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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 Auto takes on Apple CarPlay: Here's everything you need to know

Android Auto takes on Apple CarPlay: Here's everything you need to know

By 25 June 2014

Google isn't going to let Apple steal your attention, not even for one second. So it has just outlined a new plan of attack that aims to keep you tied to Android, even from behind the wheel. Patrick Brady, the Director of Engineering at Android, announced... >>

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... >>

Google details Android Wear at Google I/O, demos Dick Tracey talking option

Google details Android Wear at Google I/O, demos Dick Tracey talking option

By 25 June 2014

Google has detailed its smartwatch operating system called Android Wear at Google I/O, its annual developer conference in San Francisco. The bottom line? You can expect to start talking to your watch to give it instructions.  Created because people... >>

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... >>

Google doubles the RAM in Glass to 2GB, just in time for Brits to buy

Google doubles the RAM in Glass to 2GB, just in time for Brits to buy

By 25 June 2014

Google's I/O developer conference is tomorrow, meaning upgrade announcements from the company are starting to trickle online. And Brits will be glad to know the most recent news comes from the Google Glass team. Google wants you to know it is constantly... >>

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... >>