The Droid Turf Weekly Recap includes all the major headlines in the Android Ecosystem over the recent week.
Google Maps is one of the most downloaded apps in the world. Many people often use it while driving for navigation purposes. However, it can be awkward to drive with one hand while trying to operate your smartphone with the other. Not to mention, it’s dangerous and illegal in most places.
The third developer preview of Android Wear 2.0 was announced back at Google I/O in May, and it just grew to include a big addition. This addition is Google’s Play Store for Android Wear. The Android Wear 2.0 update will give access to Google’s Play Store directly on the watch. This app will make it easy for users to find and install apps directly on the watch, which will in turn help app developers reach more users.
It’s no secret that everyone is eagerly awaiting more details on Google’s 2016 flagship smartphones. The HTC built ‘Sailfish’ will be the likely successor to the Nexus 5X and is one of the two devices Google is expected to announce on October 4th. The other will be a larger and more premium model codenamed ‘Marlin.’ We heard about the specs and we’ve caught a glimpse of it in previous leaks. We also found out that Google may rename the device under its new ‘Pixel’ brand name. Now, a fresh batch of renders has appeared along with a short video showcasing the handset’s [Read More]
It looks like the wait for the Huawei Mate 9 is finally drawing to an end as the company has just announced a press conference scheduled to take place on November 3rd, in Munich. Huawei has not said much about what they’re actually launching except that it’s going to be “a new flagship device”. However, all the clues and information available so far indicates that it’s almost certainly going to be the premium Huawei Mate 9 ‘phablet’ that will be revealed.
Google’s newest blog, ‘The Keyword,’ is a central hub for all Google News. Whether that be new products, new software or app updates, word is that it will all be there.
Google Station is brand new and is designed to bring promising Wi-Fi to more public places. The platform is coming to train stations in India and seeks to provide millions with high-speed internet connectivity.
Huawei has produced one of the most desirable smartwatches in the Android Wear field, rivaling the Moto 360 in design and receiving many accolades. However, according to a new report, Huawei may be looking to ditch Android Wear in exchange for Samsung’s Tizen.