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Google Translate updated for iPad Split View

Google’s translator app has now been updated to support the new Split View multitasking view on iOS 9 which works with the iPad Air 2, the brand new iPad mini 4 and the iPad Pro. This addition will be very useful for people doing translation work on a document for a foreign person or doing that french homework on your iPad. This also allows for copy and paste between Google […]

Google has offered reward to man who took over Google.com

A couple of weeks back, Sanmay Ved somehow managed to buy Google.com for $12/£8. Within a few minutes Google noticed the issue and promptly removed him as the owner and was refunded the cost of the domain. Now, following the mishap Google has offered Mr Ved a cash reward for spotting the issue. This happened on September 29 and he noticed that Google.com was available to purchase for a meer $12/£8. […]

Google Maps is now navigating on the Apple Watch

Earlier this week, Google added another app to the Apple Watch, Google Maps which will help the search giant compete with Apple Maps, as Cupertino have, with iOS 9 and El Capitan added support for transit directions. The version for iPad and iPhone has also gained some new features such as the ability to compare the time it would take on foot vs biking and more. Change Log: Easily compare ETAs across […]

Google launches new Chromecast that plays audio

Today Google has launched a lot, but the Chromecast Audio is a new product which has been a long time coming and this may be about to disrupt the market place for in home audio playback. Currently there are a few ways to play audio in the home including Sonos, AirPlay and Cast speakers. All of which brings even more confusion. Chromecast Sounds Cutting to the chase, the Chromecast Audio […]

Rumour: The next Google phones may be the Nexus 5X and 6P

Google seems to be planning on revealing new Nexus hardware at the end of this month on the 29th, but Android focused website Droid Life has reported that the two new handsets that are expected to be released will be called the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. One device will be made my LG and the other by Huawei, the LG phone is rumoured to have a 5.2-inch screen and the other […]

New update for Chrome now uses less battery

Google has long been causing battery drain on laptops and also a memory hog. Now Google is finally making an effort to help chrome be faster and less taxing on your battery. The latest big update, Chrome 45 brings increased speed and better battery life on MacBooks. Chrome is now capable of monitor which tabs aren’t been used and remove them from RAM. Also when reopening come, it will restore the tabs that […]

Google has rebranded, following company rearrange

Google has a brand new logo and it’s the biggest change for the logo since 1999 for the search company and in my opioion, it actually looks good. This change comes after Larry Page and Sergey Brin have unveiled Alphabet which is the new holding company for Google as well as the other projects. The biggest change is the new font, making a change from a variation on the Catull font […]

Android Wear on iOS doesn’t work with HealthKit

Yesterday we reported that Android Wear is now compatible with iPhone, which is great news as the devices that they sell are very good with a wide array of models to choose from. However, as Apple actually make the Apple Watch themselves they can allow it to have certain features that otherwise wouldn’t be available to third-party manufacturers such as answering phone calls, responding to iMessages. Something we have learned today […]

Android Wear is now compatible with iPhone

Ok, we have known about this with a few rumours over the past year but now Google has officially announced that Android Wear is now fully compatible with iPhone, now this isn’t as good as using the Apple Watch but it allows you to track fitness and look at notifications. But this is a very important for the entire smartwatch market as this makes them more popular as still, not […]

The next version of Android will be called ‘Android Marshmallow’

Google have now revealed what name the next version of Android will be getting, until now we only knew that the name began with a ‘M’ – hence what Google announced at Google I/O back in June but now Google have annoyed that Android 6.0 ill have the sweet name of Marshmallow. What does Android Marshmallow have for users? Despite having a sweet name, Android 6.0 inlaces a lot of […]