Google has introduced Nearby, a new way for smartphone users to discover and communicate with each other. Nearby will utilize Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and an inaudible sound to establish proximity for the communication. With this new API, people will be able to communicate cross platform between Android and iOS.
Google is reportedly set to reveal a new feature in Android called Nearby. According to Android Police, Nearby is an upcoming feature that is an extension of the location services within Android. The end goal to provide increased accuracy for your smartphone to know your exact location and to know what's around it.
Looks like Android's Facebook app is getting ready for an update, according to some screen shots leaked to Engadget. Codenamed "Katana" (which was, for as long as we can remember, always been the code name for the app -- it's in the com.facebook.katana package name), navigation, menus and search are getting revamped, and check-ins may get their own standalone icon.
No word, exactly, on when it...