Category Archives: Google

Things you didn’t know you could do with Google.

Here are few things you may not have known that you could do with Google.
1. Set a timer,2. Calculate your tip,3. Convert your currency,4. Get an instant anagram by Googling anagram,5. Translate almost any phrase

Android N to Be Called Android Nougat

Google has officially announced the name of the Android N release. The next version of Android will be called Android Nougat. The name continues the tradition of naming major Android releases after desserts. It all started with Android 1.5 Cupcake, followed by Android 1.6 Donut, Android 2.0 Eclair, Android 2.2 Froyo, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Google makes its largest ever purchase of renewable energy to power its data centers

Google has announced its largest ever purchase of renewable energy to power data centers across the U.S., Sweden and Chile, reports The Washington Post. The new projects, mostly wind-powered, add a massive 842 megawatts of green energy, which Google claims is the largest investment ever by anyone other than a power company. The investment brings Google’s total

Google Search now has a Pinterest-like image saving feature

Google today has added the ability to save and organize the photos you find through Image search. The Pinterest-like feature currently only works on a mobile browser, but will be welcomed by those who often browse via Google Image search. When you preview an image from a Google search, a save button now appears underneath it. Saved images

Google updates iOS search app to show map results, GIFs, allow review posts with photos

Google has updated its official search app for iOS to version 9.0, adding three new features. • Add a photo or review for your favourite local places • Get map results right in the app when you search for an address • Tap and play animated GIFs in image search results The app supports Siri-like

Retail boxes confirm Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P model names for upcoming Google phones

Google, which is set to host an event on September 29 in San Francisco, is gearing up to launch two new Nexus smartphones, one made by LG and other one by Huawei. Just a few days before the event, a report by Android Police confirms the rumoured LG Nexus 5X and the Huawei Nexus 6P model names

Google app connects Android smartwatch to iPhone

Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple’s iPhone, escalating the rivals’ battle to strap their technology on people’s wrists. The move thrusts Google on to Apple’s turf in an attempt to boost the lackluster sales of watches running on its Android Wear software. The program uniting the devices running on

Google Maps for Android update makes it easier to access Street View

You sometimes use the Street View feature of Google Maps to see a place you’re about to visit and what its surrounding area looks like. Maybe you’re apartment hunting and want to see if the neighborhood looks safe. Regardless of why you do it, Google understands us and has made this previewing a tad easier. Google Maps

Google Hangouts gets its own dedicated website

In a sign that its Hangouts messaging platform is becoming more important to the company, and that Google+ is becoming somewhat less important, Google has given Hangouts its own dedicated website Jordanna Chord, a software engineer at Google, posted the following message to Google+: We are launching another way to use Hangouts today.  From our

Google and Intel combine 3D technologies to demo the ultimate augmented reality smartphone

Google and Intel have developed what looks like the ultimate augmented reality smartphone, combining Google’s Project Tango tech to map and track 3D environments with Intel’s RealSense camera sensor, which isolates and scans 3D objects within those environments. Engadget reports that the two companies have so far produced a developer prototype of the smartphone, with a consumer device