Google pushing back release of next version of Android?

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With Google I/O 2013 taking place in less than one month’s time (May 15-17), many are expecting Google to announce the next version of Android. Rumored as both v5.0 and Key Lime Pie, it’s widely assumed that a new device will make its debut with the latest release. New details ...

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Larry Page hints at rugged Motorola devices

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Yesterday, Google officially announced their first 2013 quarterly earnings, and according to Google’s CEO Larry Page,they  had a very strong start to 2013, with $14.0 billion in revenue, up 31% year-on-year – Motorola Mobile revenues were $1.02 billion, which is less as compared to ...

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Google may be working on an Android “game center” with chat, multiplayer, achievements, leaderboards, and more

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If you’re a gamer, chances are, you’ve noticed how Google is missing a really good gaming platform to incorporate all users. Now, however, it looks like that may change. According to a leak from Android Police, an APK (Android program file) teardown leads us to think that there may ...

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Google mobile search enhanced for Rotten Tomatoes, Wikipedia

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The Google search experience for mobile devices has been updated with improved results for Rotten Tomatoes and Wikipedia. For those of you looking for the local movie showings and start times, the results page will display “In Theaters” under the larger Rotten Tomatoes link. The ...

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Eric Schmidt teases new Motorola devices as Android activations eclipse 1.5 million daily

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Google head Eric Schmidt, speaking at AllThingsD’s annual D: Dive Into Mobile, indicated that Motorola would be soon releasing a set of “phenomenal” new devices which he termed as “phones plus”. Without providing any additional details, his comments seemed to ...

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Google Glass specs detailed: Full day battery, bone induction audio, 16GB flash storage

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In lieu of Google’s preparation to launch their Glass Explorer units, the company has released the full set of specs for their first iteration. Specs include; Fit: Adjustable nosepads and durable frame fits any face. Extra nosepads in two sizes. Display: High resolution display is the ...

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More news for Google Babel: Google Voice support, synced notifications, and more

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Last week, we showed you some leaks pointing towards confirmation of Google’s unified messaging service “Babel”. Now, according to a Google memo, there’s going to be some great features included in it, such as: Brand new UI. We’ve designed a new UI that’s applied across ...

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Google intros new look for Google Play Store

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  Google today introduced a new look for the Google Play Store for Android devices running 2.2 Froyo or later. The premise behind the new design is to make things quicker and easier to download and experience.  Rolling out in stages starting from today, the app focuses on bigger images, ...

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Google reportedly prunes 60,000 apps from Google Play Store

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Google has removed nearly 60,000 applications from the Google Play Store, according to various reports. It is unclear as to what the cause was for the mass removal; however, we’re happy to see Google cleaning things up. While Google doesn’t stand in the way of any developers listing ...

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Google Chrome Android updated with Autofill and Password Sync

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Google Chrome browser is known worldwide for its speed and user-friendly interface, and Google brought the browser to its mobile operating system, Android. Google Chrome browser is highly appreciated by the Android community, and after all the appreciation, Google upgraded the browser with ...

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Google Now update includes real-time package tracking, quick settings

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The Google Now (Google Search) app for Android 4.1 devices or later has been updated to include a number of handy features. As you’ve guessed by the headline, you can now track shipped packages in real-time across select partners. Also included are quick feedback and settings on cards as ...

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List of Google’s April Fools Day Jokes

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Yes, today is April 1st and that means you’re advised to be on alert. There are plenty of opportunities to fool you… or at least attempt to fool you.  Google, as is their wont, will often put together a number of April Fools Day blog posts, announcements, and “new ...

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Google Glass will be manufactured in the United States

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Lately, it has become increasingly harder to find quality, American made items in this country. Cheaper manufacturing prices over-seas means bigger profits for companies at home. With so much production happening outside our own country, the news that Google Glass will reportedly be made in ...

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Google’s Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge: Don’t start nothin’, there won’t be nothin’

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Google today announced that it won’t actively sue any users, developers, or other companies using code with  Google’s patents “unless first attacked.” In other words, Google doesn’t want any trouble but will pursue litigation if need be. Today, we’re taking another ...

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Google Translate gets offline translation

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Google today rolled out a new feature in the Google Translate application for Android devices. What’s new? Oh, nothing… except the fact that you can translate yourself into fifty languages. You can select [Offline Languages] in the app menu to see all the offline language packages ...

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