Tag Archive: Google


The Google+ Photo Sphere community is a work of art

Get immersed in Photo Spheres

We love Photo Spheres. They’re fairly easy to take, and with the right subject and a little careful planning they can be spectacular. And now that even more phones can take them — thanks to OEM solutions and the Google Camera app — there are even more people taking and sharing them.

A great place to check them all out is the Google + Photo Sphere community. You’ll find pictures from  [Read More…]

Google announces Glass SMS for iPhone, Calendar Glassware

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If Google weren’t busy enough already upgrading Google Glass to KitKat, they have just issued another update bringing SMS for iPhone and also a new calendar.

SMS for iPhone – iOS fans, by popular demand you can now get texts from your friends on Glass. Get started by going to your iPhone’s Bluetooth settings and turning on “Show Notifications” for your paired Glass. When you receive  [Read More…]

Google tweets screenshot of new Dialer app

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It seems like the Google Nexus account may have accidentally tweeted out an image of the new Android Dialler app in response to a support request on Twitter.

Ok so it’s not the most exciting leak in the world, but it shows yet another app that may be updated independant of the Android Operating System itself, and also shows that the Dialler app is due  [Read More…]

Domino’s Pizza will now let you pay with Google Wallet, give you free chicken

Domino’s pizza has been a vanguard of mobile pizza ordering, what with their Android app that lets you order on the go — and now they’re going even more mobile with Google Wallet support. Announced this morning, the app has been updated to support payment via Google Wallet.

Google Glass update coming later this week with agenda view

Google pushed out a substantial update for Google Glass just last week, along with making the headset available to all to buy for one day — and they’re following up with another update this week that will enable new functionality. iPhone users will see their text messages show up in their notifications, and all Glass users will get to see their calendar in front of their right eyeball.

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Google Tweets blue-themed Android dialer app, Internet goes wild

Someone manning the @googlenexus Twitter account was helping a user with an issue, and sent out a picture of the phone dialer app. Apparently, they’re not using the same version of Android that the rest of us little people are using, and the new color theme has caused quite the uproar.

Google is letting everyone know if they have won the I/O lottery

If you were waiting for your response from Google about the 2014 Google I/O lottery, go check your inbox. Google is sending out both the good news letters and the bad news letters right about now, and they’ll be sure to let you know if you are going to be watching from the Moscone Center, or from YouTube this year.

We’ll be there to bring you everything worth bringing — and it will surely be a  [Read More…]

Google reportedly looking into stronger encryption for Gmail

The most sensitive part of your online Google existence is almost without question Gmail, and Google’s working to make that more secure than ever. In response to revelations about the mass surveillance performed by the NSA, Google is reportedly looking at implementing more complex encryption tools, possibly including the very secure Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) encryption, in Gmail.

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Domino’s Pizza lets customers pay via Google Wallet

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Domino’s Pizza on Monday announced that customers can now order and pay for their pizza using Google Wallet. The payment system has been integrated into the mobile ordering application for Android. What’s more, anyone who places an order of $ 10 or more using Google Wallet as the method of payment before June 15 will receive a free order of Domino’s new Specialty Chicken.

“This  [Read More…]

A word of caution on using the Google Now Launcher on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Largely all is well, until you enter ultra power saving mode

Here’s a quick word of caution to anyone sideloading the Google Now Launcher onto their new Samsung Galaxy S5. Largely Google’s own KitKat launcher works faultlessly on Samsung’s latest Android handset. It’s smooth, it’s snappy, and it’s a great option even if the Galaxy S5 isn’t officially supported. But you do run into some issues when you switch in and out of ultra power saving  [Read More…]