Tag Archives: Android

Google is updating some of its best Android apps just in time for summer

Source: Google Google has also announced that it’s rolling out end-to-end encryption in Google Messages. The post has been updated to reflect the new information. What you need to know Google is launching several new features for Android devices this summer. Google Messages is getting starred messages, Android Auto gets more customization options, and Google… Read More »

Android Auto adds letter navigation for media apps, and more

Alongside a bunch of other Android announcements today, Google is highlighting some recently-released Android Auto features. While several have been available for a while, one does stand out. Android Auto now has improved content navigation that lets you scroll by letter. Over the past few months, Android Auto has seen quite a few notable updates.… Read More »

A framework that creates Android apps from text descriptions

Text2App creates a functional Android application from specification provided in English. Credit: Hasan et al. Researchers at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and University of California- Los Angeles (UCLA) recently developed a framework that can create Android applications from text descriptions. This new app was presented in a paper pre-published on arXiv. “Our… Read More »

CarDongle Android PC client review

In-car entertainment is now a mainstream feature found in most vehicles bar the very basic models. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are only two universally accepted platforms, mirroring the current status quo in the smartphone market.  Google’s Android Auto app has been downloaded more than one billion times to date and it is estimated that… Read More »