Android ▪ July 14
In an effort to update the old DVD mailer experience, the Television Academy has teamed up with Google to distribute Emmy-nominated films to voting members for this year’s awards. The two announced the partnership today that will see Google sending out Chromecasts to all voting members of the Academy: expand full story
Google has just announced a new beacon technology called Eddystone along with APIs that will together make it easier for devices in close proximity to communicate. Essentially, these technologies will make it as easy for devices to communicate as it is to turn to a person next to you and talk in the real world.
Google said back in February that Android Wear support would be coming to Ingress sometime “soon” (with some assuming March), but it looks like the app missed that launch date by, well, a lot. As of today, version 1.81.0 of Ingress is starting to roll out on the Play Store, and with it comes Android Wear support as well as the usual bug fixes… expand full story