It has been 16 years since Google was created and a more than a decade since its many services became permanent and essential parts of our lives. As the company itself has expanded and evolved – from a revolutionary search engine startup to an internet giant that is now part of a multifaceted conglomerate called Alphabet – it’s branding and design language evolved as well. Though, the changes that we’ve seen to the company’s logo haven’t been as drastic year-to-year as the latest revision.
In a big step roughly a year and a half after its release, Google’s smartwatch OS has finally added support for Apple’s iOS. The companion app has been released to the App Store and can be downloaded for free to your iPhone. As is the case with most ventures in rival domains, the new app doesn’t provide users with a perfect replica of the original experience, though this is more due to the closed nature of Apple’s mobile OS than Google’s wish to reserve the complete Android Wear experience for users who stay within their ecosystem. The latter wouldn’t make much sense anyway since Google has been...
The second sequel to Marvel Studios’ Captain America movie series might be eight whole months away from release, but even now, it has fans hyped, and for good reason. Captain America: Civil War is said to have more characters than any other title in the Marvel Cinematic Universe yet, so naturally, any new info, leaks or rumors revolving around the film is going to garner quite a bit of attention.
It seems the rumors about Apple’s fall event were true. The Cupertino tech giant made it official today with an update to their events page. That’s right, Apple fans – free up your schedule on the 9th of September, because that’s when the new iPhones are coming to town.
Koush is at it again. Just when you think the guy has run out of ideas, he comes back with another gem of a software solution. This time, the acclaimed Android developer of ClockworkMod fame has created a Chromium app that not only lets you mirror the display of your Android device to your desktop, but also lets you take complete control of it and share that control over the web with another user. After the break, we explain in detail how to set it up. You might want to stick around if you’re having problems with your installation.
Video sharing giant YouTube is finally taking on Amazon’s Twitch with its very own live streaming service for games. The website launches today along with apps for the Android & iOS mobile platforms. The service will see a worldwide launch while the mobile apps, as announced by the YouTube team in June, will initially only be available in the UK and US.
Chatroulette has always been that weird part of the internet that everyone dreads venturing into, but courtesy of that which killed the cat, and the prospect of actual human contact, we still risk it. While users might often find themselves stumbling onto an unwelcome sights, visits to the public video chat site do, in rare cases, pay off. A YouTube video by UK film studio Realm Pictures currently making rounds on the web, is proof of the latter.