Android One—you know, that Google-backed initiative that aims to bring cheap smartphones to the five billion people who still doesn’t have one—has arrived in the Philippines. And the first two local companies to team up for the initiative are Cherry Mobile and MyPhone.
Besides Belgium, Uganda, and Switzerland, Google has expanded its Play Store in the Philippines to include movies.
When it was announced, Project Ara seemed too futuristic an undertaking that a couple of naysayers dismissed as vaporware and not happening for at least a couple of years. But lo and behold, the development for Google’s modular phone is going quite well. Here’s what you need to know about Project Ara.
Google finally announced their intention to jump to the Android wearables party by unveiling Android Wear. As the name suggests, it’s an open Android-powered system that lets app developers to create apps and make use of Google services like Google Now and Search.
In a surprise move, it seems that Lenovo is nearing a deal to acquire Motorola from Google. For how much? How about a cool total of $2.91 billion?
The deal will consist of $660 million in …
The latest humanitarian project by Google wants to help those with diabetes keep an eye on their glucose levels. To accomplish that, the search giant has developed a smart contact lens with a tiny wireless chip and glucose sensor.
It’s officially less than two weeks before we say goodbye to 2013 and just like what Google almost always do – they’ve revealed the list of the most searched terms on different categories this year.
Two new devices have been unveiled in the Google Play Store, one of which is the Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition. It pretty much bears the design that’s reminiscent of Sony smartphones, but now running a pure Android 4.4 KitKat experience.
If you’ve been following the news, a lot of people have lost contact with their loved ones who were ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda. If you have information on missing persons, you can help your fellow countrymen through the Google Person Finder.
Many phone manufacturers will have you believe that their products are durable. Results in drop tests, however, beg to differ. If you’re one with a craving for Google and LG’s latest pure Android smartphone offering, you might want to check out this Nexus 5 drop test video.