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Could The M In Android M Stand For Milkshake?

Could The M In Android M Stand For Milkshake?

We pretty much got what we expected from this year’s Google I/O, we got improvements over some apps like Google Photos or services like Google Now with its new Tap functionality, Maps that would be available offline and there will be new devices interconnected with Project Brillo. As the operating system itself is concerned, it […]

Android M Developer Preview Now Available To Download

Android M Developer Preview Now Available To Download

As you all know by now, Google I/O is taking place in San Francisco as we speak. Google has wrapped up the keynote not long ago, and during the keynote, the Mountain View tech giant has announced a slew of tech goodies. Google’s Developer Conference is not over, of course, so you can expect a […]

Google Debuts Virtual Reality Jump Technology

Google has today announced a new virtual reality platform called Jump, which is designed to take the technology mainstream. Google has also released the first Jump product, a GoPro camera called Array that captures 360-degree footage. The unit consists of sixteen cameras arranged into the one unit and combining their video feed into one file […]

Google Cardboard Expeditions Takes Classrooms Anywhere

Google Cardboard Expeditions Takes Classrooms Anywhere

  It’s already been an action packed Google I/O so far today, and while added polish and the future seem to be big themes today, we haven’t been short of big news, like free Google Photos. We had heard whispers that Google was looking to build on last year’s Google Cardboard and virtual reality themes […]

Chrome Custom Tabs Unifies App & Browser Experience

Chrome Custom Tabs Unifies App & Browser Experience

It’s an exciting time to be an Android fan!  Officially announced, Android “M” (the name still mysteriously hidden) will be bringing about a bevy of new futures when it officially reaches large-scale rollout.  Developers who have access to the preview will get to test out the new functionality this revised version of Android hopes to […]

Google Announce Improved Offline Maps Coming This Year

Google Announce Improved Offline Maps Coming This Year

While today’s announcement from Google’s I/O event have circulated around newer products and services like Android M, Android Pay and Google Photos, that does not mean that there were not important announcements coming through for the more veteran Google features, services and apps. In fact, one of those which has now been commented on is […]

Android M Developer Preview on Nexus 5, 6, 9 and Player

Android M Developer Preview on Nexus 5, 6, 9 and Player

Google I/O is in full swing and one of the main topics is the announcement of the next Android Operating System (OS) called, appropriately, Android M.  Now the stories will start flying around what candy or dessert the ‘M’ will represent – my guess is M&M, Mars or better yet, Milky Way.  We have some […]

Chromecast’s Success: 1.5 Billion Castings

Chromecast’s Success: 1.5 Billion Castings

Chromecast.  It’s seen a two-year run in its current form, and in that time, much success.  At the beginning of I/O this morning, Sundar Pichai talked of the Android platform’s success, adoption, and use.  The interesting device that got attention this year was Google’s casting dongle, the Chromecast.  And the use numbers are huge. Chromecast […]

Google Makes it Easier to Develop for Android at I/O 15

Google Makes it Easier to Develop for Android at I/O 15

Google I/O 2015 just keeps on rolling, and while the keynote is always pretty long each year, there’s always some good news in it. Part of the main focus of this year is for developers to Develop, Engage and Earn. Google I/O has always been about developers using new tools to develop even better apps […]