Apple is clearly hoping to attract Android users, as it put up a guide for moving content from Android to iPhone, including mail and contacts, photos and videos, music, books, documents, and apps.
As expected, Chrome OS now has the ability to run Android apps — well at least four of them to start: Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words and Vine.
KitKat, the latest version of Android, is gaining ground, now running on almost a quarter of all Android devices, while older versions such as FroYo and Gingerbread are on the decline.
YouTube has silently given its Android app a neat feature. The mobile experience now includes what seems like a Notifications page or tab that can be accessed from the left slide-out drawer.
Today’s Pushbullet update is very exciting – it makes it a little easier to communicate by allowing you to respond to text messages from your computer.
Huawei stays relatively quiet, but it seems they know their business and aren’t afraid to tell it like it is when hit by the spotlight.
For this week’s Friday Debate we discuss what we would change about Andriod and its ecosystem, if we had the power. What would you change?
A new fragmentation report points out that there are 18,796 “distinct” Android devices, 20% of which are running Android 4.4 KitKat.
LibreOffice developers have expressed interest in porting the open source office suite to mobile platforms, Android included.
The Android platform version numbers for August are out, showing steady growth for KitKat and a very small increase for the antiquated Gingerbread.