Fitness tracking is evidently a great use case for smartwatches. Problem is, nascent platforms like Android Wear are, at least until the debut of Google Fit with the finalized version of Android 5.0 Lollipop, utterly lacking in that department. Thankfully, there are companies like Jawbone to fill the gap in the interim. (more…)
SChannel, the Vietnamese YouTube channel of Sforum, published an overview of the device this morning. The narrator compares several aspects of the Nexus 9 to the 1st generation iPad Air, saying the body is similar in heft, but more compact and lighter than Apple’s offering. (more…)
In case T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 7.0 event did not make it clear, the wireless carrier is extremely committed to WiFi calling. Lest you were concerned the Nexus 6 would not support the carrier’s much-vaunted feature, you can now rest easy.
As customary since Cupcake, Google erected a statue on its Building 44 campus lawn to mark the unveiling of its latest major Android revision.
Building apps to support the new features of an updated operating system is hard when you do not have access to the requisite SDK. That is sort of the situation with Android 5.0 at the moment.
A preview SDK was made available a few weeks ago, but it is getting a bit long in the tooth. Luckily, Google announced today that the final Android 5.0 SDK would be released on October 17, coinciding with the release of the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. (more…)
Motorola may have had a hand in crafting one of the first devices to run Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box, but that thankfully doesn’t mean the manufacturer isn’t committed to its existing product lineup.
In a blog post today, Motorola confirmed both the older and newer Moto X and Moto G, Moto G with LTE, Moto E, and all three current-generation Droid smartphones – the Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini – will receive an upgrade to Lollipop. (more…)