We finally have software companies making software for cars instead of car manufacturers. Just by ceding control of car entertainment software to the engineers at Google, Android Auto could have a major positive impact on the car industry. Read on!
Why Android One was Google’s most important announcement at I/O
In less than 12 months, we could see Android One smartphones with HD screens and quad-core internals, maybe even LTE, for under $100. That means that even folks earning less than $200 a month would be able to enjoy features that even sophisticated consumers in mature markets consider attractive. If this is not the very realization of democratization in mobile technology, then I don't know what is.
This week in your world of Android: Google I/O brought us Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV, and a preview of Android L release, Android One was announced as a way to bring more smartphones to developing countries, Chrome OS and the Chromecast got some big new features, we learned that Nexus is here to stay, and we heard a couple of juicy Note 4 rumors.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
“You’re going to get a glimpse of a small band of pirates trying to do epic shit.” This is how Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group boss Regina Dugan began her presentation yesterday at Google I/O.
Nexus devices are here to stay, says Android’s head of engineering