Not even a full year has passed since Google Now premiered with Android’s latest offering, Jelly Bean. It is now a crucial tool for many users across the planet. For all the perplexed users who really can’t see the point behind Google Now, you need to use it for more than a few hours to […]
iOS, Android, Chrome, Gmail and G+ to get linked. There have been plenty of whispers about a unified, single messaging service from Google. Purportedly, this revolutionary service would only be available across Google’s own Chrome OS and Android platform. It is speculated that this service would be known as Google Babble and would look to […]
Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft (in no particular order) were recently attacked by hackers. This led to a number of questions being raised. How did they manage to get into the servers of such big corporations? Why did they want to do it? And most importantly: Is Google any safer than these websites? To find the […]
While I know it’s not Unix or Linux news, I thought this was pretty interesting. Google has applied for a patent on software that can identify and tag any object(s) in an image uploaded by any internet user.
I read an article on ZDNET. You can read it for yourself here. The Author was raising the point about companies who release Linux based services but fail to even mention Linux or their services’ heritage and what provides the actual base for their service. The Author points the finger specifically at Google’s Android and […]
The issue of Oracle challenging Google on the use of Java APIs may, on the surface, appear to be a case of IT corporate establishing themselves on a common turf. However, the implications of these digital corporate wars are serious. The ongoing battle is for Oracle to gain complete control on Java programming language and for Google […]
There is a lot of stuff that people can do on their Android. This is the reason why most people connect to Android. I read an interesting quote in an article on a fun technical blog: If you want to impress nerds, get Android. That is so true. To impress girls, get iPhone… but to […]
I’m sure you, as an average Android user, know what rooting is. But just to revive your memory- rooting means getting extra permissions and rights to use the phone software. With extra privileges, you can load your own custom software in the phone and increase its performance. You can even install some software for free […]