Tag Archives: Google

New Nexus Tablet, Model K009, Goes Through Bluetooth SIG And FCC

We were all expecting a new 7 inch Nexus tablet at Google I/O, considering that the Nexus 7 had come out at last year’s Google I/O and it’s a year old now, which is ancient for technology. However, we got nothing. Even the white Nexus 4 was not announced, because Google decided to focus on developers more than releasing hardware. However, we may be… Read more

Google Play Music Update Offers Better Bandwidth Management

With everything moving to the cloud, people have been quickly transitioning to streaming music instead of keeping it locally. While I’m still old fashioned and keep it on a microSD card, I know a lot of people who use Google Play Music to stream their library. But there is a huge limiting factor in streaming: data allotment. Yes, two of the biggest… Read more

Midweek Poll: How Do You Feel About iOS 7?

If you haven’t heard, Apple announced a big update to their mobile operating system yesterday at WWDC, iOS 7. I myself didn’t watch the announcement. I had better things to do, but I am and was genuinely interested in the competition. Not because I’m scared, but because I’m a fan of technology. I’m genuinely a fan of innovation and love to see what… Read more

Nexus 7 Dock No Longer In Stock On The Play Store

We don’t know what happened, but the Nexus 7 official dock is now gone from the Play Store. The only thing remaining is a barren page saying “Nexus 7 Dock is not available in your country.” We waited so long for this accessory, we went through so much, and now it’s gone. What could this mean? Well, the easiest thing to assume is that the dock has… Read more

Play Store Adds Cheaper Shipping Options, Saver And Ground

The Play Store has been offering two day shipping since it started shipping products in general, but a lot of people would rather save some cash and wait. I’m not the impatient type and gladly get super saver shipping on Amazon for free, even if it means waiting 8 business days sometimes. So I’m happy to see that Google has added two new shipping… Read more

Google Purchases Waze For An Undisclosed Amount

Waze is a mapping app for both iOS and Android developed in Israel which focuses on community based mapping and outsmarting traffic. The app records roads and traffic as you drive, creating a community based map that uses everyone’s data to make everyone’s commute much easier. Apparently, Google sees a lot of value in it because they have just… Read more

Washington Post Poll Reveals 83% Of Americans View Google Favorably

The Washington Post conducted a poll with a thousand American adults through phone calls, be it over land lines or cell phones, asking them how they felt about certain companies. Unsurprisingly, 83% of people had a favorable view on Google. That’s a damn big number, but it probably has a lot to do with the “Don’t be evil” slogan in the company. This… Read more