The future of shrimp is a cloud. The shrimp-streaming service Shrimp Cloud has almost tripled its $100 Kickstarter goal with the promise of delivering the world a terabyte of shrimp content on a public Google Drive. A bizarre database of over 2 million images of shrimp is therapeutic, according to the project's founder Eric Dennis. Show More Summary
It’s Safer Internet Day today and while you are probably not celebrating the occasion with an overpriced prix fixe dinner and roses, it’s not a bad time to remember that hacks don’t only happen to big media organizations. To give you...Show More Summary
In honor of Safer Internet Day (apparently that's a thing), Google is offering 2GB of free Drive storage just for doing a Security Checkup. Read more here. Read more...
Want 2 GB of extra space in your Google Drive account? Today, Google will give it to you for free, just for doing something you should be doing anyway: Reviewing your security. Read more...
In a move seen as a test drive for a future streaming deal with a major digital company (Google/YouTube or Yahoo, for example), the NFL reportedly is considering an online-only broadcast for one 2015 regular season game. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hinted at such a move — a so-called “over-the-top” Webcast — in his state […]
Google is using Safer Internet Day to run a Drive giveaway promotion, which will bag you 2GB of extra storage space in the cloud for free. All you need to do is to provide Google with two minutes of your time to complete a security checkup, essentially making sure your account is both safe and secure.
As our lives get more ingrained in the digital sphere, it becomes more important than ever to ensure that our information is kept secure from unscrupulous individuals. Google knows this, and is offering a reward for anyone who makes sure their Google account is secured before the 17th February. Show More Summary
Marking Safer Internet Day, Google is giving an extra 2GB of Google Drive storage to anyone who completes this security checkup by February 17. The checkup makes sure your account recovery information is current, asks you to review recent sign-in activity, and lets you see which apps and devices can access your account. Show More Summary
Gmail has recently updated the icon for PDF attachments: it no longer uses the Adobe Reader icon and it opted for a basic text icon. Here's the PDF icon used by Gmail since its release back in 2004: Google Drive also shows the new icon...Show More Summary
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When Google added the ability to create and share custom maps, they didn't make those maps easy to find on your Google Drive. You can't search by map file type, but you can search for files that open with Google My Maps. Read more.....
Because it’s not the easiest thing to drive around town with cameras strapped all over a car and not arouse some kind of attention, a new rumor has Apple embarking on its own street view mission, similar to the feature on Google Maps. Although we’re sure there are plenty of technological get-ups popping up around town, this one has people … [More]
Just when we thought Uber couldn’t encounter any more road hazards … here comes Google. But who could have guessed? Probably Sun Tzu, the 6th century BCE Chinese philosopher and author of the still-read “The Art of War.” “The most significant threat to the app-based transportation company may be much closer to home: one of […]
A camera-mounted van spotted driving around the Bay Area is apparently registered to Apple, and has sparked speculation that the Cupertino company is developing its own Google Street View competitor, Apple Insider reports — or even self-driving car technology. Show More Summary
Google Inc. is reported to be developing its own ridesharing service to take on Uber Inc., a report claimed Monday. Bloomberg quoted unnamed sources that said that Google’s chief legal officer David Drummond revealed the possibility of a Google-made competitor … Continue reading ?
There have been a number of conflicting reports surrounding G+. Many of us in the tech world know that the driving force behind Google+, Vic Gundotra, has left the company and ever since that departure, G+ has seen less of a prominent place in Google’s limelight, with some claiming that Google is actively moving to hide it from the average user.
The new Outlook app (formerly Acompli) for iOS and Android (beta) supports multiple email providers. It lets you schedule emails for later reading and is integrated to your calendar, OneDrive, Dropbox and Google Drive accounts.
Google released its Q4 2014 earnings today, showing strong numbers all around, but on the earnings call we also got word on the strength of Google Play. Google CFO Patrick Pichette said today on the call that Google's "other revenues" segment grew by 19 percent year-over-year (6 percent quarter-over-quarter) to $1.95 billion, driven primarily by growth in Play Store sales.
If you've tinkered with Waze at all you know the app allows users to post road conditions, lane closures, police locations, and other pertinent driving hazards with a heavy emphasis on the gamification of that information (i.e., you get points for reporting accurate information). Show More Summary