At I/O, Google announced that it will soon be allowing users to natively cast the screen of their Android device to their TVs via a Chromecast. Today, the company has started rolling out the feature for all Android and Chromecast users.
Gameloft has been teasing Modern Combat 5: Blackout, the fifth installment in its popular Modern Combat first-person shooter franchise for almost a year, and today, the company has confirmed that the game will finally be making its way to Android devices on July 24.
With Android 4.4 KitKat, Google introduced a new experimental runtime dubbed Android RunTime (ART). Even though the company did not make much noise about it then, it was a given that sooner or later Dalvik would be replaced by ART. According to some commits and comments in AOSP from Google engineers, it looks like the change is set to occur with the next version of Android.
You’d have thought the task was easy enough – Flickr, as the premier photo sharing site in the world (in quality, if not numbers), has supported ‘groups’, communities of like minded snappers, for ages, yet getting your uploaded photos into these groups using just your Android smartphone has been hit and miss over the last year or so. Here’s what to do in the new v3.0.2 and going forwards, to make sure your compositions hit your favourite groups, for appreciation by others.
Android devices are filled with a plethora of features that you will gradually discover as you spend more time exploring the device. Nevertheless, it is always a good idea to give beginners some pointers so that they can learn to efficiently use some of these options. Below, we list down three features that nearly every new Android user should know and explore to make their lives easier.
It’s that time of the month again, Google has updated Android’s platform distribution numbers earlier today.
The latest numbers reveal that the adoption rate of Android 4.4.x KitKat, which was released more than two months back is still below 2% at 1.8%, compared to 1.4% last month.
Facebook is rolling out video ads that’ll hit your timeline, like it or not. To help businesses prepare for this marketing opportunity, the social network has published a blog post that details how the video ads will work and how they will appear in a user’s timeline.
Spotify has just launched its free music experience on smartphones and tablets, which gives users access to its catalog of millions of songs across mobile devices for free.
However, there is a catch. The free music experience includes: