Google’s Glass project isn’t even officially out yet and it’s already starting to gain a healthy amount of opposition. The device was recently banned from a Seattle bar, and while that one might have been more publicity stunt than actual rule, this one’s an actual bill.
Lawmakers are in West [...]Read More »
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The next version of Google’s Android storefront, Google Play, has been leaked in a recent video walkthrough by Droid Life. The version number is listed as 4.0.16 and while not all parts of the store are functioning just yet, it’s a pretty good glimpse of what you’ll probably be [...]Read More »
Recognize that fellow up there? That’s Guy Kawasaki, formerly of Apple but now at Google’s Motorola division. If that picture he posted on Google+ seems completely unrelated and harmless to you, hold on. There is reportedly more to it.
The Porsche video he linked in the post is an exclusive [...]Read More »
Google Chrome’s latest Experiment might just be the most entertaining one yet. “World Wide Maze” allows you to turn any website of your choosing into a 3D Marble Madness-esque game with your computer’s monitor as your main screen and your phone as a tilt controller.
To set this up, all [...]Read More »
Round and round we go; which Google product is going to vanish next, nobody knows.Read More »
Google Glass? That’s old news! If a recent report from The Financial Times is to be believed, Google Glass isn’t the only piece of wearable tech the folks at Mountain View have cooking — it looks like Google isn’t going to let Apple and Samsung have all the smart watch [...]Read More »
Two days ago a mysterious unannounced Google service called Keep went live for a short period of time before being disappearing again. Many of us took it as a sign that an official reveal was just around the corner and it turns out we were right — Google has officially [...]Read More »
Disappointed by Samsung’s Galaxy S4? Looking for a more pure Google experience perhaps? Well, if this anonymous source that sent in a scoop to Android and Me isn’t messing with us, we might be looking at Google’s next Nexus phone.
The source claims to work for Google and says that [...]Read More »
Google has just a dropped a bombshell on the Internet. No, I’m not talking about how they’re shutting down Google Reader this July — that’s old news. Rather, the company, in a move that Internet users the world have to wonder why it took so long, has added an animated [...]Read More »
Google is going to combine Gtalk, Gmail Chat, Google Voice, Google Hangouts, etc. into one chat platform called ‘Babble’ [Rumor]
There are currently a lot of ways you can chat with your friends on Google’s services. There is of course chat in Gmail, Google Talk, Google Hangouts, and a quite useful chatting functionality built into Google Drive as well. Plus there is Google Voice and a bunch of others. With [...]Read More »
After one Google service is announced to be riding into the sunset this July, a new and unannounced note-taking service from the company seems to have prematurely gone live.
The app is called Google Keep, and is not unlike notebook-type offerings from other companies like OneNote or Evernote. It momentarily [...]Read More »
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Apple’s senior vice president of world-wide marketing, Phil Schiller, made some pretty forward comments in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that won’t sit well with Android fans:
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Mr. Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of world-wide marketing, also said that Android users are often running old operating systems and
Google has recently gone on a diet and started getting rid of products and services deemed inferior, unpopular, or a failure. The latest victim in Google’s “spring cleaning” is Google’s extremely popular RSS feed aggregation service, Google Reader. Google has announced it closing Google Reader on July 1, 2013.
Come [...]Read More »
Google X Phone will have Android Key Lime Pie, quad-core Tegra 4i, 4.7-inch display, and 16-megapixel camera [Rumor]
It’s been known for awhile now that Google has been hard at work on a phone that they hope will battle it out for smartphone supremacy with the likes of Apple and Samsung. It’s also been known that they’re planning on making it a Motorola-built device and codenamed the X [...]Read More »
Google Now is currently available on Android handsets. But the last time we heard about it, there were signs pointing to a desktop version. Now, it seems that clear that Google intends to bring the feature to more even more devices as a leaked video online is clearly a promo [...]Read More »
One word: Googified.Read More »
The 5 Point Cafe in Seattle announced via Facebook that they would be banning Google Glass from its premises, even before the device is officially on sale to the public. ”For the record, The 5 Point is the first Seattle business to ban in advance Google Glasses. And ass kickings [...]Read More »
If I were a ‘Bing man’ I wouldn’t be posting this.Read More »
At its SXSW Interactive headquarters, Google just introduced a talking shoe which provides snarky comments based on your leg movements. And it isn’t a joke; it is real. The talking shoe is part of Google’s new ‘Art, Copy, Code’ project which, as TechCrunch puts it, “aims to breathe a social, [...]Read More »
If Google delivers on the promise of Google Glass’ potential when they release it sometime this year, we all know that it’s gonna make everything feel pretty damn futuristic.
