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Back in January, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wrapped up its investigation on Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices regarding its search business. Google promised to make the necessary changes and all was well and good. But now, Google is reportedly facing another investigation by the FTC over anti-competitive conduct in [...]Read More »
This is exactly what HTC needs amidst all the bad news of high profile departures and company instability. Although the company originally denied that this would be happening, it looks like an HTC One with a pure Google experience might be on its way. And very soon too.
Citing unnamed [...]Read More »
After what can be considered downtime between the two tech giants, Apple is out for Samsung’s blood yet again. Apple has recently filed an amendment adding Samsung’s latest device, Galaxy S4, to the list of infringing devices in a lawsuit that is schedule to take place in 2014. Of course [...]Read More »
We’re all probably sick of the airplanes, skydiving and hot air balloons that Google Glass has been showing us by now, so it’s time for something a little different. I’m surprised it’s taken this long, but someone has finally put the $1500 Explorer Edition of Google Glass in the hands [...]Read More »
Just in case you missed it, Google’s rumored universal chat platform, formerly codenamed Babel, made an appearance during the company’s almost 4 hour-long I/O 2013 keynote. It was formerly announced there as Google Hangouts and it replaces Google Talk, Google+ Hangouts, and Gmail’s chat. It’s available on Chrome as an [...]Read More »
One of the biggest announcements to come out of Google’s I/O conference was that Google Maps is getting a big redesign. If I remember correctly, there weren’t any rumors that this was happening, save for a few minor leaks moments before the conference took place. Nevertheless, the newest version of [...]Read More »
If you weren’t one of the 6,000 in attendance at this year’s Google I/O developer conference or the million that the company claimed was tuning in live online, YouTube’s got you covered. The entire conference, which runs for almost 4 hours, can be viewed in the video embedded below:
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At Google’s 2013 I/O developer conference, the company announced its long-rumored music streaming service. It’s called Google Play Music All Access and if you’re familiar with services like Spotify or Rdio — it’s basically the same service, from Google with some improvements over its competition.
Users can subscribe for access [...]Read More »
More ChromeOS devices are on the way that much we know. Are there just more Chromebooks coming? Or is there something else in the works altogether? We don’t really know. We do know, at least, what they’re calling the devices in-house.
According to Google Insider, Francois Beaufort, developers working on [...]Read More »
Google has not built an official YouTube app for Windows Phone. Why? We don’t really know but my guess is because Windows Phone is not that popular and Google doesn’t give a rat’s @$$ about the platform. However, Microsoft does care about the platform and they want people to use [...]Read More »
In his keynote at Google’s 2013 I/O developer conference, Larry Page had a few words to say.
Page started off by commenting about how the tech industry shouldn’t be so negative because “being negative is not how we make progress”:
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At their currently ongoing Google I/O 2013 keynote, the company announced a new version of Samsung’s Galaxy S4. This “Google Edition” of the device will not have the usual TouchWiz skin, but will instead be running stock Android. Google says that it will be “Nexus user experience.”
The phone will [...]Read More »
The Google Glass Explorer Edition that’s currently out in the wild is an impressive device. The roughly 2000 lucky owners of Glass have shown that it could be used for a variety of things, but many have already begun questioning how useful this thing really is. In its current form, [...]Read More »
During the company’s BlackBerry Live 2013 conference yesterday, BlackBerry announced something that’s been rumored for over a year now — BlackBerry Messenger is going multi-platform.
The service has always been one of the selling points of having a BlackBerry device, and now it’s coming to both iOS and Android through [...]Read More »
Google has just announced a little change that should make a huge difference for heavy users of their services. Google Drive, Gmail, and photos stored on Google+ now have a unified storage of free 15GB. Previously, Gmail had free 10GB of storage while Drive and Google+ photos had free 5GB.[...]Read More »
Google has a reputation to keep when it comes to easter eggs, and it shows no signs of letting up. In celebration of the Atari classic Breakout’s 37th anniversary, a little easter egg has been hidden away in Google’s Image Search.
