Google News mobile website updated for Android smartphones

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A new version of the Google News mobile website has arrived for Android and iOS devices. Rolling out over the next few days, the mobile experience gets a UI punch-up that falls more closely in line with the desktop browser version. As is often the case, the United States will be the first ...

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Google Play may soon offer newspapers

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The Google Play Store may soon offer various newspapers or news sources, according to details uncovered by Android Police. Digging through some JavaScript files recently, the site found references to the yet-announced features in the web version of the Play Store. We did some poking around as ...

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Google News gets ‘more natural and fluid’ tablet experience

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Tablet users who frequent Google News will soon find a new experience awaits them as Google has announced a new layout and features. Rolling out to U.S. readers over the coming days, those with a Nexus 7, Galaxy Tab, or any other Android tablet will enjoy a ‘more natural and fluid’ ...

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Google News Tweaked for Honeycomb Tablets

Google announced a slight tweak to the Google News website for Android 3.0+ tablets last night.  Nothing too crazy here, but it does maintain consistency with other UI changes across Google products.  Columns are now optimized on the home page so that things look great in both landscape and ...

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Google News Optimized for Android

Last week saw Google announcing that their mobile News site has been optimized for Android (and other WebKit-enabled browsers). This new version brings many of the same features found on the desktop client, including personalized favorites. The new homepage displays more stories and pictures ...

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Google Wave Being Released to Beta Testers Tomorrow

CNN is reporting that Google is getting ready to release a beta build to 100,000 testers this Wednesday.  Google Wave has been a highly anticipated app from the search giant, and is a program that is reported to have some Android connectivity as well. What is Google Wave?    Did you know ...

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Rubin Breaks Down the 3 Flavors of Android

If you are starting to pay closer attention to Android lately, you’ll likely notice some difference in how handsets are being branded.  Some have the “with Google” on the back while others don’t.  Some handsets come from major companies like HTC and Samsung, and yet ...

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Dan Morill Talks Future Proofing Apps on Eve of Google I/O

The biggest Android event of the year is coming in a matter of weeks.  Google I/O is a “gathering focused on pushing the boundaries of web applications using Google and open web technologies. Google engineers and web development leaders will lead you through two days full of in-depth ...

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