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Friday, 29 May 2015

Google Maps to support offline search and turn-by-turn navigation later this year

Google Maps to support offline search and turn-by-turn navigation later this year

Nokia's HERE maps is no longer going to be the only name that's synonymous with offline maps.

Pull a mean prank on your friends with this iPhone bug

Pull a mean prank on your friends with this iPhone bug

There’s a bug in Apple's Messages that could cause iPhones to crash. It even affects Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac computers.

Google I/O 2015: Brillo unveiled, an OS for the Internet of Things

Google I/O 2015: Brillo unveiled, an OS for the Internet of Things

Google unveiled Brillo, its first OS designed specifically for the Internet of Things. It's based on a stripped down version of Android that can run on minimal system requirements, perfect for devices like smart light bulbs, doorknobs, thermostats, and more.

Google I/O 2015: New Photos app lets you store unlimited high-res photo and video

Google I/O 2015: New Photos app lets you store unlimited high-res photo and video

A new standalone Photos app was announced at Google I/O 2015, which aims to improve how you store and organize your huge photo collection. It also comes with unlimited storage for all your high-res photos and videos.

Google I/O 2015: Android M is focused on 'polish and quality'

Google I/O 2015: Android M is focused on 'polish and quality'

Android M, the next version of Android OS, was unveiled at Google I/O 2015. According to Google Senior VP Sundar Pichai, Android M is focused on "polish and quality." More after the jump.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Apple Watch native apps available later this year, Apple to release new SDK

Apple Watch native apps available later this year, Apple to release new SDK

Jeff Williams, Apple's operations chief, revealed during the Code Conference that native apps for the Apple Watch will be available beginning fropm September to November. Apple will also be releasing a new software development kit (SDK) at WWDC 2015 next month.

Google can answer your question before you even finish asking

Google can answer your question before you even finish asking

Google has always tried to predict the needs in your life with Google Now. The search giant now decides it wants to predict what you want to know as well, and is rolling out an update that lets it answer your question before you finish asking one.

Periscope, Twitter live-streaming service, now on Android

Periscope, Twitter live-streaming service, now on Android

Periscope is now here on Android, bringing new features and a fresh Material Design-inspired interface.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Twitter reportedly interested in acquiring news aggregation app, Flipboard

Twitter reportedly interested in acquiring news aggregation app, Flipboard

This deal, should it be a fruitful one, could potentially stop the hoaxes, rumors, and misinformation that shroud the breaking news stories you read on Twitter.

Google awarded patent to customize your search results by accent

Google awarded patent to customize your search results by accent

Personalized search results are useful, yet annoying and dangerous. At least, the ones based on your search history can be. But how about accent-based personalized search results? It's probably more trouble than help, not to mention a little racist, and unjustly so, at times.

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