News tagged ‘google’

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013

Google Chromecast Adds 10 New Apps, Usefulness Increases Multifold

Google Chromecast Adds 10 New Apps, Usefulness Increases Multifold

Google's Chromecast HDMI media streaming dongle now supports 10 more apps, including Vevo, Songza, Viki, and Plex.

Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013

Check Out Google's Bizarre List of Banned Words for Android Users

Check Out Google's Bizarre List of Banned Words for Android Users

Wired reports that Google has sneakily banned the use of more than 1,4000 English words in its Google Keyboard app for Android users. Hit the link to find out more.

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013

There are Things You Shouldn't Do with Google Glass. This Man Went Ahead and Did Them.

There are Things You Shouldn't Do with Google Glass. This Man Went Ahead and Did Them.

There are certain things you really shouldn't do with Google Glass. Then there are things that Google actually advised AJ Jacobs, editor at large at Esquire magazine not to do. Of course, those things are exactly what he did.

Monday, 18 Nov 2013

Google Play Music Now Available on iOS

Google Play Music Now Available on iOS

Google has released an iOS version of their Google Play Music service. Users with Apple devices can expect the same functionality from Google Play Music as Android users, except for the fact that the former will not be able to purchase music from the service.

LG to Manufacture the Next Nexus 10?

LG to Manufacture the Next Nexus 10?

Leaked images on Reddit seem to suggest that the next generation Google Nexus 10 is manufactured by LG.

Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013

Identify Noisy Tabs with Chrome Beta

Identify Noisy Tabs with Chrome Beta

A new feature for Google's Chrome Beta will display a speaker icon on the right hand side of a tab to denote audio being played. This can help users quickly locate noisy tabs and deal with them.

Friday, 8 Nov 2013

Google to Block Windows Users From Installing Browser Extensions Not Found in Chrome Web Store

Google to Block Windows Users From Installing Browser Extensions Not Found in Chrome Web Store

Google is locking down Chrome for Windows users by blocking the downloading and installation of any Chrome extensions not found in the company's own Chrome Web Store. Google says that malicious extensions that take advantage of the option to side-load additional extensions upon install are the "leading cause of complaints from our Windows users."

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013

Google Smartwatch May Be Launched In the Next Few Months

Google Smartwatch May Be Launched In the Next Few Months

It appears Google is ready to join the fray with rumors that the Google smartwatch will be hitting the market within months. Hit the link for more.

Google Hangouts Integrates SMS

Google Hangouts Integrates SMS

Google has announced that their instant messaging service, Google Hangout, will now come with SMS integration. Other improvements include support for animated GIFs as well.

Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013

Google Glass Owners Offered One Time Swap

Google Glass Owners Offered One Time Swap

Google will be releasing a new version of Google Glass which will be compatible with prescription eyewear. The option to switch to the new model will be given to all existing Glass users who purchased their device before 28th October 2013.

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