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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... >>

Google Chromecast update to offer screen mirroring and intelligent Backdrop

Google Chromecast update to offer screen mirroring and intelligent Backdrop

By 25 June 2014

An update to Google's Chromecast has been announced at Google I/O, bringing screen mirroring to Android devices as well as a Backdrop mode. Android mobile and tablet owners will now be able to mirror live to their TV with a connected Chromecast. This... >>

Android TV replaces Google TV, as living room gets more attention

Android TV replaces Google TV, as living room gets more attention

By 25 June 2014

Android is heading to the living room, as Google looks to rebrand its failed Google TV service with Android TV. Accusing smart TVs of being pretty dumb, Google is planning on reinventing its Google TV offering as it attempts to beat devices like Apple... >>

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... >>

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... >>

Motorola Moto X+1 could be unveiled later today, is this an early render?

Motorola Moto X+1 could be unveiled later today, is this an early render?

By 25 June 2014

Ahead of Google I/O later today the latest flagship Motorola phone, Moto X+1, has leaked again. This time it's a render of the device showing off its design, as previously described in leaks. The promotional render was sent to 9to5mac by its sources revealing... >>

Google I/O 2014: What to expect from the annual developer conference

Google I/O 2014: What to expect from the annual developer conference

By 24 June 2014

The mighty Google has sent out the invites and is about ready to kick off its annual developer conference, Google I/O, this week. The event will start on 25 June and feature plenty of announcements. From what we know so far, rumours and what we've been... >>

Android Wear shown off with more detail in new video

Android Wear shown off with more detail in new video

By 20 June 2014

Android Wear is expected to get a more detailed reveal at Google I/O from 25 June and to tease us a bit more Google has released a video. The Android Wear video presented by Timothy Jordan, a developer advocate at Google, shows us more functions we can... >>

Google’s Quantum Paper is creating the new unified Android OS coming next

Google’s Quantum Paper is creating the new unified Android OS coming next

By 12 June 2014

Google I/O is just around the corner due to start on 25 June and already its new Android OS is starting to leak. Quantum Paper is the new unified design approach which aims to bring designs together. The next Android OS will go by a name befitting the... >>