Apple’s voice-controlled assistant, Siri, has the whole world abuzz since it was revealed. It does not need any introduction because it is so popular, everybody knows what it does. Now, Google is planning to launch its own voice-enabled app for the Android OS that is very similar to Siri. Google is believed to be working on a Siri-like app called by the media as...

Google has announced that its connected television program, the Google TV, will be supporting cloud-based gaming service OnLive. The OnLive cloud gaming service enables users to play a huge selection of console-quality games on devices like tablets and PCs. Now, select Google TV devices like media streaming boxes, Blu-ray players and TVs will be able to play games via...

Last year, Sony Corp. was one of the first companies to offer their support for Android-based entertainment platform, the Google TV. Despite the reception it got from consumers, Sony still continues to support it today as it unveils a new Blu-ray player and a new standalone media player at the CES 2012 event. Right now, no technical specs have been released for the two,...

Lots of Android tablets have been released, but none of them have come near the Apple iPad when it comes to controlling the market, and it seems that the biggest of them all is Amazon’s Kindle Fire, which was developed by the company to barely look like an Android tablet. Now, search giant and Android maker Google may be working on its own tablet PC that will rival...

Google+, the Internet search giant’s attempt to rival Facebook, has received 2.6 million unique visits in the United Kingdom in November 2012, according to comScore. The UK-specific traffic data released by comScore do not include visits through mobile devices. The figures show that Google’s social network service ranked the United Kingdom as the seventh highest...

Google has had a wonderful Christmas as users have activated 3.7 million Android devices on the 24th and 25th of December, according to one of the company’s executives. In a Google+ post by Andy Rubin, Google’s senior vice president for mobile, on December 28, he said, “There were 3.7M Android devices activated on 12/24 and 12/25. Congrats team-Android!”...

Google’s Chrome browser just snatched the most popular web browser spot from Internet Explorer 8 during the last week of November, according to StatCounter. The browser from Google captured 23.6 percent of the market, surpassing the 23.5 percent of Internet Explorer 8. However, combining all versions of the browsers available, Internet Explorer still takes the cake,...

With the holidays just around the corner, Google is rolling out some new features for its Google+ social network. Bradley Horowitz, the vice president of Google+, said that the new features they are releasing includes a tool called the noise filter, which can fine tune a user’s stream to control which posts can be seen. “We’re adding fine-grained controls...

British Telecom (BT) has filed a lawsuit against search engine giant Google, alleging that its Android mobile operating system and its other services violate the telecommunications company’s patents. BT, who filed the lawsuit in Delaware in the United States, said that Google’s Android infringed six of its key patents, including Google Music, location-based...

Internet search giant Google has now updated its Google Street View to take netizens on a virtual tour of areas in Japan that were affected by a magnitude 9 earthquake and tsunami last March. Google said that this was a fulfillment of the company’s initiative to archive the affected areas in Japan. “Today, we’re making good on that promise — after driving...