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.
Google I/O is only two weeks away so it’s time to start planning your schedule whether you will be there in person or not. The official mobile app is just the thing you need to get that done and it’s now live on Google Play.
Not only will you be able to see the full schedule, but it also includes a video library from past I/O events. Based on whether you will be attending in-person or not, the app will show you relevant content. For example, if you’re on site, you will be able to view the venue map and your WiFi will already be configured by the time you arrive at Mascone West.
Google is going to be improving Gmail for Android over the next few days with a couple new features, based on user feedback.
The Chrome browser is a most versatile piece of software, one can find an extension to satisfy almost any need via the Chrome Web Store. Because of its rising popularity though, Google was forced to take the step of disabling the side-loading of extensions for Windows users in May of last year. Following on from that, Google has just announced on its blog that from July onwards, both Mac and Windows users will only be able to install extensions for its web browser directly from the official Chrome Web Store.