Everything you need to know about Android O

Before today’s Google I/O keynote, Google had released the developer preview of Android O, revealing the exciting features coming in the update. Turns out, Google wasn’t completely forthcoming back in March, and shared even more features to expect when the software hits later this year. First up is news that Android O is receiving a big […]

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Google Assistant now supports custom shortcuts for lengthy commands

Google Assistant’s various commands can really come in handy, especially when it comes to casting content to the TV or controlling smart home products. However, some of those commands can become pretty long and tedious, especially if you say them a lot. Now, Google is making it easier to perform commands with shortcuts. more…

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Google opens up Android Instant Apps to all developers

Google has today announced that Android Instant Apps can be developed by anyone — not just the select group of partners that have been making the modular apps up to this point. Today, we’re opening Android Instant Apps to all developers, so anyone can build and publish an instant app. There are also more than […]

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Yager’s space battle sim Dreadnought, is in PC open beta

When we venture into space in video games, it’s usually in something small, fast, and decidedly airplane-like in configuration. Yager Interactive’s Dreadnought goes a very different direction. If you’ve ever wanted to take charge of a massive space cruiser, Dreadnought is your poison. And now, it’s out in open beta on PC, free to anyone who wants to […]

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6 things that were absent from Google’s I/O keynote

Google had plenty to talk about at its I/O conference on Wednesday, from Home updates to advanced VR headsets. Google also made it a point to mention Android is now running on two billion active devices. That’s an incredible achievement. While much of the event focused on machine learning and improving its services, there was a […]

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Watch the ARMS Nintendo Direct live stream right here

Starting at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET, Nintendo will host its latest Nintendo Direct presentation. The stream will focus on ARMS, the upcoming motion-based brawler exclusive to the Nintendo Switch. We have the presentation right here, so dig in. Stick around until after the show, too, as Nintendo announced that they’ll take the time to […]

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Here’s everything new in Android O Developer Preview 2 [Gallery]

Entering beta with Developer Preview 2, Android O is now stable enough to use as a daily driver. Major additions in this release include notification dots, visual changes, and fixes for bugs from the first release in March. We’re compiling a (reverse-chronological) list of all the new features, so follow along. more…

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Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will support Google Daydream this summer

Google confirmed today at its Google I/O event the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will support its Daydream headset. Google Daydream was unveiled last year, but very few phones support the platform. You can add two major Android flagships to the list that should help make Daydream much more accessible. Support for the S8 and […]

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