The further Android comes, the more it seems Google focuses on security. Luckily, this hasn’t much affected those who modify their devices, and this will be no different. Google has posted a new support page related to an upcoming verified boot system, which provides warnings about security when booting.
So long, Google+. It was nice knowing you. Since its inception, Google has had a rough time fitting Google+ into your daily web-surfing routine. It was supposed to be the hub for all of your Google activities, from YouTube to photo storage, all while functioning as a Facebook and Twitter replacement. But after years ... Read More »
It’s hard to believe the Google Chromecast is already two years old. Yes, the little dongle that changed the way many of us stream content to our TVs is celebrating its second birthday, and the celebration benefits us all.
To celebrate, Google is offering up a free movie rental to Chromecast owners. Open up ... Read More »
With the release of the standalone Google Photos app, Google+ Photos no longer has much of a use. The only thing it really does is hold people back from using the new service, since those who don’t know about it won’t be switching. This has caused Google to announce the shutdown of the old service. ... Read More »
If Google does one thing well, it’s innovate. The company constantly comes up with cool new stuff to show off, and even if a lot of it doesn’t come to fruition (or doesn’t succeed, which is another problem), it’s always cool and potentially useful. It often leads to fantastic products as well, so it works ... Read More »
BlackBerry has long been struggling to succeed. It used to be the most popular enterprise phone, with leading security and features for the workplace. Every businessman had a BlackBerry! But with the advances of iOS and Android, BlackBerry devices have been forgotten and the company has not been able to rekindle its past success.
The Chromecast is the best way to smarten your TV, allowing you to watch all sorts of content through your phone on the big screen. But it does require WiFi, so those with poor WiFi connections have been out of luck so far. But surprisingly, Google has put up a page for a Chromecast Ethernet ... Read More »
There’s a new Google product that went through the FCC, and we don’t know what it is. It isn’t clearly defined as a smartphone or anything at all, but is simply a device that has WiFi and Bluetooth. In fact, it supports both 24.GHz and 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi as well as Bluetooth LE, which ... Read More »
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.