Google looses Chromecast SDK on developers

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Google has rolled out the official Google Cast SDK for all developers, which could, in essence, open the door to a bunch of new apps with Chromecast support. Those developers wishing to utilize the tools should note that the SDK has “undergone a thorough overhaul since the developer ...

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Microsoft eyeing Sundar Pichai as next CEO

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A new rumor states that Sundar Pichai could be in the running to be the next Microsoft CEO. It seems as though Microsoft hasn’t really been hunting for a new CEO as actively as they should be. But according to SiliconANGLE, they have their eyes on someone who would really do well in the ...

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Red Nexus 5 leaked again, now a little more official than before

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If you’ve been keeping tabs on mobile news lately, you’d know that there are more than enough rumors regarding the Nexus 5 in a bright red color. Courtesy of popular leaker, evleaks, the Nexus 5 in red shows up in a pretty believable press render. Though it isn’t official yet, ...

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Red Nexus 5 reportedly due February 4

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Rumors of a red version of the Nexus 5 have been gaining steam these last few days and, thanks to a leaked document, it seems to be close at hand. An alleged Sprint memo surfacing yesterday indicates that we could see the red variant within days. Currently available in black or white, this new ...

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Motorola’s Project Ara team being integrated with Google’s Android team

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The Internet is buzzing about Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility and you may be wondering what is going to happen to Motorola’s Project Ara. We have great news for you…. the Googlely project will remain with Google. It seems that the about $3 billion purchase of ...

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Lenovo buying Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion

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Numerous sources reported today about a potential acquisition of Motorola Mobility that comes not even three years after Google bought it for $12.5 billion, and Lenovo just made the news official. The Chinese-manufacturer announced that it entered into “a definitive agreement” with ...

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Samsung to back down on copying Google apps

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New deal between the two should see less look-alike apps and services on Android Earlier this week, Samsung and Google inked a patent deal for cross-licensing which should benefit both companies and help in any would-be lawsuits. As part of the terms, Samsung now agrees with Google to stop ...

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Android Device Manager updated with beefier security

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It could be said –and it has– that Google’s location and wipe software doesn’t have the strongest of security options. The Android Device Manager, released late last year as Google’s official tool for finding, locking, and wiping your Android device, was a step in ...

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Samsung ‘Galaxy Glass’ will be launched in September?

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We all love Google Glass, don’t we? It’s a great innovation by Google, and a gadget of future. Recently, we learned that Samsung will launch their very own wearable glasses, and it seems it’s getting closer. Now according to Korea Times, Samsung will launch the ‘Galaxy ...

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Red Nexus 5 may soon become a reality

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A few days ago, rumors surfaced with a bogus rendition of colorful Nexus 5 variants. While it seemed as though the rumors were squashed, some more photos leaked from Twitter regarding the Nexus 5 in bright red. Twitter user Skazki (@artyomstar) leaked the images at around 8AM this morning, and ...

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Samsung and Google Sign Global Patent License Agreement

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Samsung and Google have entered into a 10 year patent license agreement in order to “prevent litigation and focus on innovation”.  With this agreement, Samsung and Google gain access to each other’s patent portfolios, paving the way for deeper collaboration on research and ...

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Google offering 25% discount on accessories in Play Store

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Looking to pick up some accessories for that new Nexus 5 smartphone or Nexus 7 tablet? Swing by the Google Play Store today and you’ll find Google is offering discounts on a number of products. We know you love your Nexus devices, so keep them safe, stylish and functioning at their best. ...

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Google working on smart contact lens to aide diabetics

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At Google X, the Internet giant’s secret facility, Googlers are working on projects out of the norm, like Google Glass, to make the world a better place. Today Google introduced one of its projects that aims to help people with diabetes, smart contact lenses. Before you start imagining ...

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Google Play Services 4.1 rolls out with some notable improvements

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Google Play Services version 4.1 began rolling out yesterday, bringing improvements to Google+, battery life, turn-based multiplayer for developers, and more. Let’s begin with Google+: With the recent update to Gmail, users can now send emails easier than ever to their Google+ contacts. ...

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Gmail now lets users email Google+ connections, opt out available

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Further integrating its social network into its other services, today Google announced a new feature allowing Gmail users to email a Google+ connection, whether they’ve exchanged email addresses or not. Gmail and Google+ users should be receiving an email with information about the new ...

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