The "Google Experience Launcher" found on the Android 4.4 KitKat is a Nexus 5 exclusive feature according to Google, and it may not become available to other Nexus devices or other Android handsets and tablets anytime soon.
In this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss a very hot topic indeed. Arguably one of the most greatly anticipated Android devices of 2013, we now have the Nexus 5 on the horizon. With its incredibly powerful hardware and Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box, it represents the best, most current Android experience in the world. Are the updates enough to peak your interest? Has Google done right with Android 4.4? Read on for more!
Google gears up to launch Google Now-centric smartwatch – WSJ
Google is reportedly in the late stages of developing a Google Now-integrated smartwatch. The Wall Street Journal reported that Google is in talks with Asian companies to mass manufacture the smartwatch, which may be ready for production within months.
Microsoft working on Cortana – a rival to Siri and Google Now
One of the reported new features for Windows Phone 8.1 is Cortana, a virtual assistant to rival Siri and Google Now. Microsoft says she is based on the most advanced, almost magical, intelligence in their cloud.
Here are 35 voice search queries you can try on your device – video