Tag Archives: Google


Chromecast has been a smash hit, but it lacks apps. Google is attempting to change this buy announcing a new app that now works with your Chromecast player.


Have you ever wanted to design your own cell phone? Well, Motorola may soon be able to offer you that chance. Unlike other phone manufactures like Apple, you will be able to custom build your own phone.


YouTube sees the number of people viewing its videos increase on mobile devices. At this rate, PC viewers will be in the minority in just a few years.


In the first time in a long time, Yahoo is giving Google a run for its money. This news comes to light as Yahoo was finally able to pass Google in total unique pageviews. Apparently Yahoo’s CEO is achieving her goal of reinventing the Yahoo name.


Are you looking for a cheaper alternative to Apple TV and Roku? Well, Google might have just what you need. Its called Chromecast and it will only set you back $35.


Google looks to be getting serious with its plans to bring Google Glass mainstream by buying a huge stake in Himax Display.


Google and Apple may soon be entering the home console race much like Ouya did. Would a new gaming console from Apple and Google change the face of gaming as we know it?


Search giant Google are reportedly working on a games console too.


Nintendo is giving people the option to share Miiverse posts with others on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and even Google+.


Here are some great prototypes and samples demonstrating the cutting edge of the web!


Hate losing bandwidth to hotlinkers? Do you become troubled when there are people using your sites’ images, logos, or other picture assets for purposes such as forum avatars, content theft, or laziness? Here is a setup that will prevent hotlinkers from using your images at all!


Here are some quick tips that will help you keep search engine optimization in your mind when working on your website.


Today’s FIB features a hefty amount of tech industry news, a music video of Mr Rogers, and a strange Skyrim mod.


With Google facing court battles and legal disputes around the world and especially in Europe, it seems that anything they do results in patent issues. Rather than delay the release of Android-based devices such as smart phones, tablets, desktops, and other embedded technology, Google has taken steps to purchase the mobile wing of Motorola.


With the brand new NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor, a beastly CPU that will give the Samsung Android Tablet a pretty substantial upgrade, the new Samsung Galaxy looks to become a large jump for the mobile device market. Plus it’s lighter and more energy efficient!


There was no internet and no cell phone SMS text messaging for anybody in Egypt.

They essentially went dark from the web for an extended amount of time! While they still had communication via land line telephones, most people in the country and the world were in a state of disbelief.


While there are still over 15 million iPads shipped by Apple, an impressive and outstanding number for such a new platform, Samsung is quickly proving that there is room for competition.

Not just content on helping Android take the second highest mobile phone ownership slot away from Apple, Samsung now seems prepared to put in all of its efforts to narrow the gap between iPads and Android-based tablets.


Google has announced that Google Translate, their popular app that makes language barriers almost nonexistent, has received an update to the Android version which makes a pretty hefty step into the future of communication.

Gone are the days of fiddling through translation books looking for the right thing to say or awkwardly uttering words of phrases that you barely understand. Google made it easy in their first version of Translate for the Android by allowing you to convert text on the fly and even speak into the phone and have it translated.


According to the statistics ending November 2010, Google Android users now make up 26% of the mobile phone market, second to RIM’s (owners of Blackeberry) leading 33.5% market share.

Compared to the numbers from August 2010, it seems as though the Android user surge hurt the Blackberry and Microsoft mobile markets the most, with Microsoft losing 1.8% and Blackberry losing a whopping 4.1%!


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