The Google-Oracle lawsuit has been going on for years now. The suit involves Google’s use of a part of a programming language called Java, owned by Oracle. However, Google now has confirmed that it will let go of the parts of Android that are being disputed by Oracle and switch to an open source alternative instead. Read More
The FCC website has posted images of Google’s next generation Glass headset. These pictures show a Google Glass unit with the FCCID “A4R-GG1” that looks a lot like the existing Glass design.The new glass redesigned by Tony Fadell is slimmer and durable than the previous model. It has a bigger display prism (likely to offer a larger picture) along with a hinge for folding up the glasses when you’re not using it. Read More
If there is a better time to upgrade your phone from whatever you are using to something better, it’s now. The holiday season is upon us and great companies are coming up with great discounts and offers. Some are offering through websites like Amazon and Ebay while the others are going public with offers straight on their websites. Read More
Apart from meeting the Indian Prime Minister and President on his visit to India next month, it is speculated that Google’s CEO, Sunder Pichai will also launch the second generation Android One smartphone on this visit. An invite that was sent out to some people has led to these rumours. The invite for the event that will be conducted on 16th of this month reads, “At Google, we believe that technology can change people’s lives for the better. Indians are coming online at an astonishing rate with affordable smartphones. These new users have a completely fresh view on what the Internet has to offer. Please block your date for an event with Google as we outline our vision for these users.” Read More
The much-awaited smartwatch, Q Founder by the American Brand Fossil is now up for grabs. The Fossil Q Founder is now available online and in select Fossil stores, for $295.
This smartwatch looks like a traditional watch, it has a stainless steel body, a round touchscreen display, interchangeable straps for customization, and comes with a water-resistant case. Read More
According to a document prepared by the New York District Attorney’s Office, Google can remotely unlock devices that are not running Android 5.0 or higher if a court demands access to it. There are around about 74% of Android users that have older versions of Android on their devices and can be exposed to this privacy hazard. Read More
A few months after its official launch in the US, YouTube Kids will now be available for Android and iOS devices in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Malik Ducard, global head of family and learning at YouTube, said in a statement that following its launch in the U.S. in February, the App has been downloaded more than 10 million times globally. Read More
Google has been taking special steps to help developers grow their App and game businesses. Today at the Chrome Dev Summit Google announced that it will be lowering the minimum price of paid Apps available on the Store in 17 countries. Read More
The news that the multinational retail giant, Walmart, is selling Android phones for under $10 is all over the internet. Yes, you read it right, $10. The two phones they are selling are the Tracfone LG “Sunrise” L15G and LG “Lucky” LG16. The features of both are the same except that one is a GSM version and other is CDMA version. Read More
With the rise in new search Apps, Google has been struggling to make sure its search engine remains useful on smartphones.
The Wall Street Journal reports, Facebook has agreed to let Google search and display results from their App. The Google searches from your Android smartphones will now display some public content from Facebook’s App, such as public profile information.The results of your search will take you directly to the content in Facebook’s app rather than a Web page.