Gmail has over 1 billion monthly active users

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Speaking on Google’s Q4 2015 earnings call, CEO Sundar Pichai announced that at the end of 2015, Gmail had over one billion monthly active users. That’s an absolutely massive number, but considering that we’re talking about the scale of Google, it’s actually the seventh product from the company to surpass that milestone. The one billion monthly active user number … Read more

Google OnHub a Wi-Fi Router

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Google Inc. launched a Wi-Fi router , the latest move in the company’s efforts to get ready for the connected home and draw more users to its services. The cylinder-shaped router, named OnHub, can be pre-ordered for $199.99 (roughly Rs. 13,000) at online retailers including the Google Store, Amazon Inc and Walmart.com. The router comes … Read more

Android Emulator for Auto Developers

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Google is releasing the Desktop Head Unit (DHU), a new testing tool for Android Auto developers. The DHU enables a developer’s workstation to act as an Android Auto head unit that emulates the in-car experience for testing purposes. Once a developer has installed the DHU, they can test Android Auto apps by connecting a phone … Read more

Google Data Save Saves Bandwidth while browsing in Chrome

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In spite of being among the most efficient internet browser for multiple platforms, Google Chrome often consumes a lot of data while browsing. This is not an issue for those, who have data connection with unlimited bandwidth. If you have limited data or if you use a mobile to browse, you may end up having … Read more

Google wants to remove the space bar from the keyboard

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The aim of today’s computer manufacturers is to make computers as small as possible. For this they are trying everything; from making the keys movable (Mac) to removing the bezel (Dell XPS laptops). Now, Google has come up with a new patent, as per which, Google might consider doing away with the space bars on … Read more

Google launches its own mobile network for Nexus 6

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Google is now a mobile carrier. Today the company has made official its plan to offer wireless service to owners of its Nexus 6 smartphone. It’s called Project Fi, and Google is launching an early invite program beginning today. “Similar to our Nexus hardware program, Project Fi enables us to work in close partnership with leading … Read more

Backup your WhatsApp conversations to Google Drive

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WhatsApp has rolled out an update to its Android app which will let you backup your WhatsApp conversations to Google Drive. This feature will be available in the latest update with version number 2.12.45 for Android. This version can be downloaded from the company’s official website. Recently company CEO Jan Koum also announced on his … Read more

Google Chromebit: Turns your TV into a Chrome PC

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Google has unveiled a new type of Chrome device named Chromebit – a Chrome OS-based dongle which packs in most of the features and specifications of the Chromebook. The device is said to be priced below $100, and can potentially turn any television or laptop into a Chrome PC. Chrome blog, Google describes the device as … Read more

Android Lollipop’s On-Body Detection Feature

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While security is a must for your smartphones, there is no denying that unlocking your phone every time you want to use it can get a tad frustrating. Google has realized that and is hoping to solve it with a feature called “on-body detection.” Google is currently rolling out a new smart lock mode called … Read more

Now, Google Glass Apps to Help Children With Autism

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A US-based start-up is developing Google Glass apps as well as hardware add-ons that can help autistic kids learn social and communication skills while at the same time providing feedback to caregivers. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup called Brain Power was founded by neuroscientist Ned T Sahin, who did his graduate training at Harvard Medical School … Read more