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Android site shows off unreleased Google Play Edition Galaxy S5 - teasing launch?

Android site shows off unreleased Google Play Edition Galaxy S5 - teasing launch?

By 1 July 2014

Google's Android website currently has some new imagery that seems to tease a yet-to-be-released device: the Google Play Edition of Samsung's Galaxy S5 flagship. The Galaxy S5 released in April, and many Nexus devotees have been waiting for their Google... >>

Get Android L wallpapers on your phone right now

Get Android L wallpapers on your phone right now

By 27 June 2014

If waiting for the Android L release to land is already getting to you, we have some soothing news. Developers, given the early release, have dumped the backgrounds online for all to have. As is typical with any new mobile operating system from Android... >>

Google Fit announced as Android version of iOS 8 HealthKit, Nike and Adidas onboard

Google Fit announced as Android version of iOS 8 HealthKit, Nike and Adidas onboard

By 25 June 2014

Google has announced in detail its Google Fit platform. The fitness hub means that multiple data inputs, from smartwatches to heart rate monitors, can be processed all within Android. This should make tracking fitness data all in one place a far easier... >>

Razer Android TV micro-console launching this autumn

Razer Android TV micro-console launching this autumn

By 25 June 2014

Google has just announced its Android TV platform, and already the console announcements are starting to appear with Razer leading the pack. The new Android TV platform will allow users to play Android games on the big screen at home using a controller. ... >>

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

By 25 June 2014

Google has confirmed that it will soon allow Chromebook users run Android apps on the desktop operating system, blurring the lines of what Chrome OS and Android is. Google demoed Evernote, Vine, and Flipboard Android apps working on a Chromebook Pixel... >>

Android L Developer Preview ushers in new Material Design for Android

Android L Developer Preview ushers in new Material Design for Android

By 25 June 2014

Google has announced that the next version of Android, currently codenamed the Android L Developer preview, that will drastically change the way Android looks and reacts to interaction.  At the heart of the new design is something that Google is calling... >>

Android One announced by Google for smartphone uptake in less developed countries

Android One announced by Google for smartphone uptake in less developed countries

By 25 June 2014

Google has unveiled its new Android One initiative, aiming to bring smartphones to less developed countries. Google will qualify vendors so OEMs can build handsets more easily. This will mean quality handsets that are essentially Google endorsed. Software... >>

Google I/O 2014 keynote livestream, watch the launch of Android 5.0 right here

Google I/O 2014 keynote livestream, watch the launch of Android 5.0 right here

By 25 June 2014

Google will kick off its 2014 Google I/O developers conference today at 5pm UK time (9am PDT, 12pm EDT) and we've got the livestream right here so you don't have to leave your favourite gadget site to watch it live. We expect the company to rattle through... >>

Will Android Lollipop be announced at Google I/O? Or will it be one of these alternatives?

Will Android Lollipop be announced at Google I/O? Or will it be one of these alternatives?

By 25 June 2014

Google I/O, the company's developer conference, kicks off today, 25 June, and it is widely expected that senior vice president Sundar Pichai will at the very least offer up a preview of the next build of Android (possibly Android 5.0). Added to that speculation... >>

Lollipop, anyone? Google will show off the next 'L' version of Android today

Lollipop, anyone? Google will show off the next 'L' version of Android today

By 25 June 2014

Google's I/O developer conference kicks off tomorrow, and the web giant has a few surprises up its sleeve, including a preview of the next version of Android. As part of a profile for Bloomberg Businessweek, Sundar Pichai, a senior vice president at Google... >>