Google Highlights Changes in Android 13 Beta 2 for Android TV

This week during Google I/O, Google detailed changes built into Android TV, available inside of the latest build designed for developers. That’s right, we’re talking about the Android 13 Beta 2, available now for ADT-3 owners and those who enjoy using emulators to test their apps. As for what’s inside, Google highlights a few sweet […]

Google Plans Tablet Makeovers for 20+ Apps

The tech world was quite surprised to see Google announce a new tablet yesterday after having seemingly given up on the space several years back. I guess you could argue that we should have seen this coming, though, since they have shown a new interest in bigger screens over the past year or so with […]

Thursday Poll: Which Pixel Hardware Announcement Has You Most Excited?

Yesterday was wild, with Google taking the stage at I/O and dropping new device after new device on our faces. They showcased the soon coming Pixel 6a, Pixel Watch, Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel Buds Pro, plus a Pixel Tablet. Is this even real life? Our question is, now that we’ve had time to […]

Google Messages Group Chats to Get Encryption

As a part of the Google I/O keynote, Google talked a bit about its Messages app and how many people are using RCS through it, before pitching (once again) to Apple that it should think about implementing the messaging technology, without naming them. What they didn’t mention on stage was that they plan to further […]

Android Auto Gets a Big UI Refresh

The UI inside your car on that big ol’ screen is incredibly important. You might have a ton of activities in progress on it at any given time, but some stuff is more important than others and needs to be seen. The software running on that screen should also be able to adapt depending on […]

The New Google Wallet is Official With Driver’s License Support

A new Google Wallet was announced this week. Yes, we have another Google Wallet app. It looks like it’s just a rebranding of the “Google Pay” (not GPay) app you currently have, but with a throwback name to get re-familiar with. Or maybe it’s new. Whatever the case, it’s the return of Google Wallet, at […]

Google Maps is About to Get Very ‘Immersive’

Yesterday during the I/O keynote, before we were blown away by tons of new hardware, Google detailed an upcoming AI-powered feature for Maps called Immersive View. Using Google’s vast amounts of location data/information, in addition to real-time traffic and busyness data, Immersive View offers a look at locations unlike any other. The idea is that […]

The Big US Carriers All Plan to Sell Google’s New Pixel 6a

Google announced a ton of new hardware at I/O’s opening keynote yesterday, but the first device we’ll see out of the group is a new phone, the Pixel 6a. This is a phone we were expecting and there were few surprises alongside its reveal (60Hz, huh?). If there is a big one, it’s probably availability, […]

Google I/O 2022 Keynote Roundup: All the Products Google Launched

Google’s annual conference for developers, Google I/O, is finally underway. The event kicked off on May 11 with a keynote address where the company outlined all the conference’s major hardware and software-related announcements. Here’s an overview of all the major announcements from Google I/O 2022’s keynote address. Google’s 2022 conference for developers is a two-day […]