Google Raises Revenue, but Disappoints Wall Street
Jan31

Google Raises Revenue, but Disappoints Wall Street

Google’s revenue increased through the fourth quarter of 2014, but the company still fell short of Wall Street predictions. The company’s shares wobbled after the results, with the price declining 3% in the wake of the announcement but increasing by 1.44% as the hours passed after the earnings call. There was a revenue increase of 15% year-on-year to $18.10 billion, but Wall Street was predicting that Google would be making revenues...

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The Nexus 6 is Scarce because Google Misjudged Demand
Jan31

The Nexus 6 is Scarce because Google Misjudged Demand

The Nexus 6 is the best smartphone Google has ever released (the handset is built by Motorola), and it is the first true flagship to carry the Nexus name. With its Quad HD and other top line specs, the Nexus 6 is a tour de force, but like other previous Nexus smartphones, it is pretty scarce and is sold out more often than not. In fact, the Nexus 6 has been sold out with regularity since it launched last November. Google’s CFO,...

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Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Causing Widespread Memory Leaks
Dec30

Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Causing Widespread Memory Leaks

Android 5.0 Lollipop brought with it the biggest overhaul to Google’s mobile platform ever seen. It brought with it massive changes to the look of Android thanks to Material Design and also delved deeper with a huge number of enhancements to everything from basic functionality to improved security. However, new software usually has its little bugs and problems, especially major overhauls, Apple can attest to that after experiencing...

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Google’s 127 Must Have Apps
Dec29

Google’s 127 Must Have Apps

Android is the number one mobile platform by a considerable distance. It’s in the hands of hundreds of millions of users, but still more people are adopting Google’s software. That means there are plenty of people rocking their first ever Android smartphone or tablet this Holiday Season. With 1 million apps available, how do you know which ones to get to make your devices a better place? The truth is, there is a huge number of frankly...

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China Bans Gmail Through Apps
Dec29

China Bans Gmail Through Apps

China is maintaining its stance against Google and has strengthened its firewall around the company's services, with numerous outlets today suggesting that China has now blocked access to Gmail through third person email apps. Full access via the internet has been blocked directly to Gmail since June, but China has now also blocked access through IMAP, POP4, and SMTP. That means that the service is no longer accessible through third...

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