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  • India has the highest number of smartwatch owners, second highest number of Google Glass owners Yesterday

    New Delhi: Tech-savvy Indians have emerged as the most hooked on to gadgets globally with as many as 95 per cent finding their smartphones "critically important" while 75 per cent use their smartphone or tablet to book a hotel, says a survey by leading online travel firm Expedia. "The...
  • Most Indians feel smartphones important part of life: Survey Yesterday

    New Delhi: Tech-savvy Indians have emerged as the most hooked on to gadgets globally with as many as 95 per cent finding their smartphones "critically important" while 75 per cent use their smartphone or tablet to book a hotel, says a survey by leading online travel firm Expedia. "The findings...
  • HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet coming to India at Rs 28,900; listed on Google India Play Store 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The recently launched HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet is listed on the Google Play Store in India. Only two of the four variants of the Nexus 9 tablet are listed online - with the 16GB WiFi-only model (the basic version) priced at Rs 28,900 and the 32GB cellular model...
  • Google Nexus 6, Nexus 9 likely to be launched in India in November 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Signalling the growing importance of the Indian sub-continent for the search giant, Google may unveil its latest devices - Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 - here as as early as November along with the US and other developed markets. Google has announced the new devices a day ahead of...
  • Man using Google Glass 18 hours a day treated for Internet addiction 5 days ago

    Paris: A 31-year-old American was treated for addiction after wearing Google Glass for up to 18 hours a day and even experienced dreams as if looking through the device, doctors said. It is the first known case of Internet addiction involving Google Glass, a fledgling technology which provides online access via...
  • Which devices will be among the first to get Android 5.0 Lollipop 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has announced the availability of its latest mobile OS, Android 5.0 Lollipop, for Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10 and Google Play edition devices in the coming weeks. The Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 will be the first devices to come running Android Lollipop out-of-the-box, but the next-generation...
  • Turbo charging on the Nexus 6 can give you 6 hours of use on 15 minutes of charge 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Along with the Android Lollipop OS release, Google has unveiled three new devices - the larger Nexus 6 smartphone built in partnership with Motorola, the 8.9-inch Nexus 9 tablet in association with HTC and the Asus-made Nexus Player streaming and gaming device. One of the highlights of the new...
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop: 10 highlights of the latest version of Google's Android operating system 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has unveiled its revamped Android software. The latest software is called "Lollipop (Android 5.0)" in keeping with Google's tradition of naming its Android upgrades after treats. According to Google, Android Lollipop "is built for the multi-screen world" and would also give developers the ability create apps for screens...
  • Why the Google-Motorola Nexus 6 is priced $300 more than the Google-LG Nexus 5 5 days ago

    The Google's new showcase smartphone, the Nexus 6, boasts a nearly 6-inch screen, eclipsing the 5.5-inch display on the iPhone 6 Plus that Apple began selling last month. Google is charging a comparable price for the Nexus 6, with prices beginning at $649 for a phone without a wireless contract commitment....
  • Google Nexus Player: The Asus-made first Android TV device offers streaming, gaming 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Google, alongside the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet, also announced the launch of a streaming media player for music, movies and videos, which can also allow users to play games via the Android TV device. Built in partnership with Asus, it is said to be a...
  • Google unveils the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet; prices start at $399 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has introduced its next-generation Nexus tablet. Named the Nexus 9, this new tablet has been built in partnership with HTC. Nexus 9 has brushed metal sides and features an 8.9-inch IPS LCD display. The Nexus 9 tablet will come with Android 5.0 Lollipop, the latest version of...
  • Google Nexus 6 with Android 5.0 Lollipop launched: 5.96-inch display, 13MP camera, $649 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has finally unveiled the much-awaited Nexus 6 smartphone. The new Nexus is the sixth smartphone in the Google Nexus series and is the first Nexus smartphone made in partnership with Motorola. The Nexus 6, which looks a blown-up version of the recently launched Moto X (2nd Generation), comes...
  • Poodle bug: Beware! Hackers could take control of your email, banking, social networking accounts 6 days ago

    Boston: Three Google researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack. The discovery of "Poodle," which stands for Padding Oracle On Downloaded Legacy...
  • Is this the much-awaited Google 'Nexus 6' smartphone? 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Google reportedly will be officially unveiling the next-gen Nexus smartphone on Wednesday, but famous tipster @evleaks has given us an early look at what it claims is the upcoming Nexus smartphone, codenamed "Shamu". Google is said to have hired Motorola for manufacturing the "Nexus 6" smartphone, which reportedly...
  • Maharashtra polls: Raj Thackeray tops online popularity as Chavan, Fadnavis trail 6 days ago

