Google to Close Down Social Networking Dinosaur, Orkut, this September

Google to Close Down Social Networking Dinosaur, Orkut, this September

Social networking website Orkut was created ten years ago and represented Google’s first effort into social networking. And now, it seems that Google is going to shut down the service, as it has announced this is going to take place on September 30, this year. Here’s what Google said on its official blog: We will shut down Orkut on September 30, 2014. Until then, there […]

     
 
 

Google’s Project Tango Gets an nVidia Tegra K1 Powered Tablet for $1024

Google’s Project Tango Gets an nVidia Tegra K1 Powered Tablet for $1024

Project Tango has been under development for a few months now, and Google’s Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) division has put a lot of work into it. We’ve seen the Tango smartphone and what it can do with its dual cameras and powerful specs. If you’re not familiar with Tango, it is Google’s own 3D mapping device which promises to deliver […]

     
 
 

Is Android Playing the Windows XP Blues?

Is Android Playing the Windows XP Blues?

Remember that time from about 2003-2006? That was the period when Windows XP ruled our computing worlds. After a flurry of Windows versions from 1995-2001 (Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000 and Windows Me) Microsoft finally seemed to have got its act together and released a version of Windows that seemed to please everyone – Windows XP. The OS got […]

     
 
 

Google Stars Could be an Upcoming Cloud Service Bookmarking Tool

Google Stars Could be an Upcoming Cloud Service Bookmarking Tool

More rumors have been recently piling up, suggesting that Google is preparing a cloud service bookmarking tool called Google Stars that would allow Chrome browser users to move web pages, images, videos, emails, Maps locations, Google+ pages, Drive documents and more to a library. Google+ user Florian Kiersch has leaked a video and screenshots of the upcoming Google Stars which show in detail how […]

     
 
 

Google Play Store has a Porn Problem, and it’s Not Going Anywhere

Google Play Store has a Porn Problem, and it’s Not Going Anywhere

It’s not new, it’s not unique, and it’s certainly not going anywhere. Google’s application store for its Android operating system, the Play Store, has a serious porn problem. Fire the Play Store up on your device, go through apps and books recommendations, and I bet you’ll find some explicit content. Here’s how apps and books, or just any other recommendation […]

     
 
 

Can Google’s Project Ara Destroy Your Smartphone?

Can Google’s Project Ara Destroy Your Smartphone?

Android has been revolutionizing the field of mobile computing in the past few years, and if the trend is any indication, it is a safe bet to assume the best of this platform is yet to come. Google is the not the first company to play with open platforms, but it’s definitely one of the major players. In spite of […]

 
     
 
 

Daily App: Google Camera (Android): Ok, Google, But Why Only KitKat?

Daily App: Google Camera (Android): Ok, Google, But Why Only KitKat?

There are times when even the greatest companies take decisions that leave you scratching your head. And Google’s decision to release a new version of its camera app for Android devices is one that has us doing just that. Do not get us wrong – we love the simplicity of the camera app on the Nexus and Google Play edition […]

     
 
 

MediaFire Beats Google Drive, Offers 1TB for $2.5 per Month

MediaFire Beats Google Drive, Offers 1TB for $2.5 per Month

Back in the middle of last month, we’ve seen Google seriously discount the price of its Google Drive monthly cloud storage plans, to just $1.99 for 100GB, $9.99 for 1TB and $99.99 for 10TB. At the time, it felt like this was the cheapest offer, but MediaFire has prepared an even more painful hit for cloud storage players - 1TB of […]