Google Acknowledges Marshmallow Nexus Playback Issues

If you own a Nexus device running Marshmallow and you’re having issue with video playback, fret not because you are not alone. It seems that back in October, there have been several complaints from users of the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player owners who have updated their device to the latest build of Android. These complaints were about video playback in which color reproduction is way off and […]


Android Lollipop Continues To Gain Market Share In December

According to the official Android distribution figures from last month, it was revealed that Android 5.x Lollipop was sitting at 25%, which more or less means that the build accounted for at least a quarter of Android devices. Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the other hand only accounted for a fraction at 0.3%. However if you thought that maybe Marshmallow would have gained some traction in the month, that does not […]


Google Is No Longer Selling The Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 was launched in 2014 and has since been succeeded by both the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P, both of which are Google’s latest flagship smartphones. Now if for whatever reason neither device is to your liking and you would love to get your hands on the Nexus 6, you would be out of luck. It seems that Google has recently stopped selling the Nexus 6. On […]


Google Pixel C Tablet Now Available For Purchase

Last week, we reported that the Google Pixel C tablet was rumored for launch in a week’s time – and it seems that this particular rumor is definitely spot on as it is now available for purchase by interested parties to have them pick it up from their online hardware store. The Google Pixel C happens to be the very first tablet that has been specially designed as well as […]


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Google Enables Chrome’s Safe Browsing On Android By Default

One of the features of Google’s Chrome browser on the desktop is its safe browsing feature. If you do use Chrome on your desktop you might be familiar with the feature where if you visit an unsafe website, a huge red warning will appear informing you of any potential dangers you might experience should you wish to continue. Sounds familiar, right? The good news is that if you wanted similar […]


Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Begins Rolling Out To Nexus Devices

Emojis are a fun way to spice up a conversation and turn a boring text message into a funny one. However who would have thought we would see the day in which companies like Apple and Google battle it out in terms of how many emojis (and new ones) that they can offer to their users? Now a couple of months ago Apple released iOS 9.1 and with the release, […]


Google Search Now Displays Additional Details For Artists & TV Shows

Google’s search results have evolved over the years. From merely listing links to websites, Google can now display information in search results directly, like launch dates, a brief summary of what you’re looking for, movie ratings, directions, and more without the user having to go to another website. Now it looks like Google’s search will be growing even more. In an announcement on Google’s search blog, the company revealed that […]


Google Patents Method For Drawing Blood Without Needles

Let’s face it, getting a jab or having your blood drawn is an experience that not many people look forward to. However sometimes for some people, especially those with diabetes, being in contact with needles often is something that cannot be avoided. The good news is that Google might have come up with a way to make the process less painful. So how does this work? According to the patent, […]


Android Smartphones Expected To Command 82.6% Of Market By 2019

The battle between iOS and Android is ongoing and both platforms do command the largest slice of the pie. However it is no secret that thanks to the various Android OEMs, Google’s mobile operating system is actually in the lead. In fact according to the IDC’s latest numbers (via MobileSyrup), it seems that come 2019 we can expect Google to continue to pull ahead.


Google Now Can Read You Your Last Five Text Messages

If you’re driving and you’re receiving a bunch of text messages, it is only natural that you’re curious as to what they might be about. However as we all know, driving and texting is a big no-no so what do you do? The good news is that if you’re an Android user, it looks like Google has recently updated Google Now to be more useful than ever. According to reports […]


Google’s Trial Run Ads Lets You Test Apps Within Ads

More often than not when you use a free app, like a free game for example, you will be greeted by ads from time to time. Sometimes these ads are for other games by the same developer and if some of them look appealing to you, downloading the app to check it out is a natural progress. But what if you don’t like the app? Usually we have to wait […]


Google Pixel C Tablet Rumored For Launch Next Week

Several months ago Google announced the Pixel C Android tablet. This was an interesting move by Google considering that previously, Google had relied on other OEMs to create Nexus tablets, so the launch of the Pixel C certainly did seem to show some sign that Google wanted more control over its hardware. That being said at the time of its announcement, Google mentioned that the tablet would only be available in […]


Google Play Now Reportedly Allowing Split Payments

The thing about buying credit on app stores is that because of the way apps are priced (and priced differently), what happens is that sometimes towards the end of your credit you don’t have enough left to purchase an app. This forces you to have to buy extra credit and because sometimes credit is sold at fixed amounts, this cycle will repeat itself over and over again. The good news […]


Google’s Chromebooks Make Up Half Of US Classroom Devices

While Microsoft’s Windows platform might easily be the most used operating system for computers around the world, it looks like over in the US and as far as the education sector is concerned, Google could be giving Microsoft a run for their money. According to a report from Futuresource Consulting, it seems that Chromebooks make up a huge chunk of US classroom devices. How big, you ask? According to the […]