Tag Archive: Google


Google Calendar now supports reminders on Android and iOS

Google Calendar is bringing your appointments and to-do list together with a new update that adds support for reminders. Calendar will display your tasks and to-dos alongside meetings and events so they’re harder to forget, and sync them across Inbox, Gmail, Google Keep, and Google Now. You won’t just see your reminders in Google Calendar, […]

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Google breaks promise to not collect student data

Google has been accused of breaking its student privacy pledge by collecting data and browsing habits from Chromebooks used in schools and Google Apps for Education. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has called upon the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Google’s conduct, and to prevent it from using the data it has collected so far. “Despite publicly […]

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Google unleashes wonderfully nerdy Star Wars Easter egg

As a company staffed by some bona fide geeks (and, hey, we’re not complaining!) Google is undoubtedly excited about the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And what better way to show it than with possibly my favorite Easter egg in Google history? If you haven’t heard about it yet, read on to discover more. […]

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Google shoots first with Star Wars virtual reality series

Google has teamed up with Disney and Verizon to develop a new virtual reality series in celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The story ties directly into the new movie, and Google Cardboard owners can enjoy it on December 2 — but there’s more to check out today! Alongside the virtual reality series, Disney and Google are launching […]

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Google Maps takes on Yelp, offers prizes for local map experts

Google Maps offers a ton of local info when you use the navigation system on your Android or Apple smartphone, including local businesses, eateries, or interesting spots. The company is expanding its Local Guides program in Google Maps, which will let you share your own discoveries directly to the map, making it more useful for […]

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Google could build its own iPhone rival

After working with third-party smartphone vendors on the Nexus lineup for years, Google is finally toying with the idea of building its own handset, according to some employees. It’s thought the search giant is keen to have a stab at taking on the iPhone all by itself. Google’s Nexus smartphones — which have been manufactured by Samsung, LG, […]

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Google Maps update brings offline navigation and search

Google Maps is getting offline navigation to ensure you never get stranded in a strange place when your data connection disappears. Users can download entire areas onto their smartphone, then get turn-by-turn directions even while they’re offline. “Roughly 60 percent of the world is without Internet today, and even where online access is available, it […]

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Google Maps update brings offline navigation and search

Google Maps is getting offline navigation to ensure you never get stranded in a strange place when your data connection disappears. Users can download entire areas onto their smartphone, then get turn-by-turn directions even while they’re offline. “Roughly 60 percent of the world is without Internet today, and even where online access is available, it […]

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Google to follow Apple into building its own mobile chips

Google is in talks with chipset manufacturers with a view to designing its own processors and other components for future Android devices, according to a new report. The company is said to be interested in following Apple’s footsteps in an effort to make Android “more competitive” at the high end of the market, and to […]

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