The Nokia X – announced today at Mobile World Congress – may just be the first Android smartphone that I would actually consider buying.
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A recent update to the official app of music video service – VEVO – has added long-awaited support for the streaming of video content using Google’s ChromeCast dongle.
A leaked document obtained by MobileBloom could signal that big changes may be afoot, in terms of Google’s current policy towards third-party smartphone manufacturers and allowing them to bundle previous iterations of Android OS into their products.
What happens when you combine over 2 Million freely-volunteered photos of peoples faces found across the internet, with an algorithm and some face detection technology? – Well, comments regarding the inevitable dysopian police state, aside, what you’re looking at is the building blocks for an application currently in its development …
According to a recent report by Fox News, two of the most-used apps on the planet may currently be being used as sophisticated “spying” tools to aid the new age surveillance state.
Australian business news network – ITNews – is reporting this morning that Google may be looking into whether it can integrate certain aspects of the Bitcoin service, into its existing “Wallet” service.
With competition in the wearable space incredibly fierce, one company who appears to be thinking outside the box when it comes to possible ideas for “wearable” technology, is Google – who just introduced the world’s first smart contact lens.
Not forgetting all our Android readers out there, Google is today running some great promotions over at Google Play. We’ve got the list (with direct links) after the fold.
It appears Apple isn’t the only one being fined, this week. Reuters reports that search giant Google also landed a fine over the holiday period, relating to the (alleged) breaking of data protection laws in Spain.
Trent Apted and Jack Hou on The Official Google Chrome Blog: “Starting today, you can access these apps on any computer with Chrome, including Mac. Check them out in the “For your desktop” collection in the Chrome Web Store. [...] To make it even faster to find and launch your …
The official iOS client for Google Wallet has received a significant update, tonight. Specifically new is that the app now supports instant “sign on,” for instances when you are logged into other Google iOS apps which support the single sign on feature.
What do you get when the world’s most valuable company purchases the world’s biggest social analytics firm? – Well, we wouldn’t like to say. But, considering The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has acquired Topsy for close to $200 Million this week, it’s certainly going to be interesting …
Google just updated its “Transparency Report,” showing how many requests the company actually receives for information about its users. But, don’t get too excited. Just like Apple, Google can’t legally share the full picture with everyone. Concerned? – Don’t worry … because Google thinks it’s concerning, too.
In case you haven’t heard yet, Google just completely revamped the commenting system for its YouTube video-sharing service, now requiring all those who wish to leave a comment on videos posted to the service to first create an account on its Google+ network. However, not everyone is pleased with the …
It’s called the “FISA Improvements Act” — and you can bet that it doesn’t really improve anything.
As you know, we never like to leave out our Android readers from all of the action. So, in a new mailshot Google sent out to its Play customers, tonight, the company is highlighting the latest movies and books now available for sale through the digital content store, alongside throwing …
Interband has published its official report on the Biggest Global Brands of 2013, this morning, placing Apple at #1 for its brand value across 2013.
Google has this weekend updated the official mobile client for its ‘Wallet’ service with a new interface, which will fit right in with the visual changes Apple has made in the latest version of its mobile operating system – iOS 7.
Recently forced to remove its support for Google Reader, (due to the changes to Google’s online business that happened at the end of June), Silvio Rizzi’s feed reader app Reeder is returning to the App Store, this morning, as “Reeder 2” – complete with full support for Apple’s upcoming iOS …
The Verge is reporting that Google may have let its next product announcement – the Nexus 5 – slip a little earlier than planned, this week.
As the race to create the most-functional (and wearable) “smart” device designed for end-users, continues, news broke over the weekend that Google has in fact acquired “smartwatch” development firm – WIMM Labs.
Recently updated to version 2.2.0, the official iOS client of Google‘s highly-praised mapping service just added support for more sharing options.