Apple and Google wooing Developers for Game Exclusives

Apple and Google wooing  Developers for Game Exclusives

A new report on Wall Street Journal claims that Apple and Google are trying to woe game developers to get exclusive rights to their games on their platforms.

Apple and Google are in turn offering developers incentives such as giving them premium placement on their app stores’ home pages and features lists.

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Google’s Project Ara imagines the future of the mobile industry with modular smartphones

Google’s Project Ara imagines the future of the mobile industry with modular smartphones

The smartphone industry is currently dominated by three companies, Apple, Samsung and Google, who mostly rely on you, the buyer, updating your phone every two years for their revenue. But what if you didn’t have to upgrade your phone every couple of years to get the latest and greatest hardware specs?

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Google to launch Android TV to take on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV in the battle for the living room

Google to launch Android TV to take on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV in the battle for the living room

The battle for the living room is heating up, with most big tech companies fighting for a share of the connected TV market. After Amazon’s Fire TV, The Verge reports that Google is working on Android TV, a platform for connected TV devices.

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Internal Apple document acknowledges threat to iPhone from larger Android smartphones

Internal Apple document acknowledges threat to iPhone from larger Android smartphones

While Apple continues to maintain that the iPhone is a better product than Android phones, an internal document reveals that the company is well-aware of the threat to the iPhone from cheaper and/or larger Android phones.

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Google testing killer new features for Gmail for Android; we hope it comes to iOS as well

Google testing killer new features for Gmail for Android; we hope it comes to iOS as well

Google is testing some great features in an upcoming version of the Gmail Android app, that make email handling much easier, especially for those with huge inboxes.

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Apple TV vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Chromecast vs. Roku: Which one should you buy

Apple TV vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Chromecast vs. Roku: Which one should you buy

Amazon today launched Fire TV, its streaming TV box that competes with the Apple TV, Chromecast and all the other HDMI TV accessories available in the market. Given all these choices, which one should you buy? Here’s a comparison of how the Amazon’s Fire TV compares to rival devices.

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Google’s new Photowall for Chromecast app turns your TV into an interactive, collaborative photo frame

Google’s new Photowall for Chromecast app turns your TV into an interactive, collaborative photo frame

Google has launched a new iOS app called Photowall for Chromecast that turns your TV into a collaborative photo album, where your friends can send and view photos on the big screen.

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Google announces Android Wear for wearable devices; LG, Motorola will launch first smartwatches

Google announces Android Wear for wearable devices; LG, Motorola will launch first smartwatches

Google today announced Android Wear, a version of the Android operating system meant for wearable devices like smartwatches. The project is available as a Developer Preview to registered Android developers, and Google’s initial manufacturing partner lineup includes Asus, HTC, LG, Motorola and Samsung.

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Google drops price on Drive cloud storage to $1.99 monthly for 100GB

Google drops price on Drive cloud storage to $1.99 monthly for 100GB

Google today announced that it is cutting the price on the storage plans for its Google Drive cloud service. These new price points make Drive an even more attractive option for Dropbox, iCloud and other cloud storage users.

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Google launching Android SDK for wearable devices in two weeks

Google launching Android SDK for wearable devices in two weeks

Senior VP of Google and chief of the Android team, Sundar Pichai has mentioned that the company will launch an Android SDK meant for wearable devices like smartwatches within the next couple of weeks. He also speaks about how this technology could be implemented in “Smart Jackets” with sensors in the future.

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