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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.

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.

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.

April 10, 2015

Google’s Snapseed receives a major update

Snapseed, which was acquired by Google a few years back, is a free photo-editing app which now gets its first major update in two years. For those who are regular users of this app you now have additional tools like filters, lens blur, tonal contrast, and more.

April 02, 2015

Tomb Raider I lands on Google Play

Square Enix Ltd. has just made the original Tomb Raider available for purchase on the Google Play Store.

April 01, 2015

Android 5.1 OTA update rolls out to Google Nexus 5

More or less a month ago, Google released an update to Android Lollipop that came along with the releases of Android One devices, named Android 5.1. Today, I just received an OTA (over-the-air) update on my Google Nexus 5, prompting me to update.

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.

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.

March 05, 2015

Google to team up with Huawei for next Nexus device?

There has been a lot of talk about the possibility that Google may release two Nexus devices later this year – one being a high-end handset which is rumored to be made by LG and the other one, as confirmed by Kevin Yang, the Director of China Research at iSuppli, will be made by Huawei.

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.

January 26, 2015

Facebook Lite launched at the Google Play Store

Can’t use the heavily-sized Facebook app on your low-end devices? You might want to take a closer look on the new Facebook Lite app for Android, giving you almost the same social media network experience for less of your storage space.

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.

January 16, 2015

Adobe Lightroom Hits Google Play Store

Adobe has recently released the Android version of the Adobe Lightroom Mobile which was made available to iOS users since last year.

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.

January 14, 2015

Google Remote Desktop for iOS Now on App Store

Nine months after its official release on Play Store, Chrome Remote Desktop has now made its way to Apple’s mobile ecosystem, allowing iOS users to use their iPhone or iPad to remotely control their computer with the help of an accompanying plug-in on Google Chrome browser.

January 07, 2015

Microsoft Office Preview for Android tablets now live on Google Play Store

Just last November 2014, Microsoft launched the Office Preview for Android tablets to a limited audience. One needs a sign up and wait for an invitation, but not anymore. The Office Preview can now be downloaded directly from the Play Store.

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.

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