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April 15, 2014

Google contact lens with built-in microcameras patented

Google scores a patent on a “smart” contact lens system that users could control by the way they blink their eyes. People with eye problems (even the blind) can greatly take advantage of this new technology. Find out why after the jump. Continue Reading

April 15, 2014

Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 5 available this April

In addition to the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2 getting Android 4.4 updates, Sprint announces an update for its Google Nexus 5. The build KTU84F, understood to be the Android 4.4.3, should start rolling out between today and April 21 not just for those under the US telecom but for all Nexus 5 owners — yes, Philippines included. Continue Reading

April 14, 2014

Chromebleed helps protect your PC from Heartbleed

You’ve read about the dangers of the Heartbleed bug with what it could do and what it basically does to online accounts. Now, the new Chromebleed plugin aims to help notify you when you visit sites that are affected by Heartbleed. Continue Reading

April 09, 2014

Google’s Project Ara prototype to finish “within weeks”

Phonebloks has released a video showing the updates on the build-it-yourself smartphone. One of the main highlights of the video is how the Project Ara‘s modules attach and dettach from its endoskeleton using electro-permanent magnets. We also might see a prototype version coming very soon. Continue Reading

April 06, 2014

After phones, tablets, watches & cars, Android goes TV?

We already have Android phones and tablets, and recently, Google went into watches with Android Wear and has also announced an Open Automobile Alliance for Android cars. What’s next? It’s probably Android TV.

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April 03, 2014

Android Silver – Google’s customer support service?

Having troubles with your Android smartphone? Whether setting up your first Google account, transferring old files, or finding your lost phone, Google might just be able to help. The Android Silver project is rumored to offer quality services for Android users any time and any day of the week. Continue Reading

April 01, 2014

You can now catch Pokemon on Google Maps

Yup, you read it right. Google and Nintendo has released Pokemons around the world for everyone to catch just by using Google Maps on their iOS and Android device.

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March 29, 2014

Android 4.4.3’s alleged list of bug fixes enumerated

While people are looking forward to the next major Android update from Google (Lollipop?), sources suggest that KitKat might have one last hurrah to address the current bugs plaguing 4.4.2’s users. Read the full list of bug fixes after the break. Continue Reading

March 28, 2014

Reports show Android is more stable than iOS

We’ve come across a report that while apps on Gingerbread crashed the most, Android is consistently more stable compared to iOS. We have the details after the break. Continue Reading

March 27, 2014

DIY smartphone Project Ara: What are your specs?

So we’ve seen Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship phone. There’s also Sony’s Xperia Z2 and even the All-new HTC One. With these companies giving us a set of fixed specs, I say forget about all the hoopla for a second and instead, you tell us what you want to see in your smartphone when Google’s DIY Project Ara comes to fruition. Continue Reading

March 22, 2014

Google Nexus 8.9 releases June, features 2K+ display?

Google is said to be in the process of releasing an 8.9-inch variant to add to its well-received Nexus lineup. The Nexus 8.9 could feature a display with more than 2K resolution and will hit store shelves some time in June if alleged reports prove true. Continue Reading

March 19, 2014

LG G Watch powered by Android Wear officially unveiled

It’s now official, LG Electronics is indeed working with Google on a new smartwatch called the G Watch. And it’s the first smartwatch to carry Google’s Android Wear platform.

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March 19, 2014

Moto 360, by far the most visually-appealing smartwatch

Motorola has officially introduced the Moto 360 smartwatch that has a design that ‘begs to be worn’. Continue Reading

March 19, 2014

This is officially how Android smartwatches will be like

Google has just released a video on how Android wearables would work, specifically smartwatches. They also released the details in their blog and included a developer preview, giving us a glimpse into Android’s near future. Continue Reading

March 14, 2014

Google Drive now offers lower monthly storage plans

Companies and individuals who are relying heavily on Google Drive can now avail higher storage plans at a lower price, starting at $1.99 for a huge 100GB.

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March 14, 2014

Google Smartwatch specs leak

It’s been long-rumored that Google and LG are working on a smartwatch that will feature heavy Google Now integration. Thanks to @evleaks, we now have a glimpse of what it will pack under the hood.

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March 11, 2014

Nexus 10 2 rumored to be HTC-made with 2k display

Apart from the Nexus 6 and Nexus 8, a bigger device by Google may also make its appearance on the upcoming I/O event. The Google Nexus 10 2 is speculated to have a 2K screen resolution, reinforced display, and could be manufactured by HTC. Continue Reading

March 11, 2014

Nexus 8 to run Intel Moorefield and Android ‘Lollipop’?

There are reports of a new lineup of Nexus devices to be launched at Google’s I/O event. Included in this supposed list is the Nexus 8 which, according to sources, possibly exchanged Qualcomm’s Snapdragon for Intel’s 64-bit quad-core processor and an updated Android version. Continue Reading

February 27, 2014

Google Now Launcher now on Play Store

Since Nexus 5 was launched last November 2013, it had an exclusive launcher that no other Google devices officially have. Three months after that, all Nexus and Google Play Edition smartphones can now have the same experience!
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February 21, 2014

Project Tango: Google’s new mobile mapping technology

Google Advanced Technology and Projects group has introduced its latest technology that will soon enable a mobile device like a smartphone or tablet to scan and map your 3D world – the Project Tango.

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February 15, 2014

Google intros ‘relationships’ option in Voice Search

With Google‘s update for Android smartphones, the company has announced that it will be introducing a new feature that lets users voice search a contact by simply saying their relationship to him/her.

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February 07, 2014

Google Chromecast gets updated with 7 new apps

Google Chromecast just got an update with additional apps to work with it. The update automatically kicks in once you run the device on your TV.

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February 01, 2014

A Tour of Intramuros Without Leaving Your Couch

During the local debut of Street View, Google Philippines and the Department of Tourism showcased one of their first project; a Virtual Tour of Intramuros.

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January 28, 2014

Google Philippines officially launches StreetView, Trekker

Back in November, we reported the a Google StreetView Car was spotted along EDSA, noting the possibility of StreetView to be available locally . Today Google Philippines is formally launching Google Street View.

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January 27, 2014

Google’s new acquisition DeepMind costs $400M

Google has been purchasing a lot of companies recently and the newest one is DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company.

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