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Instant Apps For Android Make Web Apps Fun Again
Apps are amazing, they let you do all sorts of things, from expressing your creativity to ordering lunch. All of this can be done using apps but you have to find the ones you want and install them before you can use their features, and it’s quite common to forget about apps you’ve installed if you try a lot of them. Web apps are browser-based and don’t require installation but […]

More Than 65 Billion Apps Were Downloaded From Google Play Last Year
Android is one of the most widely used platforms in the world, it powers over a billion devices and continues to grow at an exponential pace. Google Play is the one-stop content solution for Android-powered devices so naturally it sees a lot of content being downloaded at any given time, and if you were wondering just how big of a role it plays in the ecosystem, consider the fact that […]

Android Wear 2.0 Is The Platform’s Biggest Update To Date
Google has pushed out various updates to its Android Wear platform over the past couple of years since it was announced, but it looks like this year during Google I/O, the company has announced Android Wear 2.0 which safe to say is its biggest update to date, bringing about changes in features, UI, and also smartphone reliance.

First Android N Beta Release Rolling Out Today
Since Google released the Android N developer preview a few months ago, much is already known about the next major Android release, Google went through all of the new features and improvements during its Google I/O 2016 keynote today and demonstrated some of those features as well. Android N is going to be released publicly later this summer but today the company has started rolling out the first Android N […]

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Google Launches Allo, A ‘Smarter’ Messaging Platforms
A report from yesterday hinted that Google could be looking to hop on board the chatbot bandwagon, in which the end result would be similar to what Facebook has done with their Messenger platform. It seems that the rumors were true because Google has since announced a new messaging platform called Allo.

Google Home Launched With New Google Assistant Feature
According to earlier rumors, it was suggested that Google had an Amazon Echo competitor in the works called Google Home, and sure enough the rumors were true. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai officially announced the device at I/O and even gave a nod at the folks at Amazon who helped lead the way.

Hyundai Custom Android Auto App Will Arrive Later This Year
The Google I/O 2016 keynote is less than an hour away. During these two days, we’re going to hear a lot of software and apps, developers and partners will show off their creations for Google’s platforms, and Hyundai will be there doing just that. The car maker is going to show its custom Android Auto app at Google I/O today. The app itself is going to be released later this […]

You Can Watch Google I/O 2016’s Livestream Here
If you’re a fan of Google’s products and services, obviously you won’t want to miss out on Google I/O 2016 which will be taking place in a couple of hours. If you’d rather watch the event unfold yourself, then you might be interested in checking out the livestream in the video above in which the events will be taking place live right before your very eyes.

Google I/O 2016 Can Be Streamed In Virtual Reality
With virtual reality set to become the next big thing, you can be sure that many companies are looking to take advantage of it as much as possible. In fact earlier this year, Samsung decided to stream their MWC announcement in virtual reality, and now it looks like Google will be taking a leaf out of their book.

Google’s Amazon Echo Rival 'Chirp' Could Be Teased At I/O
Back in March, we heard rumors that Google was considering launching a rival to Amazon’s Echo. Now according to a report from Recode, it seems that additional details have emerged, along with a possible debut date. According to their sources, the device has been given the codename “Chirp”.

Google I/O 2016: What To Expect
Google’s annual developer conference is just around the corner. Every year the company welcomes developers from across the globe to showcase its software, services, and devices. It goes without saying that the next major Android update is going to be formally announced at this event and the company might also announce some major improvements to Chrome OS. Quite a bit is expected from Google at this year’s developer conference and […]

Google Nexus 7 2016 Release Date, Specs, Features & News
Google’s Nexus smartphone lineup has been pretty well-received over the years, but unfortunately, we can’t really same the same for its Nexus tablet lineup. There might have been some initial demand for them when they were first launched, but given that Google has never really bothered updating them since, it’s safe to say that the demand isn’t quite there yet.In fact, the last Nexus 7 tablet we saw was back […]

Google I/O To Be Held May 18-20 In Mountain View
Google I/O is the company’s equivalent to Microsoft’s Build and Apple’s WWDC conferences. It is where Google announces what they’ve been up to not just on the Android front, but also on projects that they have been working on, whether it be wearables like Google Glass or Android Wear, or updates on its self-driving vehicles and so on.Google has typically held the event in San Francisco in the middle of […]

Everything Announced At Google I/O 2015
It has only been a couple of days since the announcements at Google I/O 2015, where the company showed off some of its new software products. We got to see a new version of Android, the company’s new payments service, new features for Android Wear and much more. Here’s a recap of Google I/O 2015 and a detailed list of everything that the company announced at its software event.