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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 […]

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Watch Google I/O 2015 live (Android M and more)

Google’s annual developer conference kicks of on May 28th, and you can watch the keynote and many sessions live. Liliputing will be bringing you the latest news from Google I/O 2015 as it develops, and for the first time we’ll have hands-on videos and other content from our senior (and only) West Coast correspondent. But if you’re […]

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Lilbits (5-22-2015): Android M is coming

There are already a handful of Android phones that include fingerprint scanners which let you do things like unlock your device or authorize mobile payments using the unique pattern on your fingertip instead of a password. But makers of those phones have had to tack that feature onto the operating system, because fingerprint detection isn’t […]

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Android M, new wearables coming to Google I/O this month?

Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference starts on May 28th and the company has just released the schedule for the 2-day event. Developers can learn about ways to add features o improve performance of their Android apps, get information about developing for Android TV, or learn about Chrome OS or web apps. But the schedule also hints at […]

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Report: Android M will power in-car systems (no phone required)

Products with Google’s Android Auto software are just getting ready to roll out, allowing users to pair their phone with supported in-car systems to play music, make or take phone calls, or use turn-by-turn navigation while driving. But Reuters reports Google is already working on next-gen software that could let you do those things without using your […]