You can now enjoy playing podcasts straight from Google’s search app for Android

Our eyeballs have been dilated for a long time now as innovation after innovation spring forth from tech companies. It is impossible for the wombs of the leading tech companies around the world to reach an “innovative menopause” and stop giving birth to breakthroughs. There is so great technical fertility from these companies as they …

You can now live stream 360-degree videos on YouTube

Google had introduced 360- degree live streaming to YouTube. Also to come would be a spatial audio support to accompany the 360-degree video development. This spatial audio support for 360-degree video would not be live but rather on demand. The implication of this is that the audio would sound to you like it is coming …

Google.org makes a donation of $20M to make more developed tech for the disabled

Google.org, Google’s charitable arm, has undertaken the honorable task of donating $20 million in form of grants to nonprofits aimed at making more developed open-source technology which alleviates the pains of disabled people. By this time last year, Google launched its Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities. This week, Google published the 30 winners of the competition. …

This year, Android emoji will finally look human

Of all the errors that have ransacked Android, none seem more out-of-place to me than the abnormally figurative emoji which were kind of alien figure Google gave us. Worse is the trouble when you move these emojis between platforms. Finally it is really relieving to hear that Google is fixing it up for good. This …

Google April Fool Gmail button backfires

The Gmail button was sending animated picture gif which featured a Minion character “dropping the mic” rather literally to users. Google has quickly initiated a removal of the April Fool’s Gmail button, which was responsible for sending recipients comical animations. This was following reports of people who suffered job losses as well as critical hitches …

Chromecast App now renamed as Google Cast officially

Google is taking a slightly different turn as it goes about renaming the Chromecast App to “Google Cast app”. THIS NEW NAME GIVES A BETTER INSIGHT INTO THE PURPOSE OF THE APP The announcement is presented in company of the announcement of Vizio TVs and speakers which both have Google Cast built in. Most fundamentally, …

By March, Google will shut down Picasa

A development not entirely sudden Google made announcements some time earlier today via a blog post its plans to terminate support for its Picasa photo storage service when March sets in. Beginning from March, the company will close the shutters of the Picasa desktop app, consequently by May, Picasa web albums will cease to be …