Android App Cache Cleaner

app-cache-cleanerPlatform Android memang menawarkan beragam kesenangan, utamanya buat mereka yang doyan bereksperimen dengan aplikasi. Ribuan aplikasi yang ada di Google Play, sangat mendukung eksperimen tadi.

Tapi, ada lho efek samping ketika Android kamu terlampau banyak dipasangi aplikasi, atau juga jika sering gonta-ganti aplikasi. Sebab, setiap aplikasi tadi pasti meninggalkan semacam jejak yang bisa bikin memori perangkat kamu cepat penuh dan akhirnya melambat.

Kabar baiknya, “sampah” dari aplikasi tadi bisa kamu bersihkan. Tapi jangan dengan cara manual, sebab bisa bikin tangan pegel dan mata perih. Unduh saja App Cache Cleaner di Google Play dan install.

App Cache Cleaner merupakan aplikasi yang bisa membantu menyegarkan kembali Android kamu dengan cara menghapus file-file yang ditinggalkan aplikasi dan sudah tak terpakai lagi. Tenang, aplikasi ini sudah didesain agar hanya menghapus file-file yang benar-benar tidak dibutuhkan secara aman, sehingga jangan kuatir kalau aplikasi kamu bakal ngadat setelah memakai App Cache Cleaner.

Selain menghapus record yang tak berguna, App Cache Cleaner juga bisa membersihkan record cache yang dihasilkan sistem Android sendiri. Semua dilakukan hanya dengan sekali menekan tombol. Asik kan.

Oh ya, App Cache Cleaner juga menyediakan fasilitas pengingat (reminder) yang bisa diset jika ukuran cache sudah melebihi nilai tertent. Atau pengingat setiap berapa hari cache ingin kamu bersihkan.

Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Spotted for US

It looks like during one Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat refurbish will land for users in a United States as a Sprint Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat refurbish has been speckled sneaking on Sprint’s website forward of a release.

In June, Google rolled out dual new Android 4.4 KitKat updates in Android 4.4.3 KitKat and Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Both are bug fixers directed during quelling Android 4.4.2 KitKat problems and we’ve seen several Android manufacturers make it a indicate to broach these dual updates in a timely manner. Samsung is not one of those companies.

While HTC, Motorola and Sony have pushed out a series of Android 4.4.3 KitKat and Android 4.4.4 KitKat updates, Samsung has stood still, calm with pulling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat notwithstanding pleas from Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2, and Galaxy S3 users traffic with Android 4.4.2 KitKat problems.

Despite a silence, Samsung has offering a few glimpses during a plans. Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha and rumored Galaxy S5 LTE-A for Europe are both using Android 4.4.4 KitKat. We’ve also seen a Android 4.4.4 KitKat refurbish cocktail adult for a Galaxy Note 4 and only yesterday we saw Australian conduit Optus confirm an Android 4.4.4 KitKat refurbish for a Samsung Galaxy S5. That refurbish is approaching in a nearby future.

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Today, we’re finally saying some sum for Galaxy users in a United States. The Sprint Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat refurbish has been discovered inside a User Agent Profile string on Sprint’s website. The listing, initial detected by users on XDA-Developers, lists a Galaxy S5 with Google’s latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat refurbish on board. This confirms Sprint’s skeleton and it also means that a hurl out could be close.

Sprint is good famous for being initial to vital Android upgrades and it would not be startling to see it kick out a associate U.S. carriers to a Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat upgrade.

It’s not transparent what Sprint’s Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat refurbish will have on house yet we think that it will embody Google’s bug fixes for Android 4.4.2 KitKat. And with Galaxy users angry about a handful of Android 4.4.2 KitKat bugs, we could see Sprint and other carriers broach specific bug fixes for Galaxy smartphones and tablets.

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Samsung has been famous to broach Android refurbish news during a launch events that means that we could maybe see a association hurl out some sum on theatre during tomorrow’s Galaxy Note 4 Unpacked 2014 eventuality in Berlin. Last year’s Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updates, for instance, were announced on theatre alongside a Galaxy Note 3.

