Google has expanded its list of services available in Malaysia by introducing Google Play Movies to the country. This provides locals with the opportunity to buy or rent movies through the Google Play store for as low as RM10 per movie.
Google has expanded its Street View imagery of Malaysian roads to include Sabah and Sarawak. The effort took some six months, including the time to trek through Mulu National Park. This most recent expansion follows the addition of thousands of kilometres of Malaysian coastline through the Paddle for Nature programme that ended in February 2015.
Now that Google Photos is a couple of months old and doing quite well, it looks like the company is finally ready to shut down the previous Google+ Photos. Google recently made a Google+ announcement that on 1 August 2015, they will shut down Google+ Photos for Android, iOS and the web.
Here’s something for fans of Google’s Nexus devices. Apparently, a 2015 version of the Nexus 5 has been spotted on AnTuTu, a popular benchmarking tool. While the results did not reveal much of its specifications, it managed to get a score of over 85,000, which is the highest recorded score to date on AnTuTu.
Google Photos is an amazing way to backup your precious pictures and videos from your mobile devices, but if you no longer wish to use the service, simply uninstalling the app isn’t enough.
BlackBerry will be bringing BES12 to Android Lollipop, as well as integrating its features with Google Play for Work. The move was made public in a joint announcement with Google, and marks another step for the company as it expands its suite of enterprise solutions to other platforms.
Google’s Chromecast is getting an expansion in the form of an ethernet adapter. While the Chromecast works just fine over a WiFi connection, there are times when a wired connection is preferred. The adapter itself looks like an expanded power brick with an ethernet port on the back.
Today would be the 114th birthday of Eiji Tsuburaya, creator of Ultraman and co-creator of Godzilla. Google is celebrating the person behind some of our most treasured cultural icons with a Google Doodle mini-game that challenges players to recreate some iconic scenes from Tsuburaya’s movies.
Waze has begun a limited trial run of its new carpooling service called RideWith. The app aims to match people on similar routes and make it easier to find a carpool to and from work. It is currently only available in Waze’s home country of Israel, but it should be expanding to the rest of the […]
Google’s new Photos app has made great strides in facial and object recognition. So much so that the system itself is able to sort images according to categories without user input. However, nothing is perfect, as computer programmer Jacky Alcine discovered after he was tagged as being a gorilla in several photos.
If you are travelling to a foreign land soon, you might want to download the Google Translate app because the company recently updated it with better translation for normal conversations.
Google has access to some pretty interesting resources, and it puts these to good use. A video of how the Chrome OS team tests the responsiveness of the mobile browser has made an appearance; and it involves a machine with the suitable inappropriate name of Touchbot.
Ramadan has begun today, and Google is using its massive spread of technology to make it easier for those who are fasting. The technology giant has launched My Ramadan Companion, a service that integrates into Google Now – except that it is specifically tailored to provide information about the fasting month.
Google has a new wearable and no, it’s not something for everyday consumer. Instead, the wearable is a health-tracking device that can provide minute-by-minute data, perfect for clinical trials and drug tests.
Google has launched a new stream of called Youtube Newswire, which will feature verified eye-witness videos to be used as a resource for journalists around the world. The internet giant aims to curate a feed of the most newsworthy eyewitness videos of the day, which have been verified and are embeddable from the original sources.
It looks like Google has finally decided to offer free app of the week on its Play Store. The feature is similar to Amazon’s free app of the day, as well as App Store’s free app of the week whereby you can download a paid app for free within a certain period of time.
Google has announced a new set of tools for the Chromecast to allow developers to build a better second screen experience. The focus appears to be on interactivity, and it looks like Google wants developers to start building more multiplayer games for the Chromecast.
Virtual reality is neat but it is not easy to come out with VR contents as usually requires custom camera rigs. Since Google is very much into VR through its Google Cardboard platform, the company apparently has decided to tackle this issue with something that called as Jump which was just announced a short time ago […]
Google has not forgotten its low cost VR headset and will soon be offering an updated version of Google Cardboard for consumers. It will also be using the low cost of the the Cardboard VR headset to allow schools to take virtual reality field trips through its new Expeditions programme.