Evernote has released a new version of their Android app today. Known as Evernote for Android version 5.0, the company has added new photo and search features to their app. Evernote for Android 5.0 has several new home screen widgets too.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has confirmed at a conference in India that the Chrome and Android operating systems will remain separated. Andy Rubin, the head of Android, stepped down last week and he was replaced by Sundar Pichai. Pichai is the head of Google Chrome.
New Relic is a service that helps developers track the metrics of their web applications. Now the company is launching a real-time analytics platform for Android and iOS mobile app developers. New Relic will give end-to-end visibility from individual mobile devices to backend web services.
Larry Page announced that Andy Rubin has been replaced by Sundar Pichai earlier today. In an announcement about the news, he also pointed that 750 million Android devices have been activated between smartphones and tablets between 60 hardware partners. This is up from the 500 million figure in September 2012.
Andy Rubin, the head of Android at Google, is stepping down from his role at the company. Sundar Pichai will become the head of Android at Google going forward in addition to his duties as the head of the Chrome web browser and Chrome operating system. It is unknown what Rubin will be doing going forward, but it is believed that he may be working on the Google Glass project. Below is the announcement as made by Google CEO Larry Page:
Last summer, News Corp unveiled its new education division called Amplify. Today, Amplify introduced a $299 Android powered tablet designed for K-12 students. The division, which is headed by former New York City schools chief Joel Klein, hopes to revolutionize classroom learning.
The Amplify tablet comes preloaded with educational content. Each tablet requires a $99 annual content subscription. A higher-end tablet, the Amplify Plus, is also available for $349. The Plus tablet requires a $179 annual subscription and includes access to AT&T’s 4G LTE network.
The device is available now.
SwiftKey 4 is an Android keyboard that has a new “Flow” swipe-to-type feature. SwiftKey 4 has better word prediction that learns from your day-to-day usage. SwiftKey 4 also has tons of themes, better word correction, and over 60 languages.
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Analysts at International Data Corporation (IDC) have compiled information about the combined marketshare of Android or iOS. It turns out that the combined marketshare for the two mobile operating systems was 91.1% shortly after Q4 2012.