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Shazam a song just by asking your smart device what's playing

Shazam a song just by asking your smart device what's playing

By 1 May 2015

Today is the day that 'Shazam' became a verb in the eyes of Google. Now you can simply ask your smart device what song is playing and it will tell you. Google has announced that its voice controlled service will respond to the term 'Shazam'. So if you... >>

Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension keeps you safe from phishing scams

Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension keeps you safe from phishing scams

By 29 April 2015

Google has announced a new extension for its Chrome browser that should keep people safe from phishing scams. The Password Alert extension will work in Chrome to make sure people know what sites are legitimate and which are not. That way giving out personal... >>

Tag Heuer smartwatch price, release date and battery life revealed

Tag Heuer smartwatch price, release date and battery life revealed

By 29 April 2015

So eagerly anticipated is the Tag Heuer smartwatch that even its Google and Intel-partnering announcement was big news. Now more details have come to light. According to Bloomberg the Tag Heuer smartwatch will go on sale in October or November for $1,400... >>

YouTube takes on Hollywood: Set to back feature films and original series, starring YouTubers

YouTube takes on Hollywood: Set to back feature films and original series, starring YouTubers

By 28 April 2015

YouTube has officially begun moving away from a site that hosts billions of clips to a Hollywood-like company that green lights feature films and original series, but of course, these productions will premiere on YouTube first and star some of the biggest... >>

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

By 24 April 2015

The usually cute Android character has been spotted on Google Maps micturating on the Apple logo. The urinating Android was spotted by a friend of Team Android who pointed out this picture appears both in the desktop Google Maps as well as on mobile.... >>

Google Q1 earnings show revenue and profit growth, but mobile is affecting revenue

Google Q1 earnings show revenue and profit growth, but mobile is affecting revenue

By 23 April 2015

Google has posted first-quarter earnings, and the results show it missed analysts' expectations and needs to charge more for serving ads on mobile sites, among many other things. The company announced revenue of $17.26 billion, against the year-ago figure... >>

Project Fi: 9 things to know about Google's new mobile network

Project Fi: 9 things to know about Google's new mobile network

By 22 April 2015

Google has launched its very own mobile network in the US. The company hasn't suddenly invested in the costly infrastructure required to become a T-Mobile overnight, though it has partnered with some of the biggest carriers and developed new technology,... >>

Google joins the hunt for the Loch Ness Monster

Google joins the hunt for the Loch Ness Monster

By 21 April 2015

The most famous photograph purporting to show the Loch Ness Monster was published on 21 April 1934 in the Daily Mail. Known as Surgeon's Photograph (as reportedly the photographer Robert Kenneth Wilson was a gynaecologist), it showed the neck and head... >>

YouTube apps will retire on some smart TVs, Apple TV, iOS devices: Here's what to do

YouTube apps will retire on some smart TVs, Apple TV, iOS devices: Here's what to do

By 21 April 2015

Are you seeing a strange warning video on your YouTube app? It might be that your device is using an older version of YouTube that's about to expire. In March 2014, YouTube announced that it was moving from something called Data API v2 over to Data API... >>

Google's Works with Cardboard aims to certify VR viewers and optimise app experiences

Google's Works with Cardboard aims to certify VR viewers and optimise app experiences

By 16 April 2015

Google wants you to know it's investing in virtual reality compatibility. The company's Cardboard VR viewer, which launched last year, has inspired a whole range of budget VR viewers made out of affordable materials, and in an attempt to make them work... >>