Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...
Android to Soon be in Your Kitchen?
Google CEO Eric Schmidt said his software, which is known worldwide for its applications could be well suited to take control of appliances too. During the CES it has been talking a lot of Android and its implementation in televisions, but it seems that this is not enough for the CEO of the search engine company, he says that smartphones, tablets and even TVs turn out to be a very small market even if we think about how we could use Android.
It seems that Google wants to dominate the world as increasingly looks for ways to cover more space in our homes, and even Schmidt says there are already companies working to implement Android in coolers. Maybe in a refrigerator sound like a crazy idea, but I can not imagine how we could remove it out of our smartphone having it connected to our kitchen. Turn on the machine without being at home, set the oven, lower the temperature of the refrigerator, etc..
Still sounds like something crazy, but a matter of time for this to be increasingly seen as something normal. What a year for Google and year of innovation often waits for us users.
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SlimRoms' website has been experiencing technical difficulties for the last month or so, but it's good to know the team is working hard and is still on top of things. The SlimRoms GitHub repos are getting updated with some major changes showing up. Most notably, some projects are getting a new 5.1 branch: lp5.1! A new, revamped and open source website is also in the works, with a look inspired by material design. We also got a tip about an...
Wireless charging is becoming more and more common as many OEMs are now starting to include this feature in their flagships. There are already dozens of wireless chargers to choose from on the market today, but quality definitely varies. For those of you who charge your devices wirelessly, let us know which charger is your favorite and why.