While Samsung’s devices definitely aren’t known for being among the first to receive new Android updates, Google decided to allow both users and OEMs access to pre-release iterations of the new Android L software prior to its fall release and, what Google likely hopes to avoid by doing so, tediously slow public rollout.
Yesterday, during Google’s annual I/O conference, the company announced the first three partners and products for its Android Wear platform in more detail. Previously, Google showcased Android Wear as a concept in a video that took the blogosphere by storm. While it’s undeniable that Google’s rapid entry into the wearables market was at least in part […]
Today, during a press conference in San Francisco, California, Google unveiled their second generation Nexus 7 Android tablet. The new device, which is both thinner and lighter than its predecessor, features a number of welcomed enhancements, including an improved display with a resolution of 1,920-by-1,200 and a pixel density of 323 pixels per inch (PPI).
Today, Jay Freeman (better known online by the moniker Saurik) released Cydia Substrate and WinterBoard for Android devices. As some of our readers are likely already aware, Saurik is the genius hacker behind Cydia: the third-party tweak and modification distribution platform for Jailbroken iDevices that predates even the App Store.
Google Glass will inevitably be the stepping stone for the next generation of post-PC devices, and the gateway product for an entirely new and unexplored product group: wearable “smart” devices. Glass reportedly interfaces with smartphone in a seamless manner and allows users to accomplish basic tasks such as respond to messages, search the web and […]
Recently, The Verge published an in-depth written exposé on Google Glass: an advanced post-PC device that’s intended to be worn like glasses and interface with smartphones. Google Glass features a small HUD (heads-up display) that’s visible to the wearer and a built-in camera that’s used to record videos, take pictures and provide augmented reality experiences.
It’s been almost a year since details of Google’s classified Project Glass were leaked to the New York Times by “Google employees familiar with classified” research. Thus far, we’ve seen Google’s “One day” concept video for the intriguing and futuristic technology and Google’s co-founder (Sergey Brin) even sat down with Gavin Newsom for an exclusive […]
According to a recent Google+ post from Jeff Huber, Google’s Senior Vice President of Geo and Commerce, the new Google Maps app for iOS has already turned into a smashing success. With over 10 million reported downloads between last Wednesday (when the app was released) and Friday, Google Maps has skyrocketed to claim number one […]