Millions of images are uploaded to photo-sharing websites every day, but many go unseen by members of the public as it’s only those with a larger following that gain attention.
However, Google teamed up with the University of Washington to develop a fully automated way to make use of these unseen pictures by creating time-lapse videos of popular tourist landmarks using shots from Flickr, Picasa and other sites.
Sources in China claim that the forthcoming Huawei-produced Google Nexus smartphone will be based on a prototype of the manufacturer’s Mate 8 smartphone. Previous leaks have suggested the next Nexus smartphone will have a 5.7-inch 2K display which would be consistent with the Mate 8 from Huawei. Read more
Amazon, eBay, and everyone else in the e-commerce industry should prepare for impact as Google plans to launch ‘Buy’ buttons.
Do you have a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge and are experiencing issues with the device picking up “Ok Google” hotword detection? Well, you’re not alone.
Google’s Glass project never really took off, but that doesn’t mean the company is abandoning it. According to a recent job listing for the company, it looks like they’re expanding the scope of Google Glass to include “smart eyewear and other related products,” with listing open for several different positions.
Of course, everyone knows Google is the type of company that toy around with tons of different ideas and products, some of which never actually see the light of day. We do know that Google is still working on a newer version of Glass that will hopefully go over a little better with consumers, but there’s no telling when that will actually hit the market. Read more
Google has announced they are entering the next phase of testing for their self-driving vehicles as they move from the test track to operating them on public roads. The prototype vehicles will be hitting the streets of of Mountain View this summer. The vehicles will have safety drivers on-board who can take over control if things start getting a little dicey. Read more
Part of the power of Chrome on the desktop are the extensions that add to the functionality of the platform. Google made it possible for the extensions to sync across devices so users have the same tools available to them whether on a work computer or a home computer. One shortcoming surfaces as soon as a user opens Chrome on their mobile device. Although accounts and bookmarks will sync to the mobile version of the browser, extensions do not and the Chrome team says this is not expected to change. Read more
Chargers break–they go through wear and tear just like anything else, especially when your constantly using them with your smartphone or smartwatch. That said, those of you that are rocking an LG Watch Urbane can now get extra charging cradles for your wrist bling at the Google Store for $20.
Picking up an Android tablet isn’t as simple as running to the store and grabbing a tablet. Android tablets range from all different brands and specs. Cheap ones tend to be low on the hardware spectrum, have a lot of stuttering when scrolling, and breaks easy if you were to drop it. You need to find a middle ground, where you can be confident in the quality of the product you bought.
So, which one is right for you? We’ve constructed a list of the top 5 best Android tablets to answer that question. These are the top 6 best Android tablets available in the market right now.
Right off the heels of HTC Zoe receiving a Chromecast update, CBS is updating all of its mobile apps today, as well. This new update will allow users to stream content to Chromecast-enabled TVs.