Tag Archive: Announcements


Google responds to backlash over lack of Stadia announcements

Oh hey look, Google put its foot in its mouth again.

What you need to know Stadia is Google’s game streaming service. It launched in November lacking key features and games, and was met with harsh criticism. Google has blamed the lack of game announcements on publishers.

Google has taken a lot of flak for its poor support of Stadia. Whether it’s in regards to missing features or lack of games, there’s no shortage of ire on  [Read More…]

These are the biggest announcements from CES 2020

These are the stories that have us excited.

January is a significant month. It marks the start of a new year, new goals, and — most importantly — new tech. The beginning of the month is always home to the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, more commonly referred to as CES.

CES 2020 is upon us, and as with every year, it is chock-full of announcement after announcement. Some are more interesting and important than  [Read More…]

Here are the biggest Samsung announcements from CES 2020

From practical to aspirational, Samsung had plenty to share.

Samsung is one of the largest consumer technology companies in the world, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that it regularly has a significant presence at CES — the annual Consumer Electronics Show. From a massive exhibitor booth, flashy press events, and tons of product announcements, this is an important time of year for Samsung.

CES 2020 proved to be more of the same, with  [Read More…]

Best of IFA 2019: Android Central’s favorite announcements from the show

IFA brings out impressive products, but one of the best parts about the show is its variety of announcements. There are phones, tablets, home devices, laptops, wearables of all kinds and so much more. Sure we don’t cover the connected washing machines, but for the categories we do follow we saw lots of great announcements at this year’s show. Here are our absolute favorite picks — the ones that are deserving of our Best of IFA 2019 awards.

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Android Central’s favorite Google I/O 2019 announcements!

Google I/O is always a blur. From the opening keynotes to the wealth of code-heavy developer sessions to the amazing musical guests, there’s something for everyone at Google’s annual developer conference.

This year, though, things were changed up a little with the introduction of two new phones and a new smart display from Nest. Those products, plus the myriad announcements related to Android, Google Assistant, Chrome, and many other parts of the Google ecosystem, kept us busy all  [Read More…]

All of today’s biggest announcements from Google I/O 2019

Dark Theme, Live Caption, and next-gen Assistant were just a few of the highlights from today’s keynote.

Google I/O 2019 has kicked off with its usual keynote full of goodies and Google-y goodness, and here is all the awesomeness that was on display! The focus was on AI, but there was still plenty of Android excellence, Accessibility advances, and smart home sweetness to soak in.

Google Lens camera modes pick up the ability to read and  [Read More…]

State of Play is a new video program bringing you PlayStation announcements

New PlayStation announcements will now be brought to the community through State of Play livestreams.

Like Inside Xbox and Nintendo Direct before it, Sony is jumping into the field of hosting livestreaming events that bring players the latest PlayStation announcements.

State of Play, as it’s being called, will debut on Monday, March 25 at 2PM PT/5PM ET. Sony did not detail what exactly to expect in the first episode, but it promises it will showcase “upcoming PS4 and  [Read More…]

Top PlayStation announcements from The Game Awards 2018

Hit after hit after hit.

This week, The Game Awards 2018 took place in California. The evening was filled with news, first looks, and plenty of surprises. Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds and God of War took home the award for Game of the Year. You can read about all of the PlayStation-related announcements at the celebration below.

Journey to the Savage Planet

Journey to the Savage Planet is an adventure game which should  [Read More…]

How to enable spoken announcements in Google Fit

It can be a bit distracting to have to check your phone to see how far you’ve been biking. Fortunately, it’s easy to get Fit to just tell you your progress.

If you’re spending the day riding your bike, it’s natural to want to know how far you’ve ridden so far. But trying to open your phone when you should be focusing on the road is always a bad idea. Thankfully, it’s not hard to have your  [Read More…]

Mapping the most important phone announcements remaining in 2018

The second half of the year is setting up to be busy.

We’re in a little bit of a lull in terms of smartphone releases now, as all of the big names got out the door for the first half of the year and we’re now waiting about a month for Samsung’s other shoe to drop. But the Note 9 isn’t the only phone being released in the coming months — here’s a breakdown of what I’m  [Read More…]