Instead of letting the Google I/O 2014 app go forgotten into the archives, Google has upgraded it with Material Design and Android L, and is giving it to developers as sample code for their own apps.
If you have confirmation of your hotel booking in your Gmail, Google Search will now help you discover stuff in the area. Open Google Now and try out “directions to my hotel” or “restaurants near my hotel.”
Folks, the week of July 27 brought us a sneak peek at hot devices coming later this year, from the Note 4 and the Xperia Z3, to the Moto X+1 and the Galaxy Alpha. Next up, Xiaomi launched its latest beauty, Google issued updates to many of its apps, and Nvidia introduced the ultimate gamers’ tablet. We finished with a bang, with a possible first report of a Nexus device made by Motorola.
At AA HQ, we’ve rolled out a few changes to the design of the website, and work continues behind the scenes for more good stuff coming by the end of the summer. Let’s take a look back!
As part of Project Baseline, Google will use its massive computing power to analyze medical information collected from thousands of healthy individuals, in an effort to find early signs of diseases such as cancer and heart problems.
Yet another source confirms that Google and Twitch are in advanced acquisition talks.
Venture Beat reports that the two companies have signed an agreement for a figure around the $1 billion mark, though the precise sum, or the moment when the acquisition will be made public, are not clear.
Material Design was one of the main stars at Google IO’s stage. Just like Ice Cream Sandwich promised a pristine tablet experience, Android L offered a far greater pledge. The new interface would allow Google to merge all screens into one familiar interface, making the transition between gadgets and form-factors a breeze. The new design is flatter, giving it a touch of elegance, but it is also very playful in its colors and animations. How did these new design elements come to be? Google based its unique style in more than Matias Duarte’s colorful t-shirts! Google Search designer Jon Wiley…
DrawElements, a Finnish startup which offers 3D hardware testing software, has become the latest company to join the growing list of Google acquisitions.
As we have discussed previously, patent trolls have been under sharp attack in the last few months due to the general public becoming aware to the danger that trolls have on the business industry.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google abandoned its attempts to purchase Spotify last year, whilst Re/code’s sources are convinced that talks never took place to begin with.
It may be hard to believe, but New York City still has over 7,300 pay phones! Should we get rid of them or just upgrade them?