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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.

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.

June 26, 2014

Google Cardboard, turns your Android smartphone into a VR device

Among the new things that Google has introduced during its I/O Tech Talk earlier is the Cardboard – a do-it-yourself Virtual Reality viewer made of everyday items that can be found in your home or local hardware store.

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

June 13, 2014

Photo Showdown – Cherry Mobile Flare S2 VS Google Nexus 5

As some of you may know, the Cherry Mobile Flare S2 carries the same camera sensor used in Google Nexus 5. We did a little test to see if this sub-Php5K smartphone can really produce the same quality of photos with a Google-branded device.

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?

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.

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.

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?

May 14, 2014

Google Glass + CD-R King ain’t gonna happen

Remember the photo that was posted by CD-R King’s Facebook page featuring Google Glass? Well, bad news folks.

May 11, 2014

CD-R King to offer Google Glass?

CD-R King, one of the largest media providers in the country, may possibly make the Google Glass available locally, or at least that’s what they’re hinting at on one of the recent post they’ve made on their official Facebook page.

May 09, 2014

Take photos while recording video with Google Camera

Good news for Android users! A new update that’s rolling out right now is the 2.1 version of Google Camera which lets you capture photos in the middle of video recording just by simply tapping the screen. Apart from other reported bug fixes, there’s also a download link directing to the APK for those who […]

May 06, 2014

Android’s Google Now can be used without Internet

We know how useful it is to have digital assistants like Google Now and Siri to help us remember deadlines and research things for us. The problem is, they always oblige you to be hooked up to the Internet in order to deliver data – even data that doesn’t really require you to be online […]

April 18, 2014

New Google Nexus phone to have sub-Php4K price

It seems like Google is on a roll in introducing new devices for everyone. There’s the upcoming Project Ara that will be available for $50, the newly-patented Google contact lens with built-in microcameras, and now reports are telling us that a new Google Nexus smartphone will be arriving with a price tag below $100.

April 17, 2014

Google launches Camera app with Lens Blur

Google has launched its all new Camera app on the Play Store, finally bringing features like Photo Sphere, Panorama, the new Lens Blur, and an updated UI, to non-Nexus devices.

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.

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