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Android N gets a low-latency VR mode

 We don’t know if Google will launch its own virtual reality headset at its I/O developer conference this year, but Android N, the next version of the company’s mobile operating system, will feature a special mode for VR apps. Read More Source link

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Google wants you to choose the final name for Android N

 You get to choose the name of Google’s next Android release. Traditionally, every Android release is named after something sweet: Marshmallow, Lollipop, KitKat, Jelly Bean, etc. Previews are always named after the next letter in the alphabet at first (N, in the case of the latest release); Google then announces the full name ...

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Google Play installs reached 65 billion last year

 How big is the Android app ecosystem? Google gave an update on this today at its Google I/O Developer conference, when VP of Engineering Dave Burke announced 65 billion installs from Google Play over the past year. “There were 65 billion installs in the last year alone. And I’m just in constantly in ...

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Google brings Android Pay to ATMs, Chrome and more apps

 After announcing the expansion of Android Pay in the U.K. earlier today, Google also made a few additional announcements around its mobile payments service at its I/O developer conference today. Pali Bhat, Google’s senior director of product management for Android Pay, told me that one and a half million users in the ...

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