- News tagged "google"
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013
Most of us may own a smartphone or two, but feature phones are still very much alive, and are still popular in emerging markets. Because of that Google recently updated Gmail for feature phone browsers, making it faster and even easier to use than before.
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013
Google's Sundar Pichai, head of both Android and Chrome, has confirmed that the next version of Android will be release 4.4 and will officially be named KitKat, not Key Lime Pie as previously expected.
Monday, 2 Sep 2013
Rumors of Google developing its own smart watch has gained further traction now that it has recently confirmed that it has acquired smart watch maker WIMM Labs some time ago.
Friday, 30 Aug 2013
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
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
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
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 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 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.
Update: Two days after Microsoft relaunched its YouTube app on the Windows Phone Store, Google has blocked it again.