It looks like Android devices will soon be able to run software built for Windows, largely due to CodeWeavers’ CrossOver for Android, which is a compatibility layer that, well, let’s you run Windows apps on Android!
Tablets have never been a strong point when it comes to Android, and it seems that manufactures agree with intentions to begin phasing out various tablet-IC businesses, according to Taiwanese industry sources.
Google Creative Labs has just released another of their so-called “Android Experiments”, this time however, instead of an app, they created a live wallpaper that displays real-time info of your smartphone’s stats. This includes signal strength, notification count, and battery life, and uses colorful and cool-looking geometric shapes that adaptively change.
Right now, owners of the LG G3 on Verizon’s network are noticing a software update that raises the handset’s version to Android 5.1.1, build VS98535B. The update is sized at 353MB and Verizon has not yet detailed other items, if any, that are included.
Android 4.4 KitKat was and still is the most widely distributed version of Google’s mobile operating system worldwide. The gap, however, is closing as Lollipop is on the rise and that trend should remain with the introduction of Marshmallow. Unfortunately, Lollipop isn’t even in second place because three versions of Jelly Bean are standing tall. Both KitKat and Jelly Bean are very popular among low-end and mid-range devices. And somehow devices with Froyo, a version released in May 2010, are operating today.
The long awaited Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is finally here! Google is a little slow rolling out the latest update, but if you have the OTA link, you can install the update right away. Do not fear, we have some OTA links which can be sideloaded onto your device right now.
Google took to its blog to announce that it has begun rolling out the much anticipated Android 6.0 over-the-air update for Nexus users. It brings with it a whole bevy of cool new features, such as Now on Tap, better battery life, and more.
An interesting piece of information showed up yesterday, indicating that it won’t be long before the LG G3 and G4 get the upgrade to Android 6.0. And according to recently leaked benchmarks, the LG G2 could be seeing Android Marshmallow very soon as well.
Today, Google posted the Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory images for various Nexus devices. You can now manually install Marshmallow on your Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. The exact version here is MRA58K.
With Android 6.0 Marshallow coming as soon as next week to Nexus devices, other companies are going to be hard at work bringing the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system to their own hardware. Among the fast-moving companies to update their devices is Motorola. Today, Motorola shared which devices will receive the Marshmallow software update.
NVIDIA has today announced its latest video game streaming service GeForce NOW, which is more of a rebranding of NVIDIA GRID. With GeForce NOW you’ll be able to stream all of the latest titles from NVIDIA’s “powerful cloud-gaming supercomputers” on the company’s family of SHIELD devices.
It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for all day, the live-stream coverage of Google’s Nexus announcement. This is where we will see the LG Nexus 5X and Huawei Nexus 6P handsets revealed, the second-generation Chromecast devices and app, and, if that isn’t enough, the new Pixel tablet. And who knows, maybe Google has a surprise up its sleeve that didn’t leak yesterday. You can check out the live stream coverage of the Google announcement right here.