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How to install the Android M (Marshmallow) Developer Preview on your Nexus device

The Android M Developer Preview is now available for Nexus Devices. Flashing a system image can be intimidating and complex, so here's our in-depth guide on how to install the new OS on your device.

Mobile

Who wants a s’more? Google finally reveals the name of Android M

The anticipation is over, folks. Google went ahead and announced the next version of Android as Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The final Android 6.0 SDK was released, so developers can make their current apps compatible with the newest APIs.

Mobile

Google Project Sunroof shows how much solar juice is on your roof, no math needed

Enter in your address, and Google's Project Sunroof will calculate how much usable solar energy your house could generate if it were equipped with X number of solar panels.

Home

Google could soon be searching your desktop too

A patent application granted to Google this week shows the company (now part of Alphabet) wants to take a closer look inside your desktop applications and your offline data in the future.

Computing

Google (Alphabet?) and DexCom are working on bandage-sized glucose monitor

In Google’s continued expansion into the realm of healthcare, the Internet giant has now announced a new partnership with glucose monitoring company Dexcom to develop a wearable glucose monitor.

Health & Fitness

Google drops some hints about the name of Android M

The next version of Android M is about to drop, and Google apparently enjoys the naming guessing game as much as anyone else. A new preview video gives some suggestions of what to expect.

Mobile

Samsung debuts pay system, new gear at Unpacked event: DT Daily

Today on DT Daily: Samsung rolls out new gear and a touch-to-pay system, Google/Alphabet sends AR/VR arm Niantic Labs out on it's own.

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BMW, not Google, owns the trademark Alphabet and Alphabet.com

BMW owns the trademark Alphabet and Alphabet.com, which is problematic for Google's newly formed parent company of the same name. The German automaker says it's determining whether trademark infringement had taken place.

Business

Google wants Android One phones to cost below $50 in India

Android One was supposed to bring the next billion people online with a smartphone, but it's off to a slow start. There's still hope though. Google is still committed and now wants to see phones selling for less than Rs3,000 ($50).

Mobile

Google becomes Alphabet, and Sundar Pichai begins his reign as Google’s CEO

Google is no longer Google. Founders Larry page and Sergey Brin renamed and restructured the company as Alphabet. Alphabet contains Google, Nest, Google X Labs, Calico, and more businesses. Sundar Pichai is now the CEO of Google.

Mobile

After YouTube Kids, is Google Maps next for the child-friendly treatment?

Google's already rolled out a kid-friendly version of YouTube, and is known to be interested in launching other child-oriented editions of its most popular Web tools. According to a recent job posting on its site, it looks like Maps could be next.

Mobile

The reason we may get two Nexus phones in 2015? It’s because of Android Pay

A new report has provided a reason Google is rumored to launch two Nexus phones this year -- Android Pay. Apparently, it wants to use LG's brand recognition in North America and Europe to promote the system, and Huawei's influence in China to push Android.

Android Army

Stagefright shocks Samsung, LG, and Google into taking phone security seriously

Samsung, LG, and Google have announced they will be sending out Android security updates on an approximately monthly basis, following the discovery of the Stagefright bug, to ensure devices stay secure.

Mobile

Google, phone makers scramble to head off Stagefright: DT Daily

Google and Android phone makers scramble to patch the Stagefright malware vulnerability, powers that be codify Bluray UHD specs, reveal shiny new logo.

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