The normal protocol for things like this would usually [...]Read More »
Google has shut down another service, and this time its SMS Search. If you’ve never heard of it before, it might be because you’re used to having a smartphone with a data plan — because if that’s the case, you never needed it, really. The service allows you to make [...]Read More »
It might be safe to say at this point that Google will indeed by introducing a new, fully-featured games service at Google I/O. A previous leak from the Google Glass companion app revealed lines of code referring to the unannounced service, but now another leak also courtesy of Android Police[...]Read More »
Google, with the help of the U.S. Geological Survey, NASA and TIME, have created a timelapse project that they believe is “the most comprehensive picture of our changing planet ever made available to the public.”
To make this all happen, Google began working with the USGS back in 2009. They [...]Read More »
Google I/O is fast approaching (next week!), and some details of what’s gonna be at the conference are now trickling out. We now have heard that there will be… skydiving in Google Maps?
Developed in collaboration with Instrument, Map Diving is an installation that will be available for I/O attendees [...]Read More »
YouTube has officially announced a new pilot program where content creators can choose to have users pay to subscribe to their channels. This doesn’t mean that all your favorite content on YouTube isn’t going to be free anymore — it’s a service that’s open for a small set of YouTube [...]Read More »
We’ve all seen what it looks like to be using Google Glass at this point. Google showed us, and the lucky few who got their hands on the $1500 Explorer Edition have showed us as well. But those were either videos with a UI overlay designed by Google to show [...]Read More »
Google’s “Here’s to the Moms” tribute is the best way to remind yourself Mother’s Day is coming up [Video]
Admit it, you forgot. Mother’s Day is this weekend and you completely forgot. Now you’re scrambling for gift ideas and the pressure is mounting — why can’t you think of anything?!
Oh, just me? Oh well. I’ll admit that I completely forgot about Mother’s Day until a couple of days [...]Read More »
Saturday Night Live makes fun of Google Glass, shows how stupid you’ll look when it “doesn’t work” [Video]
Every time Google has shown off Google Glass, it’s looked amazing. Of course. They don’t wanna show you what happens if voice recognition doesn’t work, or how silly you might look using it sometimes. They wanna sell you on their vision for the future.
Now Saturday Night Live’s Google Glass [...]Read More »
Google has announced that “the Shawnee City Council voted to bring Google Fiber to their city.” If only we could all just vote to get Google Fiber installed in our cities.
Shawnee is located southwest of Kansas City, and is home to around 60,000 people. Google describes it as a [...]Read More »
This is getting interesting. First we heard rumors that Google’s next Nexus phone would once again me made by LG. Then after some time, the fabled X Phone from Motorola, which is running stock Android, shows up on camera. Now, there is word that LG is indeed working with Google [...]Read More »
Like Android smartphones and tablets, Google Glass comes equipped with Google’s voice-to-text translation engine; in other words, you can dictate to Google Glass and, using voice recognition, it will type what you want to say. It turns out Google pulled an Apple on everyone and decided to implement a filter [...]Read More »
Last week we shared with you photos of what is most likely going to be the Google X Phone for AT&T. While those images were nice, they showed the X Phone (or ‘XFON’ as it is labeled) in a case… so we couldn’t really get a good look at it. [...]Read More »
Looking through a person’s browsing history will probably tell you a lot about them. So could looking at Google search autocompletes tell you a lot about everybody? I’m not sure I can answer that for sure — but who knows, maybe it can.
YouTube user Marius B. has created a [...]Read More »
The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act in the United State allows law enforcement to wiretap internet communications, like VoIP (typically a warrant is needed for such wiretaps but there are so many “national security” loopholes nowadays, it is hard to tell). But the law only applies to internet service [...]Read More »
Hangouts on Google+ just got a whole lot more useful. Google has released a new Hangouts app called Hangouts Remote Desktop, making long-distance tech support easier and accessible for Google users. Essentially Hangouts Remote Desktop allows you to take control of the other person’s computer; the app is powered by [...]Read More »
It’s been quite some time since we’ve heard anything out of Motorola, and while this is far from an official reveal from the company, it’s nice to see that they’ve definitely been working on something. And this is quite a something: leaks are floating around of a Motorola with stock [...]Read More »