The Places API for Android gives developers access to better location pickers, which means that users will soon be able to share their location using real place names instead of latitude and longitude.
Your Android phone can take some great videos, as long as you know how to use it.
While there's a constant conversation about which Android device takes the best photos, the ability to capture decent video is something most smartphones are capable of nowadays. Whether you're grabbing a sneaky video of your friend tumbling face-first down the water slide into the pool or recording your child's first steps, video is one of those things that everyone will want to do at some point.
The difference between a cool video and an amazing video usually has way more to do with the person holding the camera, and the cool thing about people is they don't require a software update. With that in mind, here's a couple of quick tips for shooting video on Android.
Magic Leap, an augmented reality company that recently secured over half a billion dollars in a round of funding lead by Google, has just released a concept video showing off its technology for the first time.
T-Mobile today announced that it's started rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop to its Nexus 6.
However, perhaps more interesting than the rollout itself is that the build that T-Mobile lists for its Nexus 6 rollout, LMY47M, appears to be newer than (or at least different from) the 5.1 builds that we've seen so far.
Pebble will put their own money in backing smartstrap ideas to help turn them into products.
When the Pebble Time Steel was announced Pebble also announced smartstraps - an open hardware accessory platform. Since then there has been a lot of buzz in the developer community about smartstraps, which allow sensors to be added right into the bands. To help these ideas grow into actual products Pebble has just announced that they are putting 1 million dollars into funding the development and support of smartstraps.
There's much speculation each year surrounding who Google will pick to manufacture the next Nexus phone or tablet. And while in recent weeks rumors have swirled around the possibility of a Huawei-made Nexus, a report from a Korean publication claims this may be LG's year.
After a long wait, Chrome Remote Desktop is now available as a stand-alone app for Chrome.
Remote desktop apps provide the ability to access other computers, or your own, without needing to be in the same location as the computer. Thanks to Chrome Remote Desktop this access can be done through a Google Chrome app. With Chrome Remote Desktop users can, regardless of platform, establish short-term or long-term connections between two devices.
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