Tag Archives: Google

Google’s Biggest Event Of The Year, I/O Kicks Off Tomorrow…Watch It Live

Google’s I/O event kicks off tomorrow morning and it’s the single biggest Android/Chrome event of the year. It’ll be hard to top last years skydiving with Google Glass, and Android chief Sundar Pichai has already tempered expectations for new hardware. Still, we expect to see at least Android 4.3 Jelly Bean bringing some new features and hopefully some improved ones … [read full article]

T-Mobile Dropping MobileLife Album Support, Switching Users To Google Drive

MobileLife Albums users on T-Mobile should take note as the carrier prepares to shut down the service as of June 30th. All won’t be lost however as T-Mobile has partnered with Google to offer a new home for all your MobileLife content. T-Mobile states in their FAQ that rather than go “head-to-head” against world-class competition and their “compelling photo storage services,” they decided its best to offer customers the “best in-class functionality offered by … [read full article]

(Update: It’s Over) Google Drive, Gmail, And Google Docs Are Down For Many

  Update: Google says the outage is over, long live Google. A number of Google users are reporting that Gmail for Google Apps, and Google Drive including the Admin and control panel are experiencing a service outage. According to Google’s status, there are some red lights under the “current status” of those services and I’ve been unable to access them for around 45 minutes and counting. Some users appear to be unaffected by … [read full article]

Eric Schmidt: Android Activations At 1.5 Million Per Day, Next Google Phones Are “Phenomenal”

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt took the stage at the All Things D conference earlier this morning and dropped some excellent nuggets for all your Android fans out there. First and foremost is news that Android activation are now hovering around 1.5 million a day. That’s PER DAY. That’s up from the 1.3 million activations reported last September. Not bad El Google, not bad. All totaled, there are now more than 740 million Android … [read full article]

New Google Play Redesign Leaks Yet Again As “Babel” Chat Name Surfaces Inside Of Gmail

A new leak coming out of a Google+ posting yesterday is giving us another look at the upcoming Play Store redesign. First things first, as you can see with the dog bone in the corner, Google is “dogfooding” this new design internally to employees and shows a brand new landing page than discovered in a leak this past March. All that means that what we see now is subject to change the … [read full article]

New Android Distribution Chart Released As Google Changes To Counting Active Users

We look forward to Google’s Android distribution each month to see just how much growth the newest Android releases gain. Starting in April, we’re going to see a whole different way of keeping track of devices as the developer team announced via Google+. The new device dashboards are based on the devices of users who visit the Google Play Store (rather than devices that have checked-in to Google servers). As a result, … [read full article]

Google’s Newly Announced Note Taking Service “Keep” Is Live, Again

After a teaser appearance last week, Google Keep, Mountain View’s future/present note-taking app is now live. “With Keep you can quickly jot ideas down when you think of them and even include checklists and photos to keep track of what’s important to you. Your notes are safely stored in Google Drive and synced to all your devices so you can always have them at hand.” Google Keep is now available on Google Play … [read full article]

Watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 live stream here [video]

The day has arrived at long last. The Galaxy S4 is nearly here, and you can watch Samsung launch its latest and greatest smartphone live on YouTube. We’ve embedded it above for your viewing pleasure, and up until 7PM Eastern Time, it’ll show a countdown clock. Are you excited for it?

Google Decides To Retire Google Reader In July, Internet Weeps With Sadness

Noooooooooo………this is some of the worst news I’ve seen and heard from Google in some time as they announce the shutdown of Google Reader. I use Reader multiple times an hour to keep up with news outside of Twitter and this is a huge disappointment for me. Apps like Flipboard greatly rely on Google Reader for RSS integration and this just a huge, huge disappointment. [read full article]