But what happens when a jerk gets his hands on one and uses it on people who aren’t aware of the [...]Read More »
It would be illogical to claim Chrome OS is uncrackable, without exploits, and the safest operating system around. However, hackers taking part in the Pwnium 3 competition at CanSecWest Vancouver 2013 security conference were unable to crack Chrome OS… despite Google offering a whopping $3.14159 million incentive.
White hats (aka [...]Read More »
Google’s I/O event isn’t until May, but the company already has a site up for registration but also to host a ton of little easter eggs — if you can find them all, that is.
After loading up the site, you’ll be able to click on the large I and [...]Read More »
Remember that $732 million fine Microsoft was hit with by the EU because Microsoft did not include browser ballot box in Windows 7 SP1? Yeah, well, as it turns out it the EU did not find out about the “error” by mistake. They had help. From Google.
According to a [...]Read More »
To celebrate the one year anniversary since the Android Market was rebranded into what you know today as the Google Play Store, Google is marking the occasion with a week of free downloads and discounts!
Throughout this whole week, you’ll be able to get special deals on everything from movies, [...]Read More »
Google is in the business of information. Google is in existence today because Google Search allows millions upon millions of people to quickly, easily, and accurately find the information that is desired. After all, the bahamut Google empire has been built upon the success of Google Search and the cashflow [...]Read More »
What’s this? Google versus Samsung? Well, not quite. But in an indirect way, kind of. You see, Google loves that Samsung is so successful. They’re an Android phone manufacturer after all, and Google makes their money through mobile ads on their apps and services. But what if Samsung is getting [...]Read More »
A couple of weeks ago rumors surfed on the Interwebz that Google was planning on opening its own retail stores in the United States. You know what they say about rumors… erm, actually, never mind — I can’t think of something clever to say. Let’s just get to the meat [...]Read More »
60% of top 1000 YouTube videos are blocked in Germany due to aggressive copyright laws, according to study
A lot of countries get criticized for censoring the web, such as countries in Asia and the Middle East. And rightly so — censorship is not the answer for offensive or disliked content, education is. (I’m not even going to comment on using censors for political purposes.) However, not very [...]Read More »
Google recently showed off how it feels to use Google Glass, and it looked pretty awesome. Unfortunately, they also mentioned a pretty hefty $1,500 price tag for the developer edition of the device.
But today, Google has officially said that the company is not only aiming to bring a “fully-polished” [...]Read More »
What is Google known for? Google Search, of course. How does Google make most of its money? Selling ads, of course. Between these two factors, Google has a huge stigma of, well, selling ads. So it is natural that people suspect Google Glass is another Google ploy to show you [...]Read More »
Google built a laptop. It’s called the Chromebook Pixel, a $1,299 Chrome OS laptop with a 239ppi display that’s designed for the web. [Video]
Well, that didn’t take very long. Less than two weeks ago, reports surfaced that Google may be working on a ‘Retina’ laptop similar to Apple’s MacBook Pro’s with Retina Display. They’re not only announced a high-resolution Chromebook today, but a touchscreen-enabled one too.
Enter the Chromebook Pixel: This is a [...]Read More »
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is working on touchscreen-enable Chromebooks, not too dissimilar from what we’ve seen in most Windows 8 hybrid laptops. The report also says that the company is looking to launch these devices as early as the end of the year.
What the report [...]Read More »