While a Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat refurbish has popped adult not once yet twice, other Galaxy Android 4.4.4 KitKat updates haven’t been as fortunate. We haven’t seen any sum per Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3, or Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat upgrades aspect and it’s not transparent if Samsung has any skeleton for them forward of Google’s Android L update.

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Google’s Android L refurbish was initial announced during Google I/O 2014 behind in June. And while a update is accessible in beta form for developers, it’s still but a open recover date. Rumors indicate to an attainment after this year yet that stays unconfirmed.

HTC has confirmed Android L for a HTC One M8 and HTC One M7 and Motorola recently reliable Android L for a former flagship, a Moto X. Samsung on a other palm still hasn’t reliable anything for a fast of Galaxy smartphones and tablets yet high-end inclination like a Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5 and others should get a refurbish down a road.

Android L will broach pattern changes, new features, and some-more when it arrives to reinstate a Android 4.4.4 KitKat and Android 4.4.3 KitKat updates someday in a future.

Google says Android Wear about to get even smarter (Q&A)

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David Singleton, executive of engineering for Android Wear, says “thousands” of apps have been updated to support Android Wear.
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In a marketplace for wearable devices, Google is dressed and prepared to go.

Android Wear, that debuted in Mar as a mutated form of Google’s smartphone and inscription handling complement that’s been tailored for wearables, is already used on 3 smartwatches: a Samsung Gear Live, a LG G Watch, and a Moto 360, set to launch after this week.

Google, with “thousands” of Android Wear apps, knows that’s not enough. Archrival Apple will reportedly uncover off a wearable device of a possess subsequent week during a media eventuality where it’s also approaching to announce a subsequent chronicle of a iPhone. And during a IFA record discussion in Berlin this week, a handful of companies, including Sony and Samsung, are approaching to speak about wearables.

At interest is prevalence in a nascent though earnest marketplace in wearable devices. In 2013, 9.7 million wearables were shipped, according to CCS Insight, a investigate firm. By a finish of 2014, that figure is projected to burst to 22 million. And by 2018, 250 million wearables will be in use, a investigate organisation estimates.

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Sundar Pichai, Google’s Android chief, wants a program to not usually energy wearables, though all from automobile dashboards to televisions.
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For large tech companies, a interest is carrying another lane to extend their strech to consumers — by being means to offer them services with opposite spins , and by carrying new methods for gleaning information about users in ways that smartphones and tablets cannot.

CNET met with Director of Engineering for Android Wear David Singleton and Vice President of Engineering for Android Hiroshi Lockheimer to speak about Google’s skeleton for wearables, given their proceed to these intelligent inclination is opposite from their rivals, and what they consider of a destiny of sensor technology.

Those skeleton embody updates to Wear that will be distributed by a Android Wear app on your phone.

“One of a things we’re going to be means to do is supplement a ability for these inclination to start operative with some of a other inclination we competence wear on your body,” Singleton said. “We’ll have an refurbish entrance that allows we to span a Bluetooth headset with your watch. And that means we can play song stored on your watch directly on your Bluetooth headset.”

Below is an edited twin of a conversation.

Q: Before we burst into Android Wear, we wish to speak about Google’s opinion for Android. At I/O, Android Chief Sundar Pichai positively laid out an ambitious plan.

David Singleton: This year we have a outrageous concentration on being means to accommodate a user wherever they are, opposite inclination with Android. Obviously, we’ve got good movement with phones and tablets, and we’ve got a good developer ecosystem. There are so many services that work so good with Android phones and tablets. So it’s sparkling to move a insights that we’ve got there and that height to some-more form factors.

Hiroshi Lockheimer: we consider a suspicion is, we demeanour around and there are all these screens everywhere. These screens don’t know how to speak to any other. They are islands. So how do we harmonize them and have a common height where apps and services and information can upsurge between these screens and give some-more application to your life.

