Google Reportedly Wants to Build its Own Nexus Devices

Google Reportedly Wants to Build its Own Nexus Devices

Although Android rules the roost when it comes to global mobile OS market share, Google has very little control over the affairs. For instance, the update process in an Android powered phone is something that Google has no control over, they just finalize the update after which it is at the sole discretion of the OEM or the carriers on […]

     
 
 

The Ultimate Guide to Google Photos

The Ultimate Guide to Google Photos

Android was always criticized for not having a great photo management app, the default ones were slow and didn’t really synced with the cloud. Third party developers jumped in quickly with some really good alternatives like “QuickPic” but those too were lame when it came to the UI itself. Google at their I/O event this year unveiled the completely redesigned […]

 
     
 
 

Google Plans to Take on Facebook M with its New Smarter Messaging App

Google Plans to Take on Facebook M with its New Smarter Messaging App

Messenger apps have been the new favorites with the tech companies, with soaring popularity and the sudden spike in number of users, even Yahoo decided to revive its Messenger by giving it a new lease of life. Google is currently being thwarted by Facebook’s new Intelligent assistant M which leverages Artificial Intelligence along with actual human intervention to help the […]

     
 
 

Google Play Store’s Roundup of Best Apps and Games of 2015 is Here

Google Play Store’s Roundup of Best Apps and Games of 2015 is Here

It is year end and apart from Christmas, yet another exciting thing is the Google’s round up of best apps. Although the chances are that we might have already been using some of these apps, still it is exciting to see which app makes the cut and which gets left behind. The Play Store roundup will hoist categories like the […]

     
 
 

Google Owned DoubleClick Unveils Native Ads Aimed at Defeating the Ad Blockers

Google Owned DoubleClick Unveils Native Ads Aimed at Defeating the Ad Blockers

Ad-Blockers have been creating quiet a hoopla in the recent times, while publishers are terming it up as something that could dry off their revenue streams, the ad-blockers are terming it as a necessary evil. While the debate and discussions on this topic can extend up to infinity, DoubleClick a Google owned ad-serving giant has pulled the wraps from a […]

     
 
 

Google and China: 5 Reasons Why it’s Tough to Bring Back the Play Store

Google and China: 5 Reasons Why it’s Tough to Bring Back the Play Store

China has always been a mysterious market of sorts. The way in which the Chinese tech market works is very difficult to predict. Just three years back, Apple was a laggard in the Chinese smartphone market and Samsung was at the top. Look how the positions have flipped now. Just two years back or so, Xiaomi was also the rage […]

 
     
 
 

[PSA] You Can Buy Google Play Gift Cards Online In India with COD Option

[PSA] You Can Buy Google Play Gift Cards Online In India with COD Option

Are you an Android power user? Are you the kind of person who’s always wanted to support your favorite app developers but couldn’t because you didn’t own a credit card? Well, we have some good news further down below. Couple of months back, Google finally launched Google Play Gift Cards in India. But, there was a catch. They were only […]

     
 
 

Google will now let Android Users “Stream” Apps from Search Results Without Actually Installing Them

Google will now let Android Users “Stream” Apps from Search Results Without Actually Installing Them

Google has been including app information in its search results from quite a while but to access the content, one needed to install the app. Now all that is set to change since Google has introduced a new way to stream the full-fledged app to your phone via cloud. The Mountain View company announced today that it’s en-route testing a […]

     
 
 

Redesigned Google+ Shifts the Focus to Conversation and Communities

Redesigned Google+ Shifts the Focus to Conversation and Communities

Google+, which was designed to take on the likes of Facebook had failed to take off and just when we thought it was going nowhere, Google has announced a new update. If you log in to your G+ account, you will see a prompt – after accepting it you will observe the entire layout being changed and minor changes in […]