Category: Google I/O 2010

"Pixel Towers merges classic one-button gameplay with lovely pixelart accompanied by retro chiptune music"

That sounds exactly like the sort of thing we’d bother playing. Pixel Towers is on the Android Market here for literally no money at all, with no ads or anything. However, if you like it and would like to “tip” the developer, there’s an alternate version of the app available for 99p. No extra content [...]

“Pixel Towers merges classic one-button gameplay with lovely pixelart accompanied by retro chiptune music”

That sounds exactly like the sort of thing we’d bother playing. Pixel Towers is on the Android Market here for literally no money at all, with no ads or anything. However, if you like it and would like to “tip” the developer, there’s an alternate version of the app available for 99p. No extra content [...]

VIDEO: Google I/O Android 2.2 presentation now online

Google has now sliced and uploaded the videos of last night’s I/O 2010 Android 2.2 presentation, and is hosting them all on its Google Developers YouTube channel if you want to relive the highs – and endless crowd-pleasing Apple digs – of the evening’s big FroYo reveal. Here’s the opening 10 minutes from the Android [...]

Google I/O 2010: Sony & Intel onboard for Google TV – launching late 2010

Google has just confirmed another hot recent Android rumour concerning its forthcoming Google TV scheme, namely that tech heavyweights Sony and Intel will be coming together to create the launch hardware that powers Google’s new interactive TV platform. Sony is itself planning an entire range of TVs and Blu-ray players, all including Android-compatible hardware and [...]

Google I/O 2010: Android Market soon to be accessible from PC

Another most-wanted Android feature has been ticked off the list by Google today, which revealed an all-new Android Market web site which allows PC app-buying – and direct over-the-air transmission of apps to your Android phone. Once you’ve signed in to the forthcoming new Android Market with the same Gmail account details used on your [...]

Android 2.2 released to developers – SDK and full feature list available now

The Android Developers Blog has just updated with a simple list of the hottest new Android 2.2 features revealed at Google I/O today, bringing together everything we’ve learned about the all-new “FroYo” update during the conference. Read the full feature list of all Android 2.2 updates on the Developer site, or skim-read the following below… [...]

VIDEO: Android 2.2 highlights

Google’s still announcing yet more new features of Android 2.2 AKA “FroYo” at its I/O 2010 conference right now, but it’s already jumped the gun a little and made the official Android 2.2 features video live on YouTube a few minutes ago. Here it is. Android 2.2 is officially GO. This video is basically a [...]

Google I/O 2010: Translate app soon to speak your results

If you’ve fallen in a gutter in a drunken stupor outside the bar of your holiday resort, Android will soon be able to help. In a demo of a forthcoming updated Google Translate feature at Google I/O 2010, the Google demonstrator spoke his request into his Android phone in English – and Google computed it, [...]

Google I/O 2010: SD card app saving a part of FroYo

According to Google, users are installing “more than 40″ apps on their Android phones, on average, which is making it little hard for us all to manage our collections of tools and apps. That problem will soon become a THING OF THE PAST, thanks to FroYo letting us search through our apps via the Home [...]

Google I/O 2010: Android app "update all" button coming to FroYo

Hooray! The dream, the fantasy, the ultimate in labour-saving app management has just been confirmed – Android 2.2 will let you update all of your apps at once, via the new UPDATE ALL option. We can honestly say we’ve never been this excited about seeing a grainy image of a grey text button before: Imagine [...]

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