Maybe you’ve noticed that some of your favorite Google apps now have splash screens. The screens are simply the app icon with Google written under it. It seems backwards, reducing app loading speeds just to show us the same icon we clicked on, but Google might have a method to its madness.
With Microsoft releasing ... Read More »
Railroad crossings in the United States have seen an increase in accidents recently, and so in an attempt to combat this issue, the Federal Railway Administration (FRA) is getting a bit of help from Google Maps.
Soon, Google Maps will gain location information on both public and private highway railroad crossings across the United States. ... Read More »
The Internet is an incredible blessing, but one of the bingest drawbacks is the enormous amount of advertising found within it. When using a mobile device, those ads become even more of a pain point, as your fingers have far less accuracy and control than a mouse. Google is working to improve the experience for ... Read More »
Check the status of your Project Fi invite. If you were one of those who signed up to test Project Fi, you might be pleasantly surprised to find new info regarding the status of your invite. Google has begun showing interested customers the status of their invite with some seeing a ... Read More »
Android Wear is growing larger every day, and Google is taking good care of the fledgling smartwatch OS. Today the company is releasing 17 new watch faces that feature a wide variety of big names in their designs. Several of the watch faces include characters or pop culture references such as ... Read More »
One of the standard built-in apps is a clock, allowing smartphone owners to check the time, run timers, sometimes look at a world clock, and set alarms. But for anyone that may not be a fan of their built-in clock app, Google has an option.
Google recently launched its Clock app into the Play Store, adding ... Read More »
Google already rewards people for finding big security vulnerabilities in its services. Instead of suing or taking legal action against people who try to help like some other companies have done, Google rewards those people for assisting in making its services safer for everyone. Now Google will be doing the same for Android!
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Recently, what looked to be the new Nest Cam along with a brand new version of the Nest app, surfaced from the rumor mill, showing off a newly-designed piece of hardware. Turns out that initial report was right on target, as Best Buy has showcased the new camera and outed new features, too.
The ... Read More »
We have to wonder how many people really buy Google Play gift cards. It seems like a solid idea since you’re able to buy apps, music, and more from the Play Store, but is it actually that popular? The service has been available in the States for three years, yet the expansion to other countries ... Read More »
Having trouble selecting your next Android phone? Google to the rescue!
Google today launched a new “Which Phone” tool on its official Android site that aims to help you find the perfect phone for you. The process starts by you selecting a few things that you plan ... Read More »