Tag Archives: Google

Google+ for business marketing

If you have been thinking that investing resources and time in marketing your brand on Google+ is not worth it and have been ignoring it all this while, you need to reconsider your marketing preferences. Google+ had around 540 million active monthly users in 2016, and it is posolutely not a quiet display platform that your business can afford to brush off. Besides being ... Read More »

Why Google+ Failed And What We Can Learn From It

Most people under the age of thirty-five reminisce about social networks the way their parents giggle about half-forgotten TV shows. MySpace and Friendster, once Hollywood gets around to making nostalgic teen comedies set in the dot-com era, will be easy punchlines. It’s not hard to see Twitter, Snapchat, and Whatsapp suffering the same fate eventually. But what does it say ... Read More »

Google Assistant Gets Home Control, Now Controls Smart Homes Without Google Home

Google last month hinted that it’s bringing ‘Home Control’ to Pixel smartphones soon, and it seems the company has finally started the rollout. Unfortunately, the ‘Home Control’ feature on Pixel phones isn’t available to all users and is likely to be limited as of now. A Reddit thread points that the ‘Home Control’ feature was visible on the Google Pixel ... Read More »

Android Nougat Finally Running on Over 1 Percent of Active Devices, Reveals Google

Google’s Android Nougat has finally crossed the 1 percent mark in the monthly Google Play distribution data. The latest distribution numbers confirm that Android Nougat is running on 1.2 percent of active devices with Android 7.0 on 0.9 percent and Android 7.1 on 0.3 percent devices. Considering that Android 7.0 Nougat was officially made available to Nexus devices in August, ... Read More »

Google Pixel’s Audio Distortion Issue Reportedly Fixed With February Security Update

Google seems to have finally fixed one of the issues that have been plaguing the audio output of the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Several Reddit users are pointing that the latest February Android security update seems to fix the audio distortion issue. The audio distortion issue was first reported last year and caused the Google Pixel as well as ... Read More »

Google Releases February Android Security Update for Pixel, Nexus Devices

Google has released its monthly Android security update for the month of February for its Pixel and Nexus devices. The company however was second to rollout the security update as Sony released the update to its Xperia devices last week. Similar to previous releases, Google’s February Android security update focuses on fixing security issues in the operating system. The February ... Read More »

Sony Starts Rolling Out February Android Security Update Ahead of Google Pixel Phones

Sony has earned itself some bragging rights as the Japan-based company has started rolling out the February Android security update to its Xperia devices, even ahead of Google’s own Pixel smartphones. Google makes its security patch available to the OEMs every month with bug fixes and security improvements to the Android build but this time around Sony has definitely surprised ... Read More »

Google Paid Out $3 Million to Bug Researchers in 2016; Nearly $1 Million for Android

Google last year gave out $3 million (roughly Rs. 21 crores) as part of its Vulnerability Rewards Program where the company pays out researchers to find, fix, and prevent vulnerabilities specifically in Android, Chrome, and other Google products and services. In a blog post, the company updated the details and said that it nearly gave Android and Chrome researchers nearly ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury Tipped to Sport Google Pixel’s Camera Sensor; Mid-Range Smartphone Leaked

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry recently confirmed a pre-MWC 2017 event on February 25 where it is expected to unveil the Mercury smartphone. Now, a tipster claims that the company may be gearing up to unveil another mid-range smartphone dubbed BBC100-1. Additionally, BlackBerry Mercury is rumoured to pack the same camera sensor first seen on the Pixel devices. According to a ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 to Feature Improved Camera, SoC; Budget Pixel Also in the Works: Report

Google is reportedly working on its next-generation Pixel devices expected to be announced later this year. According to a new report, Google is again focusing on the camera on the Pixel 2 device and this year we may finally see an affordable Pixel smartphone from the company. 9to5google cites an unnamed person familiar with the matter to report that Google ... Read More »