More people are letting app makers access their Google accounts -- MyPermissions expanded to provide instant notifications when a new app asks for data.
Remember the days before Google instant search, where you still had to speculate about what strange searches people performed? These days, we all have experience typing in the beginning of a Google search only to get a suggestion popping...Show More Summary
You can receive 500 Amtrak Guest Rewards points for linking your account to Google Wallet (iPhone/Android). Points post instantly, but this is only open to the first 10,000 people who do it. After that, they’ll only award 100 points....Show More Summary
Using the gomap jQuery plugin to instantly zoom to any spot on a Google map.
Google may not always be kind to Windows Phone users, but it's showing them some love today with an update to its self-titled search app for the platform. The new release lets users sign into their Google accounts, preserving their search history as they hop from device to device. Show More Summary
With Music on Google Play, discover millions of tracks available for purchase, upload 20,000 songs in the cloud for free, and stream music instantly on the web or on your Android device. Shop the store to get personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most. Show More Summary
Snapchat, the instant messaging app where you send somebody a picture that self-destructs except not really, is worth $3 billion to Facebook and $4 billion to Google. This despite the fact that their lack of profit is quite literally a joke. So why do Google and Facebook both want something that’ll be worthless next year?
Google is sneaking its updated launcher onto millions of devices right now. When the switch is thrown, Android will instantly become a lot more unified.
Between the known and the unknown, there is a fleeting moment of realization — the instant of recognition that you are about to learn something that soon you will deeply regret. Often it happens upon searching Google Images for "spider-bite," or clicking on the Urban Dictionary link for anything. This moment... More »
Don't want your text messages going to Google Hangouts? There's an easy way to go back to your old Messaging app As of version 2.0, the Google Hangouts app for Android can handle SMS messages as well as regular instant messages. When you start it up for the first time you'll be asked if you want to use Hangouts for SMS or not. Show More Summary
The dramatic overhaul of Google Maps on the desktop saw the world lose a good friend. That friend: Pegman. The tiny yellow avatar that you could drop almost anywhere to get instant access to Street View disappeared. Instead, the ground level perspective was accessed by first clicking on a point on...
Google is making one of its newest products generally available to the public today, hoping that it will allow people to receive instant help through live video feeds. Called Helpouts,... Keep reading ?
Today we're launching a new release of Google Play services. Version 4.0 includes the Google Mobile Ads SDK, and offers improvements to geofencing, Google+, and Google Wallet Instant Buy APIs. With over 97% of devices now running Android...Show More Summary
You just gotta love North American carriers. Nexus devices are the only safe haven in the Android world where users get instant OS updates as and when Google announces them, but US carriers manage to always take away even that convenience from their consumers. Show More Summary
Google Play Services 4.0 was released on Thursday. The new update brings the Google Mobile Ads SDK and other improvements for Google+, geofencing, and Google Wallet Instant Buy APIs. Google is dropping support for Froyo which means the new APIs will not work on that aging mobile OS. Show More Summary
Google+ got a slew of photo-oriented features at a special event on Tuesday, including much-improved Instant Upload on iOS, Auto Awesome Action and new HDR controls in Snapseed. However, the occasion also provided new insights into the performance of Google's young social network. The company now...
The team behind Google Play is playing with our heads. (Credit: Google) Last week, Google sent out invitations for a "night out" event in New York on October 24 with folks from Google Play and music from Capital Cities. The instant speculation...Show More Summary
Chat with contacts securely across Skype, Facebook, Google Talk, and more in this newly redesigned instant messaging app. The post IM+ Pro7 Review appeared first on 148Apps.
Many people have spent years waiting for the BBM app to appear on Android smartphones as former Blackberry users get in line to use the instant messaging service to chat with friends and family on their smartphones. Having finally been made available to the public on Monday, the app has skyrocketed to the top of [...]
On the web: Google, Square thwarted by banks’ 1970s tech - MarketWatch - "Disco-era computers bedevil efforts to allow for instant money transfers..." Top Five Themes at Money2020 - Celent Banking Blog (Zilvinas Bareisis) - "My viewShow More Summary