Saturday, May 27, 2017

Google I/O Roundup: Google Photos, Android Pay, Android M and More

Google previewed what next year’s devices are going to bring at its annual developer get-together, Google I/O. Though the company's plate is full of projects like Chrome and the Chrome operating system,...

Periscope makes its debut on Android

The Periscope's been praised for simplifying lifestreaming and for the two months it’s been out on on the iPhone, the internet’s discovered people really want to know what’s in a stranger’s refrigerator...

Traffic Alerts, Alternate Routes are Live on Google Maps

Despite purchasing Waze, Google hasn’t integrated traffic avoidance or warnings about potential road tie-ups into its official map app — until now. Google Maps now provides warnings about traffic and road conditions...

Starbucks App Hacked

Starbucks and tech. The two go together like cold pizza and bachelors. When Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, who did he prank call? There you go. But in this case, that association...

Secret Winding Down Operations, Looks to Return Funding to Investors

Secret was one of the first anonymous social networking apps that rode a wave popularity a year or two ago with Yik Yak, Whisper and others. But Secret’s secret was that...

The Big G Strikes Back

When the European Union made its statement of objections against Google known, it alleged that the search engine systematically favored its own "comparison shopping product in its general search results pages." This...

Twitter and Periscope Talk Rollout, Meerkat but No Mention of What’s in the Office...

With Periscope exploding into the mobile sphere, the public is as interested in the development of the app and its $100 million deal with Twitter as it is in the contents...

Up, Periscope: Meerkat Competitor Launches on iOS App Store

If the last few weeks in tech could be reduced to one word, Meerkat would be a strong contender. On the spot, untethered streaming was the stuff of very dedicated tech...