Google has Glass, and now Android Wear. What’s a company’s altogether proceed to wearables?

Lockheimer: Our proceed to wearables is a same as a proceed to any of a products: We wish to build record that delights people by improving their lives. So a proceed to wearables — watches, Glass, even a intelligent hit lens plan that is designed to assistance people with diabetes magnitude their glucose — is to build things that we use when we need and forget about when we don’t. We wish wearables to assistance we stay in a moment, instead of holding we out of it: giving we a safer proceed to get directions, simply share or record what we see, promulgate with others quickly, or get a information we need when we need it.

What will we see in new updates?

Singleton: One of a things we’re going to be means to do is supplement a ability for these inclination to start operative with some of a other inclination we competence wear on your body. So we’ll have an refurbish entrance that allows we to span a Bluetooth headset with your watch. And that means we can play song stored on your watch directly on your Bluetooth headset.

Alongside that, we’re introducing GPS support for a platform. So that’s apparently usually for inclination that have a GPS hardware. But we’re vehement about those dual facilities together given it unlocks a whole set of new use cases.

If you’re someone who likes to go for a run, it competence be accessible to be means to leave your phone during home. So we can start recording your lane with GPS on a watch. You can chuck on some song and have a unequivocally beguiling run. And when we come behind home, all will be synced adult with a apps regulating on your phone.

Another refurbish that I’m unequivocally vehement about given we consider it will be good for developers and finish users — a recover that will concede third parties to rise watch faces, and make them accessible for download during a Google Play store.

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One entrance Android Wear refurbish will let third-party program developers pattern their possess watch faces.
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It’s indeed kind of engaging given we haven’t nonetheless launched a API for that, though we’ve already seen extensive creation from some third parties who have been means to figure out how to do some of this on their own. And we’ve already seen fad for building watch faces that concede we to demonstrate a bit of your possess personal style, or unequivocally assistance we work in specific things we competence be doing. For example, if you’re holding a hike, maybe it’s engaging to out a specific stretch you’ve trafficked right there on a watch face. If you’re someone who cares about a specific batch or specific measure of a sports team, maybe we can have a sports group watch face and put their latest measure right there on a watch face.

How shortly are those updates coming?

Singleton: There will be several before a finish of a year. You’ll see one come out [this] week where we’ll be means to urge a navigation knowledge and some of a voice movement experience.

When Google updates Android on phones, a association initial has to wait for wireless carriers to exam a program before it can ship. With Wear, given carriers aren’t involved, you’ll be means to pull updates though waiting. Can we speak about holding that opposite approach?

Singleton: We unequivocally don’t consider about it quite differently. We’ve been operative with all of a partners to make certain we can keep bringing functionality through, either it’s by device updates or by Google Play Services. We’re regulating accurately a same mechanisms here. It unequivocally is Android, and a Android model. Specifically for wearables, we satisfied as a category, we’re flattering early. So it’s unequivocally a idea to do those as frequently as we need.

One of a things competitors always move adult when they try to hit Android is to contend it is fragmented. For wearables, does carrying a bit some-more control over updates offer to residence that?

Lockheimer: we consider a pivotal indicate is that it is a new product category. And a needs are different. Phones and tablets are many some-more mature, from a record perspective. It’s many some-more accepted how people use it. And people’s expectations are some-more firm. Whereas wearables, as David was saying, is a totally new category. We only wish to be means to iterate unequivocally unequivocally quickly.

This happened also, by a way, on phones. I’ve been doing this given 2006 during Google. In a early days of Android, there were many some-more releases of Android, some-more often. We still innovate unequivocally fast on a phone side, though it’s not as fast as in 2008, for instance, or 2009. we consider you’re going to see a same trend here. We’re going to many some-more fast iterate here.

There’s fewer players concerned too. [Wireless] operators aren’t unequivocally concerned here. We’re operative with a name series of [hardware partners]. In this case, given we do have this infrastructure, a manufacturers motionless that, given we guys already did it, we’ll only keep regulating what you’ve made. That aspect of it is roughly an doing detail. we don’t consider it’s a large process thing or anything like that.

