Google pushed out a substantial update for Google Glass just last week, along with making the headset available to all to buy for one day — and they’re following up with another update this week that will enable new functionality. iPhone users will see their text messages show up in their notifications, and all Glass users will get to see their calendar in front of their right eyeball.
OK, folks. Our Galaxy S5 review is out the door, and it’s time to end the week with a little fun. Google’s released a compelling new camera application. Chrome Remote Desktop means more working from home. And, of course, we’ll answer your questions, live, on the air, in living color.
So join us this afternoon at 4 p.m. EDT — that’s 9 p.m. in London — for the Greatest Android Podcast in the World! You can find us at this [Read More...]
The biggest news about the update is that KitKat is coming to Google Glass, bringing with it under the hood changes and massive improvements to battery life. Also now that Glass runs Andriod KitKat, developers can write Glassware apps using the Android SDK.
Other changes the update also includes:
Photo bundles — Your pictures will be sorted as bundles, making them easier to navigate through. [Read More...]
Google has let loose a small teaser about the upcoming Google Glass update, and it looks to be a great one. For starters, the platform version is moving to KitKat, and away from the current Android 4.0.3 builds. This will bring better battery life, makes things easier to update, and open up a lot of new SDK features for developers. But that’s not all we’ll be seeing.
It appears that Microsoft is finished with the “Scroogled” ad campaign. Over the weekend, Derrick Connell — a Microsoft corporate VP, and head of the Bing Experiences team — answered a small Q&A at Yabbly and and had the following to say:
We are always evaluating and evolving our marketing campaigns. There are times when we use our marketing to highlight differences in how we see the world compared to competitors, and the Scroogled campaign is [Read More...]
End of the week. Quitting time. Well, for some. For us, that means it’s time for the return of the Greatest Android Podcast in the World! And we’ll give you three guess what we’ll be talking about today.
Yep, it’s the Galaxy S5′s time in the sun. It’s been a month and a half since we got our first look at it at Mobile World Congress, and now it’s in our hot little hands. And our initial impressions are [Read More...]
A new Android update is rolling out that will add a bit more security when it comes to apps that may harm your device. The update from Google intends to make sure that apps installed on your device — from Google Play or elsewhere — are playing nice and “behaving in a safe manner”. Currently the system scans applications at the time you install them, but now it will continuously check all the apps on your [Read More...]
Summer is about to get a lot better now that we know of a new mobile game coming to Windows Phone, Android and iOS. Fans of the Age of Empires series will be especially excited to learn of a new game coming. Microsoft and KLab have announced Age of Empires: World Domination for mobile coming this summer.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is almost upon us – or actually upon us in some cases – and for folks in selected countries your purchase comes with a musical value added bonus. Music subscription service Deezer has partnered with Samsung to offer a free 6-month subscription package with the Galaxy S5 that’s worth £60/€60 in value.
Deezer hasn’t yet made it to the U.S., – sorry folks – but for those picking one up in Europe [Read More...]
We all know you’ve been itching to walk into a store dedicated to Samsung products, and Samsung heard you because the company have begun taking up retail space throughout the UK.
The new dedicated Samsung “Experience” stores will give customers the ability to get their hands on the devices as well as being able to chat with Samsung officials.
In addition, as part of the [Read More...]