December 31, 2012
Ring in the New Year with the official New Year’s Eve Ball countdown app (and keep those resolutions too!)
The countdown is on. It’s New Year’s Eve and folks are either getting ready to go out and party or assembling a junk food fest to sit on the couch and gorge the night away, but it’s guaranteed that almost everyone will have their eyes locked on Time Square’s Ball when the clock strikes midnight. […]
December 1, 2018
Google app 8.65 continues work on Podcasts episode search, Image Search filters [APK Insight]
The latest version of the Google app is rolling out this evening with a number of small tweaks and features. Google app 8.65 details more about Podcasts episode search, Google Image Search filters, and more.
November 27, 2018
Review: Google Pixel Slate serves as an excellent ‘B’ to the Pixelbook’s predictable A/B test
Google is known for doing a few different versions of everything. Android Messages and Allo. Gmail and Inbox (by Gmail). Google Play Music and YouTube Music. Take your pick. The strategy is this: Take many versions of an idea seriously and you’re bound to get enough data to point you in the right direction. Intentional […]
March 26, 2019
Google’s original Pixel gets a speed test to show how four Android versions affect performance
It came as a surprise earlier this month when Google revealed that it would be providing an official update to Android Q for the original Pixel phones. Now, a speed test has hit YouTube to show how all of these updates affect the aging device.
January 8, 2019
10 Essential Google Chrome extensions for 2019 [Video]
Google Chrome needs to have the RAM management issues addressed but it hasn’t really stopped it from being arguably the best browser, even more so when you factor in the power of Chrome Extensions.
October 20, 2020
Google Pixel 5: Top 10 new features [Video]
The Google Pixel 5 has started shipping globally — sorry US — which is now putting the highly anticipated device in the palms of those that pre-ordered. It’s not a traditional “flagship” Made by Google phone, but the Pixel 5 does have a host of new features, and we’ve collated a top 10 of our […]
November 8, 2019
[Update: Flutter confirmed] Google Stadia app is now live in the Play Store
Stadia, Google’s upcoming game streaming service for almost any device including Pixel phones, is less than two weeks away from its official launch. Ahead of the November 19 launch, the Google Stadia app for Android is now available for download in the Google Play Store.
December 12, 2013
Google announces the winners of its Players Choice award for best apps and games of the year
Google has announced the winners of the 2013 Players’ Choice awards for top Google Play apps and games. The awards are given based on user popularity, unlike the apps featured last week in the Play Store for a similar award, which were chosen by Google themselves. There were six categories spanning apps and games. The […]
July 25, 2016
Review: Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Mods are ‘modular’ done well, but not cheap [Video]
Moto Z is the first Moto-branded flagship since Lenovo began phasing out the Motorola brand name, and the successor to the popular Moto X line. At the time of its unveiling, Moto X represented a new Motorola with a new, clearer vision under the influence of Google itself. The company ditched the heavy skins commonly found […]
July 19, 2018
Review: How YouTube Music stacks up against Spotify and Pandora
YouTube Music, the latest in Google’s long history of attempts at breaking into the music streaming market, launched last month in 17 countries. However, it may be too late for Google’s latest attempt at music streaming, as the competition is fierce between veteran services like Spotify and Pandora, newcomers like Deezer and Tidal, and of course […]
May 8, 2018
Google News gets redesigned with AI features, new app, available starting today
Keeping up with the news is a big part of our day, and since its inception nearly two decades ago, Google News has been a place for anyone to find what they’re looking for. Now, Google is giving it a makeover.