Tag Archive: Google


Google bets on productivity with slick new iOS apps

Until today, you had to use the Dropbox-like Google Drive app or web interface to access Google Docs on iOS. But now Google has official apps to work on documents and spreadsheets, called Google Docs and Google Sheets. An app…

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Google sends mystery gifts to those who found all 151 Pokémon in Google Maps

When Google announced the Google Maps Pokémon Challenge for April Fools’ Day, I immediately opened the app on my phone and began my hunt for little pocket monsters. Unfortunately, the novelty was short-lived, and I only found about 15 before…

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Skype finally catches up to Google Hangouts with free group video calling

It has been a long time coming. Today Skype finally made group video calling a free feature for users on the Mac, Windows, and Xbox One. iOS is left out of the initial mix, but Skype says that it will…

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Apple, Google pay off 64,000 workers to kill anti-poaching lawsuit

  Apple hasn’t shied from going toe-to-toe in a heavy legal battle for months or years if need be, but rather than seeing its latest class action lawsuit go to trial, Apple has relented to settle instead. Four major tech…

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Apple/Google Truce? Apple Allows (Limited) Texts On Google Glass

Google Glass wearers who also use an iPhone will get a convenient update later this week. As per a new post on the Google+ page for the device, the update will let iPhone users see text messages directly on Glass…

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Apple Is Beating Google When It Comes To iOS Game Exclusives

One more way that Apple is challenging Google is by pushing for exclusive games on iOS, claims a new report. The Wall Street Journal reports that as Android’s influence has grown, Apple has been offering games developers promotional perks —…

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How Google Swiped Apple’s Hot New PrimeSense 3-D Tech For Project Tango

In November 2013, Apple acquired PrimeSense, a 3-D technology sensing company that could hint at the ability for future iPhones, iPads and Macs to have a Kinect-like ability to sense where users are and react to their movements. Given the…

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Google Glass Sells Out In First One-Day Sale

On Tuesday, Google began selling Google Glass to residents of the United States for a 24-hour period. Costing $ 1,500 (plus tax), and coming bundled with either sunshade lenses or a prescription lens frame, Google warned in advance that numbers were…

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Gmail Finally Lets You Attach Photos You’ve Backed Up To Google+

Google has made it super simple to share the photos you’ve backed up to Google+ directly from Gmail on the web. When composing a new email message, users can click the insert photos button to directly insert “Auto Backup” images…

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Apple Earns More Money Than HP, Google, Intel, and Cisco Combined

Everyone knows Apple is incredibly profitable, but did you know that not only is it the top-earning tech company in terms of sales, but that it brings in more money than Hewlett-Packard, Google, Intel, and Cisco combined? That’s according to…

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