• Pre-Order $129 'Google Wifi' Router Replacement

    Pre-Order $129 'Google Wifi' Router Replacement

    6, the wireless router is being offered as a single $129 device, or in a $299 bundle of three for use as a "mesh" system around your home.Keep in mind that a long, narrow home or particularly thick walls may require additional Wifi points.
  • AWS Enjoys Top Perch in IaaS, PaaS Markets

    AWS Enjoys Top Perch in IaaS, PaaS Markets

    The other three major competitors -- Salesforce, Rackspace and IBM -- have slightly more market share when combined.After 10 years in the market, Amazon has assembled more than 1 million customers in 190 countries around the world.
  • Resell Your Google Pixel, Get Locked Out of Your Account?

    Resell Your Google Pixel, Get Locked Out of Your Account?

    It might be easy work, but if you care at all about being able to access your Google Account, we'd advise against it.Word has it that Google has disabled the accounts of more than 200 people for reselling Pixels.
  • Don’t Miss These Android Stories: November 18, 2016

    Don’t Miss These Android Stories: November 18, 2016

    It’s been a busy week and the holidays are approaching, so it’s understandable if you missed some of the juicy stories that took place over the course of this week.This week, we unboxed the Axon 7 Mini, OnePlus announced the OnePlus 3T, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 835 and Quick Charge 4.
  • Google Now Lets You Check How Busy a Place is In Real-Time

    Google Now Lets You Check How Busy a Place is In Real-Time

    Back in 2015, Google introduced a featured in Google Search that showed you when a retailer, bar, restaurant, or other location was the most popular.The Popular Times section in the place’s listing featured a graph that let you see at what time might be best to visit to avoid crowds.
  • Google Photos (for Android)

    Google Photos (for Android)

    Once you install Google Photos, you have to make the choice between uploading High Quality (compressed) or Original (uncompressed) photos to your Google Photo backup on the cloud.The main view in Google Photos presents all your snaps in reverse chronological order.
  • Android 7.1.1 Developer Preview 2 is Live for Nexus 6P, 5X, and Pixel C (Updated)

    Android 7.1.1 Developer Preview 2 is Live for Nexus 6P, 5X, and Pixel C (Updated)

    EDIT: Nexus 9 now too!There are three ways to get the update to Android 7.
  • Download: Google's 'Featured Photos' Screen Saver App for Mac

    Download: Google's 'Featured Photos' Screen Saver App for Mac

    If you rock a Mac computer, you are in luck.Today, Google launched a new screen saver application, utilizing its vast library of stunning photography.
  • Vodafone Says Android 7.1.1 Should Arrive by December 5

    Vodafone Says Android 7.1.1 Should Arrive by December 5

    According to a recently updated Vodafone support page for the Nexus 6P, the Android 7.That sort of makes sense, with the last developer preview of Android 7.
  • Experience 22 Years of Earth's Changing Surface

    Experience 22 Years of Earth's Changing Surface

    Whether you're studying effects of global warming, or are curious about your hometown's topographical history, the new Timelapse promises sharper views, truer colors, and fewer distractions.Powered by Earth Engine's cloud-computing model, Timelapse allows scientists, researchers, journalists, and other interested users to detect changes, map trends, and qualify differences on the planet's surface.
  • Google Photos (for iPhone)

    Google Photos (for iPhone)

    With a recent update, Google has greatly improved on its Google Photos iPhone app.Note that you can now view Apple's combination-photo-and-video Live Photos in Google Photos.
  • Android 'Gooligan' Hijacks Accounts, Downloads Junk Apps

    Android 'Gooligan' Hijacks Accounts, Downloads Junk Apps

    Nicknamed "Gooligan," the malware uses a phishing scam to steal authentication tokens for Google accounts, allowing it to download fake apps to the users' Android phones and tablets without their knowledge, according to Checkpoint Security.There is no evidence that Gooligan is accessing any user data from hijacked accounts, according to Google.
  • Samsung Floats Possibility of Split

    Samsung Floats Possibility of Split

    Depending on the findings, Samsung may create a holding company structure and might list its shares on additional international exchanges.Although Samsung appears to have raised the possibility of altering its chaebol structure, a split is unlikely, said Barry Randall, chief investment officer at Crabtree Asset Management.
  • Zenefits Pays the Piper

    Zenefits Pays the Piper

    Delaware closed its investigation into the company's licensing practices apparently without imposing a penalty.Staff had posted photos on Instagram from the company's offices and retreats showing them taking rounds of shots and champagne showers.
  • Phone Maker Blu Trades Chinese Spyware for Google Software

    Phone Maker Blu Trades Chinese Spyware for Google Software

    But while Blu swiftly figured out how to source good hardware, software has been a harder skill to grow.was the last major piece of software that Blu didn't have visibility into; it went rogue, Blu CEO Sammy Ohev-Zion said.
  • Google's Santa Village Now Open for Business

    Google's Santa Village Now Open for Business

    Every year, Google enjoys deploying its Santa Tracker application for everyone to watch on Christmas Eve, but this year, Santa’s Village is back, now open for users on Android, iOS, desktop, and Android TV.In Santa’s Village, kids can find plenty of interactive games that are holiday themed, lesson plans for subjects like computer science and geography, plus new experiences every day leading up to Santa’s launch to spread toys and cheer.
  • Twitter Buys Yes for Product VP Talent

    Twitter Buys Yes for Product VP Talent

    Those encouraged by Coleman's appointment cite his previous experience at Google.He served there as the project manager leading Google Plus, which includes Google Reader and Google Talk.
  • Totes Official: Google Play Selling UHD Movies, Over 125 Titles to Choose From

    Totes Official: Google Play Selling UHD Movies, Over 125 Titles to Choose From

    Now, while no one can argue against higher resolution, the price for some of these movies is pretty crazy.For example, you can grab Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood’s latest, Sully, for $29.
  • Google Can Now 'Speak Emoji' on Twitter

    Google Can Now 'Speak Emoji' on Twitter

    Now you can just tweet the burger emoji at Google for an answer.On Tuesday, Google announced that it can now "speak emoji.
  • Google Gives Developers the Keys to Google Home

    Google Gives Developers the Keys to Google Home

    In a jab at Amazon, whose competing Alexa virtual assistant offers third-party integrations via "skills" that users must enable, Google noted that its approach, called "actions," mimics real human conversation.As with Google Home's native functions, such as checking your calendar or monitoring traffic and weather, third-party actions are performed by first saying "OK, Google," followed by the name of the service you want to use.