Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Is Android 5.0 coming?

June 13 | Posted by nadine | OS News Tags: , , ,

Back when Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) was yet to be announced, Google teased a device clock that reads “2:30.” Soon after, Gingerbread was announced. It may have done the same with Android 5.0. Google tweeted images of the Nexus 5 with Google Now showing the World Cup scores. What’s interesting about the images is the time on the clocks of the device.... Read more

Google Now updated – alerts you if products searched online are nearby

May 6 | Posted by nadine | App News Tags: , , , ,

Google Now has been updated by the search giant. The app now alerts you if a product you’ve searched online is in a nearby area. On Google+, the search giant announced: You’ve been looking for the perfect pair of hiking boots online, but haven’t gotten around to pulling the trigger. Starting today, if you’re out and about and near a store that... Read more

Device manufacturers and OS developers agree to the US’ ‘Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment’

April 16 | Posted by sarah | Phone News Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Device manufacturers and OS developers such as Apple, Google, Samsung, HTC, and Microsoft have agreed to the US’ “Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment” policy. The policy requires manufacturers and developers to provide free anti-theft tools in devices sold in the US. Here’s the policy: Part I Each device manufacturer and operating system signatory of Part I of this “Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment” agrees that new... Read more