[Updating Android on phones and tablets] is a large tube of work. Many companies are involved. And many schedules need to line adult and things like that. And it’s a lot easier on watches. Not only on operators, though there are opposite things on that tube that only don’t exist. And it unequivocally simplifies a whole tube and creates it probable for us as an attention to pull these updates out a lot quicker.

How many developers are regulating Android Wear?

Singleton: We have literally seen thousands of applications updated in a Play store to have Android Wear support.

I only was personification with an app during my desk, that is flattering awesome. It allows we to play guitar with your watch. [He demonstrates by strumming his palm in front of his Moto 360 smartwatch, set to launch after this week.] You have your phone on your desk, and it’s got a speaker. And we can strum your watch. And obviously, that’s a bit of a gimmick, though there are lots of apps out there.

And we’re indeed commencement to see some of a services people use a many bringing in Android Wear support. So, for instance, Facebook Messenger has support for voice replies. The beta chronicle of Whatsapp Messenger has identical functionality. So it’s unequivocally sparkling to start to see unequivocally low rendezvous with a platform.

Lockheimer: The guitar thing is interesting.

Singleton: We never would have suspicion of that.

How do we inspire hardware partners to examination with sensors?

Singleton: Sensors are a pivotal proceed we consider there will be both creation in this space, and some of these inclination will be opposite from any other. One of a things we set out to do when we set out building a height was to make it probable for a manufacturer to move any sensor they could find to a platform. And we’ve unequivocally seen genuine creation there. It’s been sparkling to see inclination come out that have visual heart rate sensors, though we’re also saying other record in that space, and it will be unequivocally engaging to see some of those inclination come to market.

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We’re also saying people do engaging things with sensors like altitude and pressure. You can suppose a device that’s quite directed around holding a hike. Or skiing. It’s a good proceed to lane how distant you’ve skied or descended in a day. Those were not sensors that, during a opening of this project, we unequivocally suspicion were core and important. But no we see they are unequivocally singular use cases. It’s a comprehensive core idea to capacitate any sensor record to work with a platform.

Lockheimer: Also, we announced this thing called Google Fit [a height for developers to connect aptness metrics, with users' permission]. So we’ll have this use that unequivocally integrates all these sensors and give we a holistic perspective of what’s function to your body, or yours surrounding, or whatever it is.

What coherence will manufacturers have to cgange a Wear software?

Singleton: When we designed a software, we attempted to figure out, what were a ways that it was going to be critical for manufacturers to supplement their possess season to their device. So it’s flattering flexible. Like we said, they can supplement any sensors. And during a hardware layer, we’re unequivocally following all patterns we have for a Android height that make it unequivocally flexible. And we’ve seen that they’re means to refurbish things fast and flattering easily.

In a apps and services realm, manufactures can both preinstall, or make accessible for download, any apps that they like, or any services they wish to supplement to their experience.

It’s a watch, so we’ve seen unequivocally good creation around things like things like universe clocks and timers and stopwatches. And we consider we’ll see a garland some-more there as well. And afterwards we also make it probable for a partners to have specific watch faces for a device, that apparently is a core of a knowledge we see right there. Really, we consider we find any of a places you’d wish to customize, and make it probable for them to supplement there.

Can manufacturers cgange a user interface, too?

With a hooks that I’ve talked about that are built into a system, it’s indeed probable to build entirely stretchable user interfaces. The watch face, we can control each pixel there. This goes for third parties as well, that are apparently means to describe opposite a full screen. So there is a lot of range for customization.

Samsung only announced a watch that doesn’t need to be interconnected with a smartphone. Do we see that apropos some-more of a norm?

