Tag: Android

Netflix on Android can now be charged to Google Play

Similar to how the payments system works on iOS, Google also allows third-party developers to utilise users payment details from their Google Play account to make purchases for subscriptions and various things within the app. Now Netflix is one of the latest apps to use Google Play Billing, Netflix has said that this will be slowly rolling out over the next few weeks. This feature on iOS and Android just makes […]

Android Auto is now available in 18 more countries

As CarPlay is expanding week by week, Google is also focusing on making Android Auto available in more countries and in more cars. Just this week, Google has expanded the in-car-infotainment to 18 more countries. Android Auto is now available these countries and more Austria Brazil Colombia Switzerland India Russia Puerto Rico https://plus.google.com/+android/posts/eYxmW4uRFjX

The next Android Wear update will bring battery life improvements

If you are using an Android Wear based watch at the moment, you may have noticed that the battery life may be a bit poor, well Google has acknowledged this and in the latest release of Android Wear, version 1.3 it added interactive notifications along with a couple of other additions. But if you’re having battery issues a fix in the form of version 1.4 is coming soon. This news originally […]

Apple Music is now available on Android devices

After many months of iPhone, Mac and Windows users having access to Apple Music, the companies music service is now available to Android users. This is the third app fro Android this year to come out of Cupertino, marking a positive change for Apple. Apple Music is now available in beta for Android phones running 4.3 or later, the the service also includes the three month free trial although Beats 1 […]

Facebook asks that all employees use Android phones

Working for Facebook must be neat and all but depending on your phone preference it may have a slight downside. Facebook is now requesting that all employees use Android phones as opposed to iPhones in the work place, this move isn’t aiming to advertise Android phones and state that iPhones are bad but instead to help improve the software on the platform as the vast majority of emerging markets are […]

The next version of Android will be called ‘Android Marshmallow’

Google have now revealed what name the next version of Android will be getting, until now we only knew that the name began with a ‘M’ – hence what Google announced at Google I/O back in June but now Google have annoyed that Android 6.0 ill have the sweet name of Marshmallow. What does Android Marshmallow have for users? Despite having a sweet name, Android 6.0 inlaces a lot of […]

Motorola unveils three new handsets

Today, Motorola released three brand new phones; two new Moto X models and a refreshed Moto G. The Moto X flagship now comes in two different varieties, the Moto X Style and the Moto X Play. The Style looks to be designed to compete with the iPhone 6 and the Play may take on the iPhone 5c or Samsung Galaxy S6 Active. All three handsets look very good and well […]

A lot of new ‪iPhone‬ users are Android switchers

Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has released some new data which suggests that users switching from Android have helped fuel the recent growth for iPhone in Europe. Kantar has tracked the growth in Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain has had significant growth. iOS grew 1.8 percent from last year to 20.3% overall market share this year. What is interesting is that nearly a third of new iPhone users are switchers […]

Latest Android Wear update makes it more like Apple Watch

Launched before the Apple Watch, Android Wear wasn’t adopted at the rate as the latest offering from Cupertino, but this week Google has released and update for the platform which brings Android Wear closer to the Apple Watch. A number of changes are brought with the update such as WiFi support, new hand gestures and something which sounds familiar to Apple’s Digital Touch; hand-drawn emoji. The hand-drawn emoji feature came […]

‪Android‬ Lollipop now available for 2014 Moto X

The latest version of Android, Lollipop is making the rounds, slowly. But now it is out for the second generation 2014 Moto X is a over-the-air download. Motorola’s smartphones gains the iconic Material Designed icons and layout along with the buttery smooth animations. An iOS like notification layout on the lock screen is added, but it has the ability to rank them based on who sent them Aside from the great […]