Got VR Glasses and Want to Use Them? Google Has You Covered
Dec19

Got VR Glasses and Want to Use Them? Google Has You Covered

During the holiday season all you tech heads out there are bound to get a few new tech toys.  A new phone, a smartwatch, a tablet or perhaps even a pair of VR glasses.  Want to actually use them for something?  Google has you cover with an "Easter egg" of sorts in Google maps. It's simple really first open up Google Maps, next open up street view, than double tap on the "circle arrow" icon. At this point the screen will split into two...

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Motorola Planning Phablet Nexus 6-like Device
Dec03

Motorola Planning Phablet Nexus 6-like Device

Some are arguing that the new Nexus 6 is not a Nexus at all and is a Motorola device. Hardly a surprising accusation since Motorola built the handset for Google, but in the past Nexus devices have been individual, but the 6 seems like new Moto device, even if it is still a fantastic (if slightly flawed) smartphone. As this has plenty of Motorola’s touches all over it, a new rumor saying that Motorola is going to build its own version...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Has App Switcher Problem
Nov19

Android 5.0 Lollipop Has App Switcher Problem

Google’s new Android 5.0 Lollipop has been finding its way to devices over the last two weeks, but as is the case with new software there are some bugs (just ask Apple how that is). A couple of little quirks in the Lollipop experience have been found alongside the features we do want such as the good looking Material Design, increased security, and multiple new features. Some users of Android 5.0 Lollipop are reporting that there is a...

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A Upclose Look at Google’s Ara
Nov12

A Upclose Look at Google’s Ara

Google's project Ara is trying to make a smartphone with interchangeable parts.  They have been working on this concept for a while and now have something official to show off.  They did exactly that the other day and android central managed to get a ton of pictures I have put the best of the group below. This prototype was shown off by Paul Eremenko (Google's Advanced Technology Projects and project lead of Project Ara) he stated...

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LG and Google enter decade long patent agreement
Nov05

LG and Google enter decade long patent agreement

LG and Google have announced a new partnership that will see the companies start a patent sharing deal to license each other's ideas in the future. The deal was confirmed today by both parties and covers all existing patents held by both Google and LG, as well as any new patent taken out over the next ten year period. Of course, over the next decade there will be plenty of patents filed from both sides, freeing the other company to...

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