A Google employee has let it slip that Google is researching ways to streamline the use of PGP/GPG with Gmail. Google has “research underway to improve the usability of PGP with Gmail,” said the employee.
Users that were fooled by the fake antivirus app Virus Shield are not only getting their money back, but Google is giving them an additional $5 credit to the Play Store. The app sold for $3.99 to about 10,000 users before it was pulled from the Play Store.
A new report claims that HTC is preparing an 8-inch Nexus tablet which will act as the successor to the Nexus 7 2013.
A new update is now rolling out for Google Hangouts, bringing better SMS/Hangouts integration among several other changes.
This week in your world of Android: clues of Android 4.4.3 emerged, the G3 broke cover, a phone killswitch initiative was announced, we learned more Project Ara details, Google released a new stock Android camera and updated other apps, and the OnePlus One’s design finally leaked.
The rumor mill is piping up this afternoon – could Google be working on a sub-$100 Nexus smartphone? There are no specifications to speak of just yet, but unnamed sources and rampant speculation lead to the idea of a low-mid range phone with a MediaTek chipset, 1GB of RAM and 2G/3G connectivity for less than US$100.
ES File Explorer has added a root option providing write access to your external SD card, bypassing new security restrictions in the Android KitKat operating system.
Wearable technology faces a few challenges, and it might not be quite as easy for devices like smartwatches and smart glasses to gain mass acceptance. Wearability concerns can be broken down into these challenges: physical and cultural and financial.
Google has now announced it has been working with NASA since last year with the goal of using Project Tango within NASA’s SPHERES robotic platform.
In this Friday Debate, we talk about Project Ara, Google’s crazy modular phone concept that is rapidly turning into a real product. If you had the power to select the modules in your phone, what would you pick?