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Google Assistant Will Be Open To Third-Parties In December

11/11/2016, Voice assistant platforms like Siri, Google Now, and Cortana have been largely closed off from third-party developers. However Amazon wasn’t quite as restrictive and opened Alexa up to other companies, resulting in a variety of gadgets and software...

Night Mode Could Be Returning To Nexus Devices

11/11/2016, When Google released the Android 7.0 Nougat developer preview, one of the features was Night Mode which was supposed to help reduce the amount of blue light emitted from our phone’s screen. However with the public release, the feature was removed....

Logitech’s SmartCar Mount Has Been Repurposed For Android Auto

11/10/2016, If there was ever a moment that would allow Google’s Android Auto to pull ahead of the competition, namely Apple’s CarPlay, it would be now. As you might have heard, Google announced that Android Auto will no longer require a new car or a stereo...

Daydream View Arrives With YouTube VR App In Tow

11/10/2016, Google unveiled its Daydream virtual reality platform earlier this year and about a month ago it formally revealed its first virtual reality headset called the Daydream View. The headset also comes with a controller and both of them have been made by...

Microsoft Reassures That Office Will Work On Chrome OS

11/10/2016, Earlier this week there were reports that made it sound like Microsoft was blocking access to its Office apps on Chrome OS computers. To be more specific, there were owners of the Asus Flip and Acer R11 Chromebooks who were reporting that they were...

Daydream VR-Compatible Phones Must Have A Full HD Display

11/09/2016, Google announced its Daydream virtual reality platform earlier this year and while it has released its own Daydream VR-compatible smartphones, the company’s OEM partners will support the platform in their future devices as well. Google has placed...

Google Is Shutting Down Map Maker Tool For Google Maps

11/09/2016, For a few years, Google has offered a tool called Map Maker to users that wanted to edit Google Maps data. The tool enabled users to edit information and suggest changes in Google Maps. The company has now confirmed that it’s shutting down Map...

Android Pay Finally Gets Support For Capital One

11/09/2016, Google’s mobile payment service – aptly called Android Pay – is competing with the likes of Apple Pay and Samsung Pay in a bid to move us all to a cashless society. Dozens of banks and financial institutions in the United States already...

Google Home Teardown Reveals It Is Easy To Fix

11/09/2016, A few days ago Google Home finally went on sale after having been unveiled during Google’s Pixel event. As usual the good folks over at iFixit did their thing where they took the device apart to see what makes it tick, and more importantly how easy is...

Microsoft Patches Windows 10 Flaw That Google Revealed Last Week

11/09/2016, About a week ago, Google publicly revealed that there was a security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Flaws do pop up every now and then as hackers can get pretty creative with how they go about their hacks, but what Microsoft did not...

Google To Label Some Unsafe Website As ‘Repeat Offender’

11/09/2016, Due to the fact that a lot of things these day are automated, in some cases it is easy to game the system. For example some pieces of software are trial-based, so what some users do is towards the end of the trial, they’ll uninstall it and reinstall it...

Really Blue Google Pixel Will Be Back in Stock Soon

11/08/2016, Google started taking pre-orders for the Google Pixel smartphones on October 4th. It’s offering the handsets in a variety of colors but the one that customers liked the most was the one it calls Really Blue. This color is a temporary U.S. exclusive...

Google Home Bases Now Available For Purchase

11/08/2016, It has only been a few days since Google started selling the Google Home through retailers, pre-orders could already be placed through the company’s online store but now the product can be purchased from a variety of retailers. Now that Google Home...