The upcoming version of Google’s Android operating system is set to arrive with data encryption options turned on by default. While there has been no official statement made by the company, a spokesman informed the Washington Post that it is working on getting the feature to work right out of the box.
Google’s Android Silver programme was originally reported as an effort to bring the stock Android experience to high end smartphones. It was intended to be more inclusive of OEMs and allow the company to properly deliver what they think people should be getting out of the operating system. However, it appears that the programme has […]
News has broken that five million Gmail addresses and passwords have been posted to a Russian Bitcoin forum. However, Google has stated that the leak is not the result of a security breach, but rather the work of a long phishing campaign against internet users. In fact, most of the passwords have long been changed […]
Intel will be released a specialised tablet for manufacturers to base future development on. Called the “Intel Reference Design For Android”, the device will be the most stable operating environment Intel can come up with and will receive constant updates. Created in conjunction with Google, the company intends for the reference tablet to function as […]
The first Doodle 4 Google contest in Malaysia has come to an end with 16-year-old Lee Yee Run taking the top honours. The student from SMK Yoke Kuan in Sekinchan, Selangor will have his creation featured on the Google Malaysia homepage on 16 September to celebration Malaysia Day. Lee beat out three other age-group category […]
Google Street View is great for getting a feel for places that most people will never see in real life, and the most recent use of the technology allows users to wander around the world of Destiny; the next first person shooter from the studio that brought us the Halo franchise. Take a look at […]
The month of September has just gotten a lot more interesting, on top of IFA 2014 which will be starting tomorrow, Apple’s event on 9 September 2014, and a regional event from Sony, we now have one more thing to look forward to as Google sends out invitations for an event happening in India on […]
Google is working on all sorts of robotics these days, and it should come as no surprise that the mysterious Google X has been working on a drone delivery service. Unlike most other companies who are testing this sort of unmanned aerial aircraft, Google Wing is experimenting with multiple variations on the drone concept to […]
If you’ve been waiting for Google to give its presentation app, Google Slides, its very own mobile app like the Google Docs and Google Sheets apps that were announced a few months ago, here it is. Google recently released its Google Slides app for iOS and Android devices and is available for download immediately.
Paid content, or advertorials, are a fairly common thing on the Internet; although it is not easy to differentiate it from regular editorial content. Google product engineer Ian Webster has created AdDetector, a plugin for both Chrome and Firefox, that will clearly mark content that has been paid for. Ideally, this is so readers are […]
Details about the long rumoured Google music streaming service are slowly being revealed as Android Police are reporting that it will be called the Youtube Music Key. It isn’t the most interesting of names, but it will bring some changes to how Google handles music; which includes the Google Play Music service. It will also provide […]
We’ve seen this happen countless times: you go to a website to download software and reach a download page with several “Click to Download” buttons, where only one is the actual download link. Clicking on these misleading ads could be a nasty affair, where you could be redirected to a site that automatically downloads malware without […]
Benchmark database is without a doubt one of the best places to explore if you wish to know about upcoming devices. A Motorola device with the codename “Shamu”, believed to be the Nexus 6, recently made its way to GFXBench and then on AnTuTu benchmark, with its hardware listed out, showing off a Snapdragon 805 […]
You know how annoying it is when you can only use non-accented Latin characters as your email address? Well, it looks like things are going to change as Google announces that it is now able to recognize non-Latin alphabets in email addresses.
A mobile game which involves users pretending to be an Israeli militant bombing Gaza has been removed from the Google Play store. The app, “Bomb Gaza” which was made for Android devices by PlayFTWad obtained more than 1,000 downloads since its release on 29 July 2014. The game however is still available on Facebook, but […]
Today is the birthday of John Venn, the person who first introduced the Venn diagram, and Google is celebrating the day with one of their inventive Doodles. Venn was an English logician and Philosopher, who’s diagram is used in many scientific fields like set theory, probability, logic, and secondary school math classes. It has also […]
Always wanted to download a launcher for your Android phone but don’t know which to pick? Well, here’s one more for you to add to your list as Google makes its Google Now launcher available for almost all Android devices.
Google is now taking efforts in optimising their social messaging app, Hangouts for better implementations to business use. The tech giant also announced that there is no longer the need to sign up for a Google+ profile in order to utilise the video conferencing app. The Hangouts app by Google would be available to all […]