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Introducing WALT: an open-source latency testing tool from Google

WALT is a tool that lets developers measure audio and touch latency on android devices, and Google is giving the source code away for free.
by John DyeApril 5, 2016

While Google continues to invest in VR, its real goal is AR – report

Google is throwing their full weight into virtual reality at the moment, but their end-game is reportedly to give us all Terminator vision eventually.
by John DyeApril 5, 20168

Taliban launches Android app, Google pulls it two days later

Although it managed to stay in the Google Play Store for two days, the Taliban's propaganda app has been yanked for hate speech.
by John DyeApril 4, 201614

5 Android Apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome back to Android Apps Weekly! Miitomo goes worldwide, LEGO Jurassic World is awesome, Cortana to get wicked new feature, and more Android apps news!
by Joe HindyApril 3, 20169

Google testing Spaces: a group conversation app

Google is testing a conversation app called Spaces that attempts to make group messaging more natural and interconnected.
by John DyeApril 1, 201616

The first April Fool’s Day casualty is in: Gmail’s “Mic Drop” feature cost people their jobs [UPDATE]

Not all April Fool's Day jokes are entirely well thought out. Take Gmail's Mic Drop feature, which actually cost some people their jobs before the joke feature was pulled from the email ...
by Kris CarlonApril 1, 201631

Google also in the firing line in the FBI’s war on encryption

The ACLU has released an interactive U.S. map highlighting where the federal government has taken both Apple and Google to court to compel co-operation in unlocking devices.
by Kris CarlonMarch 31, 201618

Here’s how Google created the new voice of Search

You might’ve read about the smooth new voice rolling out to Google Search, or maybe you already have it on your devices. Now, Google’s Nat and Lo are giving us a peek at how the magic ...
by Bogdan PetrovanMarch 31, 201612

Google Calculator just hit the Play Store

With no warning and little fanfare, Google has unleashed their Calculator app on the Google Play Store, and now there’s no going back.
by John DyeMarch 30, 201638

AT&T plans to build a rival to Android with Cyanogen and ZTE’s help

AT&T is reportedly looking to make a forked version of Android in partnership with ZTE and Cyanogen to weaken Google's control over the market.
by Kris CarlonMarch 30, 201638
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