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 the ... Read More »
It looks like there’s a new security vulnerability found in Android, and Google is warning people about it. It’s a serious one, too, as an app can get root access to your phone simply by being installed. Root access means this app has access to a bunch of functions that are normally restricted, like modifying software.
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Google Cast, the technology behind the Chromecast we all know and love, has grown into much more than just part of a single streaming device. It’s now a technology used across many devices made by many manufacturers. It’s a great way of streaming content from mobile devices to the big screen, and ... Read More »
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Taking photos is fun, but organizing them can be a chore. After a trip and a bunch of photos and videos, it can be annoying to pick your favorite shots and organize them into an album.
Google Photos has been updated with automatic album creation, so after a trip or an event, the service can ... Read More »
Google’s OnHub routers are a wonderful improvement over the complicated, bug-prone routers we’re all used to. But they’re also limited, missing features that other high-end routers offer. Thankfully, Google often updates the OnHub routers and corresponding app with new features.
The latest update brings a history of your internet speeds. The ... Read More »
Back in December of last year, after T-Mobile launched its BingeOn video streaming service, accusations of “throttling” video were pretty rampant, especially when YouTube stepped in and said that the Magenta carrier was throttling its video content for subscribers despite the fact it wasn’t a proper Binge On partner.
But things change, and even ... Read More »
Google Maps continues to improve through noteworthy updates, with upcoming features aimed at helping folks find the best possible way to get where they’re going, no matter how they want to get there.
Pointing out how complicated it can be navigating through a big city, Google Maps has confirmed through a blog post that it ... Read More »
Head of Android Hiroshi Lockheimer put up a post on Medium talking about the new Android N preview, and there are some interesting tidbits. He speaks about how far Android has come for developers, and where Android N will be improving.
The biggest improvement is obvious, ... Read More »
Google is a company that’s constantly working to make things easier, simpler and more intuitive for its customers. Today, Google is taking the wraps off of its latest creation, Destinations on Google. Destinations is a new feature of Google Search that aims to simplify trip planning, allowing you to take advantage of a simple, straightforward ... Read More »
It’s been rumored for a while that HTC and Google are working on two Nexus phones for 2016, but a new report has surfaced which claims that we will be seeing even more HTC-built Nexus devices in the future. According to the report, HTC and Google have worked out a deal which puts HTC in ... Read More »