Android and Chrome (OS) inching closer together with Google’s VP of Engineering for Android assuming the same role for Chrome

Android - Chrome

At some point in the future we expect to see Android and Chrome OS becoming a single platform. Or something similar, with docked Android smartphones connected to the big screen acting like today’s Chromebooks. Already you can run a select number of Android apps on Chrome OS-powered devices, and apparently that’s just a start. To…

Sprint’s HTC One M7 gets a bug-fixing update

HTC One M7

HTC and Sprint have started rolling out software update for the last year’s HTC One M7, AndroidPolice is reporting. While the new firmware, version 5.05.651.2, is described as a minor update that includes “Google security fixes,” we can’t help but notice it’s a massive 1.5GB download. There are also other changes included, such as removal…

Oppo VR headset to be launched alongside the Oppo N3?

Oppo VR headband

Guess who’s planning the join the nascent VR market? That would be Oppo, which according to G4Games plans to compete with the likes of Samsung and Carl Zeiss, as well as Google’s own Cardboard project. The information, in case you wonder, comes straight from the horse’s mouth, Oppo’s official Weibo account, where we caught a…

Android 5.0 Lollipop Heading to NVIDIA Shield Tablet

Lollipop Forest

Android 5.0 Lollipop will make its way to the NVIDIA Shield soon. There’s no word on when Lillipop will land on the gaming tablet, but it’s going to be one of the first devices to receive Google’s sweet new update. NVIDIA’s promising more than just Lillipop with the new update, although they haven’t said exactly…

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