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Google launches Classroom app for iOS and Android – the dog can no longer eat your homework

Google launches Classroom app for iOS and Android – the dog can no longer eat your homework

Google for Education has been quietly gaining momentum in schools around the world since it launched. Google has announced that they’ve released a new app for Android and iOS to help teachers and students to better control their homework and assignments. Gone are the days of ‘I forgot my homework’ or ‘The dog ate it’ when handing in assignments, Google[Read More…]

by 12:58 pm on January 16, 2015 1 comment Apps
Adobe Lightroom comes to Android, partially…

Adobe Lightroom comes to Android, partially…

At last Adobe have remembered the Android users out there. After spending the better part of a year on iOS, Adobe has finally relased Lightroom for Android. Lightroom is a well known piece of software in the photography community, offering both photo processing, as well as the ability to organise your photos into collections and sync your photos to the[Read More…]

by 12:40 pm on January 16, 2015 3 comments Apps, News
Google adds 5.0.2 Factory Images for Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi and Nexus 10

Google adds 5.0.2 Factory Images for Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi and Nexus 10

Owners of the Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi and Nexus 10 should start pulling out their tablets and checking for OTA updates, with Google posting factory images, as well as Binaries for the tablets on their developers page. This update takes the Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi and Nexus 10 from Android 5.0.1(LRX22C) to Android 5.0.2 (LRX22G). The Factory images can be[Read More…]

by 11:45 am on January 16, 2015 5 comments Android Development
Google to end sales of Glass this month – Glass group leaving Google X to be a real project

Google to end sales of Glass this month – Glass group leaving Google X to be a real project

The end of the Glass Explorer program is nigh, with Google today announcing on Google+ that sales of the headset will halt on the 19th of January. Furthermore, the Glass program is leaving their Google X Labs berth to become a fully fledged Google team. The Glass Explorer program was only ever intended to be an ‘Open Beta’ when it[Read More…]

by 11:33 am on January 16, 2015 0 comments Glass
Automatic private browsing patent granted to Google

Automatic private browsing patent granted to Google

Conspiracy theorists and adult content watchers deep web users, grab your tinfoil hats and rejoice; Google has been granted a patent for automatic private web browsing on desktop and mobile devices. The Next Web are reporting that US Patent Number 8,935,798 B1 has been granted to Google which prevents desktop browsers from storing your personal information, browsing history and will[Read More…]

by 11:15 am on January 16, 2015 2 comments Google Services, News
Parallels Access adds new features in version 2.5

Parallels Access adds new features in version 2.5

Parallels is about to release version 2.5 of its remote control Parallels Access system. The update brings the ability to remotely access computers from only a web browser, along with full support for the S Pen from Samsung’s Galaxy Note products. Parallels Access allows you to access your home computer (and others) remotely, and gives you the ability to bring[Read More…]

by 9:30 pm on January 15, 2015 0 comments Apps
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge — Review

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge — Review

Samsung is the king of the smartphone world, at least when it comes to sales. The company holds around 80% market share when it comes to profits and it’s mostly due to their ability to attack every possible facet of the market in their so-called ‘Shotgun’ approach. This has led them to try some quite outlandish designs, sizes and shapes,[Read More…]

by 4:08 pm on January 15, 2015 14 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Reviews
VLC is coming to Android TV

VLC is coming to Android TV

VLC has to be one of, if not the choice of media players for a majority of users out there. They cover pretty much all operating systems; Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD, iOS, Android and now they’re spreading their wings into the realm of Android TV. Still currently listed as a preview version (this means that it’s pre-beta, if you’re not[Read More…]

by 1:11 pm on January 15, 2015 0 comments Android TV, Apps, News
Google Maps updated with shareable directions

Google Maps updated with shareable directions

Google Maps is apparently in the process of receiving an update – to version 9.3.0 for those playing at home – which includes a nifty new feature: Shareable directions. The new feature allows you to look up directions and then share them to any app in the Android sharing intents menu, including options to display as standard or either Satellite[Read More…]

by 12:03 pm on January 15, 2015 4 comments Apps
Samsung rumoured to have approached Blackberry for a potential buyout

Samsung rumoured to have approached Blackberry for a potential buyout

According to reports surfacing this morning that Samsung has reportedly approached Canadian company, Blackberry, regarding a potential buyout of the company. Reuters are reporting that Samsung has apparently offered to purchase the company for as much as $7.5 billion. The purchase would allow Samsung access to Blackberry’s extensive patent portfolio, as well as a more key in-road to the lucrative[Read More…]

by 10:39 am on January 15, 2015 16 comments Manufacturer, News, Rumours