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Spotify To Provide Major Android Wear App Upgrade

Spotify To Provide Major Android Wear App Upgrade

Another piece of exciting news for Android Wear users.  The popular music streaming service Spotify will be reaching wrists with a rollout hopefully in June.  Android Wear software will be seeing small tweaks and improvements over the firmware itself in the coming months, but this update deals specifically with the app development of Spotify and […]

There Is An Easter Egg In The Android M Preview

There Is An Easter Egg In The Android M Preview

It is no secret that Google loves Easter Eggs, they have been discovered in the search engine with effects like tilting the list of results or showing that list as if the search was made in 1998 and there are even some interactive ones like the Pac-Man game around the Google logo. Some of their […]

The Android M App Drawer Gets Visual Changes

The Android M App Drawer Gets Visual Changes

Android M was announced today, which was the most exciting part to users that don’t develop software. While they focused on 6 parts on how this update would bring the “most polished Android release to date”, there are some details that were left out at the conference and that have been discovered by installing the […]

Google Photos Looks Great Against Costly Competition

Google Photos Looks Great Against Costly Competition

Google announced their new Google Photos app this morning during the I/O 2015 keynote speech, and along with the awesome new features heading out to users, Google also unveiled that they would be giving users of Google Photos unlimited storage of pictures and videos completely free. That’s a huge announcement when you take into consideration […]

Visual Styling Of Android M; Optional Light And Dark Themes

Visual Styling Of Android M; Optional Light And Dark Themes

Google I/O developer conference is on in full swing at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. As expected, Google has already announced the next version of Android, dubbed Android M for now. Google says, the the new version of Android is “all about polish and quality”. Google hasn’t revealed the official name for the new version of […]

Avago And Broadcom Chipmakers To Merge

Avago And Broadcom Chipmakers To Merge

The semiconductor industry is one of opposites. On the one side, chipmakers are striving to build smaller and smaller components and on the other, chip companies, especially chip manufacturers, seem to be striving to combine their businesses. To deal with reaching for smaller chips first, this is related to power consumption and heat output. The […]

Sprint CEO On Unlimited Data Going Away, Network Improving

Sprint CEO On Unlimited Data Going Away, Network Improving

Sprint’s epic battle is far from over, and its CEO Marcelo Claure spoke at the Code conference yesterday about some upcoming changes and struggles the company has been going through since his tenure began.  We saw from the same interview yesterday that Sprint is putting some serious effort into improving its network, a metric that […]

Google Developers Website Gets Full Material Design Makeover

Google Developers Website Gets Full Material Design Makeover

Well there you have it, Google has finally updated its developers website to reflect the design changes that it set in place exactly this time last year.  Google’s unveiling of Android L, now known as Lollipop for Android 5.0 and 5.1, brought about a completely new design language and massive changes to the navigation structure […]

USA NSA Domestic Surveillance Powers Set To Expire Sunday

USA NSA Domestic Surveillance Powers Set To Expire Sunday

This Sunday marks an important date for those of us interested in the United States of America’s ability to use “domestic surveillance” powers, which are due to lapse. An article carried by the New York times quotes a senior administration official as saying, “What you’re doing, essentially, is you’re playing national security Russian roulette,” when […]