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Friday, 30 Aug 2013

Google Glass Set to Look Less Geeky

Google Glass Set to Look Less Geeky

Isabelle Olsson, lead industrial designer of the Google Glass team, recently posted a few images of her new Google Glass designs that have a touch of fashion added.

Thursday, 29 Aug 2013

Android VP Hugo Barra Leaves for Chinese Handset Maker Xiaomi

Android VP Hugo Barra Leaves for Chinese Handset Maker Xiaomi

Hugo Barra, one of Google's top Android executives, will be leaving Google to join up-and-coming Chinese handset manufacturer, Xiaomi. It is currently one of China's fastest growing tech companies, and is said to be worth approximately US$10 billion.

Monday, 26 Aug 2013

Chromecast Update Disables Streaming of Personal Media

Chromecast Update Disables Streaming of Personal Media

While the Google Chromecast officially supports media from the Google Play store, Netflix and YouTube, there are third-party apps that allow users to stream their personal media to a TV. However a recent Chromecast update has disabled this feature, casting doubt on whether the Chromecast will officially support this feature.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013

 Google+ Photos App Now Available for All Chromebooks

Google+ Photos App Now Available for All Chromebooks

The Google+ Photos app, previously only available on Google's flagship Chromebook Pixel, is now available on all Chromebooks. It's an app that automatically extracts and uploads photos to your Google+ account from storage media (SD card) inserted into the Chromebook.

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013

Google Outage Allegedly Caused 40% Drop in Internet Traffic

Google Outage Allegedly Caused 40% Drop in Internet Traffic

Google services suffered a brief 5-minute outage early morning last Saturday at approximately 07:32am. According to GoSquared, a web traffic analytics company, this outage caused a 40% drop in global Internet traffic.

Friday, 16 Aug 2013

Mercedes-Benz will Offer Integration with Google Glass

Mercedes-Benz will Offer Integration with Google Glass

Mercedes-Benz is currently testing integration will Google Glass and says it will offer some form of Google Glass functionality by the time the Glass goes into production.

YouTube App Returns for Windows Phone (Update: Google Blocks It Again!)

YouTube App Returns for Windows Phone (Update: Google Blocks It Again!)

Update: Two days after Microsoft relaunched its YouTube app on the Windows Phone Store, Google has blocked it again.

Monday, 12 Aug 2013

Rumor: Motorola and ASUS To Build Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Successors Respectively

Rumor: Motorola and ASUS To Build Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Successors Respectively

With the new Nexus 7 and Moto X now official, the attention now turns to the successors of the existing Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet. According to rumors, they would be made by Motorola and ASUS respectively.

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer President, Jim Wang stated that the company will be offering less Microsoft products, while producing more Android products, as well as Chromebooks. This comes as the company posted a significant second quarter loss due to lower sales and rising expenses.

Google Releases Factory Image and Driver Binaries for New Nexus 7

Google Releases Factory Image and Driver Binaries for New Nexus 7

Google has just released the factory image of their new Nexus 7 tablet, just like they had for previous iterations. In addition, the driver binaries for the Nexus 7 have also been made available to the public for download.

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