Google’s “Designed for Families” Reported to Launch at Google I/O

According to a reported email from Google to app developers, the company may soon release its kid-friendly, family-focused version of Google Play during this year’s Google I/O. Previously announced by Google back in mid April, Designed for Families helps curate content made for children and families, such as games and educational applications.  (more…)

Official Google I/O App Updated for This Year’s Event on Google Play

The official Google I/O app received an update today to get it ready for the 2015 event. As you all know, I/O takes place on May 28 and 29 in San Francisco and the app is one of the best ways for attendees and non-attendees to keep up with the action. This app also always serves as a vehicle for Google to show off the latest in Android app design, which still happens to be Material Design(more…)

Deal: Nexus 6 Drops to $550 at T-Mobile ($100 Off)

Looking for the lowest price on the Nexus 6? T-Mobile has got you covered. The Uncarrier is currently selling Google’s newest flagship phone for $100 off its retail price, which drops it to $550 (32GB) and $599 (64GB). For a whale, that seems like a bargain. And just think, you can take this bad boy to Project Fi whenever Google starts sending out invites to the masses.

If you haven’t yet, be sure to read our Nexus 6 review.

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Sprint Says Nexus 5 is Getting Android 5.1.1 “LMY48B” Update This Week

According to Sprint support, the Nexus 5 is set to receive an update this week to Android 5.1.1 build LMY48B (Sprint says it was supposed to start May 11). The update is listed as being nothing more than the update to 5.1.1 with included “security enhancements.” Tough to say what those security enhancements are, but in general, the update is expected to be quite minor.  (more…)