Google Wants to Help You Plan Vacation and Travel with Google Trips App

Google Wants to Help You Plan Vacation and Travel with Google Trips App

Google has been working on multiple fronts to come up with new apps that would integrate with the Android devices in a better way and add an extra layer of utility. While Google has already included Flight, Hotel and Holiday booking packages in the Google search result it still doesn’t has a standalone app of its own. Now that is […]

     
 
 

Gmail App on Android will Start Supporting Microsoft Exchange Accounts

Gmail App on Android will Start Supporting Microsoft Exchange Accounts

The Android Gmail app has been very consistent over the time despite the addition of several new features it’s one of the few apps that has rarely let me down. A recent update has bought with it the ability to use Android Gmail app for mail flow and calendars with Microsoft Exchange. Previously, the complete access to use dual delivery […]

     
 
 

Android N will Natively Support Pressure Sensitive Displays

Android N will Natively Support Pressure Sensitive Displays

A couple of OEMs as expected, released phones this year with pressure sensitive displays including Huawei and Meizu with their new flagships. However, without Android’s native support for this hardware, developers will be reluctant to build apps specifically for them. Thankfully, with Android N, Google is bringing official libraries for this feature. In the recent Android N developer preview update, […]

     
 
 

Google Maps Adds a New Car Service Tab, Includes Ola, MyTaxi and other Regional Cab Hailing Services

Google Maps Adds a New Car Service Tab, Includes Ola, MyTaxi and other Regional Cab Hailing Services

Google Maps has always been one of the most comprehensive navigation app despite the fact that it is not something known for accurate navigation. Google has been introducing new layers of functionalities including the recent feature that lets you plan detour without quitting on the navigation. Google seems to be interested in having a pie of the increasingly popular cab […]

     
 
 

Android N’s First Developer Preview will Feature a Split Screen mode, an Overhauled Notification Shade and More

Android N’s First Developer Preview will Feature a Split Screen mode, an Overhauled Notification Shade and More

Google’s Mobile OS is all set to receive its biggest upgrade of the year with Android N, a topic trending in the news for the past couple of days. We recently saw some reports pointing at a redesigned settings menu that is reportedly aimed at providing a more convenient UI. However, the one we stumbled upon today reveals a lot […]

     
 
 

The Fight to be the Default Destination to Read News

The Fight to be the Default Destination to Read News

There’s a new trend in the tech field where every company is trying to become your default destination to consume news. This battle is a little inter-connected with every player who is trying to become the default destination having some connection or leverage over publishers. The ones that I’ll be considering in this article are Facebook, Google, Twitter and Apple. […]

 
     
 
 

Google Reportedly Wants to Build its Own Nexus Devices

Google Reportedly Wants to Build its Own Nexus Devices

Although Android rules the roost when it comes to global mobile OS market share, Google has very little control over the affairs. For instance, the update process in an Android powered phone is something that Google has no control over, they just finalize the update after which it is at the sole discretion of the OEM or the carriers on […]

     
 
 

The Ultimate Guide to Google Photos

The Ultimate Guide to Google Photos

Android was always criticized for not having a great photo management app, the default ones were slow and didn’t really synced with the cloud. Third party developers jumped in quickly with some really good alternatives like “QuickPic” but those too were lame when it came to the UI itself. Google at their I/O event this year unveiled the completely redesigned […]