Google Launching Android M Tomorrow, Following Yearly Launch Cycle
May28

Google Launching Android M Tomorrow, Following Yearly Launch Cycle

Google’s I/O developer conference will get underway tomorrow and top of the agenda will be the first official details about Android M, the next version of Google's mobile platform. I/O will be the place where Google announces the software, with Android M set to launch to devices later in the year. That will only be one year after the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop, and Google says that yearly Android launches are something we should...

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Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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LG Could Build New Nexus Smartphone
May14

LG Could Build New Nexus Smartphone

LG and Google have a long backstory as partners, after-all it was LG that teamed up with Mountain View for the first two Nexus smartphones, the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5. With the Nexus 6 Google decided to go for something new and brought in Motorola to build the flagship bothering device that is supposed to showcase the best of stock Android. Time flies as the Nexus 6 is now 8 months old and we are starting to wonder what the next Nexus...

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Android 5.1.1 is Official on Your TV?
Apr21

Android 5.1.1 is Official on Your TV?

There has been rumors of Android 5.1.1 coming to new devices for little while and now we finally get something official from the folks at Google and it's on your....tv?   That's right it hit the  the Android TV Nexus Player. There is not a ton of new information to be learned here most of the information you can gleam is already here official Android dev pages.   There is still no timeline on when it hit tablets or phones but at least...

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Google Wallet Now FDIC Insured
Apr20

Google Wallet Now FDIC Insured

Here's a shocking fact.....Google wallet is now just as safe of a place to keep your money.  That's right for those of you out there who keep money in your Google wallet account it is now FDIC insured just like all the banks insured up to 250,000USD! While this is a really cool fact lets be honest how many consumer is this little fact going to affect?  Not many I would guess since Google wallet is simply a transient place to keep your...

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The SmartWatch is Now Supersized Welcome “Rufus Cuff”
Apr16

The SmartWatch is Now Supersized Welcome “Rufus Cuff”

You know it was only a matter of time till some stopped trying to squeeze a smartphone into a watch and simply said to heck with it lets simply put a smartphone on peoples wrists.  Well that day is here welcome the "Rufus Cuff".  This device is doesn't even pretend to be a watch it's a brand new mobile category. I don't really know who this is aimed it it's 2000's version of the watch calculator that was seen on the techist people...

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