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Roku Now Able To Play Content From Google Play

10/31/2014, As far as streaming set-top boxes are concerned, there are many options to choose from, such as offerings from Google in the form of Google TV, Amazon’s Fire TV, and Roku, just to name a few. You would think that they would all be competitors since they...

Google’s Dinosaur Easter Egg Now In Chrome Beta For Android

10/31/2014, Don’t you just love it when Google exhibits that kind of creative juice whenever they hide an Easter Egg somewhere in their software or apps? Having said that, one of their more recent Easter Egg engagements, if you can call it that, involve the...

Google Now Can Search Within Any App In Handset

10/31/2014, It has been some time now that Google Now, which is the voice activated assistant of Android, was capable of launching apps when one makes a request. It looks like things have managed to move along in a better manner now, as Google has just introduced the...

Google Inbox Updated With “Highlights” Feature

10/31/2014, When we receive a new email, it will tell us who it’s from, the subject, and maybe a little snippet. This is great for regular conversations between you and your friends, family, or co-workers, but what if it is regarding a hotel booking or a flight...

Google Wallet Allows Auto-Withdrawal From Banks

10/30/2014, There is nothing quite like the wallet – in there, some of us store plenty of personal and private information, not to mention a line of credit, be it in the form of cash as well as other instruments such as cheques as well as the all important credit...

Smartwatches Could Be Banned From Movie Theaters, Too

10/30/2014, It was just yesterday when we brought you word on how the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) as well as the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) has decided to advise movie theaters to utilize a zero tolerance approach when it comes to...

Google Play Books For Android Updated To Allow Skimming

10/30/2014, It goes without saying that from time to time, companies would update their fair share of apps online in order to bring them up to speed, and to make them relevant with the rest of the industry, and for the users as well. It seems that Google Play Books...

Android’s Creator Andy Rubin Departs From Google

10/30/2014, Andy Rubin was one of the creators of Android and has been working at Google for quite some time now. He had at one point stopped working on Android and left to work in Google X where it seems that his interest was in building robots. However it looks...

Android VP Explains Google’s Nexus 6 Strategy

10/30/2014, The goal of Nexus devices has been to provide the best possible Android experience at a very competitive price, but the Nexus 6 contradicted that very goal, which led to many people asking questions about the direction Google is taking with its Nexus...

Google Nexus 6 Pre-Orders Takes Minutes To Sell Out

10/29/2014, While pre-orders for the Nexus 6 from Google kicked off earlier today, it was but a matter of minutes before the smartphone was sold out. Just like that, which bodes well for Google and Motorola, of course. After all, it is Motorola who are the ones...

OK Google Functionality Extended To Third-Party Apps

10/29/2014, As it stands, using the command “OK Google” on your Android device will launch the voice assistant feature that allows users to perform searches, set reminders, alarms, find directions, and so on. All of this is based on Google Search to a certain...

Google Nexus Player: First Impressions

10/29/2014, Google’s Chromecast is a fine product, but it’s not enough to control the living room and fend off set-top boxes like the Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV. While there are now more set-top boxes than we have HDMI ports to connect them to,...

Google Nexus 9: First Impressions

10/29/2014, The Nexus 6 wasn’t the only new Google device we got to play with today. We also got to toy around with the Nexus 9, the company’s new HTC-designed tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop. Is the Nexus 9 a giant leap forward or should you just...