Tag Archives: Google

Google Currents gets update with Reader shutdown on horizon

With Google Reader’s shutdown on the horizon, many different services have been updating and being built to replace the doomed service. Google, however, is still keeping its “Currents” app up and running, which honestly bewilders me because there can’t be as many users as Reader has/had, but I don’t know numbers so that’s just an assumption. Bringing it up…

PostOffice for iOS forwards iPhone notifications to Google Glass

Even though Google Glass is only available to developers and the few people that won Google’s Glass Explorer competition (unfortunately not me), the developer community for Google Glass compatible apps is already underway. Because of Google’s dedication to openness on Android and the fact that Glass is based on the operating system, the potential…

Feedly Cloud now available to all users

Feedly has finally launched Feedly cloud to all users. Feedly cloud turns Feedly into a fully fledged platform, rather than a simple reader. Feedly cloud provides a “fast and scalable infrastructure” that finally replaces Google reader. This launch brings a standalone web version of Feedly, compatible with all major browsers. It also brings 9 apps built…

Digg to launch Google Reader replacement June 26 with iOS app in tow

Back in March, it was announced that Google would be shutting down its popular Reader service. The RSS reader was one of the most popular available, and many, including myself and many other members of the Today’s iPhone crew were upset at the thought of having to find a new service. One of the first companies to announce that they were going to build…

Google acquires mapping service Waze

Google has announced its acquisition of mapping service Waze. Waze is a community based service that crowd-sources traffic and road information in order to keep its maps up to date. Based in Israel, Waze offers iOS and Android users free turn-by-turn navigation, and brings together a wealth of user-submitted information to make this an incredibly useful…

GamePop by BlueStacks set to bring iPhone and iPad games to your TV

While every Apple fan is waiting for Cupertino to finally allow apps and games to be developed for Apple TV, it seems that an Android games console has already done it. Or, is in the process of getting it done. A company named BlueStacks has announced that its upcoming GamePop console/set-top box will allow iOS titles to be ported over and used on…

Google Drive and Chrome both get updated with new features

A couple of Google applications for iOS got updated today, namely the Drive and Chrome apps. Chrome we knew was getting updated with new voice search capabilities, and that’s exactly what happened. Getting bumped to version 27.0.1453.10, Chrome got “Improved voice search”, here is the full change log via the App Store page: What’s New in Version…

Google Search updated, now includes nutrition facts

Google’s popular Google Search app, recently updated to include the wildly popular Google Now, has been updated again, this time to allow users quick access to even more information. The new update includes many small updates, but Google also announced that Google Now would begin showing nutritional information on relevant searches soon, and this update…

App Store continues to have more revenue than Google Play Store

While Android continues to increase in numbers, one thing is staying relatively the same: the App Store generates more revenue for developers. This is a large reason as to why many developers go to iOS first instead of Android or another platform. At Google I/O, Google announced that it has near the same number, if not more apps in its Google Play Store…

Google Play Music All Access for iOS on its way…

Sundar Pichai, one of Google’s chiefs is currently taking part in an interview as part of the D11 conference, and has just announced that another of the company’s biggest products is set to make its way to iOS. Google Play Music All Access will be coming to an iPhone near you in the next month or so. Similar to Spotify, it costs $9.99 per month and will…