UPDATE: When Engadget asked Samsung to comment on the issue, the company denied that they were abandoning Android Wear. ‘ “We disagree with Fast Company’s interpretation. Samsung has not made any announcement...
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Similarly to the Iron Man Edition that we saw last year, Samsung has come up with a new special edition version of the Galaxy S7 Edge. This time they've decided to partner with DC comics and have created the Injustice Edition. This version comes with a gold Batarang, Gear VR, special color Galaxy S7 Edge and a unique UI theme for Batman fans.
Google has been pushing Material Design hard since it's introduced in Android 5.0 Lollipop. The company has recently made a lot of sample libraries available to developers and they've been using them on lots of apps. Google's own Matias Duarte has announced there are over 1 million apps in the Play Store that use Material Design elements.
ETNews is reporting that Samsung is going to be releasing a service called Samsung Pay Mini. If true, this service is said to be available on non-Samsung Android smartphones, iPhones and even PCs. For those familiar, this service is said to be similar to others like Syrup Pay and Clip.
It was Dave Hakkens who really put the idea of a modular smartphone in motion when his Phonebloks video went viral. It caught the attention Google and he was even invited to their campus multiple times to talk about it. Hakkens has now published a blog post about the latest iteration of Project Ara and to talk about why he's not fan of the changes Google has made.
Now that Google I/O 2016 is over, and they've had time to upload all of the videos, Google has created an official playlist of everything that was recorded. This is a complete playlist that includes 168 videos of content. So if you missed anything from Google I/O 2016, you can now catch up from this easy to bookmark playlist.
The Google Vs Oracle trial has reached a conclusion. After a heated battle in court a jury has now found the use of Oracle's code and APIs to be fair use. An exceptional result for what could have cost Google billions. Now we only have to wait for the numerous appeals and so forth.
PayPal has just announced that users will soon be required to update to version 6.0 of the app if they want to continue using it. Sadly, this comes with some draw backs because they will not be releasing this version for Windows Phone, Amazon Fire or BlackBerry OS platforms. These people will have until June 30th before their current app ceases to function.
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