Questions abound after Google’s Hugo Barra announced a surprise move to Xiaomi, the rising star of the Chinese mobile industry.
Apple, if all reports are correct, now has two manufacturers for their watch, and a team of 100-plus engineers working on the device.
HTC is reportedly working on a new mobile operating system tailored for Chinese customers. The OS, which has the support of Chinese officials, could be launched by the end of the year.
Google now sells the new Nexus 7 in a total of seven markets, with three more to follow.
Google+ just got a small update. The focus was mostly bug fixes and performance enhancements, but a new feature squeaked in for auto-awesome. Check it out!
Chromecast has hit iOS as Google released an app that helps you set up your Chromecast from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
This week, updates rolled out to a host of Google apps, we’ve heard rumors of the next Nexus, the Zara broke cover, the Note 3 and Galaxy Gear were detailed, the Ubuntu Edge campaign close, and the Nexus 7 (2013) received some much needed bug fixes.
Google’s popular mobile browser is going to receive a redesigned start page, a hidden setting reveals. Other new features include image search and new gestures.
Google updated the Play Store policy, explicitly forbidding apps that put ads in the notification bar, place shortcuts on the homescreen, or change the device without user consent.
Users can either enter “define:” followed by their word of choice, or use voice search. For some words, simply entering the word in the search or omnibox will bring up the definition and synonyms, but not all. Searching for “Android” yielded a host of results about our favorite operating system, while asking Google to define it brought up the definition ahead of search results.