Would an Android Wear smartwatch be successful at $250? Or is it too expensive? What would be the right price for a device you wear on your wrist as an extension of the device you keep in your pocket? And what kind of features would you expect at that price level?
In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about lots of things Google did, how root apps have some troubles ahead, and 5 more Android apps you can’t miss!
A new server-side update now makes it possible to set Google Now reminders using nothing but your voice, no need to click anything to set it.
Project Tango took a quadrotor drone for a little test flight, and now we hear rumor of a 7-inch tablet version that could be in the hands of developers in just a few short weeks.
Google is pushing out a new update that brings hands-free voice control to the Chrome browser (stable channel) for desktop users.
Google Now continues to get better with every update. What is next? A feature that should have been here long ago – setting the timer.
Google is planning to take $20-$30 billion of its international profits and invest them all in non-US company purchases. Those are a lot of billions!
According to Google’s Product Forums, Google has found a fix for the Hangouts 2.1+ battery drain issues, though no word on exactly when this fix will arrive.
In the future, Google could serve ads on objects as diverse as refrigerators, thermostats, and car dashboards. Seemingly confirming the concerns that some Nest users raised when Google announced it would buy the smart thermostat company, Mountain View told the FCC that it could put ads, well, everywhere.
Chrome 35.0.1916.122 is now available in the Play Store, and brings several new features and bug fixes, of which the native support for multi-window functionality may be the most important.