Tag: Google

Google is baking Chrome OS Into Windows 8

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There has been a raft of changes that Google has been making to Chrome of late. Some of those include a brand new app...

Samsung said to be working on a Google Glass competitor, Gear Glass

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Wearable tech, as Google’s Glass and the emerging smart watches are commonly referred to may not be huge right now but for tech enthusiasts...

Nexus 5 Manual Leaks, All but confirmed

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Seriously is there something about the upcoming Nexus smartphone that we still don't know? I doubt. I've been going through the leaked Nexus 5...

Jelly Bean Now Runs on Almost 50% of All Android Devices

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The latest Android numbers are in and there’s some good news: Android Jelly Bean is now running on almost half of all Android devices....

New Nexus 5 Image Hits the Web

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It is October and we are just a few days away from the Android 4.4 KitKat and nexus 5 announcements by Google. As expected,...

google.co.ke HACKED!!

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Saturday the 21st of September shall be stamped on Nairobians if not all Kenyans minds as the day one of our prestigious malls (Westgate)...

Asus Making The Nexus 10’s Successor?

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For sometime Apple’s iPad wowed admirers and critics alike due to its sharp, pixel-dense “retina” display. For a long time no tablet running Android...

Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 to Come on October 14th

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In the last few hours we have seen the Google Play Edition devices like the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 receive the...

Nexus 5 Images Continue Leaking

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Remember this? That was in the video released by Google to announce the next version of Android after Jelly Bean, KitKat. Intentionally or mistakenly, a...

Kit Kat or Key Lime Pie; When is it coming?

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The next version of Android will be called Kit Kat, Google’s Sundar Pichai revealed in a coy tweet today. This is a surprise twist...
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Google is getting cozy with Apple

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It's quite interesting when bitter rivals can finally get along, particularly when they are Tech companies. Apple have been rivals with Google ever since...
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Next to face the guillotine from Google is Google Latitude

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Barely a week after the saddening discontinuation of Google Reader, Google is still on the spree. And the next victim is Google Latitude. Google...

Did Google shut down Reader to better compete with sexier apps?

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Google kills many of it's services, this is not something new. But most of the services that Google has killed are those that were...
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Google’s TV white space database project gains FCC’s approval

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Google now joins the list of companies that have been approved by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission to operate a database on TV white...
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New Google patent will have users unlock phones by making faces

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For some time now, users have been able to unlock their phones by using their faces. This came together with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus,...

Google Changes SSL Certificates to use 2048-bit keys

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Several of Google's services will be receiving certificate upgrades by the end of the year. In a blogpost, the company's Director of Information Security...
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Microsoft and Google to create Youtube App with Windows Phone app ads

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Remember the feud between Google and Microsoft over the YouTube app that Microsoft build and pushed into Windows phone? Well Google fussed, including asking Microsoft to...

Orange CEO calls for revenue share between Google and network operators

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Orange Kenya CEO Mickael Ghossein has called on search giant Google to consider sharing revenues accrued from traffic which runs on other providers’ networks...

Android OS update: Google Apps

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So Google managed to update several devices without issuing a point update, i.e. 4.3. Here we'll look at five Key apps they updated: Maps, Play...
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Android 4.3 pops up in searches on Google developer site

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Google I/O is expected to start in a few hours, and speculation is rife. Many people expected that Google will finally unveil the next version of...

Google Images Celebrates 37 Years of Atari Breakout

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A playable version of Breakout, one of Atari's early games, has been included on Google Image Search to celebrate the game's 37th birthday. Searching...

SkyDrive Hits 250M Users, Google Expands Drive Storage to 15GB In Reactionary Move

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Just days after Microsoft announced that its cloud storage offering, SkyDrive has hit the 250 million users mark, there’s some quick reaction from Mountain...

Google Kenya To Launch Doodle 4 Google Competition

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Google Kenya is set to launch the Doodle 4 Google 2013 competition to mark 50 years since Kenya's independence. The competition will be open...

Google Glass Source Code Released to the Public

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The past week saw Google open up Google Glass for developers. This was done quietly on April 27th. The code is available as a...

The future definitely is Glass…Google Glass

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Below are some reasons why I believe Google Glass is the future. Look at Today and then consider the direction we are heading: ◾The devices we...
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Is Google Glass good for you?

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As with every great & new technology users are are always wary of some things. Below are some of those concerning Glass. Privacy (private...

Google Project Glass A GAME CHANGER!

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What is Project Glass? Google Glass is a wearable computer with a head-mounted display that is being developed by Google in the Project Glass...

Google Glass, Specs Outed

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It's finally here...the spec sheet, the spec list of the device of the year. The full list of specs are below: Fit Adjustable nose pads and...

Google Mobile introduces Quick View

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In December 2012 rumours as well as blogs indicated that Google was working on a new feature named “Quick View” for their smart phone...

Google Donates $3 million To Fight Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking generates more than $32 billion dollars taking a toll of over 21 million victims each year. The proceeds go into supporting conflict...
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Google pranks users on YouTube’s shutdown in April Fools’

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It's April Fool's again, and the first victims are youtubers. Google has uploaded a video saying that all along, Youtube was a video contest...

Google already has a President for Kenya

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This is rather interesting of Google Now. If you do a search on Google for "Who is Kenya's......." the all knowing Google, just like...

Web Newcomers in Developing Countries get First Taste of Internet Through Facebook and Google

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Facebook and Google are determined to give Internet newcomers the first tastes of the Web. In a bid to bring cost-effective internet access to...
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Do we have the Samsung Google Nexus 10 or not?

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Unlike the leak that was an ugly Sony Nexus that turned out to be a very well done render, this one looks like the...

A 3G Enabled Samsung Chromebook Surfaces

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If there are devices that have aroused a lot of interest in me then it is those that are borne out of partnerships between...