A large part of the fun leading up to each new version of Android is figuring out which sweet treat it’s going to be named after. Google’s Sundar Pichai is on a short trip to India, and let a few details slip about what the next version might end up being. According to his statements, we, as in the entire Android community, may get to choose! (more…)
We all know that to get the best WiFi signals, routers are supposed to be unobstructed in an open area of your house. However, that often means leaving a less-than-attractive box sitting where visitors can see it. OnHub, Google’s own WiFi router, announced a new program hoping to change that.
Two of the largest metro areas in the United States have been officially invited to explore the option of embracing Google Fiber. The Google Fiber team has started the inquiry process with Los Angeles and Chicago, in an effort to bring gigabit internet speeds to a combined 6 million+ people. (more…)
In the never-ending battle for streaming video subscribers, Amazon announced the Streaming Partners Program, aimed to bring more on-demand content to Prime members. If you are one of the Amazon Prime members who often forgets the streaming video included in your membership, like myself, Amazon is offering discounts and benefits on premium subscriptions like Showtime and Starz. (more…)
One of the more interesting Android accessories that we have seen over the past year came when HTC introduced the Dot View Case for the One M8. A weird looking accessory that is also strangely functional, it certainly gives the One M8 a distinctive look in comparison to other “smart” cases and covers.
Today, the app that controls the Dot View Case received an update through Google Play that brings a few new features inside. (more…)
Whenever we get in a new device here at Droid Life, we love taking out glamour shots. One of the hardest things to do is to get a nice picture of the back of a new smartphone without showing the ugly and intrusive FCC logos on the bottom. If a new bill passes through the Senate, those physical symbols might not be needed anymore. (more…)