Remember when you had to carry a real camera to make great photos? Yeah, we here at TalkAndroid barely remember those days.
Indeed, why shouldn’t we forget the days of carrying a separate instrument for making photos? Devices like Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 (review here) are rendering even high end point-and-shoot cameras nearly irrelevant. The Note 5 was just given a score of 86 by image quality rating website DxOMark, which lands it at number three on the site’s list of top mobile phone cameras. The #1 and #2 spots are occupied by Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Sony’s Xperia Z5, respectively.
YouTube recently accused T-Mobile of throttling video streaming with its Binge On service. However, T-Mobile has made a statement claiming what they are doing is definitely not throttling.
Remember that long, drawn-out, ongoing legal battle between Oracle and Google over whether or not Java’s APIs can be copyrighted and if Google infringed on them and all of that other boring legal garble? Well, it’s still not over, but Google has made an interesting change in regard to the next version of Android. Read more
I remember the day Google gave out the Google Cardboard and everyone thought it was a joke. A device made of cardboard, how good could it really be? Well, good enough to be used by doctors to save a baby’s life.
Pictures of a new, folding Google Glass have surfaced online, revealing a fresh design that makes this edition of the wearable more portable than ever before.
If you have a new smartphone or tablet, whether Android or iOS based, Google hopes you will consider installing and using some of their apps on your device. In case you have not noticed, Google has recently taken to unbundling several of their services and platforms, possibly as part of a strategy to counter arguments they are using their lead position in search in an unfair manner. However, in a bit of an unusual move for Google, the landing page for their primary search service currently includes a couple links to help promote their own apps. Read more
Google is ringing in the holidays with a handful of new promotion, with this latest deal allowing users to take 75% off on a single movie rental.
Just in time for the New Year, and the inevitable awesome party that precedes it, Google has an incredible deal on all the music you could ever need. A three month subscription to Google Play Music is only $1! Don’t worry, it’s not just you, I also thought I read that wrong when I first saw it.
If you are interested, make like me and hit the link below to claim your three months at this incredible rate.
Source: Google Play Music (Twitter)
Google is testing a new feature allowing users to login to their Google account on a PC, Mac or Chromebook without the need of their password. Google believes people have too many passwords these days to remember and wants to help solve that problem. Here’s how it works.
We’re just days away from Christmas and among the most popular gifts nestled under trees will be Google’s Chromecast. The little dongle does it all. Everything that a pricey media player can do is possible with Google’s $35 darling. Gaming is even in Chromecast’s wheelhouse. And Google wants everyone with a Chromecast (as well as soon-to-be owners) to know that a few more games are now Chromecast-enabled for you to play solo and alongside friends and family during the holidays.
There’s nothing quite like playing Angry Birds on your television while staying warm next to the fireplace.