Items tagged with Google

Today, it's hard to fathom the idea of Elon Musk's Tesla being sold to another company. A couple of years ago, though? With tepid sales, it almost seemed certain that the company would be folding - and as we can now see, it did almost result in... Read more...
Google released an update for Chrome OS late last week. Chromebook users have had the weekend to form an opinion of the new Launcher, which has Google Now integration and improved typed and voice search functionality. So far, the reaction to Chrome... Read more...
If you’re at all interested in the wearables, things are really starting to get interesting as Apple has entered the fray with the Apple Watch and numerous vendors in the Android Wear camp release compelling designs to eager tech geeks. The... Read more...
On Tuesday Google will change an algorithm in its search function that will give preference to websites that are deemed "mobile friendly" for searches run via cellular devices (searches run via browsers on computers and tablets will be unaffected)... Read more...
Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss. We won’t blame you if you have a serious case of deja vu when you first lay your eyes upon the new Sony Xperia Z4, because it’s a dead ringer for its Xperia Z3 predecessor. If you think that HTC caught a lot... Read more...
In tech, it's not often that I take sides. I don't care if a GPU is NVIDIA or AMD, or a CPU is AMD or Intel. I just want what's better, or at least better for me at that particular point in time. Where mobile is concerned though, there has emerged a... Read more...
As hard as it might be to believe, Microsoft ceased support for Windows XP last April; the 8th, to be exact. Since then, there has actually been little to report on XP-wise, although earlier this month, we did learn that the classic OS has more... Read more...
Having carried work and personal phones for years, I can see the appeal of being able to use a single phone for both. But bringing your own device to work can put company data at risk, which is why tools for separating work and play on smartphones... Read more...
Here’s a nifty little tip for you Android users out there. While Google already makes available Android Device Manager to locate a lost or stolen smartphone or tablet (after which you can Ring, Lock, or Erase the device), the search giant now has an... Read more...
As has become the norm in the smartphone era, major manufacturers are seemingly expected to launch a new version of their flagship phone annually. On top of that, the average consumer clearly expects greater improvements and features with each... Read more...
It’s hardly been a secret that Google is the European Union’s doghouse, but now the hostility is official. The EU delivered Google with a Statement of Objections that accuses it of skewing search results towards the company’s own services. To top... Read more...
It's not too often that Chrome browser updates are particularly notable these days since Google uses a rapid release cycle that sees frequent upgrades. But every once in awhile there's an update that... Read more...
We’ve heard quite a bit about Google’s plans to become a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) over the past few months. The project, which is operating under the codename Nova, will “[push] the... Read more...
As much as we'd like to believe that companies care about consumers in a way that would prompt them to issue price cuts for no other reason than to say, 'Hey, you rock, Joe Consumer!', that isn't how the business world works. If there's a price cut... Read more...
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