Google is experimenting with a new feature that allows marketers, media companies, politicians and other organizations to publish content directly to Google and have it appear instantly in search results.
New Nexus phones would be a natural fit for HTC as it looks to secure the future of its smartphone business. Google's Nexus phones don't have the instant recognition of a Samsung or LG handset, but they do play an important role in the Android ecosystem. Show More Summary
With Facebook Instant Articles now open to everyone, Google is ramping up its own initiative to speed up (and clean up) the mobile web, the open source Accelerated Mobile Pages project. Up to 14 articles from publishers that have been properly “AMPified” (Google’s term, not mine) now appear at the top of Google News on...
Google’s new project AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) exists since last October. The open source project AMP wants to reduce the loading times of websites significantly. Today’s websites are getting increasingly more bloated and carry weight, which often turns page loading on a smartphone into a waiting game. Show More Summary
Project Aristotle is a recent Google study that was undertaken to understand why certain teams in their workplace thrived while others seemed to struggle. After studying hundreds of Google's teams and analyzing years of data, the researchers...Show More Summary
Google today launched Android Studio 2.0, the latest version of its integrated development environment (IDE), with a long list of new features. You can download the new version now directly from Android.com/SDK. In November, Google unveiled Android Studio 2.0, the second major version of its IDE. Version 2.0 brings a slew of improvements, including Instant […]
Google has officially released Android Studio 2.0 for developers with a number of new features. In this release, developers will have access to Instant Run, which will increase their build speeds for testing apps. In addition, the emulator runs around 3 times faster, there is Cloud Test Lab integration and more. Show More Summary
As anyone who’s both played The Division and been to New York can instantly recognise, the developers did a pretty good job nailing the look and feel of the city’s streets. Which is cool for tourists and residents, but what about cartographers? Read more...
Kylie Jenner's Lip Kit has been a sweeping success since its launch last fall, which means that every time the matte liquid lipsticks are restocked on KylieCosmetics.com, the website instantly shuts down due to high traffic, and inventory is sold out within minutes. We know this not because we... Continue reading
“If you’re looking for a first project, start with a problem that you’re facing — turn inward and identify a few pain points in your life.” Brynn Evans is the type of person who everyone instantly likes. She’s personable, articulate, and has a mission-driven ethos about her work and life. Show More Summary
WebP, introduced by Google, is an image format meant for the internet. While this format has been around for half a decade and is now five years old, it has not risen to instant fame and is yet to gain universal acceptance. That said, WebP does have a lot of uniqueness to offer, especially regarding image size and compression. Show More Summary
Even bloggers can now sign up to publish content to Apple's clipboard-like Apple News app.
Google is doing even more with the notification shade in the latest version of Android. It's very (very) early days for Android N, but as we're playing around with the first release of the Developer Preview we're instantly seeing big changes on the horizon. Show More Summary
Users — and publishers — were complaining about news sites’ slow load times long before initiatives like Facebook’s Instant Articles or Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages came along with plans to cut drastically pageload times. “Mobile web performance is bad — I challenge you to find someone who disagrees with that,” Mic’s chief strategy officer Cory...
Twitter wants to make it easier for you to explore links featured in tweets displayed in any of its Moments. The company has added capabilities to allow you to instantly load up articles, blog posts, videos, etc. that a featured tweet links to — then come right back to the Moment. This works hand in hand with AMP, or Accelerated […]
Last year Google announced the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project. For those unfamiliar with the project, basically this is similar to Facebook’s Instant Articles where pages for certain websites will load more or less instantly, versus the regular loading times that you have been accustomed to. Show More Summary
Gmail for Android is getting a quick update to add some nice functionality today. The biggest thing is rich text formatting. You can now apply underlines, bolds, italics and color to text. Google also added instant RSVPs.
Ever wish you could format your email on the go with more than just plain text? Good news: Google has updated Gmail so you can now use rich text formatting such as bold or colored text. You can also quickly respond to calendar invites with a tap. Read more...
In today’s age of wanting instant access to everything, webpages that load slowly can be a real drag. In fact, people tend to leave sites that haven’t loaded in less than three seconds. Google is aiming to fix this with the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project. AMP is an initiative to make fast [...]
Google may have just changed the game for publishers who are trying to get a leg up in the mobile world. The tech giant debuted its accelerated mobile pages, or AMP, program yesterday, one day earlier than expected. AMP, which many view...Show More Summary