Category Archives: Google

UK Leads The Way As Europe’s Most Prolific Mobile Shoppers

Britain’s shoppers are more likely to turn to their smartphones when making online purchases compared to the rest of Europe’s consumers, new research has revealed. A study commissioned by Google (undertaken by research firm TNS) showed that out of 18 … Continue reading

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Google Wallet App Adds ‘Order’ Feature To Help Track Online Purchases

Yesterday saw Google announce an update to their Wallet mobile app, whereby users will now be able to track their online shipments courtesy of a new “Orders” feature. Posting details of their update on its Google Commerce blog, both Android … Continue reading

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Top 5 tips to ensure Android security

With around 53 per cent of those who have smartphones on the Android operating system, security is the of the utmost importance now more so than ever, considering how often we browse online and shop online. So here are the … Continue reading

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Google prepares its Maps iPhone app, but will Apple allow it?

According to The Wall Street Journal, Google is getting its Google Maps app ready for the iPhone, which will come as great relief to the hundreds of unhappy iPhone users, currently dissatisfied with Apple’s own Maps app. The report comes … Continue reading

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World Domination for Google – Android celebrates its 5 Birthday

This week, Android celebrates its fifth birthday, (or fourth depending on whether you count from its announcement date or launch), and it’s clearly an overachiever for its age. The original announcement of the Android platform came 5 years ago on … Continue reading

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Google now penalizes online piracy: Is this good or bad?

Ever worry about being people stealing your precious content? Well now Google have announced new changes to their search algorithms so the search engine can more easily penalize sites containing pirated content, that is to say, those that host content … Continue reading

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Why you should wait to get a smartphone

I don’t mean to put a spanner in the works, but if you are the hunt for a new smartphone then it’s best to wait a couple of months. There are so many good smartphones to choose from that you … Continue reading

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How to: Find what you want on the internet fast

Although you may find it pretty easy to search for things online, when you are searching for something specific, or niche, it can be a little more tricky. So Google have come to the rescue of million web users, and … Continue reading

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Google implicated in ruthless purge (of Google)

It’s that time of year again! Google announced yesterday that it will be clearing its inventory of some of those less successful, or obsolete products and apps, most of which you’ve probably never heard of anyway. The company updated its … Continue reading

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Will this be Amazon’s Achilles heel? ….Google unveils Nexus tablet

Google has just revealed plans to release its very own tablet – the Nexus 7, which runs the new Jelly Bean version of Android, and will come with internet-connected augmented reality glasses. Google had a developers’ conference in San Francisco, … Continue reading

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