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Google Voice Search officially adds multi-language support

by Christine Kitsati After weeks of test roll-out, Google has finally made the simultaneous support for multiple-languages in Google Voice Search for Android official. According to the search giant, Android users with Google Search v3.6 version installed will now be able to use this feature. To select the primary and others languages, open Google Settings app, tap Search […] 24 August 2014 at 06:00 pm

How to make your boss give you (more easily) some days off

by Thodoris Konsoulas This is an advice to everyone, who is desperate to leave his office and his boss is not prepared to give some days off. Your little daughter may be able to provide the solution. This, at least, happenedin the case of a Google employee, as his young daughter sent a very "cute" letter to his […] 13 July 2014 at 08:53 pm

Google updates Gmail and Camera apps to include new features

by dlife Like all Wednesdays, Google yesterday started rolling out new updates for some of its applications in Google Play. The Google applications, which received major updates includ Gmail and Google Camera. The new versions of both apps are now being released in a phased-manner and will reach your Android devices over the next few days. Talking […] 13 July 2014 at 08:25 pm

Google offers workaround for Android Wear paid apps bug

by Christine Kitsati Google on Tuesday acknowledged the recently revealed paid apps issue with the Android Wear devices and has shared a workaround for the same, which can be implemented by the paid app developers, who want to support Android Wear. Explained on the Android Developers blog, this workaround involves putting wearable APK in the res/raw directory of the paid app. […] 10 July 2014 at 12:57 pm

Now mirror your Android device screen on your HDTV with Chromecast

by Dimitris Skiannis First demoed at Google I/O, the Android device mirroring is now available on Chromecast. Easily accessible via Chromecast app as well as via Quick settings on Nexus device, the feature will allow you to mirror your Android phone or tablet screen on your HDTV. “Starting today, you can mirror your Android phone and tablet to […] 10 July 2014 at 11:54 am

Google voice search can now understand search corrections

by dlife Google has revealed that the voice search feature of Android is now smarter and can understand search term corrections. According to the search giant, the voice search sometimes misinterprets search terms but now users can follow up with “no I said” and the right search term and the application will understand and fix the search […] 9 July 2014 at 07:57 pm

Project Loon. A balloon of Google appeared in New Zealand!

by Petros Kypraios The incidents about Project Loon of Google continue to happen, as after the rough landing of a balloon of Google on power lines which resulted to a blackout in a small American town for many hours, this time a balloon of Google was the cause to be activated the state mechanism of New Zealand. Many residents of […] 8 July 2014 at 09:04 pm

Android Wear, Auto & TV devices won’t have manufacturer skins: Google

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Android smartphones and tablets are already marred with manufacturer skins, which often hamper the performance of the devices rather than adding any value, however if you were worried about the same on Android Wear, Auto or Android TV, we have some good news. According to a report in Ars Technica, Google engineering director David Burke has […] 6 July 2014 at 12:34 pm

Android One smartphones will be powered by MediaTek chips: Report

by Dimitris Skiannis Google’s turnkey solution for budget smartphones – Android One – will be using MediaTek chips, reports Digitimes. According to the publication, the search giant has chosen MediaTek as the strategic solution partner for the development of the Android One platform. The chip-maker is known for its low-cost processors, which will help in keeping the pricing of Android One […] 5 July 2014 at 12:40 pm

Google to remove Quickoffice from Google Play

by Christine Kitsati Google has announced that it will remove the Quickoffice app from Google Play in the coming weeks. As all of app’s functionality has been integrated in the search giant’s Docs, Sheets and Slides apps, there is no point in keeping another app with same features in the Play Store. “With the integration of Quickoffice into […] 5 July 2014 at 12:36 pm