It’s an engaging question. we consider we unequivocally see lots of creation stability in a space. Our genuine idea is for Android Wear to capacitate all of a practice that a partners wish to move to wearable devices. we design we’ll see lots of differentiation. We’ll see other mechanisms for connecting, other than Bluetooth, and we’ll start to capacitate those as we see partners wanting to build inclination regulating them.

Why do people need wearables? What’s your representation to people who are on a blockade about shopping them?

Singleton: I’ve been regulating these inclination apparently for a small while. There are times when I’m regulating a device, and I’ll have to go somewhere to take it off.

Lockheimer: we took cave off right now given we was wearing a prototype.

Singleton: Right. Maybe we’re wearing something that’s not on a marketplace yet. And we know what, we really, unequivocally skip it. So, being means to have a aptness tracking that we competence get from a small band, as good as being means to stay adult to date with what’s going on with people who I’m not with right now, by email or SMS or notifications — when we take it off, we unequivocally skip it.

Verizon HTC One M7 To Get Android 4.4.3 OTA Update With Extreme Power …

HTC One M7 owners regulating Verizon’s network have a provide entrance down a tube in a matter of days. The company’s Vice President of Product Management Mo Versi has taken to Twitter to announce that an over-the-air refurbish move Android 4.4.3 is due out after this week. This chronicle of Android will apparently be assimilated by a awaited Extreme Power Saving mode as well.

The final refurbish to strike Verizon’s chronicle of the 2013 flagship arrived in May, and it delivered Sense 6 and Android 4.4. The arriving one won’t outcome in a identical visible upheaval, though it will move a ability to stretch that last bit of battery life out with a underline that launched with a HTC One M8 and arrived on other versions of a M7 months ago with Sense 6. Verizon’s removing Extreme Power Saving a bit late, though as they say, improved late than never.

Google’s Android One module will make inexpensive phones reduction terrible, starting …

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Android inclination are far and divided a many renouned mobile height on a planet, though these inclination are not always installed with a chronicle of Android that Google would cite people used. There are a engorgement of Android phones installed with comparatively ancient versions of a doing systems, and some that don’t have Google’s services built-in during all. Android One is Mountain View’s try to make a Android knowledge a small some-more unchanging on cheaper inclination and in building markets, and it’s rising on Sep 15 during an Indian press event.

Android One was announced during Google I/O behind in Jun as a approach for Google to yield a consistent, high-quality Android knowledge on entry-level devices. The grounds is that OEMs will build inexpensive hardware that costs between Rs 7,000 ($115) and Rs 10,000 ($165), though a updates will be taken caring of by Google. Android One phones will radically be low-cost Google Play Experience devices. The commencement also bears a distinguished similarity to a mostly rumored, though never announced, Android Silver program.

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India is full of inexpensive Android-based phones that we haven’t listened of, such as this Micromax X600

With a invitations to a launch eventuality out, everybody is wondering what arrange of inclination will be partial of Android One. Phones like a Moto G and Moto E have proven hugely successful in India and other Asian markets since of their low cost and cleaner, some-more manageable Android builds. Dual SIMs and middle screens are also partial of a equation. However, there might be a place for inclination with incomparable displays with middle fortitude — a vast cube of consumers in India use a smartphone as their primary computing device, creation it all a some-more critical Google has a palm in gripping them happy.

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Android is open source (the AOSP), so if Google doesn’t offer these consumers, someone else will do so regulating Google’s possess height — building markets are already flooded with Android inclination costing around $100 that embody no Google services. Since Google doesn’t assign for Android licenses, a whole indicate from a viewpoint is to get people regulating a mobile services. Android One creates that a priority, even for a many inexpensive devices.

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The existent low-cost inclination offering via Asia mostly come with comparison versions of Android, even when they do have Google Play built-in. Android 4.4 was privately engineered to embody improved support for low-power hardware, though many phones from OEMs like Samsung and ZTE are still shipping with builds of Jelly Bean. They also tend to come with program skins and modifications that make a phone’s already middle hardware desire for mercy.

