In this video, Android engineer Eric Brynsvold, tells fans what to expect at this year’s Google I/O conference
Rumors have been flying for weeks, and Brynsvold is on top of them. He discusses buzzwords you should look out for in the session descriptions, what enhancements you can expect from material design and, of course, Android M
After popping up briefly on the I/O schedule, then immediately getting removed, Android M has attracted the most attention out of I/O. Brynsvold sorts through…
Google talks a lot. Unlike Apple, which primarily speaks through its public-facing product events that take place a few times a year, Google tends to announce updates to its products, along with new ones, with reliable regularity.
Nonetheless, Google usually saves much of its best stuff for Google I/O, its annual developer conference, which begins Thursday morning. Last year, it used the event to unveil Android TV, Android Auto and Android Lollipop (then just called “L”). It was also the…
Samsung has filed for an Android station that turns smartphones into Windows laptops
The tech company wants to trademark a docking apparatus that allows an Android-based smartphone or tablet to switch over to Windows when popped into the holder. The station, which was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and first spotted by PatentlyMobile, is equipped with a keyboard and display.
Sure, Google’s in-car software for extending an Android phone to a dashboard has technically been out and proud since the first Android Auto aftermarket systems started shipping in March, but as of Tuesday it’s in new cars, too. The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is the first car to offer Android Auto built-in.
Luckily, each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week’s list includes QuizUp’s redesign, an app that leverages public libraries to let you borrow music and ebooks and new StubHub features that help you plan around the events you’re going…
Instagram users on Android: Making your own photo collages just got easier.
The photo service is finally making Layout, its standalone app for custom collages, available to Android users. The company also updated its main Android app Tuesday with a new photo-editing tool called Structure.