Google News, Page 153 ▼

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...

Automatic App Data Backup Will Be Part Of Android M

05/28/2015, Whenever you wipe your phone or get a new one and when you redownload your apps, you’ll basically have to reconfigure everything again. This can be a bit tedious especially if you have everything set up a particular way and it’ll probably take your...

Android M Settings Will Have Light And Dark Theme Options

05/28/2015, Have you ever tried to use your phone in the dark with a white/light background? It can be positively glaring which is why there are some reading apps that have a night mode. Basically this makes the theme darker so that there is less glare coming off of...

Android Wear Has Over 4,000 Apps, Can Now Call You A Car

05/28/2015, Developer support is essential for the survival of a software platform in this day and age, and Google wants you to know that it has plenty of developer support for its wearable platform. During the keynote address at Google I/O 2015 today the...

New Google Cardboard Headset Supports The iPhone

05/28/2015, Many companies are working on virtual reality headsets and while some of them might cost fortunes, there are some that are cheap enough to be in the range of the masses. Google has a completely different approach to virtual reality. Last year it launched...

Google Photos Delivers Unlimited Storage Across Platforms

05/28/2015, Google is far from satisfied with the announcement of just Android M alone, as the technology giant too, has taken a keen interest in organizing your collection of photos. Earlier this year, we did learn of how Google+ has split into Google Photos and...

Brillo Is Google’s Internet Of Things OS

05/28/2015, We recently reported that Google is going to unveil a new operating system for the Internet of Things at I/O 2015 and that’s precisely what it has done today, among other things. Brillo is the company’s new operating system for connected...