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Gameloft unleashes Gangstar Vegas onto Google Play

gangstar.vegas-android If you dig GTA, you’ve probably played one of Gameloft’s “Gangstar” games, and the newest one, Gangstar Vegas, has finally arrived on Google Play.Gangstar Vegas takes the action to Sin City where you’ll step into the shoes of an MMA fighter who’s working for the Mob to clear a debt. They’ll be plenty of gun battles, but as the Hero ...

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Scribblenauts Remix finally makes its way onto Google Play

scribblenauts.remixLast month the popular Scribblenauts franchise made its way to Android via the Amazon Appstore. We finally got Scribblenauts Remix, but some users were left out in the cold. We knew it would happen eventually, and we’re pleased to announce that you can now download Scribblenauts Remix on Google Play. The Scribblenauts games have been a huge succe...

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Buy an HTC One & Get Some Google Play Credit

HTC google play store dealHTC has definitely been down a bumpy road. Though things did look up with the launch of the HTC One, their heralded flagship, it was far from smooth sailing for the manufacturer after that point. It now looks like HTC wants to thank its customers (and acquire more) by offering a nice new deal to motivate some speedy purchases of the One: HTC is off...

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New Google Nexus 7 Leaks?

nexus72Word got out last weeking suggesting that search engine giant, Google, was about to drop the second generation nexus tablet to replace the one released last year. New information has come out on this tablet including a picture. Reuters had already confirmed in April that the new device will come with a Qualcomm processor. Asus and Google are appare...

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Google Reveals Project Loon, Internet from Balloon

Project Loon Yeah, you got that right, Google goes high tech with the Project Loon, providing internet for the people with a little help from a balloon. It sounds like a bad joke, I know, but the idea is not so looney after all. Since the Hindenburg disaster, balloons don't have such a good press, but now, Google X Labs reinvented the wheel sort of speak, as ...

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Google reveals “Project Loon”, set to bring balloon-powered Internet to the world

Google logo aaGoogle on Friday has taken its quest to bring the Internet to the entire world one step closer with the unveiling of “Project Loon”. Project Loon is another idea that comes from the Google X labs, and is designed to connect even people in the most remote regions of the globe to the Internet, via giant balloons that circle the globe at 60,000 fe...

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Google+ and Google Play Music Updates bring small improvements

google musicWell, the update Gods at Google have blessed Google+ and Google Play Music with some updates to their apps. You'll notice some improved notifications to Google+ and some changes to the way sets of music are streamed via Google Play Music. Small update, important changes. / ...

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Google+ gets updated, notifications now sync across devices

Google+ Google+ has been updated with a host of useful features, including syncing of notifications across devices and improvements to the Android app.According to a post shared on Google+ by Vic Gundotra, SVP of Engineering at Google, Google+ is now syncing notifications across your devices, thus solving a potentially annoying issue. Namely, if you dismis...

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Google Play Music updated to reduce mobile data usage

Google Play MusicThe problem with cloud based computing is you need a good data connection to the Internet. Broadband services at home (including those lucky enough to have Google Fiber) are great and in the most part offer unlimited bandwidth. But on mobile it is different. Data plans are often capped or the carrier’s unlimited options are beyond the means o...

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Google Interns make more money than you

internWhile most people might associate an internship as the toil and struggle, usually unpaid, that young students or recent grads need to go through in order to make it in the business world, there seems to be a silver lining in some companies. Most notably, companies based around Silicone Valley seem to not only treat their interns well, but they'...

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The Google Glass Prices Should Be Much Lower

Google Glass As you may already know, Google released a developer version of its much praised high tech gizmo, the Google Glass, at a hefty price tag of almost $1500. This sounds like a lot of money, don't you think? It IS a lot of money, but developers are not your regular consumers, for the average Joe, I expect a price tag of up to $350, tops! Let's take ...

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The consumer version of Google Glass should be priced lower, much lower

Google Glass VisionIf you were planning to buy a pair of Google Glass, but the $1,500 price tag was just too much for you to swallow, fear not, because it looks as if Google Glass will be released to consumers at a much lower price.After the guys and gals at Catwig performed a teardown of Google Glass, we began to realize that Glass wasn’t stuffed with little magic...

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Google Glass Explorers to receive enigmatic package from Google X

Google Glass ExplorersSome Google Glass Explorers have reportedly received a UPS notice, saying that they would be getting a package from Google X, the Google division in charge of Google Glass.According to Explorer and author of Google+ for Dummies and Google+ Marketing for Dummies Jesse Stay, the notification says that the package, which has not yet arrived, weighs ar...

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Google Glass without the Glasses?

contactsWhat does the future hold in store for heads-up displays? For those finding that Google Glass is a little bit too intrusive and clunky, they may take comfort in some of the latest research going on around the world. Researchers are looking into soft contact lenses that could display information and provide continuous medical monitoring for the user...