OEMs that partner with Google get a few critical benefits, not a slightest of that is a prestige. Google and Android are hugely renouned in India, and merely being compared with Android One is certain to urge a company’s profile. Selling inclination that perform improved with a many new chronicle of Android won’t harm either. Lastly, Google is doing a updates of these devices, that saves a OEM money.

These phones won’t be expelled in places like a US or Europe — in fact we substantially won’t be informed with many of a OEMs involved. Google announced during I/O the initial Android One partners will be Indian OEMs Micromax, Karbonn, and Spice. This is a commencement of Google’s efforts to extend a strech into new mobile markets, and it kicks off Sep 15.

Now there’s a elementary approach to find all of a many beautiful looking Android apps


Google is clearly really unapproachable of both a arriving Android L recover and a Material Design UI that it wants Android developers to use to make their apps demeanour improved than ever. 9to5Google points us to a new page on a Google Play store that’s dictated to prominence all of a best looking Android apps that have been vital adult to a standards that Google set for a developers with a launch of Material Design.

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“Attention to fact creates an app truly beautiful: transitions are quick and clear, and blueprint and typography are frail and meaningful,” Google writes in explaining because it’s selecting these apps as good examples of design. “In this collection, we prominence a few pleasing apps with remarkably crafted pattern details.”

On a page, Google not usually lists apps it thinks have good pattern though also explains because their pattern is so good. For Spotify, for example, Google praises a app’s “rich imagery and beautiful typography.” In a box of Luminosity, Google says that a app delivers “beautiful colors and accessible illustrations.”

Be certain to check out all a beautiful apps that Google is recommending by clicking a source couple below.

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Why Do Android Apps Want So Much Access to My Data?

Every time we implement an Android app, you’re asked to OK a app’s entrance to certain tools of your phone. You competence see this, for example:

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This week, reader Maureen remarkable that these apps seemed to be overreaching usually a tad. Why, for example, would The Weather Channel app need entrance to your Device and Call information? Why would it need to know if WiFi is enabled and a names of all circuitously WiFi devices?

You might remember that Facebook encountered a bit of open pushback on this same emanate when it expelled a Messenger app a few weeks ago. To implement it, we had to give it accede to entrance your whole residence book, send content messages, record videos regulating your camera, know your plcae during all times, and entrance a Internet when it wants. Everybody indicted Facebook of removing miserly with a information harvesting.

As it turns out, all apps seem to ask for a lot of permissions, and many of it sounds a lot scarier than it is. If you’re an app developer for Android, Google says you must declare what tools of your phone your app can use — and you must use Google’s wording.

So Facebook had to use content that says, “Has entrance to your phone,” even nonetheless what it unequivocally means is “…if you try to call someone from within a Messenger app.” It had to use content that says, “Can entrance your camera,” when what it unequivocally meant was “…when you take a print to send to a friend.”

I wrote to The Weather Channel to ask about a permissions, and a orator told me a same kinds of things: Why does it need entrance to your phone? So that a app can make serious continue alerts cocktail onto a screen. Why does it need to know about circuitously WiFi networks? Because Android phones use WiFi to assistance them figure out where we are — and The Weather Channel app needs to know where we are so it can give we internal continue forecasts.

Google recently updated a approach it displays permissions, creation them cleaner and a small reduction scary. But if we ask me, a iPhone’s process is improved yet. It asks we for entrance to some partial of your phone usually during a impulse when it needs access.

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In any case, it’s mocking that Google runs into public-perception problems with these permissions screens, since a whole thought was to gleam as a guide of clarity and honesty — not to shock people with overly extended wording.

You won’t have to worry about fragmentation on Google’s latest Android initiative


Google might have an Android fragmentation problem but a association will finally get to pull program updates but division from device makers and mobile operators to a certain kind of new product, CNET reveals.

Google skeleton to recover visit and timely updates to Android Wear-based smartwatches, including the Moto 360, G Watch R, G Watch or Samsung Gear Live, that miss program complications such as OEM customizations and conduit influences that prevent Google from releasing coexisting updates for all Android smartphones.

