Google To Stop Updating Chrome For Android 4.0
Mar04

Google To Stop Updating Chrome For Android 4.0

Google has announced plans to stop updating Chrome for Android 4.0. The company said that Chrome 42 will be the last version of its mobile browser to run on devices that still use Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, according to ever reliable TechCrunch. “In the last year, we’ve seen the number of Chrome users running ICS drop by thirty percent. Developing new features on older phones has become increasingly challenging, and supporting...

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Google Confirms Plans To Offer Wireless Service
Mar03

Google Confirms Plans To Offer Wireless Service

Google has finally confirmed its plans to offer wireless service, though this will be different from phone carriers, according to the New York Times. However, the tech giant hopes to work with existing carriers to provide the services on the networks. Google’ objective, according to Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of the company, is to provide a proof of concept for a phone service that fuses with Wi-Fi and cellular networks...

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Google Commits $300 Million In SolarCity Fund
Mar02

Google Commits $300 Million In SolarCity Fund

Google has committed $300 million as part of SolarCity’s $750 million fund to finance about 25,000 residential solar projects, according to various sources including Reuters. The fund will be used by SolarCity to provide solar panels on homes; with homeowners paying a monthly fee to lease the panels from the company, which is backed by the founder of Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk. This move is viewed by households as a better option...

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Vimeo Finally Out With Chromecast Support
Feb28

Vimeo Finally Out With Chromecast Support

In what can only be described as a long time coming, video-streaming platform Vimeo is finally introducing support for Chromecast — but the bad news is it’s only available on iOS for now. The update will be landing in the App Store today. As lovers of Couch Mode and Watch Later already know, there are tons of ways to watch Vimeo videos on your TV. And now we’ve added another! More specifically, the one you’ve been waiting...

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Google Launches A Status Dashboard To Update Developers On Status Of Cloud Platform
Feb28

Google Launches A Status Dashboard To Update Developers On Status Of Cloud Platform

Google on Friday formally announced the launch of a status dashboard to update developers on status of cloud services. The dashboard, which first appeared online in “experimental” mode in 2014, according to Gigaom, is still being considered to be in beta. In a blog post to announce the Dashboard on Friday, Google product manager Amir Hermelin said: “We know that even the smallest service disruptions can cause inconveniences on your...

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Google Finally Launches Android For Work
Feb28

Google Finally Launches Android For Work

Google is finally out with its Android for Work as it continues to make efforts to incorporate more into the business world, according to The Next Web. “Today [Thursday] we’re announcing the Android for Work program to tap into that potential. With a group of partners, we’re helping businesses bring more devices to work by securing, managing and innovating on the Android platform,” wrote Rajen Sheth, Director of Product...

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