The sun is setting on Sunrise


This is hardly a surprise to those familiar with how mergers and acquisitions work out in the real world, but popular calendar app Sunrise will be shutting down in just a few more months. This announcement from the development team that built Sunrise comes a little more than a year after it was revealed that Microsoft was purchasing Sunrise. Since that acquisition by Microsoft, the members of the Sunrise team have joined the Outlook development efforts where their work is being rolled into that product. Read more

Android VR headset may be the big item at Google I/O


As Google prepares to launch their latest conference, Google I/O 2016, the latest rumor to surface is that the company will announce their new phone-less virtual reality headset, tentatively named Android VR. Besides the standalone virtual reality device, which we have seen rumors of in the past, Google is expected to also announce that Android VR simultaneously represents the software and operating system support for virtual reality and that it will be baked in to Android N. Read more