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Watch the replay of Google’s I/O 2018 Developer Conference right here

May 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Watch Google take its own stage at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area for the Google I/O 2018 Developer Conference keynote on May 8 beginning at 1:00pm EDT. The search giant’s venue is known to have held some great events in the past with the ability to hold as many as 22,500 people. Like usual, demand to attend was off the charts so Google ran its lottery for people just to have a chance [Read More]

Gadgets

Confirmed: Google is planning two Android Wear smartwatches of their own for a launch next year

December 23, 2016 Droid Turf

The smartwatch industry hasn’t been doing well lately. Sales have decreased and major players like Lenovo seem to be done with Android Wear for now while Huawei may be abandoning it altogether. Rumors that Google would launch their own smartwatches have been floating around for some time but there’s been little news heard. Some people even came to the conclusion that Google might abandon their smartwatch project entirely.

Gadgets

Google said to release Android Wear smartwatches of their own in early 2017

October 14, 2016 Droid Turf

It’s been a slow year for the major Android Wear manufacturers. Offerings from traditional watch makers like Michael Kors, Fossil and Nixon have been released. Asus unveiled the next iteration in their ZenWatch line at the IFA event this year. But offerings from the big players like Lenovo, LG, Huawei, and Sony have been notably absent lately. News that the release of Android Wear 2.0 has been delayed to 2017 has put a damper on things as well.

Carrier News

RootMetrics releases full H1 2016 report with Verizon on top yet again

August 24, 2016 Droid Turf

RootMetrics’ H1 report has now been published, and Verizon has taken the crown yet again as the superior carrier in America. Verizon reclaimed its top spot by cleanly sweeping the competition across all six categories, some of which are reliability, speed and call performance.

General News

Sony lists exactly which Xperia devices will get Android 7.0 Nougat

August 24, 2016 Droid Turf

Android 7.0 Nougat is official. Yesterday Google started pushing out the final version of Android 7.0 to its Nexus devices. Many players in the industry have already shown interest in the new operating system. And today, Sony has published a list of Xperia devices it plans on updating to the latest version of Android.

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