Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Apple continues to maintain it stance against supporting Adobe Flash on iOS devices, choosing instead to focus on HTML5 and other modern web technologies. Nevertheless, there are still several Flash-based video players and other web elements littered across the web. When a mobile user accesses these pages, there is a blank space or large portion of the website missing. 

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Google unveils Android L with new design language, improved performance

Google unveils Android L with new design language, improved performance

Google today unveiled the next version of Android, called Android L, at its annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco. The new release brings a whole new design language called “Material Design”, a faster runtime called ART, battery improvements and more.

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Google unveils Continuity-like features for Android and Chromebooks

Google unveils Continuity-like features for Android and Chromebooks

Earlier today Google had everyone’s attention as they carved out a large chunk of time to announce what’s next for their now-not-completely-mobile platform, Android. Along the way their Chromebooks got involved, and we saw the Mountain View-based company’s response to Apple’s upcoming Continuity feature.

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Google announces Android Auto, its in-car software to compete with Apple’s CarPlay

Google announces Android Auto, its in-car software to compete with Apple’s CarPlay

At Google I/O today, the company unveiled Android Auto, a platform to bring the Android experience to in-car touchscreen entertainment systems.

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Google launches first Android Wear devices at I/O; shows card based interface

Google launches first Android Wear devices at I/O; shows card based interface

At Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference earlier today, the company launched the first set of Android Wear powered watches. Android Wear is a version of the Android operating system meant for wearable devices that was announced in March this year.

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Google pokes fun at Apple for iOS 8 features already available in Android for years

Google pokes fun at Apple for iOS 8 features already available in Android for years

While we’re very excited and were quite surprised with many iOS 8 features Apple introduced at WWDC, it’s no secret that many of them were inspired from Android.

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Google to unveil Android TV set-top box at Google I/O

Google to unveil Android TV set-top box at Google I/O

With less than 24 hours to go for Google I/O, Google’s version of the WorldWide Developer Conference, Wall Street Journal confirms that Google will unveil a new television set-top box to compete with Apple’s Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV.

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Twitter now supports animated GIFs in the official iOS app

Twitter now supports animated GIFs in the official iOS app

While Amazon was busy announcing their first smartphone, with a bunch of 3D-trickery for good measure, Twitter was quietly announcing something a bit different. In the world of Twitter and image sharing, people have had to resort to using different services to upload animated GIFs to the social network, instead of being able to upload them directly to the service from first-party apps (or even the website). If you’re a fan of the animated story tellers, but hate using third-party apps to upload them, then you’ll be happy with Twitter’s official changes today.

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Google expected to join health platform race with Google Fit

Google expected to join health platform race with Google Fit

The latest trend among major tech corporations appears to be centered upon health and fitness platforms. Samsung recently held a digital health event in San Francisco to talk about its health-oriented devices, followed by Apple’s unveiling of its new Health app and HealthKit platform at the WWDC keynote last week. Now, it appears that Google may be getting in on the action too. 

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Amazon announces June 18 press event for possible smartphone unveiling

Amazon announces June 18 press event for possible smartphone unveiling

Amazon announced today that it is holding a press event on June 18th to unveil a new device. Obviously, Amazon isn’t spilling the beans on the device, only teasing the device in a promotional video on the company’s website that show people looking at a product that they find amazing.

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