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Google Picks Up DrawElements To Improve Their Android Platform

07/23/2014, Google is on a shopping spree yet again, having picked up graphics company DrawElements Ltd. This particular acquisition was done with the main purpose of improving their Android platform, and those of us on the ground have absolutely no idea on the terms...

Google Was Reportedly Interested In Acquiring Spotify

07/23/2014, Things have heated up a lot in the online music streaming business over the past few months, including but not limited to some very big acquisitions. Google wants to be an established player in this niche as well. It is reportedly readying a new...

Local Stores See Google Maps Offer Detailed Ads

07/22/2014, We have seen changes made to Google Maps from time to time, and most of the time, such changes are more than welcome. At the moment, those of us who simply are unable to live without Google Maps in our everyday life, already depend on a slew of...

HTC Sense Input App On Google Play Store

07/22/2014, There are some manufacturers these days who intend to push out updates in the form of apps on platforms such as the Google Play Store instead of rolling out these changes in the form of a firmware update. This move would allow the app to be downloaded at...

Google Play Store Material Design Makeover Arrives In Part

07/22/2014, Good things come to those who wait, but for those of us out there who are tapping our fingers impatiently in the direction of Google as we heard whispers of a Material Design update for its entire range of products on the Android system, that day when...

Google Explains How Knox Improves Android L Security

07/22/2014, At Google I/O 2014 the company unveiled Android L, the next major update for its mobile platform. At the event Google announced that it will be incorporating parts of Samsung’s Knox enterprise security suite to improve the security of the Android...

Google Search Lets You Add Reminders To Google Now

07/21/2014, We’re sure there are times when you come across something while surfing on the internet where you are reminded of something you have to do later in the day or tomorrow, or the week after, and so on. What do we do? Well we guess we can launch a calendar...

Chrome OS ‘Athena’ User Interface Being Developed

07/20/2014, Chrome OS powered computers are increasingly becoming popular so its imperative for the company to continue improving the software while its hardware partners work on the rest. The Chromium OS team is now experimenting with “Athena,” its a...

Google Now Launcher To Be Preloaded On Upcoming ZTE Devices

07/18/2014, As you might have heard, earlier this year, Google placed their Google Now launcher in the Google Play Store, but unfortunately the download was pretty much only available to Nexus owners and those who have Google Play Edition devices. This meant that if...

Google Will Stop Labeling Games With In-App Purchases As “Free”

07/18/2014, For a while, in-app purchases were the bane of every parents’ life. This is because with the old system, all you’d need to do is enter your iTunes password once, and you could go on a shopping spree, which has resulted in parents receiving credit card...

Android Wear To Get Custom Watch Face API, Google Confirms

07/18/2014, Now if you thought that the Android Wear watch faces are a bit boring, you might be pleased to learn that Google has officially confirmed that they are working on a custom watch face API that will allow developers to create custom faces for Android Wear...

Google Looking Into Chrome Battery Drain On Windows Laptops

07/18/2014, Given that laptops run on battery, sometimes choosing what software to run and what activities you want to do on it can make a difference. If you’re planning to use your laptop mainly for work, chances are you will want to keep the video and music...

Jailbreaker Geohot Joins Google’s Project Zero’s Team Of Hackers

07/17/2014, A couple of days ago, Google announced Project Zero which is basically Google’s plan to keep the internet safe. This is done by keeping an eye out for potential vulnerabilities across all sorts of software and platforms, and then helping the developers...