Lunchtime Wrap: Android Future & Google Migration

Didn't catch Lifehacker on Thursday? Here's the best posts you missed.

Google Talks About The Future Of Android What’s next for Android? What can be done to make carriers offer updates? And will the battery life on Android devices ever get any better? Lifehacker put those questions to Android product manager Yu-Kuan Lin when he visited Australia this week.

How To Migrate Your Entire Google Account To A New One Whether you finally decided to shed [email protected] for a more professional handle or you want to swap Google accounts for less embarrassing reasons, Google doesn’t have a built-in system for migrating your data to a new account. So we figured it out.

TV Parental Locks To Be Compulsory From 2011 Proposals for web censorship might be very poorly conceived and planned, but not everything relating to controlling content has to be so stupid. Rules requiring a “parental lock” on TV equipment sold in Australia are a good case in point.

Use Your Smartphone’s GPS Internationally Without Incurring Roaming Charges It’s extremely comforting to have GPS with you when you’re travelling in strange foreign lands, but unfortunately any incoming call could charge you fees. Reader Aaron shows us how to avoid these fees while keeping your GPS turned on.


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