i/o 2014

Android Auto

Google Counters Apple’s CarPlay With Android Auto

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Android Auto (courtesy Google)

Google announced a number of Android initiatives based on its upcoming Android L at their I/O 2014 Developer Conference yesterday. One of the more interesting features was the announcement of Android Auto. While Google announced the Open Automotive Alliance a few months ago, Android Auto gives us a better look at what exactly the OAA will eventually be bringing to the automotive market.

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Google I/O 2014 Keynote Recap

Sundar Pichai speaking at Google I/O 2014

This year, Google’s I/O keynote speakers didn’t use the phase, “available today…” as often as they have in the past, but they still offered an interesting look at what Google has planned for the future. We still don’t know what the next version of Android will be called, or if it will be 4.5 or 5.0, but a lot of its features were introduced as coming in the “The L Release,” due later this year.

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