Category: Android

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New features of iOS 12 and Android Pie

With updates to mobile operating systems landing yearly, businesses can be forgiven for not keeping up with the full roster of features available. For many, the announcement of a new OS is generally met with indifference, and the release is greeted by the irritation of a 15 minute download. Android Pie was initially released on …

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Introducing: Google Play Install Referrer API

While getting your app onto Google Play is an important and exciting step, it is just the beginning. Attracting people to your app and learning more about how they find it is a vital part of ensuring that it is successful – you need to be reactive and adaptive. Being able to analyse referral data …

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Hey Siri, meet Google Assistant

Hey Siri, meet Google Assistant While iOS users across the pond have had access to Google Assistant for a while, the virtual assistant has now made its way to iPhones in the UK. But how is it different from Siri, and is Google Assistant a better virtual helper for iPhone and iPad users? Google Assistant …

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What is Flutter? While Flutter’s existence has been no secret for the past two years, Google has kept any news on its development rather quiet. Flutter is a software developer kit that has been constructed for app developers. It’s greatest feature? The ability to craft apps for both Android and iOS. The concept of having …

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Google IO 2017 wrap up

All systems Go One thing that I/O proved this year is that Google is always on the Go. From new operating systems to advances in AI, the tech giant continues to make waves. Read on for a breakdown of the main highlights from Google I/O 2017. Android Go Perhaps the most revolutionary announcement comes in …

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Whats new in Android Wear 2.0?

With the release of the Apple Watch Series 2 not long ago, and Samsung cranking up the power with the Gear S3, it comes as little surprise that Google want to muscle further in on the wearable tech market. The latest innovation to grace the company’s extensive catalogue is the Android Wear 2.0. A much-needed …

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Made by Google Event Summary

Google’s latest hardware event brought with it some exciting new products; ones that will undoubtedly have a profound effect on the future of both the app and smartphone markets. The most important announcement came in the form of the new Pixel smartphones; Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone. Alongside this came more information about Home and …

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An App Store Optimisation primer by Gummicube

This post was written for The Distance blog by Dave Bell who is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gummicube. In this role, Dave is responsible for overseeing the business strategy for the company, driving growth and market development. Dave is a pioneer of the mobile entertainment industry with more than 15 years of …

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Google I/O 2016

Several key announcements generated a great deal of excitement at I/O. The introduction of Google’s conversational AI, along with how it will be integrated with other, brand new features was the first of many announcements. Perhaps the biggest change to come is the introduction of Android Instant Apps, which allows for swift and simple access …

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