Tag: Google

YouTube and Google Daydream create VR180 video format

YouTube has made several announcements at the 8th annual VidCon, currently taking place at The Anaheim Convention Center, in California. Among the news and initiatives announced were; an update to YouTube viewing figures, an initiative to make VR filming more accessible (VR180), updated YouTube mobile apps …

HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

Between the new HomePod, Google Home, and Amazon Echo, it can be tough making a decision between devices. So what’s the difference? First things first … What’s a HomePod? It’s Apple’s long-rumored, Wi-Fi-connected smart speaker. Apple is positioning the HomePod as the quintessential in-home listening device. …

Android “O” Beta “Coming Soon,” Google Says

With Google I/O on the horizon, Google announced that it has ended the Android “Nougat” Beta and will soon launch the Android “O” Beta. To date, Google had been providing Beta versions of Android Nougat (versions 7.x) alongside early, Developer Preview versions of Android O, the …

deepin 15.4 Released, With Download Link & Mirrors

deepin 15.4 GNU/Linux operating system has been released at April 19th 2017. I list here one official download link and two faster mirrors from Sourceforge. I listed here the Mega and Google mirrors as well but remember they don’t provide direct download. The 15.4 provided only …

How to Activate YouTube Dark Mode

  Cool YouTube Darkness Apparently Google is working on a not-so-secret Dark Mode for YouTube and you can activate it yourself in just three easy steps. Personally, I find a darker background to be easier on the eyes and certainly hope that Google incorporate this feature …

How To Install Google Earth On Ubuntu 17.04

How to install Google Earth in Ubuntu 17.04. Google Earth puts a planet’s worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. View exotic locales like Maui and Paris as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, schools, and more. Install …

Google discontinues Pixel laptops

  However, more notebooks could be forthcoming Google has killed off its line of Pixel notebooks, but fans of the company’s first party hardware will be pleased to know it may not be completely abandoning the market. Speaking to press at Barcelona’s MWC, TechCrunch reports, Google’s …

Microsoft announces support for WebRTC and ORTC in UWP apps

Google’s WebRTC is an open project that provides browsers and mobile applications with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple APIs. The WebRTC components have been optimized to best serve this purpose. Microsoft Edge already supports ORTC APIs and recently it added support for WebRTC 1.0 APIs …

Google just gave web apps a big boost on Android

Google is all about improved integration of its apps and services these days, and to that end it’s rolling out an update for web apps that makes your favorite sites more readily accessible from more places on your Android device. The change centers around Google’s Progress …