Shazam has updated their Android, now allowing you to instantly buy music from Google Play directly from the app. You can also simply preview the song in Google Play if you want.
Hidden inside Google’s Chrome for Android app is an experimental feature that will instantly display suggestions to various queries while you’re typing them into the address bar. To recap, these are the answers that Google would normally display right at the top of its search results. Show More Summary
No, we won't all be working from home. The surprising reasons why Google's bee keeping group and Instant Messengers are so powerful. Forget what you know about how to maximize productivity. Read Full Story
Netflix today announced an update to its website, introducing a “new instant search tool” which quickly serves up search results as users type in a query. The tool mirrors Google’s own instant search tool, but actually feels faster; granted, Netflix doesn’t have to scan the entire Web to serve up results, but the speed is […]
Amazon updated its app for Android with several new features, including the ability to buy Kindle ebooks and download apps. The update brings Prime Instant Video to Android for the first time, as an exclusive app that isn't available...Show More Summary
Amazon has finally brought Instant Video streaming to Android via a Google Play update to the Amazon shopping app.
Amazon’s on-demand movie and TV streaming service, Prime Instant Video, is finally supported on Android devices. Well, sort of. As Android Police notes, the existing Amazon app in the Google Play store was updated today for US users, allowing them to browse and buy digital content. Show More Summary
Google Drive has added a new sharing option that instantly creates a URL you can share with others without having to specify their email address. More »
In news that is sure to make you feel old, Microsoft is officially killing its 15-year-old instant messaging program. Windows Live Messenger— formerly MSN Messenger— will soon go the way of Friendster, Google Reader and Facebook Poke. See...Show More Summary
In a triumph for climate change, four hundred pairs of Google Glass were ruined instantly yesterday when the heavens opened above Reno, Nevada, causing the Burning Man festival to be shut down. Burning Man is an annual gathering of some of the world's most disruptive and visionary people. Show More Summary
Amazon is going to acquire video game streaming site Twitch for $970 million in an all-cash deal. Today’s Amazon deal definitely doesn’t give off the same “this feels right” vibe as the Google rumor. While Amazon has Prime Instant Video, it doesn’t have offer any way for people to upload their own content — everything you can watch on the service has been… Read More
Imagine living life without 24/7/365 access to Google. Better yet, imagine not being able to instantly do any of the following things: Look up the weather forecast for any city in the world. Read dictionary definitions for any word. Find nearby restaurants and grocery stores. Read local and national news stories. Make arithmetic calculations. Find
When we talk about wearable technology, I would like to think that for most of us out there, two examples come to mind almost instantly – one would be the Google Glass, while the other would be the smartwatch, such as the Moto 360. However,...Show More Summary
A new version of the MyGlass app lets Google Glass users access their favorite contacts instantly and all others with only a little effort.
If you heard that Amazon was launching an app on Google Play, you'd be entitled to hope that it'd be the long-awaited Instant Video for Android. Prepare to be disappointed, since the company's actually released Sev Zero: Air Support for tablets that...
App brings Google Now-style smarts to an instant messaging service.
Last night, NBC’s hit show ‘America’s Got Talent,’ began to incorporate voting and instant save in a new way: Google Search. The show is partnering with Google to allow fans to Google the terms “America’s Got Talent” or “AGT” starting...Show More Summary
Fans Will Easily be Able to Vote and Save Their Favorite Acts Using Google
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One of my favorite parts of Google is getting instant responses from search results — it massively simplifies currency conversion, for one thing. So it’s interesting to see that the company now lets you create Google Now reminders right from its search box, as the Google Operating System blog explains. The feature works if you... Read More