Google’s Chrome browser might be a battery hog on occasion, but it still offers one of the best Internet browsing experiences out there. One of the things that make Chrome so useful is the large number of available extensions that add various features to your browsing experience, and most Chrome extensions are available as free downloads. Show More Summary
Google’s rolled out some nice new features related to this years election. You can now instantly find a candidate’s stance on issues as well as track the primary results. Read more...
With the rollout of a new product, called "Real-Time Ads," Google is opening up a new frontier for marketers, and Super Bowl 50 is a perfect time to kick off. "Real-Time Ads" allows brands to run ads instantly across YouTube, thousands of apps and 2 million websites. Show More Summary
If your boss walks by your desk, and you have an instant messaging service like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Skype, Google Hangouts, or Slack open -- even if you’re just innocently chatting with a coworker about an upcoming projectShow More Summary
Not such a long time ago, Facebook launched Instant Articles. And next year, Google launches its open-source version, Accelerated Mobile Pages (or AMP). Though these projects have been framed around speedier mobile browsing, there’s much more at stake. These projects will affect everything from the future of what a “story” is to where quality media...
2016 will be the year that media companies take bigger, bolder risks with innovation to keep up with startups and Silicon Valley behemoths. Apple (Apple News), Facebook (Instant Articles and Notify), Google (AMP), and Snapchat (Discover) all made major incursions into media in 2015, creating powerful distribution channels but also introducing new risks. The new...
Facebook is finally launching Instant Articles for Android. The social networking giant said on Wednesday that it has launched its instant articles service for Google's mobile operating system, which allows media companies to publish...Show More Summary
It’s official. Facebook has officially become a potential competitor to Google when it comes to the information market. In addition to introducing the “buy now” feature which essentially transformed the social platform into an online marketplace, the social media giant also launched Instant Articles, which enabled users to view full-length content without leaving the app.
At the Google for India keynote, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced a new Translate feature that will be making its debut in country in the first quarter of 2016. Dubbed Tap to Translate, the feature lets users instantly translate text from within a third-party app, such as WhatsApp, Facebook, and more....
Google Now On Tap just received an update that gives it some of the slickest, most efficient screenshotting capabilities we've seen.
Google is offering yet another easy way for you to send money via your smartphone. The company announced Thursday that its Google Wallet smartphone app, which connects to your credit card or bank account, will soon let users send funds via text message. Show More Summary
The latest update for Hangouts on iOS won't tell you this, but Google's instant messaging app will play nicely with your Apple Watch now. What the change log does say, however, is that you can now reply to notifications in-line -- but that means following up via Apple's wearable is an option. Show More Summary
Today is the last day you can sign up to receive an instant Project Fi invite and save $80 on the Nexus 5x. That's right, if you've been wanting to try out Project Fi, Google's invite-only cellular service, you won't want to miss out on this chance to skip the line....
Google's project to boost the speeds that news articles load on smartphones will kick off "early next year" with several large media organizations already committed to support the effort, Google said in a blog post. The so-called Accelerated...Show More Summary
Accelerated Mobile Pages, Google’s initiative for mobile news publishing and its open source riposte to similar efforts from Facebook and Apple, is arriving “early next year,” the company said in a post on Tuesday. Last month, Google...Show More Summary
Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is Google’s answer to Facebook’s Instant Articles. There is a sudden race to bring responsive content, in the most scalable manner, as quickly as possible to mobile. Publishers, developers, and now Google are jumping on board the quick-to-mobile bandwagon. Show More Summary
As of next year, fast-loading AMP pages—Google's version of Facebook's Instant Articles—will be viewable through Google Search. Google is wasting no time in gearing up its open-source competitor to Facebook's Instant Articles. The Accelerated...Show More Summary
Right now Facebook has an instant articles feature in which the content from publishers has sort of been preloaded. This means that when you click it, the content loads instantly in Facebook as opposed to having to wait for a website to load. Show More Summary
You’re bound to come across words you don’t recognize while browsing the Web, and while you can always use Google as a dictionary, it’s not always the most convenient option. There’s a better way. Installing the Google Dictionary Chrome Extension lets you double-click on any word to instantly see its definition in a pop-up. Show More Summary