This announcement has surprised a few industry commentators, because the oldest device in the list – the 2012 Nexus 7 – has a relatively elderly processor with 1 GB of RAM, compared with the more modern chipsets with at least twice the RAM. Google are extending Android Lollipop back to older hardware in order to […]
Okay; so we have the smartwatch as a platform, but what can we do with it? I believe that the trouble with most smartwatches is that they are reactive. By this, I mean that they’ll notify you that somebody is calling you, sending you a text message, or has engaged with you on social media. […]
hings are more exciting in the longer term. We may reach the point whereby the device in our pocket is used to drive a large, high resolution monitor, wireless keyboard and mouse and deal with desktop-grade applications. Perhaps we won’t need a desktop computer any more because our mobile device will fill that role (we’ll […]
The only reason why I don’t use the Nexus 5 is because voice call quality wasn’t as good as I needed, but now that Motorola are making the Nexus 6, this is one problem I don’t expect to see. I’m sitting on the fence as regards the size of the Nexus 6: my HTC One […]
The other thing that I did was make sure that I make sure my devices will only notify me of relevant messages at any given time. As a rule, I carry my smartphone and tablet to work with me. I’m using the HTC One (M8) as a smartphone and the Nexus 7 LTE as my […]
VIPole offers a comparable communications experience to Google Hangouts with some of the file storage and sharing functionality of Google Drive, under the protective umbrella of Government-approved encryption.
The only other widget that deserves attention is the Google News & Weather widget, set at the top right. This is important because it always shows the same weather that I see in Google Now, the only criticism I can level at the HTC Weather Clock, which can show different weather to Google.