Tag Archive: Google


Don’t Worry, A Google Play Edition Moto X Is In The Works

IMG_1122-1500The most head scratching feature of the new Moto X is that it’s running Android 4.2.2 instead of the new 4.3 that was released last week, even though Motorola is owned by Google and theoretically should have early access to new Android software before it comes out. If you’re bummed about not getting the latest […]

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Google: All Your Starbucks WiFi Are Belong To Us

img_0687Starbucks has always been a last-ditch sanctuary for the connected in a largely-still-wireless world, but the free WiFi you can get there is often bloated with dozens of slackers, choking up the pipe with inappropriate Netflix streaming and large downloads. But WiFi at Starbucks is about to get orders of magnitude better. Google has just […]

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U.K. Government Bans Drivers From Using Google Glass Behind The Wheel

Helmet1Arguably one of the best things about Google Glass is the ability to view maps and get directions while you’re driving without ever having to take your eyes off the road ahead. But that’s not the case for those in the U.K., where using Google Glass behind the wheel is banned by the government. Google […]

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Google Play Store Surpasses App Store In Downloads But Still Lags In Revenue

googleplayvsAppstore  Google Play has finally surpassed the App Store in the number of downloads in a quarter for the first time ever according to a report from App Annie. Thanks to strong performances in India and Brazil, Google Play topped the App Store with 10% more app downloads in Q2 2013. Despite Google Play netting […]

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Apple Asks Google To Pull Android’s iOS 7 Control Center Port

iOS-7-Control-Center-AndroidRemember that cool iOS 7 Control Center port for Android that hit Google Play earlier this month? Well, Apple obviously didn’t like it, and it has contacted Google to have it pulled. Fortunately for us, developer Hi Tools Studio has already released an updated version to Google Play, so go grab it before it disappears again. […]

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Is Google Ready To Turn Its Back On Android? Of Course It’s Not

Android-statuesIs Google ready to give up on Android and make the Chrome platform its new priority? That’s the question posed by AppleInsider’s Daniel Eran Dilger in a new report that suggests the search giant is looking to distance itself from the world’s biggest mobile operating system and all of the intellectual property issues that come […]

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FindIt Lets You Search Dropbox, Gmail & Google Drive All At Once From Your iPhone

FindIt-iPhoneYou know the document you’re looking for, but you can’t remember where it’s saved. Did you upload it to Dropbox or Google Drive, or was it sent to you in an email? Fortunately, a new iPhone app called FindIt lets you quickly search all three — all at once. FindIt is free, and it promises […]

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How Google Glass Development Will Boost Android Phones

glassandandroidThe best argument for funding the space program is: “Because space, that’s why!!” But for many this argument is pointless. They would prefer the money be spent to help people on Earth. And for those folks, the best argument is: “Space missions always invent numerous technologies that make life better for everybody.” NASA even maintains […]

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With Chromecast, Google Makes Cross-Platform Power Play To Own Your TV

readytochromecastGoogle’s secret weapon in the TV wars could hardly be more simple: It’s an inexpensive little dongle called Chromecast that’s designed to change the way you watch TV. Chromecast does that by turning almost any smartphone, tablet or PC into a remote control on steroids. Rather than limiting its audience to those with Android devices, […]

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With Chromecast, Google Makes Cross-Platform Power Play To Own Your TV

readytochromecastGoogle’s secret weapon in the TV wars could hardly be more simple: It’s an inexpensive little dongle called Chromecast that’s designed to change the way you watch TV. Chromecast does that by turning almost any smartphone, tablet or PC into a remote control on steroids. Rather than limiting its audience to those with Android devices, […]

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