Tagged with: Android

Report: Google’s ‘Android Silver’ Program is Dead

Report: Google’s ‘Android Silver’ Program is Dead

Google's reportedly real Android Silver program is now reportedly dead. According to The Information, Google is shelving the project. Android Silver was supposed to get high-end stock Android phones into the hands of users, sort of like the Nexus program, but in a way that was more mainstream and inclusive of the rest of ...

Switching from Android to iOS? Let Apple’s Guide Help

Switching from Android to iOS? Let Apple’s Guide Help

With iOS 8 launching on Wednesday, Apple has posted a new guide on its website detailing the best way for Android switchers to move content from their old device to their new iPhone. The detailed guide includes instructions on transferring Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Photos, Videos, Music, Books, Documents, and Apps and ...

Microsoft’s New Mobile Keyboard Turns Any Tablet Into a Surface

Microsoft’s New Mobile Keyboard Turns Any Tablet Into a Surface

Microsoft's got a new mobile keyboard, but you won't find a Windows key anywhere on it. You will find a "Command" key though, and a little switch that toggles between Windows mode, Android mode, and iOS mode. It's a keyboard that aims to turn any tablet into a Surface. The new Universal Mobile Keyboard isn't just a ...

Google Unveils its First Android One Smartphones

Google Unveils its First Android One Smartphones

Google has unveiled the first smartphones to run on its Android One platform, a standard designed to help push affordable smartphones in the developing world. The initiative kicks off in India, where Micromax, Spice, and Karbonn are all selling phones with 4.5-inch screens, 1GB of RAM, 5-megapixel main and 2-megapixel front ...

Chromebooks Can Now Download (Some) Android Apps

Chromebooks Can Now Download (Some) Android Apps

We knew that Google planned to add support for running Android apps on Chromebooks since the company announced it back at Google I/O in June, but on Thursday we’ve had confirmation that the first Android apps to run on Chrome OS are now available to download. Although jut a few months back the project was described as ...

Google Play Now Lets You Return Paid Apps and Games Within 2 Hours

Google Play Now Lets You Return Paid Apps and Games Within 2 Hours

Around a month ago, we reported that Google had seemingly changed the refund window for paid apps and games on the Play Store to two hours. We tested our theory extensively, and 2 hours was the figure we landed on repeatedly. Now, the change is official: Google has updated the refund policy for paid apps and games on the ...

Amazon Prime Instant Video Makes its Way to Android

Amazon Prime Instant Video Makes its Way to Android

  The news comes as part of an update to version 5.0 of Amazon's own app in the Play Store, which sees a broader content shift - the new Amazon app allows users to access Amazon's entire digital catalog, meaning that - besides instant video content - users can shop for (and install) apps from Amazon's app store. ...

Google to Refund $19 Million to Parents for Kids’ In-App Purchases

Google to Refund $19 Million to Parents for Kids’ In-App Purchases

If you’ve ever found an unexpected charge on your credit card after letting your kid borrow your Android device, you may be in for a refund. On Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission announced that Google has a agreed to refund a minimum of $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases made by their children ...

Report: Google to Unveil Android Wear 2.0 on October 15

Report: Google to Unveil Android Wear 2.0 on October 15

  Yep, you're reading this right: Android Wear 2.0. It's happening - and soon. According to an unnamed source, we're going to see OTA updates for some Wear devices on or around October 15th. We don't know what's in Wear 2.0 (but GPS and Bluetooth headphone support are good bets), which devices are getting it and ...

EAT24, the Food Delivery App, is Now Available on Android Wear

EAT24, the Food Delivery App, is Now Available on Android Wear

If you've ever wanted to be able to order food directly from your wrist, today is your lucky day. EAT24, the food delivery app and website that delivers from over 25,000 restaurants across the US, has recently made its app available on smartwatches through the Android Wear store. EAT24 also upgraded and optimized its app ...