Google Teases Android 5.0 Via Tweet, New Platform to Unifiy Design Across Devices

Google has apparently teased the upcoming version of Android, with the image shown below, through a Twitter post. That’s Android 5.0 by all accounts, since the time on the right upper corner is 5:00 and that place is usually reserved for a hint regarding the Android version. Google innocently posted this picture on Twitter, promoting the use... 

CyanogenMod 11 Gets M7 Update, Android 4.4.3 Included in Next Release in July

As Android 4.4.3 is rolling out to some Nexus devices out there, Cyanogen decided to release the M7 version of CyanogenMod 11. The next release, M8 will come in July, complete with Android 4.4.3 features. The latest M7 build offers bug fixes and a few welcome features including Glass support for the CM calculator. We also get password protection for... 

OnePlus One Handset APK Files Up For Download

Have you heard about the OnePlus One handset? It’s made by a startup in China and it has been getting a lot of press lately. That’s because it offers specs worthy of a Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8 priced at just $300. Well, now the APKs associated to the unique software experience of the device have leaked on the web. As you probably know, OnePlus... 

Google Creating an Android Flavour More in Its Image Than Before

It would appear that Google thinks that Android is not Googly enough, so to say… In order to counter that image, they have decided to increase its googlyness and hints regarding that more have been spotted recently. Up until recently the Google Nexus line and the Google Play Editions were pure Android, running Android code from the AOSP. However,... 

Google Now Launcher 1.0.16 Update Now Rolling Out With Google Camera 2.1.043

Google Now Launcher has been updated and this fresh software package is rolling out via the Google Play Store now. Marked with the date May 9th, the 1.0.16 update seems minor at first sight, especially since Google didn’t even publish a changelog for it. However, there’s good news here: rooted users are saying that the update doesn’t... 

Google Play Services 4.4 Gets Detailed via APK Dissection, Comes With Android Wear Support and Firmware Installer

Google’s I/O event is getting closer and closer and aside from a new Android version, we’re expecting many goodies to appear there. The latest Play Services update has started rolling out in the meantime and this time it’s 4 MB bigger, so there’s stuff to dissect and analyze, which is exactly that Android Police did, so let’s... 

Android TV is the Upcoming Software Platform for Television Sets, With Bundled Apps

Google tried its hand at the software for TV boxes market with something called Google TV, but that didn’t work out. The interface was confusing, but the concept behind the whole thing was good. Now it appears that the search engine giant is ready to come up with something new, called Android TV. The Verge got their hands on some documents and... 

Android 4.4.3 Details Leak Out: Bugfixes Galore

Android 4.4.3 is incoming, as we already learned from a few sightings of new build numbers over the past week or so. Today we get sort of a changelog for this release, but don’t expect anything major, except for bug fixes. The image shown above is supposed to be a screenshot of Android 4.4.3 running on a Nexus 5. As I said, this is not a major... 

Google Patent Reveals New Radial Design for Android Menus

It appears that Google is prepared to implement a new UI aspect on Android, one that may feel familiar to some users. A recent patent leak has revealed a new radial menu design for the platform, as shown in the images below. Google already had a basic radial menu gesture in Honeycomb for slate browsers, but a more evolved radial setup was available... 

Google Releases a New YouTube Version that Could Be Part of their Internal Testing Program

I for one got the update to the new YouTube version on my Android device. And moments later after installing it I was still wondering: what am I missing! That is looking at the mighty peculiar “new” icon they have introduced for this new release of the so familiar video streaming service. One that is nowhere to be seen if you’re accessing... 

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