Only a couple of days ago Microsoft had announced an official YouTube app for Windows Phone, it seems like this app is going to be short lived. TheVerge is reporting that Google has asked Microsoft to take down the app and halt all installs immediately, because of the lack of ads. Google terms this as a violation of API use. (more…)Google+
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Google I/O is about to begin in an hour, but it appears that Google has jumped the gun and confirmed Android 4.3 on a search listing on its developer page. TheVerge was the first to spot this. (more…)Google+
People have been wondering what Google has in store for Google I/O apart from regular Android and Chrome OS announcements. Well, the Verge is reporting that Google will launch a Spotify like on-demand radio service at the event after securing licensing deals with Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music Group. (more…)Google+
There is always a communication gap between a person who uses a product and a person who makes it. This discord is obviously not good, and this also holds true for apps. Google is taking a huge leap in reducing this discord, as all app developers will now be able to respond to user reviews on the Google Play store. As is the case, the announcement was made on the official Android developers blog where Google talks about identifying and prioritising bugs based on user feedback and also getting ideas from users...
For sometime there have been rumours about Google building a Game Center rival for Android to cater to the legion of gamers that use Android smartphones and tablets. Looks like this might actually happen as Android Police has published screenshots of a service called Google Play Games which was obtained from a leaked version of a Google Play services file. The screenshots indicate a number of incoming features that include achievements, in-game chat, matchmaking, cloud save syncing, and a leaderboard feature....
With Google’s I/O around the corner, rumor mills have been working round the clock hinting at the kind of devices we might get to see at the event. A report on KoreanTimes now adds to these rumors by claiming that LG has again partnered with Google to develop the Nexus 5. (more…)Google+
The ever reliable @evleaks has posted an image of a Motorola smartphone that is clearly pictured in a protective case that conceals its real identity. Going by the images the device not only runs on the AT&T network in the US, but also by the looks of it runs a pretty stock version of Android. (more…)Google+
There’s been quite a bit of buzz on Motorola’s X-Phone doing rounds on the Internet and credit should be given to the folks at Motorola and Google for still having kept the phone under wraps. With specifications leaking every other day, Japanese blog Rbmen now reports on a set of leaked benchmarks, which they claim belongs to the X-Phone. (more…)Google+
While Google has released its much awaited wearable computing product Glass to a limited number of early adopters who purchased the Explorer edition of the product at Google I/O last year, the product remains quite mysterious to most. Many who are yet to experience the product in real life also wonder how the product works and for that Google has posted a Glass how-to video, that show cases the start-up process and some of the basic features of the product in its current stage. (more…)Google+
Only two days ago we reported Saurik, the famous iPhone Jailbreaker, had managed to get root access on Google Glass. Developers are excited about the potential of Glass, and they are going the extra mile to hack it so that they can add new capabilities to the device. Keeping that in mind, Google has quietly released the Glass kernel so that it is easier for developers to hack it. This was first reported by Karthik’s Geek Center. (more…)Google+
So for the last year everyone has been saying that the next version of Android will be Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. Well that’s what they said when Android 4.1 was launched but Google went ahead and launched Android 4.2 and now Android Police claims to have found evidence for Android 4.3 in Google’s server logs. (more…)Google+
iPhone jailbreakers are a resourceful bunch. Well, they have to be considering the type of restrictions Apple puts in place on iOS. Now legendary iPhone hacker Saurik aka Jay Freeman has claimed to have achieved root access on Google Glass Explorer Edition via a known exploit for Android 4.0, but claims it was first discovered by a hacker known as B1nary. According to him, Google Glass runs Android 4.0.4. (more…)Google+