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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 […]

Google Announce Google Photos At I/O

Google Announce Google Photos At I/O

Prior to the start of today’s Google I/O event, there had been a number of rumored features and services expected to come from Google. While the big ones likes Android M will obviously steal most of the limelight. one particular rumor has been gaining significant momentum. This is, of course, Google’s new photo service. For […]

Android M and USB Type-C to Make Batteries More Useful

Android M and USB Type-C to Make Batteries More Useful

As Google I/O continues, the brief introduction to the next version of Android came to a close,, leaving many things that users have been wanting to see and have in the ecosystem for years.  The biggest thing to hit the next version of Android is the addition of a USB type-C port to upcoming hardware. […]

Google Announce HBO NOW Coming To Android

Google Announce HBO NOW Coming To Android

The annual Google I/O conference has started with Sundar Pichai delivering the keynote, which I’m sure many of our readers will have been following. And right at the end, Sundar announced that HBO NOW is coming to the Google Play Store for your favorite Android device. The HBO NOW application coexists with a standalone subscription […]