Google has just announced the new version of Android, confirming the next version of Android will be version 5.0 and will be named Lollipop.
Android Lollipop features a redesigned user interface referred to as Material Design, along with improvements to the lock screen and notification menu. The update also delivers improved battery life and performance.
Google says that Lollipop is, “made for a world where moving throughout the day means interacting with a bunch of different screens—from phones and tablets to TVs. With more devices connecting together, your expectation is that things just work.”
Part of the Android L redesign is a new lock [...]
Even though Android 4.4.3 KitKat has only been out a couple of weeks, and some are still stuck in Android Jelly Bean, Google has released an updated version to its operating system on Thursday.
Initially rolled out for Nexus devices, the update is available and can be downloaded from the Nexus Factory Image page. Those devices listed for the update include the Nexus 4, 5, 7, and 10.
As explained by Android Engineering Program Manager Sascha Prüter, this new Android 4.4.4 version is minor update that carries some security patches. Prüter hinted that the update primarily addresses the CVE-2014-0224 flaw, which was discovered in OpenSSL after [...]
Gmail has started this Thursday using an encrypted HTTPS connection for sending and receiving email. This allows data transfer between computer and Gmail’s servers through an HTTPS connection. It means that the chance of someone to disable option on a particular account or machine in an attempt to intercept data before it hits Google’s servers has now been eliminated.
In its Gmail blog, Google announced that messages will be encrypted as they move internally through Google’s systems. In the past, data is not being encrypted when it goes to another Google server or data center though information sent from computer to Gmail is encrypted. The change is [...]
Motorola has announced its first wearable device, the Moto 360. Motorola said on a blog post announcing the Moto 360 that it wanted to celebrate the history of the design “as we reimagined the wristwatch for the future.”
Unique from other smart watches, the new device has a round face, explaining that when it went to design Moto 360, it had to go round. Motorola is using high-quality metals, leather and precision manufacturing to make Moto 360 in a way that it “begs to be worn,” according to the promotional videos.
On the software side, Motorola said that you would be able to get alerts on emails, missed calls, and calendar appointments with the [...]