08/02/2011, The Navy is no stranger when it comes to using consumer technology for its recruitment purposes. Remember the submarine strategy game came it came up with to crowdsource tactics and strategies that people use? How about the Royal Navy Engineer Officer Challenge app? Well, according to the latest reports online from the Navy Times, it looks like it has its eyes set using Google+ as an additional tool to get […]
08/02/2011, Remember the 2-step verification process Google implemented for Google Accounts way back in February? It wasn’t available all over the world back then, but the service is now available all over the world in over 150 countries and in 40 different languages. With identity and password theft becoming even more common nowadays, this service should help people keep their Google Accounts safe from criminals. If you’re unsure how this 2-step […]
08/02/2011, It’s already been reported that Google has plans to bring Google+ to Windows Phone 7, but other than that tidbit of information we haven’t seen anything – until today. The folks over at wmpoweruser.com have reported on a screenshot of an app which what looks to be a Google+ app on a HTC WP7 phone. The screenshot was tweeted by Kevin Marshall, a developer working at Clarity Consulting, and in […]
08/01/2011, It seems that Google has a fire to fight – and they had best get it done and over with quickly, as developers have been fuming over the past few days concerning disappearing comments from app listings over at the Android Market. This is not something so simple as though one or two comments disappeared, but we are talking about hundreds at any one time. As you know, developers depend […]
07/31/2011, If you were always keen on trying out Google TV but were turned off by the high price of purchasing the Logitech Revue, despite its price drop not too long ago, you’ll be pleased to know that the TV set top box is about to get even cheaper. Logitech has announced yet another price cut for the Revue.
07/29/2011, Gmail users on Android will be pleased to know that Google has released a new version of the app. The update brings Gmail on your Android device up to version 2.3.5 and has some new features to improve your Gmail experience. One of the best new features of 2.3.5 is the ability to select label specific notifications.
07/29/2011, If you use primarily use Google search on your tablet to look for stuff online, you’re in for a treat. Google has just announced that they’ve improved the google.com search experience on tablets. In order to make the website more tablet-friendly, they’ve simplified the layout of the results pages, increased the size of page contents i.e. the text, buttons, and other touch targets so that users will have an easier […]
07/29/2011, I will not be too surprised that sometime in the future, even something virtual such as an invite might be sold online for a price – as long as there is a willing buyer and seller scenario, of course. Well, that day is not now, even when Google Music Beta has extended a couple of invitations for each account. Those who make frivolous choices probably won’t mind who they send […]
07/29/2011, While Google tries recruiting people to make use of its email service through the Email Intervention website, Microsoft has released a video telling consumers why not to use the service. While it doesn’t directly tell people to stop using Gmail, the comedic video (shot in the style of a 50s sitcom) informs consumers about how Google invades your privacy. It features the Gmail Man: a fake mailman that reads everybody’s […]
07/29/2011, When thinking of traveling to a foreign country that you’ve never been to before, attempting to locate a place to stay can be quite a daunting task as they are situated in places that you’ve never heard of before. In yet another move by Google to take over the world, they have launched a new service called Hotel Finder, in which they will attempt to Google-ize the way we search […]
07/28/2011, Google has always been about speed, resorting to a no-frills approach as evidenced in their Google search home page, Gmail and even Google+. Over the years they have managed to optimize their system even further, to the point where your search results load as you complete typing them out. So it’s really no surprise to find out that Google is planning to launch a new service that they claim will […]
07/28/2011, Have an Android-powered smartphone? Chances are you would have had your fair share of Google apps running on the handset by now, and to wean you off it would be akin to cutting off your arm. Well, we are pleased to report that Google has just updated Google Maps for Android to version 5.8, where Places and Latitude will receive updates such as the ability to uploads photos for a […]
07/27/2011, Do you have that one friend who is still using an ancient or outdated email service and refuses to move on to something better? Do you ever wish that he or she would make the upgrade to Gmail instead? If you’ve answered yes to both of those questions, you’re in luck because Google has just launched a new website to help you migrate those friends of yours to its email […]
07/27/2011, In case you haven’t noticed or received an update notification from Google yet – the Android Market app on your phone is due for an update. Google has silently pushed out an update for its app store that includes some significant changes. The bumping the app’s version up to 3.0.27, the update gives the Market an interface overhaul, and makes new content available. Users can now purchase books and rent […]