Fring Dials Up Support for Gingerbread, Adds Features
Fring today announced an updated version of its video chatting software for the Android platform. The new software adds several features, including home screen notifications, new activity log, and increased buffering for improved audio quality. The new version of Fring for Android now also supports Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The update is free from the Android Market.
Chrome for Android Now Supports Push Notifications
Android users can now tap into push notifications from their favorite web sites. Google updated its Chrome browser this week with support for personalized notifications that come directly from the web.
Pebble Expands Its Wearables' Features with Fresh Firmware
Pebble today improved its smartwatch platform with more health and fitness features. The expanded toolset is being made available through a firmware update for the Pebble Time-series watches as well as the accompanying Pebble app for Android and iOS smartphones.
Google Gives Developers An Early Look at Android O
Google today announced the first preview of Android O, the unnamed next version of its core mobile operating system. This early version of Android O brings with it a handful of new features that clearly target developers and device makers more so than end users.
Google Rolls Out Play Services 7.8
Google today said it has finished updating most Android devices to Play Services 7.8. This new version of Play Services adds several functionalities that developers can take advantage of when writing apps.
Nest Cameras Gain Door Recognition, Apps Gain Better Notifications
Nest today updated its camera software and mobile app for Android and iOS devices with new features and tools for keeping homes safe. In conjunction with its line of indoor and outdoor security cameras and Nest Aware, the Nest mobile app has learned to recognize doorways.