Tech vs Telecom Companies: How do They Differ?

Tech vs Telecom Companies: How do They Differ?

Recently, Wall Street Journal reported that Google was trying to pivot the Google Fiber from a wired initiative to a wireless initiative. Google Fiber started as Alphabet’s attempt to enter the wired broadband segment in 2011. While that was way back in 2011, Verizon with last year’s acquisition of AOL and this year’s acquisition of Yahoo is trying to expand […]

 
     
 
 

Android 7.0 Nougat is Rolling out to Nexus Devices

Android 7.0 Nougat is Rolling out to Nexus Devices

It’s finally here. After months of testing and preview launches, Google is finally rolling out one of the most substantial updates for its mobile operating system – Android 7.0 Nougat for the general public. The over-the-air update will be gradually pushed to existing nexus handsets including the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and […]

     
 
 

Android Encryption is Vulnerable and Google Isn’t the One to Blame

Android Encryption is Vulnerable and Google Isn’t the One to Blame

The one topic of criticism Android could never outrun despite Google’s constant efforts has to be security and user data integrity. Threats have always managed to break into the most popular mobile operating system impacting, as a result, privacy at an exceedingly large scale. Whether it’s Hummingbird installing deceptive apps on over 10 Million devices or Stagefright relinquishing control over […]

 
     
 
 

Google Play Store’s Family Library Allows You to Share Applications with Five People

Google Play Store’s Family Library Allows You to Share Applications with Five People

Back at their I/O conference, Google announced that they’ll be bringing family plans on Android’s Play Store allowing users to share purchases with other people, something Apple introduced earlier in 2014. The feature is finally been made official with a public rollout planned for selected countries this month. Family Library, as Google calls it, works fairly straightforward – Everyone in the […]

     
 
 

Google Acquires Moodstocks In a Bid to Improve their Object Identifying Prowess

Google Acquires Moodstocks In a Bid to Improve their Object Identifying Prowess

Google’s latest acquisition is a relatively unknown French startup Moodstocks. The company apparently allows you to recognize any object in a jiffy by simply pointing their smartphone camera at the same. The Mountainview based giant has been actively working in the field of artificial intelligence for quite some time now and has till now made a number of strategic hire in […]

     
 
 

HTC Nexus Sailfish and Marlin Design Revealed via an Alleged Render

HTC Nexus Sailfish and Marlin Design Revealed via an Alleged Render

After the alleged specs of the Nexus devices for 2016 got leaked, a report has now revealed a render of the smartphone duo from HTC’s stable. The render further tops up the first leak which has revealed both the HTC Sailfish and Marlin smartphones will adhere to a similar design language.The recent report shows off the HTC Nexus devices sporting […]

     
 
 

Is Chrome OS Google’s Ultimate Bet on Tablets?

Is Chrome OS Google’s Ultimate Bet on Tablets?

Despite manufacturers’ continuous efforts to create a third entry in an everyday user’s gadget lineup, tablets still are not as well received as envisioned. They were supposed to offer the convenience that neither a smartphone or laptop offers when it comes to portability along with productivity. That’s mostly because of the era that raised giant smartphones and light ultrabooks. Consequently, […]

 
     
 
 

New Leak Reveals Specifications for the Upcoming HTC-Built Nexus Codenamed “Sailfish”

New Leak Reveals Specifications for the Upcoming HTC-Built Nexus Codenamed “Sailfish”

It is quite established that the upcoming Nexus devices are being manufactured by HTC. The Taiwanese tech giant is expected to showcase not one, but two Nexus-branded smartphones later this year. While we’re still months away from the official announcement, today, a certain leak has revealed what hardware and specifications the smaller of the two handsets will be packing which […]

     
 
 

Google adds Symptom Search to Ease Diagnosis of Routine Health Conditions

Google adds Symptom Search to Ease Diagnosis of Routine Health Conditions

Over the years, Google has gradually become probably THE most valuable resource available on the web. With more and more people searching the web regarding a wide range of issues, the Mountain View based company is fine tuning their search whilst making some essential changes keeping consumer view point in mind. The search giant has now announced that they are in […]

     
 
 

Google’s Proximity Based Nearby Feature will Allow Third Party Apps to Converse with Smart Beacons

Google’s Proximity Based Nearby Feature will Allow Third Party Apps to Converse with Smart Beacons

Google has been trying to ramp up its IoT efforts by introducing actual Bluetooth beacons for Androids. This along with the Nearby feature is expected to help Android users discover the places in their surroundings and also communicate with the beacons. Google has further evolved this concept and now it will let Android apps actually converse with the beacons placed […]