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Topic: Android

Nutella? Nougat? What Should Android Name Its Next Treat-Themed Operating System?

Google crowdsources the search for Android N's identity

Android—known for naming each version of its OS after various alphabetically ordered treats like eclair, gingerbread and marshmallow—is ready to launch a new version for the letter "N." And for the…

Ad of the Day: Oscar Viewers Fall in Love With Android's Game of Rock, Paper, Scissors

One of two Droga5 spots for the Google brand last night

The winner for best animated short at Sunday's Academy Awards? When it came to the commercials, it was no contest—as Droga5's adorable "Rock, Paper, Scissors" spot for Android walked away…

Here’s a Month-by-Month Look at the Most Engaging Brand Content of 2015

31 winning video and social marketing moves

Social media analytics company Unmetric has compiled a list called "Awesome Things Brands Did in 2015," which looks at social campaigns throughout the year that performed especially well in terms of…

Everyone Is a Finger in Droga5's Zany New Ad for Android

Diversity, sort of

Visual synecdoche rules in Droga5's new Android spot, in which fingers dressed up as caricatures stand in for consumers. There's a hitchhiker finger in a Hawaiian shirt, and a subway commuter…

Here Are the 10 Brands With the Most-Shared Videos of 2015

Mix of popular hits and always-on content marketers

Android, Red Bull and Samsung topped the list of brands with the buzziest social videos this year, according to Unruly Media, which analyzed 5,000 brand videos over the past year. Droga5's…

The 20 Most Viral Ads of 2015

Animals ruled the ad kingdom, but brands also found a higher purpose

Creatives, despair! With just six weeks left in 2015, the most shared ad of the year contains nothing but found footage, according to new data from Unruly—hilarious and adorable found…

If You've Been Wanting a Pepsi-Branded Smartphone, It's Apparently on the Way

Reportedly will debut next week in China

PepsiCo China has been developing a branded smartphone with a licensing partner that uses the Android operating system and will debut on Oct. 20 in Beijing, according to MobiPicker.  The mobile-focused news…

Android's One-Second Mobile Videos Add Up to a Fascinating Project

Fun play on 'leap second'

How much creativity can you pack into a one-second video? If you're Android, quite a lot, apparently. On Tuesday, clocks around the world added a "leap second"—a one-second time adjustment periodically…

Ian McKellen, Tom Daley and Other Gay Celebs Become Android Characters in Pride Spot

There's a parade online

Just days after Google launched a powerful spot for its Google My Business small-business services highlighting a transgender man and the gym where he felt comfortable, Google-owned Android is featuring prominent…

This Vodka Brand's App Uses Beacons to Light Up Bottles With Custom Messages

Tech's new gift is more than a novelty

Beacons have been a buzzy topic for digital marketers in the past year, but mostly, brands have just used them to push out offers and coupons. Now, Medea—a maker of…

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