Google Expeditions VR Android app now available to everyone, coming soon to iPhone and iPad

Google Expeditions for Android

Google Expeditions, a virtual reality teaching tool built with Google Cardboard was introduced for educational purposes through Expeditions Pioneer Program, back in September last year. Google has now made the Expeditions app available to all the Android users. The company said that more than a million students from 11 countries have taken one of 200+ virtual reality trips. Continue reading “Google Expeditions VR Android app now available to everyone, coming soon to iPhone and iPad”

Google tipped to release own branded phone by end of 2016

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Google is not responsible for the Nexus smartphones when it comes to manufacturing and design. However, a new report from The Telegraph says the company is set to release own branded smartphone by the end of this year. Continue reading “Google tipped to release own branded phone by end of 2016”

YouTube mobile app will soon offer Live Streaming

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At the Vidcon event in California, YouTube announced plans to bring live streaming right into the main Youtube mobile app which means that the world’s largest video site will now take on FaceBook Live and Periscope. You need to just tap the capture button within the app, select a thumbnail, pick a title and you would go live.

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Google RailWire Wi-Fi now available across 19 stations serving 1.5 million Indians

Google Railwire WiFi India

Indian Railways, RailTel and Google have launched free WiFi in four of India’s largest stations – Sealdah, Lucknow Jn, Lucknow and Gorakhpur Jn. With these stations RailWire is now available across 19 stations in India.  Continue reading “Google RailWire Wi-Fi now available across 19 stations serving 1.5 million Indians”

Android apps to soon land on Acer Chromebook R11 and Chromebook Pixel 2015

Acer Chromebook R11

Last week Asus Chromebook Flip received full support for Android apps with a Google Play Store. Now, Google has announced that the same support is coming on Acer Chromebook R11 and Chromebook Pixel 2015.

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Android apps finally arrive on Chrome OS starting from Asus Chromebook Flip

Google Play Store Android apps Asus Chromebook Flip

At the Google I/O last month Google announced that the Google Play Store and Android apps will be coming to Chromebooks starting from mid-June. Today, with the developer version of the Chrome OS v53, the Asus Chromebook Flip has received the Google Play Store so that users can install Android apps easily.

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Google Now on Tap gets quick actions, nearby places and more in latest update

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Google is rolling out an update to its popular Now on Tap feature that was introduced with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The latest update adds an array of shortcuts along with a tab for nearby places.

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Android N Developer Preview 4 with final APIs released

Google has released developer preview 4 for Android ‘N’ for compatible Nexus devices, ahead of the final release of the update. The update doesn’t add any other new features, but it has final Android N SDK with final APIs (API level 24). The SDK lets you develop with the Android N APIs and build and test on the new platform, for new features such as Multi-window support, direct-reply notifications, and others. Continue reading “Android N Developer Preview 4 with final APIs released”