The coveted ‘Now on Tap’ that was unveiled at this year’s Google I/O is finally within grasp for those running Android 6.0 Marshmallow Developer Preview 3 as the company seems to have started rolling out an updated Google app that comes bundled with the feature. You can download the APK for the 5.3 update here.
In a big step roughly a year and a half after its release, Google’s smartwatch OS has finally added support for Apple’s iOS. The companion app has been released to the App Store and can be downloaded for free to your iPhone. As is the case with most ventures in rival domains, the new app doesn’t provide users with a perfect replica of the original experience, though this is more due to the closed nature of Apple’s mobile OS than Google’s wish to reserve the complete Android Wear experience for users who stay within their ecosystem. The latter wouldn’t make much sense anyway since Google has been...
Koush is at it again. Just when you think the guy has run out of ideas, he comes back with another gem of a software solution. This time, the acclaimed Android developer of ClockworkMod fame has created a Chromium app that not only lets you mirror the display of your Android device to your desktop, but also lets you take complete control of it and share that control over the web with another user. After the break, we explain in detail how to set it up. You might want to stick around if you’re having problems with your installation.