Android One on the horizon
Aug27

Android One on the horizon

While Google was rolling out Android for everything (Car, Watch, Phone, Tablet etc.) at the company’s I/O developer conference in June, the company had plenty to talk about regarding Android One. This is the project that aims to bring more unity to the Android platform by giving companies in emerging markets the tools to create quality and affordable smartphones that run the newest versions of Android. At the moment, handsets made by...

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Google’s Motorola built Nexus 6 benchmarked
Aug26

Google’s Motorola built Nexus 6 benchmarked

Google is expected to announce a new Nexus 8 tablet built by HTC and a new Nexus 6 smartphone built by Motorola when the company launches Android L in the fall. The Nexus 6 will of course be the first smartphone to pack the L release of Android and today it has been revealed in a benchmark, revealing it to be a powerhouse handset. We also learned a little bit more about Android L along the way. The Nexus 6 will be built by Google’s...

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Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is the latest to lose Google Play Edition status
Aug06

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is the latest to lose Google Play Edition status

If you have been interested in getting the stock Android experience then your choices have been dwindling of late, and have now become seriously limited. With devices dropping like flies from the Google Play Edition store, the most popular handset available has now crashed out too, with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition removed and no longer available. Like a number of devices that left the store earlier in the year, there has...

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Motorola will build the new Nexus smartphone
Jul28

Motorola will build the new Nexus smartphone

If you thought the end of Google's Nexus brand was nigh then you can think again as the next smartphone instalment will arrive later in the year. However, it will not be built by Nexus 4 and 5 collaborator LG but will instead be guided to the market by Google's one time pet project Motorola. When LG revealed last month that it would not be involved in the next Nexus smartphone it seemed a telling confession. The Nexus brand had been...

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Google Working on “Smart Contacts”
Jul15

Google Working on “Smart Contacts”

Google is looking to take it's wearable devices to the next level  and is developing a contact lens to monitor glucose levels that I am assuming will report back to your device.  They are working with Novartis to bring these smart contacts into reality. These smart contacts that they are working on will have LED's inside that will change colors to alert users if their levels get to dangerous levels.  The hope is in the future these...

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HTC Volantis (Nexus 8) will be a beast, but will not replace the Nexus 7
Jul04

HTC Volantis (Nexus 8) will be a beast, but will not replace the Nexus 7

The HTC Volantis (or Nexus 8) may not have made an official appearance at Google's I/O event a couple of weeks ago, but it is generating enough heat that it is almost certain to land soon. Most observers expect the device to be launched later in the year alongside a new Nexus 7 or even as a replacement for Google's current tablet. In the meantime, there are some fresh reports surrounding the device that reveal a little more about its...

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