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Android M preview

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,...
Android M Permissions

App Permissions are getting a massive overhaul in Android M

Google's next version of Android that grants users granular control over what permissions each app is granted. The next version of Android has been officially unveiled, and one of the most impressive features added into the M experience is App Permissions. Gone are the days where you agree...
Google announces Android Pay

Google announces Android Pay, focusing on simplicity, security, and choice

Google has announced their new payment system, Android Pay, which will make mobile payments even better. Android Pay is Google's new payment system, announced at Google I/O 2015 which brings a new secure payment option to Android users. It will work through NFC and Host Card emulations for...
Android M to provide a new web experience for apps

Android M to provide a new web experience for apps

A new web experience is coming to Android apps with the release of Android M. Android apps will get a new web experience with the release of Android M. Apps will be able to access Chrome Custom Tabs, which allow apps to securely use the information you've stored in Chrome. Stored...
State of Android

In 2014 eight of every ten phones shipped ran Android, more than 400 manufacturers making devices

At Google I/O, Google took to the stage to share some details about the status of Android, and just how far they have come. During 2014, 8 out of every 10 phones that were shipped ran Android, and there are currently 4,000 distinct Android devices. Android has grown substantially over the...
HBO Now will soon make its way to Android

HBO Now will soon make its way to Android

Google has announced that HBO Now is coming to Android devices. at Google I/O Google has announced that HBO Now is coming to Google Play. Now is HBO's new streaming service, which allows you to watch HBO movies and shows without a cable subscription. A specific launch date for HBO Now on...
Android M Developer Preview

Google announces Android M Developer Preview, full release in Q3 2015

Google came out to a hot start in its I/O keynote, talking about the next version of Android. The new version of Android is just "M" for now, of course, and is coming out in via a Developer Preview at first. Android M is all about "product excellence" that lands in six main categories,...
Sidebar poll results: what are you looking forward to most at Google I/O?

Sidebar poll results: what are you looking forward to most at Google I/O?

It's nearly time for Google to take the stage at the Moscone Center, and this is what you're most excited about. While there are oodles and oodles of jaw-dropping goodies that are likely about to be dropped in our lap — or dangled beyond our wallets — in the next few hours, we have that one...
Google IO 2015

Google I/O 2015 Keynote liveblog — Relive all the Google I/O announcements!

Today's the day! We're coming at you live at 9:30 a.m. PDT — that's 12:30 on the east coast and 16:30 UTC — from the keynote address at the 2015 Google I/O developer conference! And while we've already previewed what we think is coming you never really know what to expect until the lights drop,...
We're live from Google I/O 2015!

We're live from Google I/O 2015!

The time, it has arrived. We're live from Google I/O 2015 this week in San Francisco. South of Market, at Moscone West, to be exact. What to expect this week? Well, by now you've no doubt dived into our Google I/O preview. That just barely scratches the surface, though. We'll be liveblogging the...
Google I/O 2015

The Android Central Google I/O 2015 Preview

It's that time of year again, and by the looks of things Google has plenty of awesome to show us. Google's annual developer conference is right around the corner, and there's a lot to talk about this year. A lot has happened in the last 12 months that position Google to make some big...
Google I/O app updated for the 2015 conference

Google I/O app updated with a visual refresh ahead of the 2015 conference

The official Google I/O app has been updated for 2015 today, bringing a visual refresh along for the ride. If you're planning to attend Google I/O 2015, you'll be happy to know that Google has updated the official app for the conference ahead of its May 28 start date. If you're headed out to...
Google reportedly considering putting app permissions in the hands of users

Google reportedly considering putting app permissions in the hands of users

Google is reportedly working on bringing the ability for users to manage individual app permissions on their devices. According to a new report out of Bloomberg, Google may soon bring the ability for Android users to select what aspects of their device an app can and cannot have access to before...
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Android M briefly appears in Google I/O agenda listing

Ah, so there was one little nugget (since removed) in the Google I/O agenda after all. Unsurprising to anyone who's able to flip a coin is that it appears we'll get an announcement of the "M" version of Android. As to what might come along with it, well, we'll just have to see. From the "...
The full schedule for Google I/O 2015 is now available

You can now check out the entire schedule for Google I/O 2015

Google I/O is right around the corner, and a full breakdown of the schedule is now available for your planning needs. It appears as though Google will be kicking off this year's Google I/O with a keynote that is scheduled for around two hours, followed by various breakout sessions. A quick...
Wallowing in self pity

Google I/O 2015 rejection emails are going out

Alas, the Google I/O invite selection process can seem a cruel and uncaring beast. The insane demand for I/O tickets, combined with the random lottery for successful applicants, means that not everyone who wants a ticket will be able to go. A few days ago emails started going out to the lucky few...
Google I/O 2015 invites start rolling out

Google I/O 2015 invites start rolling out

Google has started sending out invites to its I/O 2015 developer conference this evening. If you happened to throw your hat into the registration pool last week you may want to check your inbox. Those lucky enough to score an invite will want to register as soon as they can, as the invites come...
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Google I/O 2015 registration is now open!

Right on schedule, Google has opened registration for its I/O 2015 developer conference. As was the case last year, developers will have a couple of days to put their names into the hat — registration runs until 5 p.m. PDT this Thursday, March 19. Successful applicants will then be selected by...
Reminder: Google I/O 2015 registration kicks off at 9 a.m. PDT, March 17

Reminder: Google I/O 2015 registration kicks off at 9 a.m. PDT, March 17

Tuesday's the day you can put your name into the hat for Google I/O 2015 tickets! Here's a quick reminder that if you want to register for a ticket to the Google I/O 2015 developer conference, you'll be able to do so from this Tuesday, March 17. I/O 2015 registration kicks off at 9 a.m. PDT on...
Google Wallet

Google reportedly will reveal Android Pay API at I/O conference in May

A new report says that Google has plans to reveal a new payments API, Android Pay, as part of their 2015 I/O developer conference in late May. This rumor comes after the company announced it was acquiring some technology from another payment system, Softcard. The report says that Android Pay...

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