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.
ExFM started out as a Chrome extension for music discovery nearly four years ago. While the company grew initially, it has floundered for a while and has now announced that it will be shutting down the service by January 15.
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.
All autonomous vehicles are now raging in the auto industry these days. Google, for example, is striving for completely driverless cars. However, as a contender of other car makers, lately Ford has unveiled its first autonomous vehicle prototype.
Over the years, passwords have turned out to be predictable, crackable and overall, vulnerable. Microsoft has now joined hands with an alliance which aims to replace online passwords with better technologies.
Until now, Gmail asked your permission to ‘Display Images Below’ before showing any pics within an email. With a new update, the email service will directly display the images, not requiring your permission any more.
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.
With each passing day, malware directed towards Android users grows more and more sophisticated. Fresh discoveries have uncovered such malware which can bug your handset and even dial premium numbers from it.
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