According to a company, a updates will be delivered around a Android Wear focus commissioned on a smartphone a smartwatch is interconnected with, and a initial such refurbish is shortly approaching to be rolled out.

“There will be several [updates] before a finish of a year. You’ll see one come out [this] week where we’ll be means to urge a navigation knowledge and some of a voice movement experience,” Google executive of engineering for Android Wear David Singleton told a announcement in a extensive interview.

Google will also be adding Bluetooth and GPS support to Android Wear devices, that will let users span Bluetooth headsets directly with Android Wear devices, and suffer GPS facilities on ancillary Android Wear gadgets even when they’re not in vicinity of a smartphone. Furthermore, Google will be releasing an easier approach for developers to come adult with watchfaces for Android Wear smartwatches.

Even yet it appears that Google wants to control updates on Android Wear, a association is still prepared to support contingent Android Wear program customizations and let OEMs simply preload apps on a device. The association also pronounced that it’s a “absolute core idea to capacitate any sensor record to work with a platform,” suggesting that Android Wear will expected be prepared to run on a accumulation of wearable devices, and combined that it could support standalone SIM-enabled smartwatches in a future.

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Microsoft Might Be About To Make A Giant Move Into Android Phone Software

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has met with a founders of open source Android program association Cyanogen, The Information reports, citing a source who had been briefed by Microsoft.

Cyanogen is a association behind a rather renouned CyanogenMod program for Android phones. The open-source alteration replaces a Android handling complement with a operation of additional facilities and customization options.

At a moment, this form of handling complement is of primary seductiveness to geeks meddlesome in open-source adventurism.

However, if a Cyanogen handling complement is improved than Android — and if it came preloaded on a decent phone — it competence take off. Every singular Android app works on Cyanogen, so Cyanogen users can get a best of both open-source worlds.

In other words, where Android is “open source,” Cyanogen is “even some-more open source-ier.” It is so a treacherous beast: Cyanogen is both a threat and an addition to Google’s Android ecosystem.

The Information is also reporting that Amazon, Samsung and Yahoo are also meddlesome in possibly partnering with Cyanogen to move CyanogenMod to smartphones, or undisguised appropriation a company.

Cyanogen has previously captivated support during a array B fundraising round, holding $23 million from investors such as Chinese internet hulk Tencent and try collateral firm Andreessen Horowitz.

Speaking during a time of Cyanogen’s array B round, Andreessen Horowitz partner Peter Levine explained because a association was such an appealing investment prospect. “Today, tens of millions of inclination are using Cyanogen worldwide, and we trust that CM has a event to turn one of a world’s largest mobile handling systems. As past story suggests, companies such as Microsoft and RedHat have finished awfully good by being eccentric of hardware, and we trust that this trend will accelerate in a mobile world.”

Partnerships with smartphone manufacturers are an critical aim of Cyanogen’s devise to move a program to some-more users. In Aug it was reported that a company had hired Facebook Product Marketing worker Sid Murlidhar to lead third-party integration.

Microsoft would be a extraordinary primogenitor for a program association with a whole product embedded in a Android handling system. In July, Microsoft announced it would finish a prolongation of Nokia X phones, that ran a customized chronicle of Android. The participation of Android in Microsoft’s smartphone operation was described by a source as “embarrassing.”

However, Microsoft has a series of patents used in Android and earns about $2 billion in revenue from them each year — so Microsoft does have a financial seductiveness in a healthy Android ecosystem even if it doesn’t wish to make a phones itself.

Amazon, Yahoo and Samsung benefaction a some-more apparent end for Cyanogen. Smartphone manufacturers looking to preload Google apps on their inclination have formerly had to concede a tech hulk control over both a hardware and handling complement of a device. Cyanogen’s open source pattern eradicates this agreement, withdrawal smartphone manufacturers giveaway to preload apps but Google’s interference.

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