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Google prepares modular phone dev kits (but your idea had better be good)

If you're a developer eager to start tinkering with Google's Project Ara modular phone technology as quickly as possible, it's time to get in line. The company has started taking requests for test boards; if you fill out the form before July 18th and meet Google's expectations, you could have …

Project Loon: Google's quest to bring internet to the world with a fleet of balloons

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Project Loon: Google's quest to bring internet to the world with a fleet of balloons<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>For many, internet access is a vital resource. However, vast, rural swaths of the world have no broadband internet access. One of …

6 small changes in Android L that make a big difference

Most of the posts floating around the web about Android L release have focused on revamped notifications, the new recent menu changes, the death of Dalvik, the new material design, Android for Work and other hard hitters that were showcased during the Google I/O 2014 keynote.<p>After playing around …

Material Design

Android Weekly: top 8 Android stories this week

This week in your world of Android: Google I/O brought us Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV, and a preview of Android L release, Android One was announced as a way to bring more smartphones to developing countries, Chrome OS and the Chromecast got some big new features, we learned that Nexus …

Android News

Google I/O: What We Now Know

The halls of Moscone West have closed, and hordes of Google I/O attendees — a few swiping their temples, and almost all swiping their wrists — are heading home.<p>The conference didn’t have the flash-wow of 2012, with the Google Glass skydive, but it’s always a chance to get a glimpse at what’s going …

Unlike Google Glass, Android Wear probably won’t get iOS support

When Google(s goog) introduced Google Glass, the wearable display only worked with Android phones and tablets. It took some time, but last December …

6 of the First Third-Party Android Wear Apps

Google only just released its Android Wear SDK to developers today at I/O, but companies like PayPal, Soundwave, Pinterest, Eat24, Lyft and Allthecooks have already announced their first experiences for Android Wear.<p>Android Wear apps aren’t quite full-blown apps, but Google’s new SDK allows code to …

8 signs that you should ditch your iPhone

Most hardcore Android fans will never be swayed by any of Apple’s iPhone features or hardware because it goes against what they are looking for in a phone: an open platform that gives them the choices they want. The same goes for many of Apple’s faithful which are often lured by the simplicity and …

Android News

The Best Replacement Android Keyboard Is Now Free

SwiftKey is one of the first apps I install on any new Android device I get, so consider this a mini-review, if you would: If you type a fair amount …