According to the New York Times, President Donald Trump still uses an “old, unsecured Android phone” regularly. While we don’t necessarily have on-the-record proof of this happening, we do know that all of the Tweets you’ve seen from him since being sworn into office all appear to have come from the official Android Twitter app, hence the “Twitter for Android” we see attached to those pictured below. (more…)
Were you hoping that HTC was currently working up to the release of their first Android Wear watch? Were you curious why their recently announced U Ultra lacks a Snapdragon 835? If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, we may have some answers, thanks to an interview Tbreak Media posted today with HTC’s Chialin Chang, their president of smartphone and connected devices. (more…)
The crew who brought us Alto’s Adventure, a game that we still can’t get enough of as we eagerly await its sequel, have created a new skateboarding game called Skate City that will release on both Android and iOS. They are teaming up with Agens, a gaming outfit who has created previous skateboarding games, most notably Skate Lines. (more…)
The original Huawei Watch is still one of our favorite Android Wear watches of all time. It features a classic design, gorgeous display, and enough different variants to fit most of our fashion needs. It also happens to be a part of the Android Wear developer preview program, which is a bonus. But even though we still find ourselves happy with the original, I think it’s safe to say that we all want a follow-up.
According to a report out of Venturebeat, we may have a follow-up by Mobile World Congress in a month. (more…)
Netflix pushed an update out to Android devices today that gives you some flexibility in where you store your offline content. Adding to the November release that allowed you to download shows for later viewing, Netflix is now letting you choose whether you want them stored internally or on an SD card.
The update also fixes some bugs. It should be live for all right now. (more…)
In the final Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview that was just released, Google is preparing the wearable OS for its stable release in early February. This is preview 5 and it includes iOS support, along with NFC Host Card Emulation to prepare it for users to make payments with NFC. (more…)
Shortly after Google announced that Android apps and the Google Play Store would make their way to Chromebooks, I talked about the importance of this move, even calling it the end for tablets. Tablets are all but dead on Android, yet Chromebooks seem to be getting more popular by the day, especially now that they have touchscreens and can essentially act like a tablet. The problem, though, since that launch, has the been the fact that most apps just aren’t really fine-tuned to work on Chromebooks. Today, that changes a bit as Adobe has announced that it will release a suite of their Android apps that have been specifically optimized for Google’s Chrome OS. (more…)