The global vice president of Chinese electronics company Xiaomi says the company will "be a part" of Google's 2016 developer conference in some capacity. He didn't reveal any more than that, unfortunately.
Android users have had access to VR mode on YouTube for a while now, but iOS users have been left out -- until now, that is. Google has finally updated the YouTube iOS app to offer VR mode, for use with Google Cardboard.
Smartphone-based virtual reality is great, but it's still a little hard to control. eyeSight, however, hopes to change that with its gesture-control tech, which works on even basic Cardboard-based VR systems.
Google has announced the winners for this year's Android Experiments competition, which include an Android phone-based robot, a phone-based 3D controller, and a game that takes place entirely in Android's notifications.
Twitter for Android is testing a new "Live" camera button that connects to Periscope, allowing users to quickly launch live broadcasts. The feature sees Twitter once again playing catch-up with rival Facebook Live.
Lenovo's angling for budget smartphone buyers with the Vibe C, an affordable Android handset bound for Croatia. It's specs are nothing to write home about, but certainly not the worst of the midrange bunch.
Google-owned navigation app Waze is launching a pilot carpooling program in San Francisco. It's partnering with a select number of companies, to start, and isn't paying drivers a salary -- only a fee to cover gas and maintenance.
A few lines of code in Google Camera's APK shows Nexus devices might soon have the ability to capture RAW+JPEG photos, inside Android's stock photo app. The feature will let users shoot uncompressed photos for editing and JPEGs for sharing.