Android Work Enterprise Platform

Something most people missed during I/O: BlackBerry could be Google’s next victim

By on June 27, 2014 at 10:41 AM.

Something most people missed during I/O: BlackBerry could be Google’s next victim

One announcement that received a little less fanfare than Android L and the Android Wear smartwatches at Google I/O this week was Android Work, an enterprise security and management framework which could rival BlackBerry’s own security suite.

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Google on Android Malware and Security

Up to 5 million Android users have malware issues

By on June 26, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Up to 5 million Android users have malware issues

Ignoring the unexpected protesters who tried to disrupt Google’s major developer event on Wednesday, or the unnecessary code demonstrations to an audience packed with media members excited about sharing with the world details about Google’s new products rather than looking at code demos that didn’t always work, Google’s I/O 2014 was packed with news, interesting announcements and revelations. And Google also talked about Android malware on stage and the measures it takes to prevent its customers from being affected. More →

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Gear Live and G Watch Specs, Price and Release Date

The world’s first Android Wear watches: Here’s everything you need to know

By on June 25, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

The world’s first Android Wear watches: Here’s everything you need to know

Samsung and LG on Wednesday finally took the wraps off their first Android Wear smartwatches after Google revealed on stage at I/O 2014 that the Gear Live and G Watch will be available to order from the Google Play Store starting today. More →

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Google Chromebook Updates

Google is bringing Android to your Chromebook

By on June 25, 2014 at 1:58 PM.

Google is bringing Android to your Chromebook

Google is giving the Chromebook line a major boost with enhanced Android integration. Stealing the spotlight on Amazon, all 10 of the top 10 highest rated laptops are Chromebooks. The popularity of the device has been growing rapidly, and now Google has some significant updates in store for Chrome OS. More →

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Google Android TV Update

Google unveils its most ambitious plan to take over your living room: Android TV

By on June 25, 2014 at 1:29 PM.

Google unveils its most ambitious plan to take over your living room: Android TV

Google is still rolling through announcements at Google I/O and it just unveiled Android TV, a new platform for television that aims to make developing apps for TV just as easy as it is to develop apps for smartphones. The platform will essentially let you use your Android phone as your television’s remote control where you can open up an Android TV app that will let you control everything on your TV screen right from your smartphone. The Android TV app also integrates Google’s voice enabled search functionality so you can search for shows and movies without having to shuffle through any menus. More →

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Android Auto

Google reveals plans to bring Android to your car with Android Auto

By on June 25, 2014 at 1:19 PM.

Google reveals plans to bring Android to your car with Android Auto

Google’s 2014 I/O keynote has been packed full of action so far, and the fun continued as Google revealed plans to bring Android software and the related experiences to your car with its new “Android Auto” initiative. The software will focus on music, navigation and other applications that users need while driving. It is also fully voice enabled, so drivers never have to divert their attention from the road. More →

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Google I/O Android Wear

This is Android Wear, Google’s platform for wearables

By on June 25, 2014 at 1:06 PM.

This is Android Wear, Google’s platform for wearables

Google’s keynote presentation continues with an extensive introduction to Android Wear, the mobile platform that will power all of Google’s wearable devices. Android Wear takes the most important notifications on your phone and places them on the home screen of your smartwatch, from the local weather to flight status. The screen of the device is always-on, making notifications as accessible as possible.

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Android L Interactive Notifications Center

Android L follows iOS 8, brings on interactive notification center

By on June 25, 2014 at 12:36 PM.

Android L follows iOS 8, brings on interactive notification center

Google got its annual I/O conference off to a fast start on Wednesday when it announced that it would be bringing interactive notifications to Android starting with Android L. This was a key feature that Apple added with iOS 8, as it will let you respond to or dismiss your notifications right from your notifications center instead of going into notifications’ individual apps. More →

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Android L Details

Google unveils Android L

By on June 25, 2014 at 12:22 PM.

Google unveils Android L

Google’s biggest event of the year is now officially underway. Google brings thousands of developers together each year for its annual I/O conference and thankfully, it also streams the opening keynote live so Google fans around the world can see all the action as it unfolds. This year, Google’s first big announcement is Android “L.” Google says Android L will have 5,000 new APIs and a fresh new design that will carry Android across not just phones and tablets, but many other device categories as well. More →

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Google IO 2014 Live Stream

Google’s I/O 2014 keynote is about to start – watch live streaming video right here

By on June 25, 2014 at 11:35 AM.

Google’s I/O 2014 keynote is about to start – watch live streaming video right here

Google fans, the wait is finally over — Google’s biggest event of the year is about to begin. Like Apple’s WWDC conference, Google I/O is a massive meeting of developers each year that positions them to take advantage of all of the new tools and services Google has to offer. For non-developers who use various products from Google’s gigantic ecosystem, I/O is also our first look at the latest and greatest Google has to offer. More →

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