Tag Archive: Place

Wear HQ for Android Wear is everything you need in one place

Having a hub for all your information is never a bad thing when it comes to technology. Wear HQ provides just that, for your Android Wear device. With your current watch stats, a curated list of apps, recent news, and an easy way to uninstall apps, it’s definitely worth checking out. We’ve got all the details, so check them out below.

Wear HQ is built to be a command center for your  [Read More…]

Nest makes the Nest Cam official, updates app with support for all products in one place

Nest has made the Nest Cam official, as well as introduced an update to its application, in which customers will be able to control of their Nest products from one place.

In addition to making the Nest Cam official, Nest has introduced an update for its companion app which now supports all three of its products in one place. The Nest Cam was no surprise, it was leaked previously and is now available for pre-order from  [Read More…]

Google changes mobile search results to display website names in place of URLs

Google has announced a small, but nonetheless interesting change to the way it displays website URLs in mobile searches today.

Specifically, search results will now display a website’s actual name instead of its URL, along with what Google calls a “breadcrumb-like format” for the URL structure.

10 phenomenal mountain landscapes to place on your desktop

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Featured Image Wallpaper

Have you been wanting to leave your current life behind and move to the mountains? Do you have a craving to see the majestic world that we live in, with it’s brilliant scenes, vibrant colors, and phenomenal mysteries? Well, I can’t give you that full experience, but you might be able to settle for this awesome landscape wallpapers! As I continue  [Read More…]

Google’s Places API launches on Android, will let you share your location using real place names

The Places API for Android gives developers access to better location pickers, which means that users will soon be able to share their location using real place names instead of latitude and longitude.

Softcard to close its doors on March 31, Google Wallet will take its place

Softcard, the payments service backed by Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile, has announced on its website that it will be cease operations on March 31. Instead of running their own platform, the parties involved will instead utilize Google Wallet, something that proved highly unlikely in the past.

For $5-a-month, AT&T subscribers can now place unlimited calls to Mexico

AT&T has revamped their AT&T World Connect $ 5 monthly international calling package to offer unlimited calls to Mexico. The news comes just days after AT&T got approval from the Mexican government for a $ 2.5 billion acquisition of Iusacell, Mexico’s third-largest cellular carrier.

How to add a trusted place in Android 5.0 Lollipop

No longer bother with you lock screen at home

With the introduction of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google has brought a new type of Smart lock to the operating system — Trusted locations. Don’t let the name fool you though, these smart locks aren’t a new way to lock your device, these are actually new ways to unlock your phone or tablet. With the Trusted places lock your Lollipop device will disable its lock screen security when  [Read More…]

Cyanogen, Inc. Attempts to Clarify its Place in India


Last month, Carl from OnePlus released a statement lamenting the fact that Cyanogen, Inc. granted exclusivity rights to another manufacturer for sales inside India.  Cyanogen is committed to releasing its OS for Micromax on their Yu branded handsets.  This came shortly before the December 2nd OnePlus One launch in India.  According to Carl “…OnePlus and Cyanogen have successfully cooperated to release the OnePlus One or  [Read More…]

Google and the cloud: all your things in one place

One Account. All of Google.

I love that phrase. “The cloud.” It’s something we all see, some of us everyday, and yet we don’t quite grasp the full meaning of those words. And that meaning is important. It’s a very large part of Google’s strategy and it is tantamount to understanding several of the ‘grievances’ that many users seem to have with Google and its services.

But above all, it’s about Google’s cloud and  [Read More…]