Allistair Lee

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Pocket Insider. Allistair has been a tech enthusiast since he was at the age of 15. His current interest includes Android smartphones and tablets, among many other devices.

May, 2016

  • 20 May

    Google I/O 2016: Chrome OS Gains Play Store Support

    Google announced that Chrome OS is gaining Play Store support, making it possible for Chromebook owners to install and run Android apps. The Android apps will be able to run in three different window sizes on Chromebooks and will be compatible with the keyboard, mousepad, and touch input. As part of the …

  • 19 May

    Google I/O 2016: Google Home

    At the opening Google I/O keynote yesterday, Google previewed Google Home, the competitor to Amazon Echo. Much like Amazon Echo, Google Home is a Wi-Fi speaker in which it will be powered by Google Assistant, the new smarter and more contextual digital assistant from Google. Users will be able to …

  • 19 May

    Google I/O 2016: Google Assistant

    Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai announced Google Assistant at yesterday’s Google I/O keynote. Google Assistant is a virtual assistant that can converse with users and help users find the relevant information, very much like Apple’s Siri. Building on Google Now and the technology behind it, Google Assistant is able to hold …

  • 19 May

    Google I/O 2016: Allo and Duo

    Earlier today during the Google I/O keynote, Google announced two new communications apps; Allo and Duo. Allo is Google’s latest smart messaging app that makes user’s conversations easier and more expressive. Since this will be based off the user’s phone number, users can get in touch with anyone in their …

  • 18 May

    Google I/O 2016: Daydream

    Earlier today, Google announced Daydream, Google’s platform for high quality mobile virtual reality (VR). Daydream requires several components all work in concert together; the software, hardware, viewer and controller. As for the software, VR Mode is already embedded as part of Android N. The company is also working with Android manufacturers …