Posts Tagged ‘Android’

Google I/O 2016: Android’s Instant Apps seek to solve a key mobile problem

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Google’s Android installed base has long suffered a major problem with fragmentation at the OS API level, due to the fact that licensees continue shipping low end phones paired with old versions of Android. Here’s what the company is ostensibly doing to address that in a new project introduced at its I/O 2016 conference: Instant Apps.

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The naughty side of VR

The naughty side of VR

I’m in the “Android garden” at Mobile World Congress. A Google sponsored location situated between the convention halls, away from the aimless walkers and journalists trying to locate those shiny new phones to get their greasy mitts on.

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Google introduces Tensorflow, the Android of Artificial Intelligence

Google introduces Tensorflow

On November 2007, Google laid the groundwork to dominate the mobile market by releasing Android, an open ­source operating system for phones. Eight years later to the month, Android has an an 80 percent market share, and Google is using the same trick—this time with artificial intelligence.

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How people consume video content on smartphones [Android]:

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In the UK, US and South Korea, mobile broadband makes up a “significant” part of video consumption, although Wi-Fi still caters for the majority of TV and video data traffic, according to the Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report 2015.

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INFOGRAPHIC: What do Android users do with their devices?

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Yahoo Labs has released an infographic, which shows on average, each device has around 95 apps installed, 35 of which are interacted with around 100 times a day.

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