Thnaks to the new Chrome OS update, your Chromebook is about to get stronger and faster, and it won’t cost you six million dollars.
It’s not a dream within a dream, but a bug-fixing software update within a stability-increasing Android build. Christopher Nolan would be mighty proud.
It’s April 1, in case you haven’t checked your calendars yet today, and we all know what that means. Nothing and nobody can be trusted for the next few hours. Not online, not offline, not on TV or out in the street. Not even the mighty, always reliable Google. Especially not Google, as the search more »
It could be a natural consequence of Nexus 5’s extinction, the passing of time and new Android flagship releases, or maybe just a long overdue production increase. Whatever the reason, we’re sure purists and Google enthusiasts located in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway and Portugal will be ecstatic to hear they can now score the more »
PayPal has agreed to pay a $7.7 million fine due to its violation of sanctions. The US does not let companies like PayPal effectively do business with citizens of certain countries, but PayPal was facilitating the transfer of money to sanctioned areas.
Facebook is currently testing a video autoplay function that will make videos begin playing automatically after a user watches a different video. The feature is similar to the autoplay function found on Netflix which also has a new piece of content begin playing immediately after a user’s current viewing ends.
YouTube is said to be working on a competitor to Twitch, the largest game streaming service. Amazon acquired Twitch for $1 billion last year, proving to many that game streaming is massive and is only going to continue growing.
Salt Lake City is one of the next markets that will receive Google’s Fiber internet service. Provo, a city just 50 miles from Salt Lake City, was added to the list of Fiber locations in 2013.
To monetize its Google Fiber TV viewers, Google is turning towards targeted and trackable advertising. While attempting to maintain user privacy, Google has begun testing an advertising option that will operate in a way reminiscent of YouTube ads.
Things aren’t going well for Google in terms of Android wearable sales and adoption rates, and as Apple Watch’s launch approaches, it’s safe to say the ecosystem is at an impasse. Where to from here? It’s either oblivion or a pact with Satan, some industry pundits predict, as Big G may be forced to indirectly endorse its arch-nemesis in order to survive.
Some of the larger music labels and musicians are not content with Spotify’s free music streaming option. One of them, Universal, may be pressuring the streaming service to limit and restrict its free tier. Sources close to the label say it has begun pushing for those restrictions during licensing negotiations, but Spotify does have a more »
Basically acknowledging its Nexus 6 is no longer the cream of the Android crop, with Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge around the corner, Google has just instated a cool little promotion. Granted, the deal also makes room for the Nexus 9 and all Android Wear smartwatches sold on the Play Store under the spotlight, but clearly, the N6 is the brightest star.