If you like the sound of your voice, today is your lucky day. Google has released a new Chrome extension called “OK Google” which allows users to make voice commands to their browser. The Google Voice Search Hotword extension is available now in the Chrome Web Store. If the user wants to use voice commands, all they have to do is use the “OK Google” hotword first.
Those of you with Android devices may want to check if your YouTube app has downloaded the latest update. This update brings a big design change to the app. I’d even go so far to say this is the biggest update we’ve seen in a long time. So what’s new in this app?
Do you think that your teen is spending too much time with digital gadgets and not enough time studying? There’s a new solution that’s sure to peeve them off while testing their determination. StudyLock is a software and application for use with computers, tablets, and smartphones. StudyLock will lock out a device until a configurable more »
Summer is here, bringing that itch to get out of the house and spend some time. Since we’re smartphone-toting connected-people, we make sure that all of our friends and family stay up-to-date with statuses, posts, and photos. The typical smartphone won’t be able to keep up with all-day use of maximum screen brightness (we’re outdoors, more »
If you’ve ever been in a bad situation, or at least nervous for your safety, you can appreciate the piece of mind of being able to get in contact for help. Horror movies show people frantically fumbling with phones during tense scenes, yet there can be much truth to that when it happens in real more »
It’s unfortunate news but it’s inevitable and worthless to sulk about any longer. Let’s face it: Google Reader will be no more in under one month from now — on July 1 to be exact. Will this effect you too? I’ve used and continue to regularly use Reader for years, so for me this is more »
For those who use Google’s Calendar app like myself, head over to the Play Store and install the newest update, introduced in the middle of the week. Although this latest update brings majorly aesthetic improvements, it adds a lot of different features to the already impressive application. First and most importantly, the Google developers team more »
With Google I/O just a few days away, there are rumors of Google tripling its storage space for users, ahead of data storage giants like Dropbox and Amazon Cloud Storage. Google products including Drive, Gmail and Google+ photos will share this space, allowing users to store pretty much more media than they could ever want. With this more »
Amazon has just gone live with its own digital currency dubbed Amazon Coins. Announced in February 2013, Amazon coins is described as a new way to buy Kindle Fire apps, games and in-app items from the Amazon App Store and on Kindle Fire. To kick off the launch of Coins, Amazon also announced that they more »
So it’s been one year since the inception of the Pocket app or ‘Read it Later’ as it was known previously. Now what’s a better way for a mobile application to ring in it’s first birthday? Well, by adding some new features, of course. And Pocket did just that with a new ‘Send to Friend’ more »
Breaking a sweat without your smartphone will be a thing of the past pretty soon, even at the gym. Global trend reports predict sports- and health-focused mobile app downloads will reach a billion annually by 2016. With the launch of its cloud-based LFconnect website and app, Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment manufacturing, provides customizable more »
AVG Technologies, the provider of Internet and mobile security, privacy, and optimization, has announced that its AVG Family Safety mobile application is now available for Microsoft Windows Phone 8 devices. It had previously only available for Apple devices and Windows Phone 7.5 AVG Family Safety is a free, secure, mobile web browser that aims to protect children while more »