Hangouts update to version 2.1.075 brings changes and improvements

Google is constantly rolling out updates to its many apps. The latest app to get the update treatment is Hangouts.  The new update to Hangouts (v.2.1.075), will bring quite a few changes and improvements to their messenger app...
by Dave Thornton
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Nexus 5 pricing revealed Plus Release Date Confusion

  Over the last few days we have seen a prototype video and leaked images According to website AndroidGeeks the price of the Nexus 5 will be $399 for the 16 GB and $449 for the 32 GB model. The Nexus 4 had prices of $299 a...
by Dave Thornton
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Fact or Rumour: Google Negotiating $1 Billion Acquisition of Whatsapp

It would appear the Google is in negotiations with WhatsApp the messaging app, reports are circulating that the two companies have been talking about the deal for the past couple of months. Although it looks like Whatsapp are h...
by Dave Thornton
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Lost your Android phone, get it to call you

Google is rolling out a useful update to its Android Device Manager service. You will be able to get a lost phone to show a message and contact number, giving you another way of getting your handset back. This works in addition...
by Dave Thornton
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Google sold 10 million Chromecast’s in 2014

Last week Google announced that their Chromecast was the number one selling streaming device in the US in 2014. The one thing we didn’t know until now was how many units they actually sold. Google Korea have told The Kore...
by Ryan Oneill
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Google Play Music updated to bring Jelly Bean notifications and Google TV support

Google music fans receive some good news today as an update rolls out. This update has brought with it a few enhancements including expanded notifications for Jelly Bean users. With a two fingered swipe up you can collapse the ...
by Ryan Oneill
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Google’s Nexus player get’s FCC approval with time to spare

Well that didn’t take long, just yesterday we told you that Google had stopped taking pre-orders for the Nexus Player while awaiting FCC approval and now it’s all clear. There’s no surprises in the filing so y...
by Ryan Oneill
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Google Release “Open Gallery” Lets You Create Online Exhibitions

Hot on the heels of releasing Google Street View Lets Users Create Their Own Views, Google have officially launched “Open Gallery,” a new service that lets aspiring artists create exhibitions online. The service is currentl...
by Dave Thornton
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Google shows off Smart Lock automatic login password manager

Among all the information that Google spewed out during their I/O 2015 last week regarding Android M, which will be the next version of the Android OS was some slightly, what some might call lesser high-profile announcements. I...
by Dave Thornton
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