Marshmallow. Yes, that is the official name of the next iteration of Android. As with other Android versions, Google celebrated the name by erecting a lawn statue of what the M in Android M stands for in their HQ.
With all the attention the ZenFone 2 has been getting, I almost missed the announcement of Android M in last week’s Google IO. The latest version of Android focuses on improving the core user experience of Android, fixing thousands of bugs, to making some big changes to the fundamentals of the platform.
Exciting news! Google is bringing the long awaited Android One to the Philippines. For those who aren’t familiar with Google’s initiative, Android One was created to make high quality smartphones accessible to as many people as possible. The tech giant works with both international and local hardware partners to develop the devices. Best of all, the devices … Read More
It looks like Android KitKat is slowly but surely making its way into more handsets. Google recently released the Android distribution report for the month of November 2014, and it shows KitKat is on one of every three devices (33.9%). KitKat devices has increased from October’s 30.2% to 33.9% in November. While Jellybean still … Read More
I’m sure most of you have seen this before. That little T-Rex image that pops up when you try to access the web on Google’s mobile Chrome when there’s no Internet. There’s actually a hidden game behind it. If you want to try it out, here’s how to do it: First, make sure you have … Read More
Google recently released their Messenger app for SMS in Google Play. It’s the same one found on Android 5.0 Lollipop devices. The new app features Google’s Material Design, and a much a simpler look, feel and use. When you open the app for the first time, Google’s Messenger will give you an option to … Read More
Together with the announcement of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google also revealed its newest addition to the Nexus line, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. The Nexus 6 is made by Motorola and it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. It features a 6 inch screen with 2560 x 1440 resolution and a … Read More
Google has recently announced the official name of Android 5.0 as Lollipop. The name wasn’t really that much of a surprise as lollipop was one of the popular guesses when the update was first announced. Known initially as Android L, the latest iteration of Android features the much publicized Material Design. Their new design approach aims to … Read More
If you are a Gmail user, it might be time to change your password. According to this report, a member of a Russian Bitcoin forum has posted almost 5 million Gmail passwords, with around 60% reported to be still working. According to Google, their Gmail servers were not compromised. Instead, the list was compiled from a series … Read More
During the weekend, the Google Now Launcher was made available to most Android devices running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or higher. Formerly a Nexus or Google Experience Phone exclusive, the launcher gives you access to Google Now with a quick swipe of the screen. With Google Now, you can get a quick look at different types … Read More
Google has announced their plans during their I/O developer’s conference in San Francisco. They released a bunch of announcements but I’m just going to focus on Android, specifically, Android L (lollipop? licorice? lemon pie?). ANDROID L Google announced the latest update to their popular mobile OS. Calling it Android L, it has yet to get a … Read More