In one of the most aggressive assaults on Google yet, EU Parliament has drafted a plan that would call for the breakup of Google in an effort to create “fair competition”.
In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about Fleksy, SwiftKey, a new acquisition by Google, China, and more Android apps news!
A federal judge involved with the disputes has agreed to stay a series of lawsuits involving Google and Rockstar (Apple) while the two come to a settlement and Rockstar looks to wind-down its operations.
Due to unnamed software changes, HTC must wait for Google to approve the newest build before Lollipop can roll out to its One M8 GPe. Weekend = bad start.
Google has introduced their Navigation Transitions API, which focuses on bringing the animations and transitions of Material Design over to the web. Check out the video here.
Nexus devices shipping with Lollipop have full device encryption turned on by default. That’s great from a privacy point of view, but the downside is encryption takes its toll on performance, as benchmarks from AnandTech and direct observations show.
Several redditors and Google Plus users are now reporting that they are able to start playing music videos in YouTube and switch to different apps while the music keeps playing in the background.
Google and China have come to an arrangement, allowing Chinese developers to create developer accounts and offer paid apps through the Google Play Store. But when will Chinese consumers get to download apps from the Play Store?
T-Mobile has announced that the 32GB HTC/Google Nexus 9 LTE will launch early December. It’s not clear yet as to the color options or supply to be stocked.
Google has acquired RelativeWave, the company behind the Mac tool “Form”. Not only does Google likely have some big changes in store, they are also giving away the tool for $80.