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June 24, 2016

Google is reportedly working on a support app w/ screen sharing for Nexus devices

According to a report this morning out of Android Police, Google is working on an app for live support on Nexus devices. Tentatively named “Google Support,” the app — think Amazon’s Mayday button — will allow users to quickly get help with their phones. This app also reportedly features the ability to share your screen […]

October 11, 2012

Google Chairman talks Android, Maps and Apple

[protected-iframe id=”fba4968a820a17cc068f8ee5f5f51b11-22754319-13611283″ info=”″ width=”704″ height=”396″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”] Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt sat down for an AllThingsD talk last night with Walt Mossberg. Among other topics, they not-surprisingly discussed Android and his thoughts on Apple. Much of the talk centered around Schmidt’s thoughts on the Android-Apple platform fight, which he called “the defining fight in the industry […]

December 7, 2011

Walt Mossberg reviews the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime: “best Android tablet”

AllThingsD’s review columnist Walt Mossberg has graced us with his Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime review this evening, giving the device a pretty high score. Mossberg, a renowned reviewer, calls the Prime the best Android tablet he has tested. Mossberg compliments the Prime on its fast quad-core Tegra 3 processor and keyboard dock which can […]

October 31, 2011

Full hour of Andy Rubin at AllThingsD Asia

We got the highlights before but here’s the whole hour long interview. [vodpod id=Video.15630199&w=650&h=420&] Important quotes below:

October 21, 2011

Android tablets gain market share during Q3, still trail iPad in enterprise

According to research firm Strategy Analytics (via Bloomberg), Google’s Android-based tablets gained market share in the iPad dominated tablet market during the third quarter, specifically led by new models from Samsung (presumably referring to the same Galaxy Tab family that is currently the focus of patent related litigation between Apple and Samsung). The report claims Android […]

July 19, 2011

Schmidt: Android will conquer Asia, you’ll see Google protect HTC from Apple

Google’s Eric Schmidt chats with the Wall Street Journal columnist Walt Mossberg at D9 conference in May 2011. Photo: Asa Mathat | All Things Digital Interesting comments by Google’s executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt at Google’s Mobile Revolution conference here Tuesday. 9to5Mac, our parent site, already reported how Schmidt bashed Apple for suing Android […]

May 3, 2011

"The Soviet ministries" force Google to nix Android tethering

Bad news for data-hungry Android fans. According to DroidLife, carriers are pressuring Google to selectively block third-party apps which enable tethering on Android devices. Worse, they seem to be succeeding at it, too. This change in stance affects the many tethering programs on Android Market such as Wireless Tether. The site did a little digging […]

June 1, 2016

Google will be ‘more opinionated’ about Nexus phones, but what does that mean?

During an interview with Walt Mossberg at Code Conference today, Sundar Pichai spent some time talking about the future of the Nexus line of smartphones. He mentioned that Google would put “more thought” into them, and upon further questioning added that Google plans to add more features atop stock Android to make the Nexus experience […]

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