminders to keep them up to date. Unfortunately...

Chromecast To Receive Multi-Screen, Queuing And Autoplay Features

05/31/2015, Chromecast is the surprise hit that Google delivered over a year ago. So far it has sold millions of these little HDMI dongles, allowing users to add “smart” features to their televisions as long as they have an HDMI port. It was confirmed at...

Google Partners With Levi’s For Project Jacquard

05/29/2015, Earlier today we reported on Google’s Project Jacquard which for those of you who might have missed it, is Google’s attempt at creating interactive fabric by weaving conductive material through it, which in turn could result in creating fabric-covered...

Google’s Hands Free Lets You Pay Using Your Voice

05/29/2015, “These are not the droids you are looking for.” Wouldn’t it be cool if we could the Force in our lives? Imagine being able to do all sorts of things just by speaking it out loud, that would be awesome, right? Well Google is looking to give you that...

Notification Shade On Android M Now Follows Your Finger

05/29/2015, Unlike smartphones which tends to have a smaller screen, the notification pulldown feature on Android tablets does not encompass the entire screen as it wouldn’t make sense. Instead users would have to swipe down the middle of the screen in order to...

Android M Brings Split Keyboards, Multi-Windows To Android Tablets

05/29/2015, If you have used an iPad, chances are you might be familiar with the split keyboard feature of iOS where you can “pull apart” a keyboard with a gesture, thus bringing each half of the keyboard closer to your thumbs, which in turn makes typing on your...

Project Ara Smartphone Prototype Demonstrated

05/29/2015, We did mention how Project Ara might very well be featured on stage at MWC 2015 earlier this year, but it did look as though that failed to come to pass. Well, fret not, as it looks as though the Project Ara smartphone prototype was demonstrated for all...

Project Soli Seen Up Close

05/29/2015, Google is not just a search engine company, as they recently had an interesting announcement that hailed from their Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) team, and this was none other than Project Soli. Google has already performed some rather...

Google Makes Fabric Interactive With Project Jacquard

05/29/2015, Right now when it comes to interacting with objects, we’re still largely relying on familiar interfaces such as touchscreens and physical buttons, keys, knobs, and sliders. However Google is exploring the idea of using non-traditional interfaces to...

Google Plans Two Developer Previews Before Final Android M Release

05/29/2015, When Google announced Android M yesterday, they did not provide a specific release date. Instead Google simply mentioned that it will be released in the fall of 2015. Now if you’re not a fan of vague releases, here’s a way to keep track of it. During...

Despite Android Pay, Google Wallet Will Continue To Exist

05/29/2015, Yesterday when Android M was officially announced, Google also announced that Android Pay is a new feature that would launch alongside of it. For those who missed the announcement, basically Android Pay is a mobile payments service that users can use to...

Google Play Store Has Been Updated To Be More Family Friendly

05/28/2015, When app stores were first launched, it was kind of a messy situation now that you think about it. Fast forward to today, app stores are becoming more organized with content curated and grouped into categories that people might be interested in. Its...