Thanks to the Chinese government, we now have a list of patents that Microsoft uses against Android to collect royalties. There are at least 127 that MS claims Android violates.
In the third part of our Xiaomi profile, Hugo Barra talks about the company’s next expansion targets, challenges, and Xiaomi’s ecosystem friendly approach.
Console OS is a new Android 4.4-based fork designed for making Android a better experience on the desktop, while also making it possible to switch back and forth between Windows and Android in as little as 10 seconds.
It is no secret that Google has been pushing for designers to get involved in this year’s Google I/O developers conference. A new rumor thinks it can explain why: Quantum Paper.
Hugo Barra started his interview with Android Authority by talking in detail about Xiaomi’s business model, how e-commerce is in the company’s DNA, and how Xiaomi is now the third largest e-commerce company in China.
Hugo Barra talks about plans for Xiaomi to enter the North American market and how he would win the American consumers’ minds, hearts, and souls.
Multi window is already on a number of OEM’s devices, but not on stock Android. Even Apple is bringing it to iOS. As smartphones grow larger and more powerful, there’s little excuse left for Google not to bring this feature to stock Android.
Now that the dust has settled a bit, and we all had time to ponder, how will Android be affected by Apple’s improvements to its platform? Is the new iOS a real threat to Android? What impressed you the most? What do you wish Google had come up with instead of Apple? What annoyed you?
Join us in our Friday Debate, sound off in the comments, and vote in our poll.
Food is one of the most intricate arts in existence, and Google is making it much easier for you to prepare delicious dishes that make your mouth water.
The highlights of this months Android distribution numbers include Honeycomb being removed from the list and KitKat seeing a healthy bump up to almost 14 percent.