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Eve Android App Finally Coming to Control your Smart Home

Smart home device maker, Eve Systems, has announced its collaboration with Google to utilize the new Google Home APIs in the development of the Eve app for Android. The upcoming app will enable seamless control and automation of Matter devices without relying on proprietary connections or cloud integrations. The Eve for Android app will support...

Here are 10 Updates Coming to the Android Ecosystem

On day two of Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference, we learned about new changes coming to the Android ecosystem. Google shared a recap detailing 10 significant updates aimed at enhancing security, optimizing battery life on smartwatches, and expanding entertainment options on various devices, including TVs and cars. Private Space for Sensitive Apps: Android...

Android Emergency Location Service Launches in Canada

Google has announced the activation of its Android Emergency Location Service (ELS) for all Android users in Canada, improving the efficiency and accuracy of responses during emergencies. The ELS feature is designed to securely and privately send a caller’s precise location to emergency services when calling 9-1-1. CRTC data reveals over 80% of emergency calls...

Android ‘Find My Device’ Network Launches in Canada

Google announced today its new Find My Device network is now rolling out for Android devices, starting first in Canada and the U.S. This crowdsourced network is similar to Apple’s Find My, where existing iPhones are leveraged to find lost items quickly and securely, but in this case, leveraging over 1 billion Android devices. Google...

New Android Features are Here for a Variety of Devices

Google has announced it is launching a series of Android updates aimed at streamlining daily activities for its users, whether they are on their smartphones, tablets, Wear OS smartwatches, or using Android Auto in their cars. The company highlighted nine new features to share with Android users on Monday. For those on the road, Android...

Android 15 Developer Preview Now Available

Google announced the release of the first Developer Preview of Android 15 for developers on Friday. Android 15 is designed to increase productivity, offer improved media experiences, minimize battery usage, ensure smooth app performance, and ensure user privacy and security across various devices, according to Dave Burke, VP of Engineering at Google. The new version...