Word on the street is that Google wants to position its Nexus brand on a track that will see it attain wider adoption from smartphone buyers out there in the real world, instead of simply being enthusiast devices. To help get there, Google wants to offer a full-range of features, including ones that will apparently be Nexus-only.
That includes a brand new app that’s currently being called Google Support. As noted by Android Police, the app will apparently be a “Nexus [Read More…]
Today, as Google rolls out the Stagefright patches, it also announced the new policy for security updates and Android updates. From here on out, all Nexus devices will receive security patches and updates for the longer of three years from initial availability or 18 months from last sale of the device from the Google Store. Major
SlickWraps is still celebrating Father’s Day by offering a 35% discount on its collection of skins for your HTC 10, Galaxy S7, Nexus 6P and more with the coupon code DAD. That’s right, all you need to do is use a simple code once you pick the wrap you want, and you’ll receive the 35% off. Each set comes with a wrap for the front, back and sides of the phone, so you can install however much of it you [Read More…]
You can choose exactly what syncs with Google and your computer, and it’s easy.
If you have a Chromebook and use Google Chrome on another computer, here’s a quick tip about choosing what you synchronize between them.
On our Chromebooks, many of us install apps and extensions that add more features and functionality. That’s how Chrome OS was designed, with it’s own online store full of apps and extensions, and there are plenty of useful ones [Read More…]
AT&T on Wednesday announced it has started offering Wi-Fi Calling capability to Android phones. Starting immediately with the LG G4, the feature will roll out to other Android handsets in short order. Wi-Fi Calling, which has been available for the iPhone for some time, lets customers make and receive calls and text messages over Wi-Fi
Using Smart Lock is an easy way to mix security with convenience — keep your Android locked unless you want it unlocked.
Introduced with Android 5.0 Lollipop, Smart Lock includes the addition of what’s called a Trusted Device. A trusted device is anything — from an Android Wear smartwatch to a smart luggage tag to your car’s stereo — that can be connected to your phone via Bluetooth, or a programmable NFC tag that’s been set [Read More…]
When you think of smart wearable tech, you typically think of smartwatches like the Huawei Watch, Apple Watch, Moto 360. Or there are fitness wearables from companies like FitBit, Jawbone, Garmin and Misfit. While tracking your steps is a great way to monitor your activity levels, there are other types of wearables that can do
Android 6.0 Marshmallow reached a new milestone, as it crossed the 10% line in Google’s latest distribution numbers for the operating system.
Google’s data shows that Marshmallow actually claimed 10.1% of all Android installs, based on data collected on June 6. The previous Android version, Lollipop, went down slightly from 35.6% in May to 35.4%, but it is still the version of Android with the most installs.
KitKat went down from 32.5% in May to 31.6% [Read More…]
Today we are keeping it simple and minimal with our textured and patterned wallpapers for your mobile devices. All of our wallpapers are a minimum resolution of 1080P so they are guaranteed to look great on your smartphones and tablets. We’ve changed things up lately and will be sharing the entire collection through Google Photos rather
Yeah that’s right, a sextuplet of devices. The Choetech multi-port USB charger has quickly become one of my most useful gadgets. It’s annoying to keep track of each devices’ individual cable and charger. While I haven’t been able to cut down on the amount of cables I have, I can now use the Choetech charger