Google I/O is always a blur. From the opening keynotes to the wealth of code-heavy developer sessions to the amazing musical guests, there's something for everyone at Google's annual developer conference. This year, though, things were changed up a little with the introduction of two new phones and a new smart display from Nest. Those products, plus the myriad announcements related to Android, Google Assistant, Chrome, and many other parts of the Google ecosystem, kept us busy all week. We've got a pretty diverse team here at Android Central, so everyone had a different favorite thing from Google I/O this week. Without further ado, here's what they said: Andrew MartonikAndrew is the Executive Editor, U.S., for Android Central and has been writing for the site since 2012. He uses every Android phone he can get his hands on, between breaks for coffee and soccer matches, of course. You can follow him on Twitter at @andrewmartonik. My favorite announcements from I/O land primarily on the … [Read more...] about Android Central’s favorite Google I/O 2019 announcements!
Google I/O has been absolutely chock full of interesting Android news, so even if you were following along you may have missed some of the highlights. Let’s take a look at all of the biggest news that Google dropped on us this week and if you want to take a deeper dive on anything we’ll have plenty of links to get our full take or watch that section of the keynote to hear what the Googlers had to say in their own words. Pixel Perhaps the biggest announcement, although also the least surprising, was the launch of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Our full review is still coming, but we’ve got some early impressions to share and a whole lot of photos to see how close the Pixel 3a can come to the Pixel 3. While it’s not just a full Pixel 3 for half the price, it’s definitely a compelling new option in the mid-tier market and Google has already said that there will be more affordable options to come. Google Nest Hub Max In other hardware news, Google took the … [Read more...] about Google I/O 2019 News Roundup
` Here at Android Central, we go through a lot of phones. Our amazing staff of writers has used just about every phone under the sun (even iPhones!), and most of us eventually settled on one device that meets our needs best. The same goes for apps and services, too — they're arguably more important than the phone itself, and everyone has a different setup that works for them. Whether you're looking for some inspiration for your setup or just curious as to what the Android Central team uses, here are the different ways we all use our phones! Alex DobieAlex is global Executive Editor for Android Central, and is usually found in the UK. He has been blogging since before it was called that, and currently most of his time is spent leading video for AC, which involves pointing a camera at phones and speaking words at a microphone. Find him on Twitter at @alexdobie. There's nothing all that unusual on my home screen, but there are a couple of favorite apps I want to call out. First is … [Read more...] about Hey Android Central, what’s on your phone?
Even if education is a general term, technology change this fact. You can find almost any domain included in educational apps which are created to develop skills with only one touch away. Educational applications help different categories, and their visual strategy is created depending to whom they are targeting. If we are talking about children, then we can see how attractive they can be, and also offer the opportunity to develop creativity, language, math or logic. When it comes to the adult’s category, there is a more specialized language, and the graphic is classier. Either you want to improve your academic success, learn a new language or want to have a better memory, you will amazing iPhone apps and Android (News - Alert) apps. Designed to be used several minutes per day, you have the possibility to improve your leaning method and get better results at school or work from science domain to machine building, chess, geography, and math. You can see below a series of … [Read more...] about Top 5 Educational Apps for Android and iPhone
Update 1: 2018/01/02 2:48pm PST Google added Murano 2018- to the list. More and more vehicles and car manufacturers are adding Android Auto (and Apple CarPlay) compatibility to their onboard systems, which is a good thing by everyone's book since the default systems often suck. Nissan has been an Android Auto partner for a while, but until now it didn't have any cars listed as compatible with it (it had two 2017 Apple CarPlay models only). That changed recently when 4 of Nissan's upcoming 2018 models were announced with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. These cars were made official around September/October, but since we don't follow car news but Android news, we only spotted them now that they've been added to the official Android Auto website. In case you're wondering, these are the models: Altima 2018- Leaf 2018- Maxima 2018- Murano 2018- Rogue 2018- If you're purchasing one of these models and you live in a country where Android Auto is … [Read more...] about [Update: Murano too] Android Auto officially lists Nissan’s four 2018 compatible models