- News tagged "google"
Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014
Not long after Apple bought Beats, Google acquires music streaming service Songza, known for its curated playlist features, with plans to enhance Google Play Music.
Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014
Google is ceasing development in its Quickoffice smartphone app now that it has released Google Docs and Google Sheets. It is also terminating its Orkut social network for its more popular brothers YouTube, Blogger and Google+.
Monday, 30 Jun 2014
You can now try Google's new keyboard from the Android L Developer Preview by downloading it from the Play Store. It is free and should work on devices running Android 4.0 and above.
Friday, 27 Jun 2014
Dave Burke, the head of Android engineering and the Nexus program at Google shot down rumors that the Nexus brand will be dropped in favor of the upcoming Android Silver program.
At just US$10 per month per user, Google Drive for Work offers unlimited storage along with business class security, ultra large file uploads and more. Should competitive cloud storage solution providers like Microsoft OneDrive be concerned? More details after the jump.
Thursday, 26 Jun 2014
Following Google's announcements at Google I/O, Razer has just announced that it will begin developing a new micro-console that will be powered by Android TV that will have an emphasis on gaming.
Following the success of the Chromecast and Google TV, Google is renewing its efforts in the living room by announcing Android TV. Running on Google's just-announced Android L, Android TV will stream content from various sources, just like Google TV and set top boxes, but with an added focus on gaming.
Google showed off the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live, and Moto 360 smartwatches running its Android Wear software at Google I/O today. LG and Samsung's devices will be available for order on the Google Play Store later today, while Motorola's watch will launch later this year.
We still don't know if its Lollypop, Liquorice or Lemon Meringue, but we do know that Google's Android L Developer Preview will bring with it an all-encompassing visual reboot that will span the entire user experience. Meet "Material Design".
Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014
Sundar Pichai, Senior Vice President of Google, revealed to Business Week that he will be giving a preview of the next Android version at Google I/O 2014.