Google has made it official, it has unveiled< the second generation Nexus 7 tablet earlier this week and like clockwork the iFixit team managed to get their hands on the new tablet for a complete teardown. You’ll be contented to know the Nexus 7 earned a repairability score of 7 out of 10 which means the higher the number, the easier to fix it.
According to a report on CNET, Google is preparing a new type of encryption on its Google Drive files that prevents the NSA and other intelligence organizations from accessing the files. Google is doing this to increase user privacy of its cloud storage and synchronization service.
It looks like some sources close to Google have some insider info that Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie is scheduled to be released in the late October timeframe. Google I/O came and went without an Android 5.0 release and everyone wondered why.
Star Simpson and Scott Torborg of Catwig.com have done a very thorough teardown of the Google Glass Explorer kit to see what was inside this device everyone seems to be marveling over. The wearable piece of technology did take some time do disassemble (the walk-through is 45 minutes long) and the guys managed to put it back together and get it working again without much trouble. Read on to see what’s inside.
If you didn’t know Google tracks everything that we do. If you have a Google account then they are tracking all of the websites you go to, what you search and much more. Because of this they can serve us ads that cater to our interests. I’m sure you’ve seen those in your search results or even in Gmail. So how much does Google really know about you? This Infographic will get you the details.
If you own a business, then there is a chance that you will be looking for a way in which you can share your files so that people can work remotely. This type of working is becoming more and more popular in the modern world, with companies realizing that they don’t really have any need to pay to run an office when their employees could do exactly the same work from the comfort of their own home. This would save money for the company, and would also mean that the employee could cut down on the amount of time that they spent travelling to and from the office, as well as removing travel expenses. Here, we will explore more about just some of the benefits of Google Apps.
Productivity hasn’t been regarded as one of the positive aspects of the web browser. Instead it has been viewed as a sieve of never ending distractions. I don’t agree with this viewpoint, however. Although there are several websites on the internet that distract the mind, it is also true that the web is full of productivity enhancing tools. Many of these are available only on the internet. To-do lists and task managers are considered the best among these tools. Checking things off a list as the jobs are performed is a great productivity enhancer. Google Chrome, the net browser is full of things like extensions and task management apps that are great at getting things done. Let us take a look at some of the best extensions out there.
However, some investment analysts are predicting Google will be bigger and more valuable than Microsoft, why is this? The answer lies in what can only be called the startup culture of Google, or as has been coined, the dynamic corporation. First, let’s take a quick look at the journey of the Google stock before looking at three reasons why Google could very well be more valuable in the near future. Google is a much younger company and listed in 2004 at $100 per share. Today, with the share trading at $800 and assuming we exclude the recent share split, your one share investment will have netted you $700 more in just 9 years. Financial analysts however predict Google could go as high as $1600 in the next few years; why is this?
We expect Google to refresh their Nexus lineup with a new device by the end of the year, but in the meantime we are hearing reports that Google and LG will be launching an improved version of the Nexus 4. This new device would be announced at the Google I/O conference in May and it might go on sale a few weeks later. According to SidhTech, Google will reveal a 32GB version of the Nexus 4 that will support both LTE and CDMA.
Google has recently sold their first batch of the very anticipated Google Glass interactive eyewear. Some of the first people to order it are trying to make a lot more off the $1,500 eyewear by selling them on eBay. One eBay listing was all the way up to $81,566 before it was taken down. To discourage people from selling their Glass eyewear Google is threatening to remotely deactivate the the devices.