Google Maps has been around for over seven years. Yep, it has been around for a while now! Over time, it has collected bazillion images of numerous buildings, structures, construction sites and a whole lot more, some of which were never published. That is about to change…
Chromecast has been fairly successful for Google. For just $35 a piece, Chromecast can do a bunch of interesting things. And for media savvy people, it cannot get any better.
It is being rumored that Google’s YouTube may introduce low-bandwidth 4K videos next week, and may demo it in the upcoming CES. Thanks to Google’s own VP9 codec which will be the backbone of this awesome technology. Streaming 4K videos is still not very practical, expecially with bandwidth caps and low network speeds around.
Recently, the research firm NPD released a report, that says Google’s Chromebook sales consisted of 21% of all the laptops sold through November 2013. Although, many consumers are debating on these stats, it is not entirely untrue. In addition to that, Amazon recently confirmed that two of the three best selling laptops this year were the Chromebooks as well!
Internet Explorer 11 was officially launched on 17 October 2013. And just after a short while, Google Apps has decided to drop support for IE9. However, this isn’t due to any conflicts of interest between Microsoft and Google. It is just that Google has a policy of supporting only two major releases of the popular browsers.
Do you happen to spot faces in inanimate objects; some smiling, some worried, while some just gaping at you? You will be surprised to know that a psychological phenomenon called Pareidolia makes you perceive so.
This is Google Glass, from the inside. Thanks to the team at Catwig.com, we get a chance to look inside one of the most talked about devices in recent times. The teardown is very detailed and will give you a great insight into the $1500 gadget.