Items tagged with Google

At this point, the resetting of a mobile phone to a from-the-factory state is something we have all done, perhaps simply to get a fresh start with a device that has become sluggish and over-burdened... Read more...
One of the hottest segments in technology is the so-called Internet of Things (IoT), sort of an umbrella term to describe the wealth of Internet-connected gadgets. It's an emerging category that's growing ferociously as manufacturers build smart... Read more...
What city were you born in? What’s your best friend’s name? What’s your mother’s maiden name? We’re all filled out these annoying security questions when setting up online account profiles, but Google has issued a new study that examines the problem... Read more...
Google has just introduced its first 'Live Case', as part of an 'Editions' series, for a handful of different Android devices. It's an interesting concept, and from the get go, the first release caters to fans of Skrillex -- or rather, huge fans of... Read more...
Nearly a year ago, Amazon managed to snatch away from Google what seemed be a surefire acquisition target: Twitch. Amazon purchased the incredibly popular game streaming service for $970 million and has done its best to help the service thrive... Read more...
With less than two work days remaining until the start of the long Memorial Day weekend, many minds are turning to thoughts having nothing at all to do with work... loved ones lost to service or... Read more...
Android phone owners can download Office for Android today. The office suite is still in preview form, but if you’re itching to give the apps a try and have backup for your important data, there’s no reason not to join the Microsoft Office for... Read more...
Just as humans are capable of communicating with each other verbally, what if PCs could do the same thing? That's sort of the idea behind Tone, a Chrome browser extension cooked up by Google that, at this early stage, is pretty rudimentary but also... Read more...
Apple and Google are part of a coalition consisting of more than 140 tech firms, cryptologists, and civil society groups who have come together to urge President Barack Obama to shut down any government proposals that would require smartphones and... Read more...
The mobile ad space is expected to grown to nearly $69 billion this year, which would be triple the amount that advertisers spent just two years ago. With all that money up for grabs, there's a war brewing between mobile operators and companies like... Read more...
Summer is fast approaching, and that means swimming pools, backyard barbeques, vacations, and self-driving cars. Wait, what? That last one is being added to the list as Google gears up to unleash a few of the prototype autonomous vehicles it's been... Read more...
Google caused quite a stir late last month when it altered its search engine algorithm to favor mobile-friendly sites on smartphones. Considering that mobile devices currently make up the bulk of Google’s search traffic, this move was... Read more...
Google on Wednesday announced that it will actively block Windows and Mac users from installing extensions to the Chrome browser that are not found in the Chrome Web Store. It's the same policy that's been in place for Windows users since May of... Read more...
T-Mobile has been aggressively trying to lure customers over to the Un-carrier's network, though not all of the company's promotions receive a lot of fanfare. Such is the case with T-Mobile knocking $100 off the price of Google's Nexus 6 smartphone... Read more...
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