If a new report from Bloomberg is accurate, Microsoft has passed on the opportunity to invest at this time, though Satya Nadella’s company may still be interested in a “commercial deal” that would put its software onto Cyanogen devices.
It’s been a fun week in the world of Android. Google finally dropped Android 5.1 and it’s more than just bug fixes. New features may also be coming soon to Android Wear. We heard more about Samsung’s hot new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, including talk about an Active version featuring a massive battery. More rumors about LG’s and HTC’s next hero devices emerged, and Google has released a cheaper and nicer Chromebook Pixel!
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Google explains its reasoning behind the move to USB Type-C connectors in the new Chromebook Pixel. The company also hints at future Android phones and tablets being shipped with USB Type-C connectors.
Chromebook Pixel (2015) arrives, USB-C ports in tow — starting at $999
Google just rebranded the devices section of the Play Store, which is now called Google Store.The new Google Store page features a fresh design with large, bold fonts, lots of white space, and clean imagery.