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July 03, 2014

Google Glass sells for Php85,000 in Lazada

Those who are dying to get the very rare Google Glass may be not wait any longer for the commercial release as the item is now available locally (online) for only Php85,000.

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July 03, 2014

Project Volta gets tested, adds life to your Android’s battery

Project Volta, a new initiative that will debut with Google’s Android L which aims to improve your Android device’s battery life, gets tested to see if it works. And based on the results, it looks like it is going to deliver what it promises. Continue Reading

June 28, 2014

Google Everywhere is both Great and Scary

During Google I/O 2014, there were two protesters who interrupted the keynote, one saying that Google builds robots that kill. After that and certainly after all the news with the NSA, it got me thinking – having a few companies control your data may be a little scary. Continue Reading

June 28, 2014

Android Silver won’t replace Nexus after all

If you’re worried that the rumored Android Silver program will replace Google’s flagship Nexus line, worry no more as a report states that Dave Burke, head of Android engineering and the Nexus program, tells us otherwise. Continue Reading

June 27, 2014

Android “L” vs Android KitKat – visual comparison of UI

There are a lot of new things to watch out for once the new Android L update rolls out. We have been promised of a performance boost and better battery life, but one of the aspects that’s going to get a major facelift is its layout design. You have an idea on what the new UI would look like and we’re sure you’d want to see it compared with the current Android KitKat. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the two. Continue Reading

June 27, 2014

How would you like an Android 5.0 Lemon Cake?

Before Google released its new OS in the past, they usually drop hints here and there as to what the next name and version would be. Well during yesterday’s I/O event while Google was giving a preview of what the new look for the Android “L” would be like, they showed off the “anatomy of a notification”. Along with it comes a sample message that talks about specifically bringing home a lemon cake. Could this be a clue to the new Android name? Continue Reading

June 26, 2014

Expect a new look from Android across platforms

Earlier today, Google has shown the public of what the new Android “L” will look like when it is officially released. With it, the company announced a new universal design language called Material Design that aims to give a consistent, unified look across platforms. Continue Reading

June 26, 2014

Google calls out Apple: “We already did these 5 years ago”

During the recently-concluded I/O conference, Google somehow retaliated back at Apple after they insulted them earlier this month saying, “Android dominates the market in malware”. To which Google said that what they’re doing now isn’t new at all and has already been done by Android years ago. Continue Reading

June 26, 2014

Google I/O 2014: Everything You Need To Know

Google I/O tackled a lot of things this year, all mostly composed of Android, be it in your pocket, your bag, your wrist, your living room or even your car. With all of our coverage from last night, we took the pleasure of compiling all the relevant details from the huge event for everyone right here. Continue Reading

June 26, 2014

Samsung Gear Live now up for pre-order, priced at $200

Along with the LG G Watch and the Moto 360, the new Samsung Gear Live also made its appearance at this year’s Google I/O confirming the rumors that the South Korean firm will also release their own version of an Android Wear-powered smartwatch

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June 26, 2014

Google I/O 2014: Android TV

Soon after announcing the Android Auto, Google formally announced their second take on conquering the living room through the new and improved television-centric platform called Android TV.

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June 26, 2014

Chrome OS will now work better with Android

If you own a Chromebook and an Android device, be it a smartphone or a tablet, these new features might be really helpful for you. Google will soon be allowing your smartphone to unlock and log-in to your Chrome OS device, and from there, you will be able to use your Android apps as well. Continue Reading

June 26, 2014

Chromecast doing good, gets Backdrop & mirroring

Over at Google IO, the company talks about their affordable yet powerful streaming device called the Chromecast, and Google brags that it is indeed doing good so far and is picking up. Continue Reading

June 26, 2014

Google I/O 2014: Android Auto

After showcasing the new Android Wear, Google transitioned to Android Auto, a platform that’s similar to Google Now, but is more geared towards improving the overall user experience of a driver while they’re inside their car.

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June 26, 2014

Android Wear gets more details, adds Samsung to the list

You may have probably heard about Android Wear, and if you have, you most likely know about the LG G Watch and the Moto 360 already. Today, we’re adding Samsung’s Gear Live to that list, plus we’re getting a few more exciting details: Continue Reading

June 26, 2014

Android L previewed: major redesign, better performance

Over at Google IO 2014, the company has just teased the next version of their mobile operating system - Android L - and while we’re not yet hearing the ‘sweet’ name nor the version number, we are introduced to a major redesign and a performance boost in graphics coding, battery life and a lot more. Continue Reading

June 26, 2014

Android One: stock Android & software updates for developing markets

Google has just announced that they have a new initiative for developing markets called Android One – allowing manufacturers such as Micromax, Karbon & Spice to create stock Android phones that will get software updates. It will start in India first very soon, and possibly, it might catch up in the Philippines. Continue Reading

June 20, 2014

Google releases Android 4.4.4 KitKat to Nexus devices

Google has released factory images of Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10 to fix security flaws.

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June 12, 2014

Is Google teasing Android 5.0 Lasagna?

Lots of times before, Google has teased the next version of Android using the time in promotion ads’ device screenshots – 4:30, 4:40 and now, Android’s tweet points at 5:00. Does this mean we will be seeing Android 5.0 this Google IO? Continue Reading

June 04, 2014

Chromebooks are coming to the Philippines

Tired of the entry-level Windows machine? It’s a good time to look for options because Google Chromebook is reaching to nine more countries including the Philippines.
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May 24, 2014

Toshiba will manufacture Project Ara’s processors

On an unexpected note, it looks like we’ll be seeing Toshiba-made CPUs once Google’s Project Ara becomes available on January. There are also three types of processors that the Japanese company will supply Google. Continue Reading

May 23, 2014

“Ok Google” voice command now integrated to Chrome

Android users have been enjoying the hands-free voice search of Google Now but desktop Chrome users only have a simple voice search. The new update to Chrome stable puts desktop users on par with its mobile counterpart.
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May 23, 2014

Google now offers Movies in PH Play Store

The Philippine Google Play Store has been on a limited offering for quite some time, mostly listing apps and books. Just recently though, the Play Store have started listing Movies available for Philippine users.

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May 17, 2014

Android KitKat update for Nexus devices is coming

It seems like Nexus owners won’t be waiting much longer to be upgraded to Android 4.4.3. According to reports, the KitKat update will be rolling out to Nexus smartphones and tablets starting the end of next week. Continue Reading

May 17, 2014

Google Nexus 6 might not be coming at all

“There is no Nexus 6. Farewell, Nexus” This is according to the famous tipster @evleaks who just tweeted this a few hours ago. Following this is another entry saying, “Don’t worry, there’s a silver lining to this cloud…” Could it really be the end of the well-loved Nexus line for the introduction of Android Silver? Continue Reading