This Google IO 2014 app serves as a reference for the Material Design, and now Google is showing us how it all came to be.
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!
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.
We already gave you an unboxing and setup tutorial, but we have played around with the LG G watch for a bit and are ready to give you our first impressions.
Google announced several new things at Google I/O 2014, and one of these is that its HDMI plug-in device Chromecast will be able to provide casting functionality even when an Android device and the Chromecast are not connected to the same WiFi network. Previously, this was confirmed to be done through geo-location data, whereby Chromecast will authenticate with the device by confirming they are within the same vicinity. It turns out that Chromecast will also be using another technology altogether: ultrasonic tones. Through this authentication method, Chromecast will emit ultrasonic tones from the TV’s speakers, which will then be “heard” by…
Google IO 2014 will stand as a historic event in tech. In the midst of it all stands Sundar Pichai, an iconic Google personality. What does he have to say?
As exciting as it was to see Android L in action, and hear about some of Google’s plans for TV and auto, there were plenty of other things on our wish list that got no keynote love.
Android TV may have conquered our hearts, but will they take over the smart TV market? We have yet to see, but so far it is looking good!
The Android L segment was among the longest, but we didn’t quite get all the details. The guys at XDA believe they found quite an interesting screenshot.
Google Slides took its sweet time to get here, but Google has finally announced its availability in the Google Play Store. Come get it!