Archive for the ‘Android’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 23, 2017 under Android, PC
There has been a lot of talk about Chromebooks running Android apps for years now, but it wasn't until September that Google officially decided to make ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 19, 2017 under Android
It has been just under a year since developers first got access to Android Nougat and several months since Google wrapped up work on it and shipped it out to some of its own devices. It has taken some... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 17, 2017 under Android, General Tech
Things have been quiet on the wearable front for quite a while now, the Apple Watch series 2 hasn't generated much buzz and things appear to have come to a standstill with Android Wear. However, that ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 13, 2017 under Android
Google may have initially begun rolling out Android Nougat back in August but it usually takes a few months for some smartphone makers to catch up. If you happen to own a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge,... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 9, 2017 under Android
At CES last week, Nvidia announced that it would be releasing a brand new Shield TV set top box with a slew of software updates. However, owners of the original Shield TV won't necessarily need to buy... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 7, 2016 under Android
Google Chrome isn't just the most popular browser on desktop, but it is also huge on mobile, with Android dominating a good chunk of the smartphone market. Unfortunately, phone signal can be spotty at... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 2, 2016 under Android, General Tech
The Moto 360 may have been one of the more popular and better looking Android Wear smartwatches when it first launched in 2014 but unfortunately, the wearables market hasn't exploded quite as quickly ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 12, 2016 under Android
Android 7.0 Nougat may have only just arrived a few months ago but the first big update is already arriving later this month. Android 7.1 will be bringing support for some new features, including Goog... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 19, 2016 under Android, Mobile
We have been hearing bits of information about Google's future smartphone plans for months now, with the recent rumours indicating that the company will be ditching the Nexus branding this year in fav... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 8, 2016 under Android
Back in April, the European Commission officially filed its anti-trust complaint against Google in regards to Android and its pre-installed apps and services. At the time, Google was given until the 2... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 6, 2016 under Android
For a long time, the Nexus 7 was considered to be one of the best Android tablets around but eventually, Google shelved it and moved on to the Nexus 9. However, we could see the 7-inch tablet design r... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 31, 2016 under Android
It seems that these days, the rumour mill can't quite make up its mind about what is happening with Google and its next batch of Nexus devices. We had previously heard that HTC was set to help out wit... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 22, 2016 under Android
Just as rumours previously predicted, Google is kicking off the rollout of Android Nougat today, with the OS update coming to the Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P. On top of that though, the update is also comin... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 19, 2016 under Android
Google kickstarted Android Nougat's development a lot earlier than expected this year and back in June, one of the final beta releases for the OS came out. Now, it looks like Android Nougat is ready f... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 12, 2016 under Android
Google can’t seem to escape its antitrust battles, not only are they under investigation by the European Commission but Russia also had a bone to pick with the search provider over pre-installed And... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 26, 2016 under Android
It would seem that trouble is brewing over at Cyanogen, who have reportedly cut jobs from the Android ROM section of the business after failing to gain mainstream popularity through partnerships with ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 7, 2016 under Android
It seems that things in the Android Wear smartwatch world have slowed down a bit lately but this week, reports have begun circulating suggesting that Google is currently working on two of its own smar... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 1, 2016 under Android
We have been hearing for some time that HTC has taken over Google's Nexus line for 2016, with multiple smartphones in the works and this week, we got fresh news on the top-tier model thanks to a full ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 30, 2016 under Android
Following on from earlier news that Android N is nearing its final release, Google has officially settled on a final name for its latest OS. After fielding some suggestions from the public, Google ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 18, 2016 under Android
A short while after first announcing that it would be bringing Android apps to Chrome OS, Google has officially begun rolling out the Android Play Store to some Chrome OS devices. This is a test build... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 16, 2016 under Android
Google has gone ahead and pushed out the fourth Android N developer preview this week, which means we should be nearing a public release for the still yet to be named OS update. The fourth de... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 27, 2016 under Android
Google had a very strong start in the tablet world with the Nexus 7 and while the Nexus 9 didn't quite live up to the same pedestal, it was still a well-received product but now, it has been discontin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 26, 2016 under Android
It looks like Google has quietly taken itself out of the TV set-top box game for now as it is no longer selling the Nexus Player on the Google Store. While the player can currently be found at a few p... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 19, 2016 under Android
While there has been talk over the last few months of Google merging Chrome OS and Android, the actual story for the time being is a little different. Chrome OS and Android are going to remain as se... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 18, 2016 under Android
Over the years, Google has had no problem coming up with names for its many different flavours of Android, we've had Gingerbread, Froyo, Ice Cream Sandwhich and even KitKat but this year, the company ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on April 25, 2016 under Android, Highlights 2, Network
Have you always fancied yourself as a reviewer? Feel you have a hidden talent that you want the world to see? Nvidia are working with KitGuru to give away two of their Shield Android TV devices. Matth... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 20, 2016 under Android
Earlier this week we got news that the European Commission was in the final stages of its Android antitrust investigation, taking on formal complaints from companies that feel that Google has abused i... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 18, 2016 under Android
You can do a lot with smart devices these days and while it is always interesting to see Minecraft or Half-Life running on a smartwatch, it is obviously not particularly playable. However, you can p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 15, 2016 under Android
As the Android N developer preview continues, we have been learning more and more about what to expect from Google's latest operating system. Last year, Apple introduced '3D Touch' with the iPhone 6S,... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 11, 2016 under Android
When it comes to Android, Google has lost the reigns a bit over the years with many OEMs and networks tinkering with Google's software and slowing down the update process quite a bit. As a result of t... more.
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