• Google has released the Google Now Launcher for all Android devices running 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or higher version of OS. The Google Now Launcher was originally seen on the Google Nexus 5 smartphone as a part of the Android 4.4 KitKat OS last year. The search giant had recently made it available to other Nexus and Google Play Edition […]

  • Google Wallet is a mobile payment system developed by Google that allows its users to store debit cards, credit cards, loyalty cards, and gift cards among other things, as well as redeeming sales promotions on their mobile phone. Google Wallet uses near field communication (NFC) to “make secure payments fast and convenient by simply tapping […]

  • Google is “putting trivia on the map” with a new geography quiz that popped up over the holiday weekend. Dubbed Smarty Pins, the game involves dropping a pin on a location corresponding with the answer of map-oriented trivia questions as an extension of Google Maps. While the game is perhaps best enjoyed via the main website, […]

  • Google has rolled out an update to the Google Search app for Android with beefed up “OK Google” hotword detection during Google I/O 2014 conference recently. [more…] Google Search 3.5.14 is beginning to roll out with a couple of major enhancements. First, Google is allowing users to enable the “OK, Google” hotword to be said […]

  • Google is in the ground, on the roads and floating through the skies, and now it’s looking beyond, by agreeing to the half-billion dollar cash purchase of a company that says it’s “built and launched the world’s smallest high­-resolution imaging satellite, which collects beautiful and useful images and video every day.” Skybox Imaging (already signed up as aVirgin Galactic customer) says it started […]

  • For the past few years, Google has been test-driving Lexus SUVs retrofitted with self-driving technology. On Tuesday, the company announced it would test the technology in its own cars. It also gave a preview to reporters gathered for a conference in California. The electric-powered car is simple: two seats, two buttons and a screen that […]

  • Google made a slight change to their logo recently, as a Reddit user posted. The “g” in the latter part of the word was moved left one pixel and the “l” in the Google logo was moved down a pixel. Ron Amadeo made an animated GIF, the one used above, so you can notice the change yourself. No, this […]

  • It’s April fool and Google has brought us a big surprise by giving us a chance to become the Pokemon Master! With that in mind, Google has worked with Pokémon and Nintendo to develop a new training tool to help people hone their Pokémon-capturing abilities using Google Maps. Dozens of wild Pokémon have taken up […]

  • Google has worked with Lego Group to make a 3D graphics website using WebGL technology. This website is like a game, and it allows you to build and share Lego creations in a Lego world. Google said it included a few features to make it easier to build. To start, go to the website and […]

  • Along with the announcement of Nexus 5, Google has taken the wrap off its latest Android version 4.4 Kit Kat. So, what’s new with Kit Kat? Without further ado, let’s read the overview of the new OS. Beautiful & Immersive Faster multitasking Android 4.4 takes system performance to an all-time high by optimising memory usage […]