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Android 7.1 Developer Preview coming late October

Those with Nexus devices will soon be able to update their handsets to Android 7.1, which was first shown off on Google's new Pixel smartphones. The Android 7.1 Developer Preview will be released later this month, bringing a small collection…

Watch Google's big hardware event right here

Google has invited members of the press to San Francisco to showcase what’s expected to be a wealth of new products. On the docket – or at least, what is rumored to be on the docket – include two Pixel…

Google delays Android Wear 2.0 until 2017

Google was originally expected to release the next major version of Android Wear late this year, however a recent post from the company has revealed the smartwatch operating system has been delayed until early 2017.

The Andromeda strain: A new Google OS?

Veteran fans of thriller author Michael Crichton may recall that his career kicked into high gear with the 1969 release of a novel entitled “The Andromeda Strain.” The book described the impact of a deadly microbe strain delivered to earth…

Huawei allegedly building Nexus 7 successor

The second-generation Nexus 7, released in 2013, is one of the most popular Android tablets of all time. Built by Asus, the 7-inch tablet was reasonably powerful at the time, and, perhaps most importantly, its $230 launch price made it very affordable.