Android P beta 2: 157 new emoji, included properly cooked bacon

Google’s Android P beta just got more expressive in 157 ways thanks to the launch of Developer Preview 2 today. It includes 157 new (and modified) emoji, as well as including final APIs, latest system images and updated tools for developers. Google’s update is meant to encourage developers to make use of features like Adaptive […]

Google Assistant now train kids for potty, eating vegetables and sleep

Google has launched new experiences for its voice-enabled Assistant, with a focus on family-friendly entertainment. The search giant has teamed up with a number of companies in the UK to bring four new apps to its smart voice assistant, including games, learning experiences and stories. These apps are built, in part, to showcase to developers […]

Google working on a mid-range Pixel phone

We’ve seen a host of top-notch handsets launch already this year, but there’s plenty more to come too, including Google’s Pixel 3 pair. A new rumor to hit the web suggests the tech giant is also busy working on a mid-range Pixel to launch sometime next year. The tip comes courtesy of the often-reliable WinFuture […]

No more Google’s mobile OS for Android tablets

Google hasn’t said much about Android tablets for a while now, and as Android Police spotted, it’s now taken the Tablets section off the official Android website. If you want Google’s mobile OS on a tablet-sized device, you’ll have to look elsewhere for now. Even before Google pulled the Tablets section, it wasn’t getting much […]

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact camera apps comes with Google Lens

Google began rolling out its Google Lens tech to Android phones back in March, allowing third-party smartphone owners to update the Google app to directly integrate Lens into a device’s native camera app. Now Sony’s latest phones will finally include that option as well. Owners of the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact will […]

Google Fuchsia OS release date

We were expecting to see Google announce Google Fuchsia, or Google Andromeda – a fusion of its Chrome and Android operating systems – back in October 2017. Obviously, no such announcement happened. Sure, some of the best Chromebooks, like the Google Pixelbook, can run Android apps through the Google Play Store, but Andromeda, referred to […]