There are some speculations that are suggesting that Google may launch their new Android Operating System called Android 7.0 Nougat by August 5th. This particular speculation was started by a twitter post last saturday which was posted by a known and generally reliable leaker Evan Blass also known as @evleaks. The post read “Android 7.0 releases next month, with the 8/5 security patch”. Google generally launches their OS upgrades generally between early September to late October but nonetheless, Android users would really love this upgrade as soon as possible. Read More
In late 2015, Google had announced that they will be launching the Android Pay for Australia. Only 7 months later Google fulfilled their promise and have launched the payment Application for the southern continent. Android Pay is now accepted in almost all retail stores and already supports up to 25 major banks. The NFC based payment method is will be the prime competition to the already established Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Read More
Google launched a new program on Monday which promises to train about 2 million developers in India on Android, their flagship operating system. The program is a 3 years program which will enable developers to launch their own innovative mobile applications for Android. This would enable India to have the largest developer population of about 4 million developers by 2018 by overtaking the US. Read More
Apple has recently released an update for Apple Music which promises to fix several bugs on the Android platform. The new update fixes issues with Playback and issues with sorting the playlist. The new version of Apple Music has been jumped up to version 0.9.11 and can be downloaded from Google Play. Apple music is only one of the two Apps that currently available for android devices, the other one being Move To iOS. Read More
Google has finally revealed official name of Android N, and it is called “Android Nougat”. There were rumors that Android N will be called ‘Nutella’, even the tech giant poked people with this suggestion. In Google I/O, the company also launched a website asking for suggestions for the name of Android N from people across the globe. They even setup a naming format so that people could come up with names according to that format. Google didn’t wait for Google I/O 2016 to reveal the name, because this will give time to developers to improve the Android update.
Google has come up with a new feature in Google Maps which lets you navigate to multiple destinations simultaneously when you want to look for directions in your android. Before this feature, if you wanted to look for other destinations during an ongoing navigation trip on your android phone then you had to close that ongoing trip and then start a new navigation trip.
Google launched its mobile payment system- ‘Android Pay’ in Singapore on 28th June(Tuesday) , that makes Singapore the first country in Asia to get this service. Android Pay is already available in the US and the UK, this is a contactless smartphone payment system. The services can be used at any store in Singapore, which accepts contactless credit card system. Most android users in Singapore will be able to connect their credit cards with their smartphones and use it for transactions.
Now the entire library of Android apps are available to Chromebook users—but for now, just in the Chromebook Flip. After trying a few, my Flip is now one of my most useful devices. There are still some rough edges, but in the near future, you’ll have a much more reason to buy a Chromebook. Google has launched more than 15 million apps available for ChromeOS. Soon, Android support will automatically be added to most late-model Chromebooks. At the moment, only one Chromebook, the ASUS Chromebook Flip, can run Android apps. Others such as the 2015 Chromebook Pixel and thecAcer Chromebook R11 will be able to run Android apps in the next few weeks. Read More
Hyperkin toyed with gamers last year when it teased a peripheral that would play real Game Boy cartridges on your phone, but it wasn’t just kidding around — it’s making good on its word. The company is now taking pre-orders for a Smart Boy Development Kit that lets your Android smartphone play Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges. There is an Atmel 90USB646 chip in the device and is NTSC/PAL cart compatible. The device will also require Android 4.4.4 KitKat and above, with USB OTG support. Also, the kit is usable with 5-6inch devices. The Smart Boy is expected to ship by December 2016 and its pricing hasn’t been announced yet. Read More
Google will reveal the official name of the latest android OS currently known as Android N in a few weeks time. The news came in from a tweet and a post on Google+. The tech giant announced that it is accepting suggestions for the name. But even before that, the search giant was conducting online polls to finalize the name. There have been already many rumors regarding the latest android OS like a report says that Android N is internally known as New York Cheesecake. Read More