Google shows growth through third quarter
Oct17

Google shows growth through third quarter

Google has posted impressive third quarter earnings which show that year on year the company has grown, including more employees, more revenue, and more operating profit. Mountain View released its detailed Q3 financial report and went into the finer details regarding the company’s monetary data. Perhaps most interesting is the segments on Motorola, confirming the imminent sale of the company to Lenovo and highlighting how much of a...

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Nexus 5 remains, now with Android 5.0 Lollipop
Oct16

Nexus 5 remains, now with Android 5.0 Lollipop

The Nexus 6 landed yesterday with a big splash, which is fitting for a device that has a 5.92-inch screen and is massive. As you may know by now, the phablet niche is opinion dividing; there are those who love it and those who simply will never want a device that big. So in some ways, while the Motorola built Nexus 6 is an excellent one, it is also one who alienates a great swath of potential smartphone consumers. However, if you are...

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Eric Schmidt talks Google Search and ethics
Oct14

Eric Schmidt talks Google Search and ethics

Google Search has been the dominant force in its particular niche for sometimes, so much so that its success puts it among the most dominating products or services in the world. With the huge success has come plenty of criticism for Google Search, with monopoly accusations and major privacy concerns, especially for the search version found on Mobile devices. Eric Schmidt, Google CEO was speaking in Berlin Germany over the weekend and...

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Google Now answers more accurately than Siri and Cortana
Oct09

Google Now answers more accurately than Siri and Cortana

A shootout between the leading mobile voice assistant has shown that Google Now has at least one advantage over Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana. Industry firm Stone Temple Consulting performed a test to find out which of the assistants can answer real world questions most accurately. Each software was asked 3,086 questions that required direct answers. While I would hardly call the results definitive, it seems that Google Now can...

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Nexus 9 shows up online
Oct06

Nexus 9 shows up online

The Nexus 9 has been one of the most storied devices of 2014. You may remember it as the Nexus 8, or perhaps the HTC Volantis. Perhaps you recall that it was going to launch during Google’s I/O event in June, and then it was going to arrive as an Android Silver slate and not a Nexus device. It has leaked, been the subject of false claims, and now finally is due to launch this month and here is an image of the device. Chinese leakster...

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Nexus 6 in the wild
Oct02

Nexus 6 in the wild

We have been seeing plenty of the Nexus 6 over the last week as the device seems to have gone into a leak overdrive. That usually means one thing, the handset is close to launch, and that certainly seems to be the case with the new Nexus with most reports pegging it for an October 17th launch. From detailed spec lists and accurate renders of the last week we now get to see our first look of the Nexus 6 in its finished form and in the...

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