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

Relive 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...
Google Play has over one billion active users

Google Play sees more than 50 billion installs in the past year, over one billion active users

Google Play is growing along with Android, and there are currently over one billion active users, and it is growing worldwide. Apps make our phones better, and Google Play is constantly growing because of this. In 2014, Google saw over 50 billion installs, and there are currently one billion...
Android Nanodegree

Google's 'Android Nanodegree' is a six-month course to teach Android development

If you're interested in learning how to develop Android apps, Google wants to help. Announced at Google I/O today, Google is partnering with Udacity to create an Android learning course set that will teach you the basics of developing for the platform in just six months. The course is just $...
Google is making it easier to find family-friendly content on the Play Store

It'll soon be easier to find family-friendly content on Google Play

Google has detailed some of the changes coming to the Google Play Store that make it easier for parents to find family-friendly content. Google is making it easier for parents to find family-friendly content in the Play Store. The company is implementing a new system that offers filtered app...
Universal App Campaigns

Google to offer developers Universal App Campaigns

Google will give app developers what they are calling Universal App Campaigns, which should offer a better way to promote apps with Google's services. During the Google I/O keynote address today in San Francisco, the company announced what they called Universal Ad Campaigns, which offers app...
Google rolls out new and improved developer tools

Google enhances developer tools, Android Studio hits version 1.3

Google is making their development tools even better, with Android Studio getting a bump up to version 1.3, and Polymer going official with version 1.0. On the stage at Google I/O 2015, Google introduced a large update to Android Studio, made Polymer official, and introduced Cloud Test Lab. With...
Google is bringing full offline access to Google Maps later this year

Full offline Google Maps access coming later this year

Fully offline access is coming to Google Maps in the future, along with turn-by-turn navigation and more. At Google I/O today, Google announced that offline maps are coming to Google Maps later this year. With offline maps, users will be able to save maps and search for things with...
Google talks making search, web, and mobile faster and lighter

Google's made search and mobile web faster and lighter in developing nations

Google has opened up a bit about their efforts to make the web and search better in developing nations Google highlighted their efforts to make the web, search, and mobile faster and easier to access around the world. As the company expects to see 1.2 billion smartphones in Mexico, China,...
Google Now on Tap

Google 'Now on Tap' will bring lots of new help to Android M

A supercharged update to Google Now is headed to Android M, and it's all about "in the moment" features. Google is all about showing off their knowledge engines, and for a while Google Now has been a big part of that experience. Alongside all of the updates to Google's Machine Learning...
Google Photos is all about smartly organizing all of your photos and videos

Google Photos is all about smartly organizing all of your photos and videos

Google Photos is the company's new service and app that is separate from Google+ that was introduced today at the Google I/O conference. During the Google I/O keynote address today in San Francisco, Anil Sabharwal, the company's Photos director, introduced the all-new Google Photo app. The...
Google Neural Networks

Google is building deep neural networks to help improve its search engine

Google is creating deep neural networks to help the company improve its search engine which can be used by services like Google Now. During the Google I/O keynote address today in San Francisco, Google says it has been busy building deep neural networks that learn and help the company...
Android M announcement

In pictures: What's coming in the Android M Developer Preview

Android M is happening, and you can relive the announcement in pictures right here. We're following along closely with all of the information and announcements coming out of Google I/O, and of course the big announcement of the day is the Android M Developer Preview. We've started...

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