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April 25, 2015

Android pisses on Apple logo, Google apologizes after

On a lighter note, users of Google Maps recently came across with something that instantly caught their attention — the Android character taking a glorious piss at Apple’s logo. Google comes out with an apology. Continue Reading

April 23, 2015

Google introduces Project Fi wireless service

Google has introduced a new wireless service called Project Fi which aims to provide its subscribers the best network connection at their location whether its WiFi or 4G LTE.

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April 16, 2015

You can now find your missing Android phone with Google Search

Google has launched a new feature that allows you to locate your Android smartphone with a simple Google search from your desktop.

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April 01, 2015

Google intros new ASUS, Haier, and HiSense Chromebooks

Google has also announced today three new affordable Chromebooks from three different brands – the ASUS Chromebook C201, ASUS Chromebook Flip, Haier Chromebook 11, and the HiSense Chromebook.

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April 01, 2015

ASUS Chromebit: a Chrome OS-powered PC on a stick

Google has announced today the Chromebit – an ASUS-made HDMI stick that can turn any HDMI-equipped display into a Chrome OS-powered computer. Continue Reading

March 12, 2015

Google announces the new Chromebook Pixel

Google has announced the new Chromebook Pixel, a Chrome OS-powered notebook that sports a 13-inch display, Intel Core i5 or i7 CPUs, up to 64GB of flash storage, and two USB Type-C ports. Continue Reading

March 06, 2015

Globe to provide Android One devices with free data

Globe has announced that it will provide its customers purchasing the new Android One devices – Cherry Mobile One and MyPhone Uno, free mobile data for 6 months. Continue Reading

February 17, 2015

Google Launches Android One in the Philippines

Today marks the official arrival of Android One in the country. For the uninitiated, Android One is Google’s global initiative to bring low-cost and respectable smartphone in developing countries such as India, Indonesia and Philippines.

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January 18, 2015

Google Maps Updated, Share Directions Feature in Tow

The search giant has released the latest iteration of Google Maps app. With it comes a new feature called Share Directions which, as it name implies, allows user to share the route that their friends/relatives need to take in order to arrive at a certain location.

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January 15, 2015

Google Showcases Latest Developments on Project Ara

Earlier today, Google held the second Project Ara Developer Conference wherein the search giant showcased the latest Spiral 2 prototype and revealed its unconventional plans on how and where they will initially market the device during its pilot consumer release.

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December 15, 2014

YouTube for Android get Offline Playback, Now in PH

Google-owned video streaming website has recently announced that the Android version of the YouTube app will have a new feature called Offline Playback. The said feature will initially be rolled out in select countries (India and Indonesia), including the Philippines.

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December 01, 2014

Google appoints new Country Manager for PH

Google Philippines has announced today that a new Country Manager has been appointed by the internet search giant to run its local offices here in the country.

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November 13, 2014

Google’s Public Alert now warns Philippines of typhoons

Published at Google Asia Pacific Blog, the company announced that they teamed up with PAGASA to give warning to Filipinos when a typhoon is entering the PAR. The idea is to give people details and tips on what to do as well as where best to go when these calamities happen. Continue Reading

November 11, 2014

Project Ara pushes on, shows off a new working module

During a press preview held last weekend over in New York City, Google gave an update on what have been the latest developments for the smartphone that many are eagerly looking forward to – the unique Project Ara. They also showcased a new module that could very well open up new possibilities for the device. Continue Reading

October 27, 2014

L is for Lockdown: Increased security makes Android Lollipop harder to root

If you’re one who likes rooting your devices to load your ROMs or custom operating systems such as Cyanogenmod, there’s a huge chance that you’ll find it almost impossible in Android Lollipop.

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October 26, 2014

Android Lollipop is arriving on November 3

When Android Lollipop was first announced to the public, there was no time frame given for its availability. Now, It has been reported that Google will officially release the new software on November 3.

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October 24, 2014

Android Wear to get GPS support and offline music

Google‘s very own smartwatch operating system, Android Wear, will receive its first major update since its initial release. It will bring some useful features that could make our wrist computers better.
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October 23, 2014

Google launches Inbox, a smarter way to Email

Google‘s Gmail team just launched a new app. Nope, not one of those Gmail app updates, but a new application called Inbox, redefining the way you use your email everyday. Continue Reading

October 22, 2014

Google launches Security Key, aims for a safer Internet

Google has recently announced that it’s intensifying its security measures against phishing or unauthorized access to one’s account with the help of a device called Security Key.

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October 21, 2014

The flavors of Android through the years

In celebration of the new Android 5.0 “Lollipop”, we collated the sweet history of Android versions since its launch back in 2008.
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October 18, 2014

Flappy Bird clone is Android Lollipop’s easter egg

One of the fun thing about Android is their easter eggs. Each new version, or should we say flavor, comes with a unique one, and this time, it’s something familiar.
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October 18, 2014

Nexus 6 has a ‘hidden’ feature not seen on its specs list

Google’s homepage for the new Motorola Nexus 6 details its specs and lists down its notable features, but there might be something that they have missed – mentioning that the latest Nexus phone is water-resistant as well. Continue Reading

October 17, 2014

Our top 6 functions and features of Android Lollipop 5.0

Google has just made official its latest OS version – the Android Lollipop 5.0. They’ve released a slew of improvements and at the same time introduced new functionalities. We picked our top 6 features and listed them down below. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading

October 16, 2014

#TBT: Evolution of the Google Nexus smartphone

A few times before, we did a timeline for each of Apple’s iPhone releases, up to the point of celebrating seven years of the Cupertino’s flagship smartphone. With the announcement of the new Nexus handset, it’s fitting that we do the same too — a timeline of Google’s smartphone devices that are often seen as torchbearers of each of their new operating system version releases.

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October 16, 2014

Google introduces the Asus Nexus Player

Along with the launch of Android Lollipop and the Nexus 6 and 9, Google also launched an entertainment device what it calls the Nexus Player made by Taiwanese electronic giant Asus.

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