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Material Design Guidelines Expand to Android TV and Auto

Material Design Guidelines Expand to Android TV and Auto

  Since Matias Duarte joined Google, after having spent time developing the look and feel of the ill-fated WebOS for Palm, things started to change for Android. We saw striking new designs with Honeycomb and then more refined approaches with Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. Last year’s Google I/O was one of the more […]

Now On Tap Unlikely To Be Available On M Developer Preview

Now On Tap Unlikely To Be Available On M Developer Preview

Yesterday saw a wealth of android information coming through from Google. In fact, there was so much coming through that hours later and what happened is still being digested and understood. While the latest android update, Android M and the new image service from Google, Google Photos, seemed to steal the show, there was another announcement […]

How Does Android Pay Affect Canada?

How Does Android Pay Affect Canada?

As expected, Google officially announced Android Pay yesterday at the Google I/O conference.  Although Android Pay will be a core part of the next generation Android M, it was clearly stated that all devices running Android 4.4 KitKat and above will be able to take advantage of Android Pay, although fingerprint support is part of […]

Android M’s Doze Likely To Offer Per-App Manual Controlling

Android M’s Doze Likely To Offer Per-App Manual Controlling

While Google’s I/O Developer conference continues to go on, the news of yesterday’s announcements continue to come through. Now, most of the major announcement information was already covered, however, there are a number of minor details becoming available. To be clear, these are only ‘minor’ in comparison to the bigger and more universal announcements. For […]

Google Needs Android Pay to Take Off

Google Needs Android Pay to Take Off

During the Day One keynote of Google I/O this year, Android Pay was officially announced. We had heard rumblings of this long before Google I/O, but it appears that Google needs Android Pay to succeed more than just to compete with Apple. Google has become a company that practically relies on people using the Internet. […]

Google Launches Smart Lock, a Password Manager for Android

Google Launches Smart Lock, a Password Manager for Android

As is so often the case during Google I/O, there’s a lot of news announced during the keynote on Day One, which often feels more like a marathon than a keynote, but some of the more interesting news that will impact how we work with Android in the future is often quietly buried to the […]

Android M Has An Experimental Multi-Window Feature

Android M Has An Experimental Multi-Window Feature

So far with Android M, there have been a number of new features and tweaks announced that promise to refine and enhance the user experience on Android. Control over the heads up notifications, the new Doze feature, and the customizable Quick Settings tiles are all little adjustments Google has made to the operating system which […]

Android M Google Settings Now Accessible In System Settings

Android M Google Settings Now Accessible In System Settings

Now that Google’s I/O event is well underway and most of the major announcements have come through, more refined details are starting to emerge and will continue to do so over the coming hours and days. This is typical for new updates and features as it takes the community time to digest what has been […]

LG G4 Available to Pre-Order from Vodafone UK

LG G4 Available to Pre-Order from Vodafone UK

  This week might have been the big week of Google I/O, and boy has it been a frantic couple of days with some great announcements from Google, including Android M, but there’s more to the world of Android than I/O. Without devices, nobody would be using Android and devices like the LG G4 are […]