Tag: Google

  • Google launches “Person Finder” web-app to trace missing people in the Uttarakhand (India) floods

    Google launches “Person Finder” web-app to trace missing people in the Uttarakhand (India) floods

    Uttarakhand, a northern state of India has been severely affected by floods this week. Incessant rain and cases to cloud burst caused one on the worst natural calamity the country has seen in the recent past. More than 150 people have lost their lives and 50,000 are reported missing. Google’s “Person Finder” web app, which…

  • Google Password Pill makes the swallower into a living password!

    Google Password Pill makes the swallower into a living password!

    Oh this is so interesting. Google are on a roll with their innovative ideas. They’ve come up with a number of unheard of and un-though of things in the past and now it’s time for them to go into the extreme. The Google Password Pill is one such thing that shows us their ideas have…

  • Google Search adds nutritional data for over a thousand foods

    Google Search adds nutritional data for over a thousand foods

    Google has seemingly realized that folks look up a lot of dietary advises online. So why not offer it to them on the world’s most visited website? Beginning today, results will include elaborate details on calories, carbohydrates, proteins, sugars, and other information pertaining to the nutrition in food. In a statement, Google said, “Figuring out…

  • A Google Chrome plugin that pauses videos when you look away

    It is not a software company that has created this plugin, it actually comes from the German auto giant Volkswagen. The plugin is created to promote the automakers newest ‘Start-Stop’ technology which aims to saves gas by turning off the engine when the car stops. We have seen similar functionality in the Samsung Galaxy SIII…

  • Google Glass gets a host of third party apps – Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, CNN and more

    Google Glass gets a host of third party apps – Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, CNN and more

    Yesterday, Google’s annual I/O developer conference shed light on something we’re all too eager to lay hands on, the Google Glass Project and the apps that could come with it, early on. Among the first wave of major third-party Glass apps (which will henceforth be known as ‘Glassware’) include updates, information and more. Starting up…

  • Google says 900 million Android devices activated and in a first its stock hits $900

    Google says 900 million Android devices activated and in a first its stock hits $900

    Google opened the I/O keynote with a mind boggling stat – Over 900 million Android devices have been activated till date. In its four and a half year history the OS had touched the 400 million mark and has more than doubled itself in a year. So far there have been 48 billion installs on…

  • Google Glass-like smart-watch rumored

    Google Glass-like smart-watch rumored

    While the Google Glass project has been occupying prime real estate in our thoughts off-late, we’ve just heard a buzz about yet another innovation to be unveiled by the makers of the jolly good Android! As per recent reports, the guys at Google are currently spending their nights up, working on a Google smart-watch. The…

  • Google to Launch Samsung Galaxy S4 “Google Edition” at the I/O event

    Google to Launch Samsung Galaxy S4 “Google Edition” at the I/O event

    Amidst all the rumours surrounding the Google I/O event scheduled for tomorrow we have learnt that Google has collaborated with Samsung to launch a Galaxy S4 “Google Edition”. But don’t get fooled, it isn’t going to be something absolutely new and neither mix it up with Google’s next Nexus device. The hardware is going be…

  • Google Glass receives Reddit app already

    Google Glass receives Reddit app already

    Reddit has its own set of loyalists who swear by every headline they read on the social news website. Of course, now the scope for the same has enhanced to a greater degree and has claimed to be future-proof, thanks to the announcement of a new Google Glass app that is already in the works…

  • Larry Page confirms that Google Glass runs on modified Android

    Larry Page confirms that Google Glass runs on modified Android

    All the speculations surrounding the Google Glass’s OS were put to rest by Larry Page yesterday; it indeed runs on a modified version of Android rather than a proprietary specially coded Firmware. Page said “obviously, Glass runs on Android, so [Android] has been pretty transportable across devices, and I think that will continue.” Cross-usage of…