Indian Android Users can Watch YouTube Videos Even When Offline

Indian Android Users can Watch YouTube Videos Even When Offline

In an interesting development, Google has announced that YouTube is going offline in India in the next few weeks, allowing users to save some videos to watch them even when they are not connected to the Internet. At the launch event of Android One in India, company’s executive, Ceaser Sengupta said: YouTube is popular here. You watch some videos again […]

     
 
 

Google Launches Android One Smartphones in India Priced Around $105 (Rs.6399)

Google Launches Android One Smartphones in India Priced Around $105 (Rs.6399)

It’s official. Google has launched the first set of Android One based smartphones in India starting at Rs.6399 (approximate USD 105). Google has partnered with three local OEMs in India – Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. The phones carry Google’s hardware reference design and will run stock android with fast automatic OS updates handled by Google itself. Google is aiming to […]

 
     
 
 

First Set of Android One Smartphones Coming on Sep 15th; to be Sold Exclusively Online

First Set of Android One Smartphones Coming on Sep 15th; to be Sold Exclusively Online    

Come Monday, and Sundar Pichai will be in India to unveil the first set of Android One smartphones, one each from Micromax, Spice and Karbonn. Announced back at Google I/O in June this year, Android One is a Google reference hardware design with not just stock Android, but also automatic updates and Google Play auto-installs. Google has already sent out […]

     
 
 

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 […]