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Material Design, One Year Later

Material Design, 1 year later: How Pocket and Pocket Casts conquered Google's vision

Two critically praised developers speak openly about the transition that's changed the face of Android and the ecosystem that surrounds it.

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7 things Google is doing to please developers

At its I/O keynote, Google did its best to get developers excited about building apps for Android with new tools and money-making schemes. But Google is also expanding support for developers who'd rather create iOS apps.


Top 3 Google I/O Reveals

Google gave us the scoop on a lot of new features and products at Google I/O. These three stood out from the pack.

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Google I/O lowers expectations with Photo announcement -- and not much else

Yesterday, bloggers that were hardy enough to endure long lines, torture by Pong, and a Neverending Story length cartoon intro, were eventually rewarded...

Google's Project Brillo is an OS for the home -- and a lot more

Google has made a big play for the Internet of Things, announcing a new OS on Thursday that will connect appliances around the home and allow them to be controlled from an Android smartphone or tablet.


Google I/O keynote in 3 minutes

All of the major announcements from the Google I/O keynote, including Android M updates, Android Pay and Google Photos.

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Google's Android M to include Android Pay, faster charging and Doze power management

Google gave a glimpse of a variety of new features coming to its next-generation operating system, dubbed Android M, during a keynote at Google I/O.

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Google Photos offers unlimited free cloud storage for photos and video

At today's Google I/O developer conference, Google announced Google Photos, which is designed to help users organize, store, edit and share their photos and videos.

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At Google I/O, the Internet of Things gets a new OS

Google is moving deeper into the world of the Internet of Things, announcing a new operating system -- Brillo -- as well as a communications layer at its Google I/O developer conference.

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Google I/O 2015: Live blog and streaming video

Live play-by-play commentary and streaming video from Google I/O 2015 at San Francisco's Moscone Center.

The Apple iPhone 6 at a Beijing Apple Store.

Android stutters while iOS shines in Q1

A slowing sales growth along with up and coming vendors that want their own user interfaces should worry Google.

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Microsoft straits: Office for nothing -- Android apps are free

Microsoft really likes it when people use Office. So much so, it recently inked deals with dozens of OEMs so fresh copies of Microsoft Office...

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China, Android to be hardest hit in coming smartphone slump

The growth in smartphone shipments will decline through 2019, hitting Android phones and the Chinese market especially hard, according to research firm IDC.

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Sony's Xperia Z4 renamed Z3+ outside Japan, goes on sale in June

Sony's new flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z4, will be called the Xperia Z3+ when it goes on sale outside Japan in June. The phone has a sleeker design, faster processor and better front camera than the Z3 it replaces.

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Google muddies #IoT waters with Brillo OS

Google -- never one to shy away from a project it can't drop in three years -- is reportedly developing a new Android based OS named Brillo for Internet of Things (IoT) devices...

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Android, Chrome OS, and the future of Google's platforms

Android and Chrome OS are destined to come together -- but not necessarily in the way you might think.

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Researchers create app to stop RIG attacks on Android and Android-based IoT devices

Researchers, who said there is an urgent need to mitigate runtime-information-gathering (RIG) attacks on Android mobile and Android-controlled Internet of Things devices, presented 'Leave Me Alone: App-level Protection Against Runtime...

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Android's default browser is vulnerable to URL spoofing

A flaw in Android's default Web browser lets attackers spoof the URL shown in the address bar, allowing them to mount more credible phishing attacks.

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