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Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Automotive, Enterprise Mobility, Smart Device and Wearables, Smart Devices, Telecom, Wireless |

Android in Automobile – Android M

Android in Automobile – Android M

Though Android development started for digital cameras, it has been modified for handsets after Google acquired it. Many OEMs launched handsets with Android starting with HTC G1 in 2008. Thereon, Google enhanced Android stack with frameworks that are application development friendly and features that delight consumers, in various versions of Android. Due to its openness and ease of customization, manufacturers of devices other than handsets began adapting Android for their target devices like Robot, digital cameras, wearables and SmartTVs since 2011. Google also launched Google glass as a separate Android-based project. In Android Lollipop, Google officially included support for TV (Android TV) and wearables (Android Wear). Google started focusing on including support for automotive segment in Android with the Lollipop (5.0) version. It has included Android Auto in Lollipop. There is news that Google is planning to make Android available on Automotive hardware directly unlike Android Auto. This blog gives specifics of Android Auto and details the features Android M should have to make it usable in Automotive. In...

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Android M – What to expect

Android M – What to expect

Google I/O 2015 is just a couple of weeks away and rumor mills are running strong on what features Google might introduce in the next version of Android. Debates are also frenzied with discussions about which dessert will Google name its latest version of Android after – Muffin, Marshmallow, Malai Barfi or our very own Malpoa! While the share of Android Lollipop has just reached ~10% (and climbing) Google has already turned its attention towards its next release – Android M. A plethora of expectations and predictions are flooding the internet all over the world. We take a look at some of the features we expect to be (or not be) part of Android M. Improvement on Android for Work This seems to be a definite feature for there was a momentary spill out on this subject from Google in their I/O schedule. Android M might bring the power of Android to all kind of workplaces (small businesses, desk-less workers, etc.) Android Auto to Android M for Auto We...

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