Tag Archive: Google


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As you all know by now, Google announced a new version of Android, called Android “L” (for the time being at least). Along with that they announced a new design approach to Android, called “Material Design” in which they, amongst other things, introduced a new set of on-screen buttons.

Our current vanilla on-screen buttons are going to be replaced with a simple geometric forms  [Read More...]

Just last week the Samsung Gear Live landed on Google Play for purchase in the Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Shortly after it was made available in Australia, Japan, and South Korea as well — and today India also gets added to the list. Available via Google Play, prospective Android Wear owners can pick up a Gear Live for INR 15,900, however they aren’t set to ship for  [Read More...]

Holy Moley we saw a lot of great stuff at Google I/O 2014, didn’t we? Android on all of your screens, the new design language starting with Android L, and even new hardware. Being there and watching the presentations — and rewatching them on Youtube — was a blast, and I left more excited than ever for what’s in store from the minds at Google.

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Living with Google: Google Maps

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Google Maps is the go to map and navigation app for your android phone. With years of mapping experience, an ever growing library of satellite photos and new roads Google is the go to source for your navigation and location needs. Google is always making improvements to the mapping experience. With real time traffic updates, satellite, street view, and a fairly  [Read More...]

ok_google_anywhere

Want to enable Google Now voice search from any screen of your Android? Of course you do. Thanks to a recent update to the search app you can now say, “OK Google” from anywhere you want on your Android smartphone or tablet. It’s quite easy to do, actually, and here’s how you go about it in five easy steps.

Open Google Search Open Settings Tap  [Read More...]

Project Ara’s chief designer departs Google

dan makoski project ara

Google’s Project Ara reached beta status. Those are some great news and we should see it hit the market in eight months. However there are some bad news as well. Unfortunately Project Ara’s chief designer Dan Makoski is leaving his position and Google altogether.

This information comes directly from Dan Makoski’s blog. He started his blog post with: “Starting tomorrow, there will  [Read More...]

Ok-Google-Voice-Search

Google Now is a really useful service which keeps on getting better and better. For some it is more useful than for others. Google Now launcher offers you the benefit of activating voice search on which ever home screen you’re in while the Moto X is a completely different story thanks to its custom chip and some nifty software which makes it possible for users  [Read More...]

google play services 5.0____

A few days ago we presented you with a way to update Google Play Services to version 5.0. This update was done manually and it worked only on certain devices. Well, this version of Google Play Services is now rolled out to devices worldwide, according to Google.

This update brings a slew of features and improvements to the service. It introduces Android wearable  [Read More...]

Android Wear app now available for all in Google Play

As folks begin receiving their Android Wear watches from Google Play and other retailers, Google has finally opened up the official Android Wear setup app for everyone. The Android Wear app is your one-stop place for setting up your Android Wear device with your phone, administering apps and tweaking settings — just like the MyGlass app for Google Glass.

Of course the app doesn’t do a whole lot if you haven’t gotten your hands on an  [Read More...]

Google has made a change to its back-end so that the Google Now weather card now displays the temperature for the day as well as the highs and the lows. Google has made some small tweaks to the way the weather card displays information and this latest change should make glancing at weather information more useful.

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