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Help Google decide what to name the next version of Android

Android has always christened their operating system,  OS, with flavouring   names like Sandswitch ice cream, Gellybean, Kitkat, Lollipop, MarshMallow. It is obvious that these names follow sequential alphabetical ordering. Although, Google is yet to decide what name to call their latest OS, Android N. Now they need your opinion.  You need to tell them what […]

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Google set to shut down its app store for education

In 2013, Google launched a version of the Play Store dedicated for education, Google app store for education, in an attempt to push Android tablets into schools where teachers could purchase educational materials like apps and books, and distribute them to students. Now, Google has came up to announcing shutting down the store. Google tells […]

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Google Play now supports promo codes for apps and in-app purchases

Google has enabled promotional codes on the Google Play Store, allowing app developers to generate and distribute codes to for paid apps and in-app purchases. For example, a developer could hold a contest whereby the winners could receive a paid app or certain in-app purchases for free through promotional codes. Developers looking to take advantage […]

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Google working on a new smarter messaging app to take on Facebook Messenger

The Wall Street Journal citing “people familiar with the matter” has published a report that claims Google is working on a new messaging service for mobile that will take advantage of its AI and “so-called chatbot technology.” From the description, the messaging service sounds similar to Facebook Messenger and M, which can find birthday gifts […]

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Google is working on split-screen multitasking for Android tablets

The Pixel C is the first tablet ever designed by Google itself, and with its keyboard attachment could have demonstrated Android’s potential as an operating system for productivity. Problem is, the software just isn’t there yet, with a dearth of optimized apps and little consideration for multitasking. The team behind the tablet is aware of […]