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Sony releases Android M preview for Open Device program

Less than a month after Google released a developer preview of Android M for the latest Google Nexus devices, Sony is giving developers to test an early version of the next version of Android on some of its devices as well. Sony has released an Android M Developer Preview for Sony Xperia devices as part […]

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These 3 Android M features are tablet-only

This fall Google will released the next version of its Android operating system, code-named Android M. There are plenty of new features including settings that give users more control over app permissions, automatic app data backups, improved support for external storage, and more. Most of the new features are available for smartphones and tablets. But […]

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Android M includes native file browser for USB flash drives

Want to use a USB flash drive with your Android phone or tablet? Plenty of Android devices can recognize a flash drive… but since Android doesn’t have a built-in file browser, up until now you’ve needed to use a third-party app to actually explore the flash drive. Google’s changing that with Android M. Now when you insert […]

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Android M developer preview available for Nexus 5, 6, 9, and Player

Want to take an early build of Google’s next version of Android for a spin? Google has released developer preview builds of Android M for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 smartphones, the Nexus 9 tablet, and the Nexus Player TV box. You can download the system images from the Android Developer Preview website. Android […]

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Google Now on Tap: Get answers, recommendations from any Android M screen

Google Now is a service designed to provide you information Google thinks you’ll want, when Google thinks you’ll want it. For instance if receive an email confirmation for an upcoming flight, Google Now will know that and send you a reminder when it’s time to leave for the airport. You can also pull up Google […]