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The Android M Developer Preview is coming for the Nexus 5, 6, 9 and Player

The Android M Developer Preview is here, and you'll be able to have it on your Nexus soon. If you have a Nexus 5, 6, 9 or Player, you'll be able to download and flash an Android M Developer Preview in short order, and while it's focused on developers to get acquainted with the new version,...
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You can now download Android M Developer Preview system images

The Android M Developer Preview has been announced, and now it's time to try it out on a device. After a little wait while the download links populated, you can now get to the Google Developers site and download an Android M factory image to flash onto a Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and even a...
Android M introduces smarter power management options

Android M offers smarter power management, double the standby battery life

Google has announced that along with many other changes, Android M will bring new power management options as well. Android M will introduce a great new power management feature, Doze, which will help improve power management. Doze can identify when a device is not being used, and the device...
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Android M Developer Preview updates

Expect at least two Android M Developer Preview updates before the final release

In a change from last year, Google officially plans to update the M Developer Preview at least twice before final release. Speaking at the "What's new in Android?" talk at Google I/O, Chet Haase of Google explained how the Android team plans to update the latest Developer Preview. Unlike the...
Android Pay

Google Wallet isn't being completely replaced by Android Pay, but big changes are coming

When Android Pay was unveiled at Google I/O, questions swirled about Google Wallet — now we have a better idea of what's going on. Android Pay is a new initiative from Google that seems to be a more comprehensive effort at a payments system, hitting key points and features that Google Wallet...
Google I/O 2015

The 10 most important things from the Google I/O keynote

Google dropped a ton of knowledge on us today. Here are the highlights. Google's annual developer event is now officially in full swing, and this year's keynote was full of things worth keeping an eye on. We've got a firm grasp on what the Fall is going to look like from Google, and now we...
Relive the all of the announcements from the Google I/O 2015 keynote

Relive the all of the announcements from the Google I/O 2015 keynote

Here's your chance to relive the Google I/O 2015 keynote, including Android M, Project Brillo, and much, much more. If you missed out on all of Google's announcements at the Google I/O 2015 keynote earlier today, you can now relive all of the action right on YouTube. From the announcement of...
Android M Launcher

Google's got a crazy new launcher in the Android M Developer Preview

We know better than to assume anything is final in the Android M Developer Preview, but this new launcher is a spectacle that warrants a moment's consideration. We're all still absorbing everything Google announced at I/O today, but it couldn't be more clear that the next version of Android...
Google Photos app now available to download

New Google Photos app with unlimited storage goes live in Google Play and on the web

Google's brand new Photos app is now available to download in Google Play and on the web, letting you back up all of your photos with at no cost. Earlier today Google introduced their revamped photos service, which offers users unlimited storage at no cost. Of course there are some limits, like...
Dashlane password manager

Dashlane password manager works with new Android M fingerprint security

Dashlane, a popular password manager, has announced support for Android M's new fingerprint security. Right on time after the announcement of new security APIs in the latest version of Android, the password manager will be one of the first to integrate with the new security platform. Using...
Nexus 6

You can now download Android M Developer Preview system images

The Android M Developer Preview has been announced, and now it's time to try it out on a device. After a little wait while the download links populated, you can now get to the Google Developers site and download an Android M factory image to flash onto a Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and even a...
Jump

Google's 'Jump' platform creates immersive 3D content for VR experiences

Google is launching a new platform for creators to make immersive 3D imagery. While Google Cardboard seemed a bit like a joke a year ago, it's clear that Google isn't slowing down in its VR efforts. Alongside the announcement of a new version of Cardboard, Google is also announcing a new VR...
Google Cardboard

Google Carboard gets a huge update with new hardware and software

Google's simple VR experience has expanded to new devices, with new software and purposes. As impressive as it is for Google to announce that over one million Cardboard viewers have been folded and activated around the world, you can't get far in a conversation about this inexpensive little...

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