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Google and Microsoft to bring new “Kill Switch” feature to curb smartphone thefts

Google and Microsoft to bring new “Kill Switch” feature to curb smartphone thefts

With smartphone thefts being recorded at an all time high the timing of this news couldn’t have been more appropriate. Both Google and Microsoft have taken into their stride to try and curb this growing menace with their all new “factory reset protection solution” which would allow users to entirely wipe out their phone’s data with a single press of a button to the extent of which it cannot and WILL not be recovered...

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Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.3 for Nexus and Google Play Devices

Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.3 for Nexus and Google Play Devices

Google has started pushing out the Android 4.4.3 update for its Nexus devices as well as its Google Play Edition smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S4 GE (GT-I9505G), HTC One M7 GE, HTC One M8 GE and Sony’s Z Ultra GE have already started getting the update over the air (OTA).  The roll out as always will be in parts so if you are a proud owner of any Google Play Edition device, then you might start checking for the updates via the...

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Google Introduces New Game Services at Google I/O

Google Introduces New Game Services at Google I/O

  Google I/O brought with it a number of new additions to Google’s long line of already impressive products. The Google Play Services API also known as the Google Play Games is one such addition to the Google family. The all-new game service (first of its kind for Google) is somewhat similar to what Microsoft is offering with its Windows Phone Operating Systems that includes the Xbox Live game features in the palm of your hands....

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Google Maps Gets Updated at Google I/O 2013

Google Maps Gets Updated at Google I/O 2013

Google I/O 2013 started off with a bang yest introducing a bunch of new features, one of which is the update to their Google Maps. Google Maps apps are now available in almost 200 countries. 50 out of those 200 are able to use Street View. The new and improved Google Maps main difference to the old one is that Google have managed to make thousands of maps integrated one of top of the other. According to a Google representative, Google Maps...

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Google I/O 2013 Key Note in Pictures

Google I/O 2013 Key Note in Pictures

Google I/O 2013 KEY NOTE We have compiled some of the pictures from Google I/O 2013 first day. We will also be publishing a brief article shortly, stay tuned! Sundar Pichai Google Now updated Google+ Hangouts Google Google Photo Enhancments Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Editon Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition Google Chrome Google Converse Google Play Games Service Android Studio Google Music Updates Google Maps...

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GTalk gets replaced by the all new Google+ Hangouts

GTalk gets replaced by the all new Google+ Hangouts

  Google I/O was full of surprises on the first day and there were plenty of new “products” as Google likes to call it that were unveiled in the process. Till now Google Talk was the central hub of Google when it came it to messaging and VoIP, but not anymore. Google have now replaced their Google Talk (GTalk) app with the all new Google+Hangouts which brings with it whole new ways to interact with friends and family. The...

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