Recent rumors suggested that Google was nearing a deal to add video game streaming service Twitch to its list of acquisitions, but now it appears as though that deal won’t be happening.
A new leak has revealed Google’s plan to offer a YouTube music streaming service. Android Police has details on YouTube’s long-rumored subscription music service. The service will reportedly be called YouTube Music Key and will coincide with a rebranding of Google Play Music All Access to Google Play Music Key. Both services will ... Read More »
Google has acquired image recognition company Jetpac. Jetpac is an iOS app that recommends restaurants, bars and attractions to people based on their publicly-shared Instagram photos. The app analyzes photos using image recognition technology and can determine different types of food, outdoors or indoors and even things like hipster mustaches in order to provide the best recommendations ... Read More »
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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with ... Read More »
I’ve read in more than one place that Android wear is just an extension of your phone or just Google Now on your wrist. It’s just a way to not have to pull your phone out of your pocket as much. Android Wear does do these things, but I think it’s much more. Maybe we ... Read More »
Google announced today that it has acquired Emu, the smart messaging app that also acts as a personal assistant, similar to Siri or Google Now. Emu went through an extensive beta testing period a while back, before coming to Android and iOS. The Android version was later removed, as the company ... Read More »
Google let its Google Now Launcher loose in the Play Store way back in early February, but the only people that could actually download it were owners of Nexus and Google Play edition hardware. That’s finally changing today, as most anyone can now GNL-ify their Android device.
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Chrome beta for Android is getting a new update courtesy of Google. The update features a new and easier sign in system that’s much like the desktop version of Chrome. You can now use your Google account to sign in, and it’ll sync everything from bookmarks to history. There is also a multi account selector ... Read More »
It looks like a very common exploit was found within the Chromecast that can be used to take over the stream, displaying anything the person wants. It’s actually pretty funny, as long as it isn’t happening to you. Security analyst Dan Petro built the device and has called it the Rickmote.
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Google has released its Q2 earnings with a total net income of $3.42 billion, up from last year’s earnings. Total revenue was over $16 billion, a 22% increase over Q2 2013. Nearly $11 billion of the total revenue was brought in from Google sites, which is a good indicator of how many people use Google ... Read More »