Tag Archive: reminds

Google reminds users Android Wear is fun with the Magic Minute Project

Android Wear was released by Google in 2014, as a platform meant to foster the development of wearables. Two years later we’re still waiting for smartwatches and fitness trackers to really take off. Sure the Moto 360 managed to spike some interest, but it’s been a while since Motorola released anything new and exciting. By

Electronic billboard reminds Floridians not to ‘Poké and Drive’

Clear Channel wants to remind you not to play Pokémon Go while driving. The company has taken out space on an electronic billboard in Jacksonville, Florida telling people not to play the popular mobile game while they drive.

As you can see, the PSA changes, saying “Pidgey can wait” or “the Poké Stop can wait.” It’s certainly a clever way to get someone’s attention.

If you’re really enjoying Pokémon Go, that’s  [Read More…]

Yahoo Messenger reminds you it’s still around with its revamped app

Yahoo Messenger was a trailblazer in the early days of the Internet for text chat with others, and now Yahoo wants to bring back its former audience with an all new version of Messenger. It adds a number of new features, including some that might seem familiar for people who use apps like Snapchat or Skype.

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Project Fi app lands in Google Play, reminds us we can’t use it yet

Another Google app lands in the Play Store, and it just teases a Project Fi future.

We’re now a full week out from the announcement of Project Fi, and Google has just put the Project Fi app in the Play Store for us to drool over. And while Google has yet to send out any invitations to use the service, you can now download the Project Fi app to your phone — though there’s not much  [Read More…]

Sense TV shuts down April 30, HTC reminds users to download Peel Smart Remote

HTC has made the decision to shutdown Sense TV on April 30, and they are reminding users to download Peel Smart Remote instead.

Effective April 30, users of the Sense TV app will receive a “no data retrieved” message when launching the app, as HTC is shutting it down and asking users to switch to Peel. At the end of March users started seeing warnings of the shut down, and HTC had already replaced the app  [Read More…]

This official Nexus Player video reminds us that we’ll never see the Nexus Q in white

Google has posted an “official” Nexus Player video on YouTube. It shows off the circular design, gives us a glance at voice search via the remote, and even reminds us of the quad-core Intel Silvermont CPU. Not a list of things we don’t already know, but it’s well done and something every Android fan will want to see. Click it above and have a look.

And when it’s done, notice the first link in the grid of related videos.  [Read More…]

Google reminds us that the Android Wear update will come to all watches

Yes, little Gear Live and G Watch, there is a Santa Claus

There’s been some talk about the upcoming Android Wear update the past few days, and Google wants to fill us all in on the juicy details. At the Official Google Blog they’ve posted up a nice synopsis about the update, what it entails, and most importantly reminding us that all Android Wear devices will see it.

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Sony Ericsson reminds us its sync service is shutting down, use Google’s instead

Sony Ericsson

Sony Ericsson today is sending out e-mails reminding folks (or chaps, since the e-mail we received was sent to our UK operation) that it’s shutting down its Sony Ericcson Sync service on Dec. 29. The good news, of course, is that you can (and really should) sync all the same stuff with your Google account, including your contacts and calendars, along with, well, every thing else Android does extremely well.

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Carrier IQ, in a new press release, reminds us it works for the carriers

Carrier IQ

Carrier IQ has issued a new press release defending its business and reminding us all that it works not unilaterally, but for the operator — the carrier. The nut:

Carrier IQ acts as an agent for the Operators. Each implementation is different and the diagnostic information actually gathered is determined by our customers – the mobile Operators. Carrier IQ does not gather any other data from devices.

Carrier IQ Updates Statement: Operators  [Read More…]

CyanogenMod updates on CM9 progress, reminds us all it doesn’t use Carrier IQ


The CyanogenMod team today has dropped a little update on the progress of CM9, its custom, Android Open Source Project-based build of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The short version is they’re still working on it, but a slew of phones already have early builds. Devices with TI OMAP 4, Qalcomm MSM 8660/7X30 and Samsung Exynos processors will likely see full relesases first, and some Tegra 2 tablets (like the Galaxy Tab  [Read More…]