Tag Archives: Android

$349 Nexus 5 appears, then disappears in Google Play

We’ve seen a ton of Nexus 5 leaks lately, including a purported technical manual , rumors about an October 15 release date , and a 7-minute leaked video showing off the purported device. Now, however, we’ve got an all but … Continue reading

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Google Glass firmware teardown hints at a slew of intriguing new features

Google Glass wearers were treated to some new features with this month’s XE10 update, but what’s hiding under the hood might be even more promising. Android Police posted their APK teardown earlier today, and their findings are nothing if not … Continue reading

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Android 4.4 KitKat tweets hint at Oct. 28 launch

A Twitter page for Kit Kat, a Nestle candy bar and the name of Google’s next mobile operating system , seems to indicate the new version of Android will be available later this month. The Twitter page @KitKat on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Nike Not Apple Takes The Lead in Wearables

Much has been written here and elsewhere on the future of wearable devices. From Samsung’s initial Galaxy Gear smartwatch to Glass from Google and other devices from Pebble , Fitbit , MetaWatch , Jawbone and others, there are more than … Continue reading

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No Nexus 5 yet, but new rumors continue to fly

Today was one of the rumored reveal dates for a new Google Nexus phone, but the Google Play store remains unchanged and now a fresh batch of rumors are circulating. We don’t yet have an official Nexus 5 smartphone, but … Continue reading

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Google’s ‘Ingress’ coming to iOS in 2014

Google‘s popular mobile augmented-reality game called Ingress will be coming to iOS in 2014, reports AllThingsD. Ingress product manager Brandon Badger confirmed the iOS port to the tech site last week, and while Badger couldn’t divulge an exact release date, … Continue reading

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Google Play Store will be redesigned to showcase apps for Android tablets

The Google Play Store will make a series of changes next month designed to make tablet-optimized apps easier to find — and to prod developers into rebuilding their smartphone apps for larger screens. Starting November 21st, anyone browsing Google Play … Continue reading

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