Google releases first major update to Android Wear, adds support for GPS, Bluetooth headphones and offline music playback

By on October 24, 2014 at 10:17 AM.

Google releases first major update to Android Wear, adds support for GPS, Bluetooth headphones and offline music playback

Google has released the first major update to its wearable operating system Android Wear. The update adds a number of new features including support for built-in GPS sensors, Bluetooth headphones, and offline music playback, the company announced in a blogpost. More →
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National Train Enquiry System (NTES) app launched for Android devices to help keep track of trains

By on October 23, 2014 at 11:39 AM.

National Train Enquiry System (NTES) app launched for Android devices to help keep track of trains

Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has launched a mobile app on Android platform for train enquiry. The new mobile app for Android devices has many features. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could get Android 5.0 Lollipop update sooner than expected

By on October 22, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could get Android 5.0 Lollipop update sooner than expected

Motorola, HTC and Sony have already revealed their respective roadmaps of Lollipop release for their Android devices. Samsung, on the other hand, is infamous for releasing Android updates quite late. This time however, Samsung seems to have a pleasant surprise for its users.  More →
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Nokia HERE maps now available for all Android devices running Jelly Bean or higher

By on October 22, 2014 at 9:52 AM.

Nokia HERE maps now available for all Android devices running Jelly Bean or higher

Last month Nokia announced its plans to release its iconic HERE maps to Android and iOS devices. On HERE maps' website earlier this morning the company announced the availability of a beta version of its maps app that works with any device running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or above. More →
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Google clones Flappy Bird for its Android 5.0 Lollipop Easter egg [video]

By on October 20, 2014 at 6:08 PM.

Google clones Flappy Bird for its Android 5.0 Lollipop Easter egg [video]

Google is known to give small treats for Android users, which are hidden in the SDK for developers to discover. Android 5.0 Lollipop is no different, but the Easter egg found in the latest operating system is a pleasant surprise. More →
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Android Silver reportedly shelved due to resistance from smartphone makers

By on October 20, 2014 at 4:50 PM.

Android Silver reportedly shelved due to resistance from smartphone makers

There were quite a few reports in the past few months about Google’s Android Silver project, which was set to replace the Nexus and Google Play Edition smartphones. The Nexus 6 too was also believed to have been sacrificed for the new Silver project, which aimed at offering high-end specs and stock Android experience. But now it seems, Google has shelved the project, Re/code reports. More →
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Sony to update the entire Xperia Z series to Android 5.0 Lollipop

By on October 17, 2014 at 9:40 AM.

Sony to update the entire Xperia Z series to Android 5.0 Lollipop

Sony has announced that it will be seeding out the Android Lollipop update to its entire Xperia Z lineup of smartphones. On a blogpost, Sony announced that apart from Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 series, which will be receiving the Android 5.0 update in early 2015, the remaining entire Xperia Z series will be receiving the update in the next few weeks. More →
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Android 5.0 Lollipop statue unveiled at Google’s HQ [video]

By on October 16, 2014 at 1:20 PM.

Android 5.0 Lollipop statue unveiled at Google’s HQ [video]

Google announced Android 5.0 Lollipop alongside the new Nexus devices (Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player) last night. An announcement of a new Android version is however incomplete without a statue at Googleplex in Mountain View. Google has put up a short video of the unveiling of the Android Lollipop statue. More →
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Google explains how it picked Lollipop for the latest Android version

By on October 16, 2014 at 11:08 AM.

Google explains how it picked Lollipop for the latest Android version

Late last night, Google finally announced what the L in its next major mobile operating system update really stands for. Putting all the rumors and speculations to rest, the company announced that Android 5.0 will carry the name Lollipop. The company has now posted a funny video to explain how it picked Lollipop. More →

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