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.
Noted cybersecurity figure John McAfee allegedly attempted to mislead reporters into thinking he'd cracked the security of messaging app WhatsApp. The scheme involved smartphones preloaded with malware.
Google takes aim at Slack, Skype, and WhatsApp with Spaces, its new chat app. Spaces, is designed to make sharing web content among groups of people easier. It's available for Android, iOS, and the web.
RiftCat is the company that has developed VRidge, an app that lets your phone stream VR content running on your computer. This is good news for anyone sitting on capable hardware who shelled out big bucks.