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Android N Dev Preview Could Extend To Non-Nexus Devices

04/06/2016, Google released Android N’s developer preview last month and as expected and as we have seen in previous cases, the developer preview is only available to those with Nexus devices. This is a bit unfortunate for those who do not own Nexus devices but...

Chrome Gets Native Push Notifications On Mac

04/06/2016, One major change is coming to Google Chrome for Mac. For a long time, the browser has used its own notification system that was developed before the built-in versions arrived on both Windows and OS X. Now, there’s a new option for Chrome users on...

Modder Gives Retro TV A Modern Makeover With Chromecast

04/06/2016, If you love being able to stream content from your phone to your TV, chances are the Google Chromecast is an affordable accessory you’ll want to pick up. While chances are most people use their Chromecasts with their modern televisions, YouTuber Dr....

Google Releases Tool To Measure Touch Latency On Android Devices

04/06/2016, There are many reasons as to why an app on a phone might not be running as smoothly as it should. It could be that the phone’s hardware is old and there might not be enough RAM to handle the app properly. Or maybe it could be that the app was not...

Google’s Focus Reportedly More On AR, Not On VR

04/05/2016, With so many big name tech companies hopping on board the virtual reality bandwagon, it did not come as a surprise to learn that according to the rumors, Google has bigger plans for virtual reality apart from the Google Cardboard headset. However it seems...

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Distribution Now At 4.6%

04/05/2016, It has been several months since Google released Android 6.0 Marshmallow. However last month the distribution figures for the update showed that it was only installed on about 2.3% of all Android devices which is admittedly rather low. However the good...

Google Reminders Arrives On Web Calendar

04/05/2016, Google continues to march forward in the right direction with yet another update for its web-based calendar, bringing with it reminders this time around. If one were to recall correctly, in early December last year, Google updated its Calendar apps for...

Android Auto Expanded To 18 New Countries

04/05/2016, Android Auto is the extension of Google’s mobile platform into the car. Third-party manufacturers have already released several units which can be installed in existing cars while major vehicle manufacturers have committed to installing the platform...

Google Stops Mic Drop April Fool Joke

04/01/2016, Could Google have outfooled themselves this April Fool? Perhaps. Remember their April Fool’s joke of the Gmail Mic Drop that allowed you to send an email to someone, and then not giving that person a chance to reply as you have the last word? Well, it...

Gmail Mic Drop Introduced

03/31/2016, If you are the kind of person who would love to have the last word on anything and everything, then surely you would fall in love with what Google has done with Gmail – by introducing Mic Drop. In other words, Mic Drop would allow you to reply to...

Physical Google Wallet Card Bites The Dust On June 30th

03/31/2016, It was first reported earlier this week that Google could soon announce that its physical Google Wallet card was going away. The company didn’t confirm anything immediately but today it has made it clear that the physical Google Wallet card is going...

Google Calculator Now On Google Play Store

03/30/2016, Some things in life do happen to have that feel of inevitability and sense of obviousness, and makes perfect sense to fall into its place. The Google Calculator is one of them, being an app in just about every Android-powered device that has saved our...

Google Starts Displaying Swipeable Image Ads For Cars

03/30/2016, Don’t be surprised the next time you search for a car on Google and see an entirely new kind of ad in the search results. The global search giant has released a new product called Model Automotive Ads. This is a new ad format which puts swipeable...