Google announced Daydream as a VR platform, and that means they’ve created recommended specifications and hardware for the phones, headsets, and controllers that go along with that. Like with Android, though, Google is planning on making their own headset and controllers to lead the way. Read more
Last year Google launched their Expeditions Pioneer Program that uses virtual reality technology for education purposes. The program is an example of how virtual reality may extend into areas outside of gaming and entertainment. Google’s announcement at Google I/O 2016 indicates the Associated Press and Getty Images will partner with Google to provide new content for the program. Read more
A move that has been long in the making is finally official according to Google. Although it is not the unified merger of Chrome OS and Android that some may hope for, Google did announce at Google I/O 2016 that the Play Store and the ability to run Android apps on Chrome devices will be coming to the operating system later this year. Read more
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Google kicked off I/O 2016 on Thursday with some new details about VR, and one of the coolest new gadgets they announced was Jump. While Jump is technically several things (different cameras and software for filmmakers) it offers a quick and easy way to make tons of VR content. Read more
Listen to the seventh episode of the Talk Android Podcast, which focuses on Google I/O 2016. It’ll stream live on YouTube at 10:00PM ET on May 19.
The NVIDIA SHIELD keeps on getting better with each and every update. At Google I/O 2016, new additions were introduced to the platform, and the SHIELD will be one of the first to adopt these new additions.
Qualcomm has announced that they’ll be partnering up with Google to embed Android directly into cars, specifically using automative-specific versions of some of their flagship processors. The goal is to create a platform for vehicle apps and services, which seems to be a step forward from Android Auto. Read more
Google has launched the Android N Developer Preview 3 as well as the Developer Preview for Android Wear 2.0.
If you missed yesterday’s keynote at the Google I/O 2016 developer conference, worry not! The keynote is now available for anyone and everyone to watch over on YouTube.