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Nest Hello now has Christmas and winter door chimes

Back in October for Halloween, Nest added some extra door chimes to the Nest Hello video doorbell and now as we are getting ever so close to Christmas, we now have some new ringtones for the Christmas holidays. You can now choose between ringtone versions of Deck the Halls and Joy to the World as well as some other wintery sounds. Starting today you can get a festive Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, or wintry […]

Google is shuttering Google Cloud Print in 2020

Google Cloud Print is going away at some point next year, as Google is ending the service it launched back in 2010. Google Cloud Print was pitched as an easier way to print remotely and also a nice way to view print jobs online, but also it was a nice way for Chomebooks and other Chrome OS devices to print, but as Chrome OS has matured and actually now has […]

Apple Music on Android has had 10 million downloads so far

Apple surprised a lot of people last year when it announced that Apple Music would be coming to the Android platform. The Android version was release to Google Play in November 2015, now approaching the one year mark when the app was released iDownloadBlog have uncovered from Google Play meta data how many times the app has been downloaded. According to Google Play, Apple Music for Android has been downloaded around 10 […]

A lot of new ‪iPhone‬ users are Android switchers

Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has released some new data which suggests that users switching from Android have helped fuel the recent growth for iPhone in Europe. Kantar has tracked the growth in Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain has had significant growth. iOS grew 1.8 percent from last year to 20.3% overall market share this year. What is interesting is that nearly a third of new iPhone users are switchers […]

Latest Android Wear update makes it more like Apple Watch

Launched before the Apple Watch, Android Wear wasn’t adopted at the rate as the latest offering from Cupertino, but this week Google has released and update for the platform which brings Android Wear closer to the Apple Watch. A number of changes are brought with the update such as WiFi support, new hand gestures and something which sounds familiar to Apple’s Digital Touch; hand-drawn emoji. The hand-drawn emoji feature came […]

Google‬’s New Years Eve shows top topics of 2014

Google’s doodle for today, New Year’s Eve showcases the top topics from this year, such as Flappy Bird and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. As usual, clicking on the Google doodle leads you to the page relating to what the doodle is about. This time it goes to the Google Trends website which shows the most trending topics of this year. Also for tomorrow, a very similar looking doodle is […]

‪Android‬ Lollipop now available for 2014 Moto X

The latest version of Android, Lollipop is making the rounds, slowly. But now it is out for the second generation 2014 Moto X is a over-the-air download. Motorola’s smartphones gains the iconic Material Designed icons and layout along with the buttery smooth animations. An iOS like notification layout on the lock screen is added, but it has the ability to rank them based on who sent them Aside from the great […]

‪Chromebooks‬ come with 1TB of Google Drive storage over the holidays

This holiday, Google is offering 1TB of Google Drive with any Chromebook purchased for the holidays, whether received or bought. If you’re lucky enough to receive a Chromebook for Christmas, you have until January 1st to redeem the offer and then your Google account will be credited with 1TB of storage. The news comes from Google Group Product Manager, Alex Vogenthaler on the Drive Blog. The offer lasts for two […]

Google‬ Drive now has ‪Touch ID‬ on ‪iOS‬ as well as ‪iPhone‬ 6 support

Last week, Google released a updated version of the Google Drive app for iPhone and iPad users, it adds the usual support for the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as some new handy features. Google Drive, like Dropbox and OneDrive can now be locked with the Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the new iPad Air […]