Google’s Chromebooks, which were once ridiculed as worthless laptops, are becoming an increasingly popular choice among the consumers. At this rate, these nifty notebooks may soon dominate whatever is left of the laptop market.
The ongoing holiday season is generally marked with people traveling, having cherishable moments and taking photos along the way. A ‘heatmap’ using Google Maps now reveals that New York is the most photographed place on Earth.
While the actual Christmas may be over, the winter joy is still around and so are the sweet deals from tech titans. This time, it is Google offering the free download of the best albums of 2013 on its Play Store.
Rockstar Consortium, backed by many tech giants such as Apple, Microsoft and BlackBerry, has launched suits against numerous Android partners in the past. Google has now launched a counter-lawsuit, deciding to fight back.
Google Glass is yet to be made publicly available but newer and more interesting uses of the headgear keep cropping up. A new video, for instance, shows an MMA referee wielding the Glass and recording an entire fight from his view.
Google has adopted a strict policy of not offering any facial-recognition apps on its Glass devices, over privacy concerns. That wouldn’t stop a third-party developer who has now created a facial-recognition app which will run on rooted Google Glass units.
When Google started digitizing books with the intent of making them available to the public for free, it was a grand idea. But over the years, authors and publishers have taken a disagreement with the project, criticizing it fiercely.
On touchscreen handsets, browsers often come with a slight delay in processing a touch input. This is to confirm whether you are single-clicking or double-clicking on the screen. Google has now removed this tap delay from Chrome Beta 32.
Internet search giant Google has discovered a new strategy: either join Google Plus (G+), or the company will release your search history and all the private information it has learned about you over the years.
Although Sony has called it quits on the US smartphone market, the company’s Sony Z Ultra handset has landed on the Play store. Unlocked and contract-free, the handset packs a massive 6.4-inch display.
Google Glass is certainly not a best-selling gadget as of yet, given its very limited availability. But vendors, software makers and consumers are very interested in it. PR firm, Weber Shandwick, has now released a WordPress plugin for Glass called ‘wpForGlass.’
Phishing emails used to a prominent nuisance on the internet, being the key part of online mass cons. Google has been actively working to curb such mails and the company has now revealed that 91.4% of its non-spam emails are authenticated.
Google has astonished the smartphone industry with its $199 offering, the 4.5-inch Moto G. TechInsights has now calculated that Moto G components cost nearly $123, leaving Google a tiny margin of less than 5%.
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