The folks at ECOXGEAR have created a lantern that’s extremely bright, charges smartphones, and has a bottle opener at its base. This device is the ECOXGEAR EcoLantern, and it’s also able to connect to your smartphone and speak to you using the iPhone’s Siri or Androids’ OK Google (Google Assistant). Speakers and waterproofing and lighting and etcetera in tow, this … Continue reading
Have you heard the news? Your Android device is in the midst of being updated to include Google's comprehensive new security suite, Google Play Protect.
Google updated its Trusted Contacts Android app with support for Google Maps and a number of other features earlier this week. The Mountain View, California-based Internet giant started rolling out the latest build of Trusted Contacts on Monday and the new software version should soon be available for download from the Google Play Store in
VR and AR capabilities will undoubtedly turn into a must have feature on smartphones, as the tech gathers pace in the mainstream. Only a few years ago, headsets that take you to whole new worlds and immersive virtual realities were entertained only as gimmick gadgets in sci-fi productions, and no one could even begin to picture a VR-capable smartphone. But only few years later, big-name tech manufacturers are in a tight competition to deliver devices that are capable of offering as real a virtual experience as imaginably possible, and do not feel heavy or unnatural on ...
Google's first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones were unquestionably two of the best handsets released in 2016. They're sleek, they're powerful, and they run "pure" stock Android. While sales of the first "made by Google" smartphones weren't big sellers compared to leading flagship smartphones, an extremely vocal minority of hardcore Android fans adored the Pixel duo. As great as they were — and still are — they were also undeniably iPhone ripoffs.
Google is interested in virtual reality (VR) technology, so much so that they launched their own VR platform called Daydream. They also tried to tie this in with their smartphones and Android platform by making sure that devices were compatible. However in terms of how many Daydream compatible devices are out there, there aren’t that many to be honest.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has revealed that by the end of this year, there will be 11 Android phones available that support its Daydream virtual reality platform - most likely including its new Pixels. Read more...
Google has rolled out the fourth and final developer preview for Android O. The last beta version of the operating system does not contain any major changes, but it signals that Android O will be launched very soon.
Google's Daydream virtual reality platform is fast approaching its one year anniversary, but despite a solid initial showing and lots of promising teasers, industry support for it hasn't been particularly strong. In fact, there only a handful of Android devices you can buy today that even support the platform, but Google says that's about to change. In the recent Alphabet earnings call, board member and Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed that a total of 11 devices will be Daydream-compatible by the end of 2017.
Google has launched developers preview 4 of Android 8.0 O, hinting at an imminent release.
Full roll-out of Android O expected within weeks
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