Google Play Services Updated to Version 6.1.71, Featuring New Google Settings Icon and UI changes

A week after the previous update, Google Play Services gets another release, reaching version 6.1.71. Google hasn’t posted any official changelog just yet, but the lovely folks of Android Police were kind enough to dissect the software for everyone. They also have the APK, that is up for download here. The most obvious change featured is the... 

Google Play 5.0 APK Now Up for Download, as We Prepare for Android L Arrival

We’re probably about two weeks away or so from the arrival of Android L to compatible handsets and tablets, so Google is preparing for the big day with a big update. They launched Google Play 5.0, that’s up for download right now and right here. The store now features Material Design and while some users have been getting the update officially,... 

Here’s Proof That Google Has Been Working on Multi Window for Stock Android for a While Now

Samsung never hesitates to remind everyone that they’re the pioneers of multitasking on Android, although their multi window solution isn’t exactly the best you could imagine when it comes to multitasking. Up until now we haven’t seen a stock or custom implementation of an efficient way to multitask on Android, although even Google... 

Google Play Services 6.1 Starts Rollout, Includes Google Fit New Preview, UI Changes; APK Download Here!

Over the past hours we’ve noticed an update to the Google Play services, or better said a series of updates. First it reached version 6.1, then 6.1.07 and then 6.1.11. During Google I/O this year we learned that the Google Play Services would be updated on a 6 week cycle. The changes brought by the new updates include UI tweaks, like a refreshed... 

Google’s Fresh Two Way Strategy: Android Apps on Chrome and More

A shocking piece of news came out today, as Android apps are finding their way to Chrome, while fresh APIs for Chrome apps are coming to Android. Back in January the search engine giant had detailed a way to use Apache Cordova to make Chrome apps run and appear natively on Android. The new and improved Chrome Apps for Mobile project relies on Cordova... 

New Nova Launcher Beta Adds Good Looking Drawer Animations

Kevin Barry aka developer TeslaCoil has released a new Nova Launcher beta version (3.1 beta 1), that brings new app drawer transition animations. Kevin has made the announcement on his community page on Google+, recommending testers to try out the new software. The new beta brings circle reveal, slide up, zoom and fade among app drawer transition animations.... 

Google Play Store Ready to Get Updated to Material Design, With Brand New Listing UI

As it usually happens with new Google UIs and OSes, the Material Design involved in the look of Android L will be ported to the Google Play Store soon. Google+ was actually among the first to try Material Design and then the Docs and Sheets apps. The new Store listings are more immersive and colourful now and they put content first, then details.... 

Android L Multitasking Feature Caught on Camera

The current multitasking system on Android may be efficient, but it’s not the best looking. That’s why Android L is expected to bring something new and better looking. That something has been caught on camera and it’s shown below. We see a tab system that has a Chrome vibe to it and also reminds me of the new window organization system... 

Google I/O 2014 Starts Today; Here’s What We Expect and the Livestream Video!

Google I/O 2014 starts in about 4 hours and it’s going to amaze many Android fans. It will probably be the conference with the most launches ever, related to fitness, watches, new software and maybe new hardware. In the meantime be sure to check out the video below, since it’s a livestream of the event, activated 4 hours from now. The event... 

Android 4.4.4 Available Now, Here’s What’s New!

Google announced just hours ago the Android 4.4.4 update, for almost all current Nexus gear, including the likes of Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi, Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and both Nexus 7 2012 models. This update is not exactly a major one, since it’s more of a security fix. The OTA update will take some time, so you’ll find a few download links... 

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