Users of Google’s social services are now able to make free international calls to a number of countries; for the first minute. After the initial minute is over, users are required to pay for the standard rate as seen here.
You don’t need a fitness band or smartwatch to keep track of your physical activities, Google has just released an app called Google Fit, that can track your activities using your phone, tablet, the web and of course, Android Wear devices.
Google has released findings that put Malaysia among the top five countries where smartphone usage is higher than computers. At least one in three Malaysians don’t even use a computer for accessing the internet anymore, which is the highest statistic in the world.
It looks like one email app is not enough for someone as big as Google, the company has recently introduced a whole new email app called “Inbox” that is made by the same people who made Gmail, but it’s not Gmail. Confused? So are we.
Internet addiction is either a minor issue or the scourge of mankind, depending on who you ask. The more devices allowing people to connect to the internet all the time, we really should have seen this news coming. A 31-year-old US Navy serviceman has become the first person to be diagnosed and treated for addiction […]
Most of the details for the upcoming Android L have been revealed, and it is only a matter of time before it begins to ship on new devices. However, Google has been extremely secretive about the name of the operating system; and it only gets worse with the most recent video released on Youtube.
Google has apparently approached Cyanogen Inc with the intention of acquiring the company. Cyanogen Inc is the developer behind the popular custom Android ROM CyanogenMod. The company has reportedly turned down the offer, but it remains a mystery as to why Google would make the move in the first place.
Now that Google Maps Street View covers a large section of peninsula Malaysia, it might be time to sit down and examine precisely what the service actually is. For most Street View is an interesting distraction or a quaint tool to use for looking up random locations and see what there is. However, it is a […]
More information about Google’s Project Ara smartphone has surfaced. Project Director Paul Eremenko has said that the first fully operational prototype of the device will be shown at the second Project Ara developers conference in December. This prototype will also show off the hot swap option, which allows the modules to be changed without turning […]
A major update to Google Maps now includes roughly 90-percent of peninsular Malaysia’s public roads. This refers to highways, state roads, urban centres, and ungated neighbourhoods. Street View also includes popular tourist destinations like Taman Negara, Pangkor island, and Putrajaya. The update is now live, and Malaysians can start looking around for their favourite spots […]
Google just turned 16 on the 27th September 2014 and it looks like they might have hinted on the name for Android L in their birthday cake posted onto the official Google+ page. On their sweet 16 post, Google posted a picture of a rainbow layered cake and among the decoration are lots of lollipops […]
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.