Google to Resume Galaxy Nexus Sales Soon with Jelly Bean Fix
Google confirmed to ABC News that it will resume sales of the Galaxy Nexus starting next week. The device was pulled from the Google Play Store's virtual store shelves earlier this week due to a judicial ruling related to patent lawsuits between Samsung and Apple. Google told ABC News that the Galaxy Nexus will be updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the update will address the issue behind the sales ban. The patent in question relates to how the Google search bar parses through multiple applications on Android phones at the same time. Apple has a patent for this type of search related to its Siri service.
Apple Retunes Apple Music for Android Devices
Apple today released Apple Music 2.0 for Android handsets and the app introduces a number of features found on the iOS version. To start, Apple Music for Android drops all elements of Google's Material Design in favor of Apple's app design language.
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
Google Play Music to Be Default Music Player on All Samsung Devices
Google and Samsung today said starting with the launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Google Play Music will be the default music player and music service on Samsung phones and tablets globally. Consumers who buy the S8 or S8+ will receive a free three-month trial of Google Play Music, which offers ad-free access to some 40 million tracks.
Nexus 6 Vanishes from Play Store, While Nexus 5X Enjoys a Price Cut
Google is no longer selling the Motorola-made Nexus 6 handset via the Google Play Store. The company is now selling only the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones, though the Nexus 6 remains available from other retailers, including Amazon.com.
Google Reveals When Nexus Phones Will Cease Receiving Android Updates
Google revised its Nexus support page and provided more information on how long Nexus-branded phones will receive future software updates. Google says Nexus devices will get Android version updates (Lollipop, Marshmallow, etc.) for at least two years from when the device became available on the Google Store.
Apple, I dedicate this song to thee...
But I don't blame Google, no, they are only abiding by the law, I blame Apple. Thanks Apple, you freaking jerks.
you lose a little and gain alot!
That scenario is very doubtful.