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Android Wear app explained: Here's how to get started with your watch and find the first apps

Android Wear app explained: Here's how to get started with your watch and find the first apps

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Google has finally made it easy for people to find, download, use apps for its new Android Wear operating system. The company has simultaneously updated all Android devices to Google Play Services 5.0 and launched an Apps for Android Wear section on the... >>

Android L, with Project Volta, should add at least 36 per cent more battery to your device

Android L, with Project Volta, should add at least 36 per cent more battery to your device

By 3 July 2014

With every release of Android Google likes to focus on fixing a certain issue and in Android L it's battery life. Recent testing, by ArsTechnica, of the Android L beta has revealed that Google has had a massive success. The test used the same mobile device... >>

Microsoft Office for Android tablets is coming this year, sign up for early access now

Microsoft Office for Android tablets is coming this year, sign up for early access now

By 2 July 2014

Microsoft is working on a version of Office for Android that is specifically designed for tablets. The company's productivity suite has been available for Android smartphones as a free download since last year, but Android tablet users have been forced... >>

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... >>