Android May 30
Android May 29
A report earlier this week detailed how Google is pressuring OEMs and carriers to speed up Android updates, but it goes without saying that people generally aren’t very hesitant to update their phones (unless some new emoji are involved). To address this, Samsung is offering incentives — like Dominos — to install OS updates.
Android May 27
Google Photos 1.21 rolled out silently to Android devices this week without any new features. However, a teardown by Android Police reveals that Google is preparing to offer unlimited original quality photo and video backups for Nexus devices. Of course, this is not yet official, but such a feature would provide an even bigger incentive to buy a Google-branded device.
Google announced Android Wear 2.0 at I/O last week, featuring more customizable watch faces, the ability to go without your phone when you are running or want to track a hike, AI-powered Smart Reply, a handwriting recognition mode, and more. But the question remains: which devices are going to get the update? Read on for a complete list of devices we know are getting 2.0…