The two Google Play Edition devices (Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC one) got JWR66Y security update in last August and knocked the Nexus phones. The major motive to receive an Android device was the preference for stock Android as well as the accessibility of security updates.
Moreover, having speedy and assured updates gently sloping out to your cell phone or tablet is particularly significant when it relates to security updates. Market key vulnerability is a big model that revealed by researchers this summer. However, at rest we do not identify that firms like HTC or Samsung have resolved the problems on their phone devices.
In addition, the security update JWR66Y should strike your HTC one or Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition over the air at any moment. However, it is not obvious so far, the security update will bring any other alteration in addition to the cryptographic hardening, but it extremely suggests applying it as soon as possible.
Google has completely stopped delivering the two Andriod versions that are 1.6 Donut and 2.1 Éclair. The reason that takes them out is that both these versions do not support the Google Play store App.
Developers always keep an eye on such things, so Google will not be posting those numbers again.
If we take into account the last month, both these just accounted for 1.3% of the total available platform which is nothing and have no affect as well.
Google is now showing devices that pings the App stores and this gets as the requirement for the phones now-a-days. On the other hand Jelly bean keeps on rising and share almost have of the Andriod distribution. The other popular ones are Ginger bread and Ice cream sandwich.
Ginger bread has 30.7% while ICS has 21.7% and both these goes down if we compared it from the last month.
Most of people lobbed complain at Google play store due to absence of products in some parts of the world. The problem is still unresolved but will solve soon.
The android Authority reader was not available outside of united state. The residents of New Zealand and Australia will be happy due to presence of all products here. However most of readers and viewers are out of access in most of parts of world. However the condition will become good after some time. Now the Play Books has reached its global reach like Romania, Poland, Hungry, Greece and Denmark. The service is available in these countries.
Now the products of Google play will be available in most of part of the world. It is nice to observe that more people are getting access to products and media. The contents of Google play are most vital for you. is any product not available in your country?
Google glass now has its own portal for obtaining apps but the experience is still limited to those who are explorers. You can develop your own apps available to Glass users worldwide but they cannot make apps through play store.
Google glass now appears on the drop down list of the devices on the play store. Google glass users may soon have access on play store while play store is checking your account for glass ownership.
It would be great option to purchase apps and media via glass. Glass navigation is done by series of cards and alerts while navigating the play store on glass may be impossible. Users don't have to select the things on screen just like android or web users do.
Google already has a number of app store destination points so it's Smart to have much in one area as possible.
An app was released by Google named as "one today". This app allowed you to donate a Dollar or more to those cause. This app describes you where your money is going and tells you the charity of the day.
But you can only access this app by sending an invite while Google takes 1.9% fee. Changes have been made now in this app today. Now the users at US can download this app for free without sending any invite. They can post their donations on Google and make it social. You can also promote it to others so that they can donate for good cause.
This app is really good and can help many needy people if you donate a dollar through this app once in a while. This is betterment of the world.
You can download it for free and promote it among your friends. Do a little, change a lot.
Google Now is updated with new functionality by Google itself; Google search App for android meets new update which is amazing. The major features being added into Google Now are information on live TV, third-party music client support and location-aware Google Offers.
As far as the additional feature of Google Now's live TV is concerned it provides information regarding the program being watched. In that case you are requiring having the same network of your smart TV and Smartphone.
Google Now live TV support will bring up information and facts regarding the TV program automatically. This feature will benefit TV producers who wouldn't need to prepare content for Google Now live TV support.
New functionality is of having a third party to play music or tract while requesting Google Now. In order to use music feature just shoot, "play an artist" followed up by drop down menu that will provide you list of available app you want to use.
Get started with Google Now a sits so useful.
Google has updated the Calendar app and added custom colors that you can assign to highlight important and not so important events on your list. Although these are only minor changes to the app, they can actually be useful for folks who share calendars with others. Highlight your bosses' meetings and events and assign a different color to events with your family or friends.
You may also set your time zone based on where you are, pinch-to-zoom, set-up repeat or recurrent events and even assign messages to send out to if you did not respond to a calendar event. This new Calendar design is truly useful and practical and more improvements will surely be coming soon.
Gmail for Mobile and Web has just been updated with the new look and features that will allow you to clean up your mail with its default categories. You can also edit and customize them to create your own and sort your emails. Just like the current Gmail on PC, you can even star important messages and track all incoming messages coming from those users.
To take advantage of the email tab organization, configure your inbox by going to the gear icon and changing your settings. Clicking and dragging will move emails to your preferred tab. According to Android Central, the update will be rolled out gradually to PCs, Android and IOS, so stay tuned.
Source: Android Central
Many users think that the latest Google Play Music update was a site for sore eyes with its cool interface and all access and share features. Other improvements that come with the update aside from the all access and music sharing straight from the screen are options to delete tracks and to remove tracks from the Library as well.
Like any application or an update in its early stages, there are also bugs and ommissions that many users were quick to point out in the user reviews. Some complain about not being able to play and shuffle music from same genres and the Bluetooth option as well. Also, others suggest that it will be a lot better if it were able to display songs on a list and rearrange one's playlist as easily as they could using the previous version.
In addition, some minor bugs were noted such as that it keeps playing music even after some users have already closed the application as well as music stopping mid-track or continuously crashing. Still, many are optimistic that this will eventually beat Spotify and Pandora, especially if Google improves and fixes these issues and bugs.
It will also be a lot better if users will still be able to enjoy their old music from the previous version, after they update their application. All in all, many were satisfied with the update and they will no doubt look forward to the next update that will surely fix some of the application's low points.
Source: Google Play
There have been reports that say that Google Play will be adding a few more options on how to have your goods shipped once you buy from them, according to Droid Life. At present, you can have your goods shipped via UPS, which is not exactly the cheapest option out there, although it works.
According to new information released, aside from a 2-day shipping via UPS, you can now have your goods shipped via Ground and Saver. This may take a day or two longer, depending on your location, but will no doubt be cheaper and possibly even more convenient than shipment through UPS.
Many people have always complained about Google Play's limited shipping options despite the ease of method of purchase. It is also worth noting that this will apply to Nexus 4 devices, but may also be the same for all other devices in the future.
Source: Droid Life