According to the latest report from Reuters, Google is taking car infotainment systems very seriously. Reported to be introduced alongside Android M sometime in “a year or so,” Google hopes to take whatever infotainment system you currently use in your car, and replace it with Android.
This would mean, from what Reuters claims, is that the Android Auto system would not work alongside a car’s built in system, but bypass it completely, taking over all key features, such as navigation. (more…)
For a limited time through the DL Deals Store, you can grab a sweet little charging cable, capable of charging both Android and iOS devices via a USB port. Both connectors sit on top of each other when not in use, but when you decide you need either the Android microUSB part, or the iOS lightning connector part, simply detach the two from each other. To put it simply, it’s a fancy cable. (more…)
Maybe somewhat surprisingly, Action Launcher 3, which was published last week, did not come with custom 3rd party icon pack support. Thanks to an update, which is now available through Google Play, users can now attach their very own icon packs to the launcher, as well as customize individual icons at their own discretion. (more…)
An update is rolling out to the G2 from LG on T-Mobile, bringing T-Mobile’s free inflight texting feature, as well as Bluetooth connectivity improvements.
T-Mobile’s inflight texting feature allows customers to connect to a flight’s WiFi network, then send and receive text messages for free, which is a great feature if paying the ridiculous price for inflight WiFi does not suit you. (more…)
Announced this morning, Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, are teaming up with the wizards over at Telltale Games to produce a narrative based in the Minecraft world. It will be tastefully titled Minecraft: Story Mode. From Mojang’s experience, players want stories inside of their world, which is the basis for this idea of a collaboration. Mojang will provide the world, while Telltale will provide the story to go with it.
Due out sometime in 2015, it will be released in episodes, just like every other Telltale title. As a reminder, Telltale is the studio behind the new Game of Thrones title on Android, as well as the super popular The Walking Dead series of games. (more…)
A massive sale on Square Enix titles is taking place on Google Play, allowing all of you Final Fantasy fans to snatch the titles up to 50% off their usual prices. As you may know, these games are usually listed in the $15-20 range, so to be able to pick them up for 50% off is quite the bargain.
In addition to just Final Fantasy titles, there are also Dragon Quest titles, as well as Chrono Trigger, all under done by the same Square Enix teams.
All links to Google Play are placed below. (more…)
As we have seen with almost all other Google applications, Mountain View is breaking the Android TV system down, placing important apps right on Google Play, allowing for quicker updating and bug squashing. From the reviews on Google Play for Android TV Launcher, the newest Google app to hit Play, it appears a few users were experiencing nasty bugs with Android TV, now hoping that a new version of the launcher will fix the issues. (more…)
This afternoon, Verizon started to push an update to Galaxy S5 owners, software version KTU84P. While it does not feature anything too special, such as Lollipop, it does include a few important bug and performance issues, which should allow affected Gs5 owners to sleep better this evening. (more…)