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Google releases official Cloud Print app!

Cloud Print official Android appFile this under “what took so long?!”Today, Google released an official Cloud Print app for Android. While there were other very respectable apps in the marketplace that tied into your Google Cloud Print account, this is the first official app from Google.Cloud Print, which has been around since mid 2010, was meant as a (you guessed it) cloud b...

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Crayon Physics Deluxe launches on the Google Play Store for $2.99

crayon-physics-deluxe-androidCrayon Physics Deluxe, after having a somewhat successful run on the PC, is now available for download on the Google Play Store for $2.99.The big difference between the mobile and PC version of this game is the price. On the PC, the game costs $19.99, which is a lot of money for what this particular indie title offers. That said, there’s no d...

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Crayon Physics Deluxe finally arrives on Google Play

crayon.physics.deluxe-anroid The Humble Bundle has brought us a lot of great Android Games, and most of them have become available on Google Play after the sale is over. Crayon Physics Deluxe has been one of the only holdouts, and that ended a few days ago when Kloonigames finally gave the award-winning game a wide release.Crayon Physics Deluxe is the crème del a crème of ...

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Google Glass teardown reveals that the device is powered by a 570mAh battery

exploded-isometricWe already have a fair bit of information available aboutOn top of that, the teardown reveals a closer look at the clever prism/projector display setup, there’s a little glimpse at how the touchpad works, and the all important bone-conduction technology as well. It certainly makes you appreciate the intricacy of the various pieces of technology w...

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iTunes Radio: No competition for Spotify or Google Music Service

iTunes radio teaserIn the keynote presentation at WWDC 2013 iTunes Radio was presented alongside iOS 7, Apple's answer to streaming services from Pandora to Spotify, Deezer to Google Play Music All Access. Does iTunes Radio offer more than most of the already established services? Let's take a look into it and compare it to Spotify and Google Play Music All...

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New Google Play Store shipping options available: Ground and Saver

Google Play StoreTwo new shipping options are now officially available to Play Store users interested in buying Google hardware, just as previously rumored.Ground and Saver shipping options have been quitely added to the Google Play Store checkout shipping options, allowing you to save cash on your orders. The downside is that you’ll have to wait a while longer t...

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Google officially acquires Waze

Google purchasing WazeOver the weekend, we told you about Google’s bid for Waze being on the horizon. The reported $1.3 billion price tag would eventually marry Waze with Maps, providing a better real-time traffic picture.As it turns out, those reports were pretty spot on.Today, Google announced they have inked the deal for Waze. While terms weren’t disclosed in the...

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Apple drops Google for Siri searches, switches to Bing

siri plus bingDuring the keynote presentation at its developers conference, Apple has revealed that Google is to be dropped as the Internet search engine for Siri in the next release iOS 7. Bing will now be used instead of Google for all Internet searches requested via iOS’ build-in voice assistant. According to comScore, Bing is only used for around 17 ...

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BBC Weather Android app available to U.K. users in the Google Play Store

BBC Weather AndroidThe BBC Weather Android app is now available for you to download in the Google Play Store, provided you live in the U.K.The app has been built on native code, rather than using HTML5, as a result of user feedback. As well as speed and simplicity, it offers you an easy way of accessing the BBC’s weather forecasts. It will determine your locati...

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Mad Catz gaming console will support Google Play out of the box

mad catzWhen the Ouya was first announced, the idea was met with quite a few mixed opinions. Some felt the idea of an Android gaming micro-console was an odd proposition, others felt it was genius. Since then, we’ve seen quite a few companies rise up with their own Android gaming system offerings, such as the Gamestick or Bluestacks Gamepop. Now well...

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Google seeing the benefits of having their services on iOS devices.

google maps ios iphoneWe heard it time and again at Google I/O: The search giant is about services above all else. Their dictum seems to have the undertone that things like Android and Chrome are simply conduits for their services. This is the real reason Nexus devices are so cost effective for consumers, so that attitude is clearly working. Things like Google Maps are ...

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Is Google Wallet the future of mobile payments, or nothing more than a money pit?

google walletIt has been two years since Google first introduced its “Wallet” service, offering its users an easy way to store credit/debit card information, as well as make purchases both offline and in-stores via their phones. In that time, the company has invested over $300 million just in acquiring digital startups to develop the app. They’ve also...

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New Sony Google TV with voice search officially announced, old model put on sale

sony google tv nsz-gs8 pressSony revealed the new Google TV NSZ-GS8, a revamped version of last year’s GS7 that brings voice search as the main new feature.The device, which has been spotted during the WiFi certification doesn’t come with too many new things compared to its predecessor, the NSZ-GS7, but it does add a voice search feature, which is used via the new...

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