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December 11, 2014

Nokia HERE Maps now available in the Google Play Store

As Nokia expands its services across its platforms and even revealed its first device after the Microsoft deal, it announced that the HERE Maps app is now available beyond just Samsung phones, as the app went live for all Android users in the Google Play Store.

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.

November 21, 2014

Google Nexus 9 unofficially lands in PH for sub-Php19K

Online retailer Kimstore now offers Google‘s Nexus 9 which was unveiled just last month. The new Nexus tablet offers a 9-inch screen with Gorilla Glass protection, an NVIDIA processor, and should run Android Lollipop out of the box.

November 13, 2014

Messenger from Google hits the Play Store

Google’s own SMS and MMS messaging app named Messenger, not to be confused in Facebook’s Messenger, is now in Play Store for download. It wishes to replace Hangouts’ SMS integration.

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.

November 03, 2014

Most Innovative Companies of 2014: Apple, Google, Samsung

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy, has recently published their 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2014. Topping their list are tech titans Apple, Google, and Samsung.

October 25, 2014

Microsoft battles Google Now with Bing Torque for Android Wear

Embarrassed saying ‘Ok Google’ out in public? Computer giant Microsoft, of all companies, wants to help you with the launch of  Torque powered by their own Bing search engine.

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.

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.

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 […]

October 16, 2014

Phablet Wars: Google Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Motorola-made Nexus 6 was officially announced today and it is Google’s first Nexus smartphone to enter phablet territory at almost 6-inches. Like most flagship releases, we put it up against its rivals particularly the veteran in this category, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

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.

October 16, 2014

Google unveils the HTC Nexus 9

Along with the new Nexus 6, Google also announced the Nexus 9 – an 8.9-inch tablet manufactured by HTC and will serve as a successor to the now ageing Nexus 10.

October 16, 2014

Google officially unveils the Motorola Nexus 6

Google has take the wraps off of its newest Nexus smartphone. The Nexus 6, just like it was rumored to be called, sports a huge display with 2K resolution and a speedy Snapdragon processor. Read more details after the break.

October 15, 2014

Google Nexus 6 to have two display sizes like iPhone 6?

We’ve previously reported the anticipated Nexus 6 to have a large 5.9-inch display, but another data suggests a device with a smaller screen. Are we to expect two different display sizes from Google just like what its rival did with the iPhone 6?

October 10, 2014

Google Camel: Google Maps Street View for the Desert

Will Google’s very high tech way to map cities, streets and space, it chose the most conventional solution to map vast amounts of desert land. It’s called Google Camel.

September 16, 2014

ASUS, HTC, Lenovo working with Google for Android One

Google announced yesterday the first batch of smartphones powered by Android One. Among them are devices made by Indian electronics companies like Karbonn, Micromax, and Spice. Of course, Google has also partnered with other prominent manufacturers like ASUS, Acer, HTC, and Lenovo to give its customers more options.

September 06, 2014

Google Glass now on Play Store for $1,500

The elusive Google Glass is now listed in the Google Play Store for a retail price of $1,500. The listing is only limited to the US version of the Play Store though.

August 29, 2014

Google’s Project Wing is a Drone Delivery Program

Back in December, Amazon made quite a news after revealing they are exploring using unmanned aerial vehicles or drones (the Amazon Prime Air) to deliver light packages to customers. Turns out Google has been working on a similar project for 2 years.

August 27, 2014

Google teams up with RockChip for Project Ara SOC

Google has announced that they are teaming up with China-based chipmaker RockChip to come up with a System-on-Chip that will be used on the modular Project Ara handset.

August 26, 2014

How to purchase apps on Google Play using your Globe prepaid credits

Globe Telecom rolled out a new feature called Direct Carrier Billing that allows its subscribers to directly purchase from the Google Play Store and charge it to the customer’s postpaid account or prepaid load. If you still haven’t tried it out using prepaid, here’s how to do it.

August 20, 2014

Google releases Photo Sphere Camera for iOS

Google has finally released an iOS version of its popular camera app, Photo Sphere, that lets users capture 360-degree images and publish them to Google Maps.

August 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 vs Google Nexus 7 (2013)

When the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 came out a lot were debating if this could go head-to-head with the Google Nexus 7 2013 thanks to its lower price tag and extra features. To find out, let’s compare the two 7-inchers in a spec battle to see which one has the advantage on paper.

July 20, 2014

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition now available in PH

Widget City, a local online retailer, has recently posted on their official Facebook page that they now have stocks of the Google Play Edition of the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, as well as two other GPe devices namely the LG G Pad 8.3 and Samsung Galaxy S4.

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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