Tuesday , June 5 2018

Android, Modding & Updates

ChromeOS will soon allow you to run Android apps in the background .. and you can try it today

While Android apps on ChromeOS are really good, and have improved significantly since they were introduced earlier this year, it still isn’t a perfect experience. While it makes ChromeOS a perfectly viable Windows/Mac alternative (and I’ve been doing precisely this for the last month), it needs a bit more polish. …

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Google launches ARCore Developer Preview 2 and end support for Project Tango

It’s been an Augmented Reality (AR) heavy week with the launch of AR Stickers and now a new ARCore Developer Preview has launched. Google has also just ended support for Tango, their initial AR offering which required devices with more sensors. After launching ARCore in its initial Developer Preview form …

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Google broke the ‘Check for Update’ button for Pixel & Nexus devices – but they’ll fix it in 2018

After a Google engineer announced in September that the ‘Check for Update’ button would actually start pulling down updates for Pixel and Nexus devices as soon as they were announced there was much rejoicing. Unfortunately that hasn’t worked as seen by Pixel/Nexus owners after this latest Android update, now that …

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