    Mumbai: As the state gets ready for a four-cornered electoral test on Wednesday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular politician online, according to a study. "Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular leader online leaving behind Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackrey," Google...
  • Google's 'Nexus 6' smartphone with a 5.9-inch display to be launched this month: Report October 12, 2014

    New York: In a bid to intensify competition in big-size smartphone segment, Google is all set to release its next phablet with a 5.9-inch screen and a high-resolution display this month. Named Shamu (killer whale), the new Nexus phone will be larger than Apple's iPhone 6 Plus (5.5 inches) and...
  • India can be a tough market for Google's Android One October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Google's ambitious move to address the fragmented Android ecosystem with its Anrdoid One devices will help in redefining the affordable smartphone segment, but the Indian market will be a tough call for the US-based tech giant, feels research firm IDC. Last month, Google launched Android One range of...
  • Right to be forgotten: Google receives over 1,000 requests a day October 11, 2014

    San Francisco: Google is being swamped with demands from Europeans trying to erase humiliating links to their past from the world's dominant Internet search engine. Nearly 145,000 requests have been made in the European Union and four other countries by people looking to polish their online reputations, according to numbers the...
  • Japan court orders Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past October 10, 2014

    Tokyo: A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in a new "right to be forgotten" order following a landmark ruling in Europe. The Tokyo District Court ordered Google Japan on Thursday to remove search results that hinted at the man's relations with a...
  • Google doodles 'Malgudi Days' on RK Narayan's 108th birth anniversary October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: "Who's the man behind the book on our doodle in India? It's Malgudi's native son, famed Indian writer RK Narayan. Narayan is a well known pioneer of early Indian literature and set most of his stories in the fictional town of Malgudi. Happy 108th birthday to RK Narayan!,"...
  • Nokia's Here map comes to Android - but limited to Samsung Galaxy phones for now October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Nokia's Here Map app has finally made its entry into Android. The Here Map, which was earlier restricted to Windows phones and Nokia X series, is now available (in beta) for the Galaxy smartphones from Samsung. Owners of Samsung's Galaxy phones can download the Here map app, which...
  • Battle of the map apps: Which app is best for what October 8, 2014

    Chicago: Many people use smartphone apps to map their drive to dinner or find a less-congested route to work. But did you know that you can use them for public transit, too? You can even access some maps offline, when you have a spotty connection or are in the subway. Here's...
  • Google doodles adventurer Thor Heyerdahl's 100th birthday October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Commemorating ethnographer Thor Heyerdahl's 100th birthday, Google has posted a doodle on its homepage. Born on October 6, 1914, Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian adventurer, became notable for crossing the Pacific on a balsa log raft. He later detailed his harrowing 101-day voyage in the book Kon-Tiki. Experts scoffed...
  • Google to enable faster search on slow mobile networks in India October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Aimed at strengthening its foothold in the Indian mobile Internet space, tech giant Google will enable a faster search capability for mobile phones with slower network connections. Using a new streamlined version of its search results page, the US-based company will automatically check if a user has a slow...
  • Google to facilitate online marketing of DWCRA products: Chandrababu Naidu October 5, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that the internet giant Google is ready to facilitate the online marketing of products manufactured by rural women under DWCRA programme in the state. "Google is ready to facilitate online marketing of products manufactured by as many as seven...
  • Google threatened with lawsuit over leaked celebrity photos October 3, 2014

    New York: A lawyer who represents about a dozen female celebrities whose private photos were posted online by hackers has threatened to sue Google for failing to take the photos off its websites, according to the New York Post. Martin Singer, an entertainment industry lawyer, said in a letter on Wednesday...
  • After Apple and Google, Facebook now forays into healthcare sector October 3, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health. On the heels of fellow Silicon Valley technology companies Apple Inc and Google Inc, Facebook is plotting its first steps into the fertile...
  • Google Glass to be used to fight crime October 3, 2014

    Dubai: Dubai police plan to issue detectives with Google Glass hands-free eyewear to help them fight crime using facial recognition technology, a police spokesman in the wealthy Gulf Arab emirate said. The wearable device consists of a tiny computer screen mounted in the corner of an eyeglass frame and is capable...