NASA’s plans to send robots powered by Google’s Project Tango 3D smartphones to the International Space Station remains on track, with the launch scheduled for July 11th.
Google has released their most recent Android Distribution numbers, KitKat sees a healthy jump, Jellybean and others are down. Did Android L make the cut?
If Android Wear is to take off, these devices need to be available from more than the Play Store. This is why LG is announcing its device’s global release.
Google let some light shine on its plans for its budding retail service Express Shopping. A company executive revealed that Google set aside half a billion to expand the service across the US, and that a yearly subscription plan similar to Amazon Prime is in the works.
Developer Ryan Senanayake (RSen), of OpenMic+ fame, found a way to bring hardware features support to Google Now via his new app Commandr.
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.
Google has made a small change to multi-city weather cards in Google Now, so they now display the day’s highs and lows, alongside the current temperature.
If you can’t wait to use voice commands from anywhere in the phone, there’s a relatively simple way to activate it manually, courtesy of Adam Lawrence.
We’ve already knew that some sort of integration is in the pipeline, but now we have the clearest proof yet in the form of an unfinished feature that can be accessed via a debug menu in the Hangouts app.
Google just made available part of the source code of the L release preview for current Nexus devices. Developers and enthusiasts can peruse this code to learn more about the inner workings of L release, so expect some news on this front in the coming days and weeks.