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Sources: Cuba, Google strike deal to hike internet speed

Google and the Cuban government have struck a deal giving Cubans faster access to the internet giant's content, two people familiar with the deal say......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 9th, 2016

Touchscreen Google Home device evidence spied in official app code

 There’s now more evidence Google is testing a touchscreen Home device. AndroidPolice points to sections of code of the latest Google app that refers to a device that sports a new on-screen interface. The APK teardown of 7.14.15 beta versi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 min. ago

These adorable, waving grandparents are guaranteed to warm your heart

Every now and then, something pops up on the internet that's just... really nice. SEE ALSO: Grandma accidentally buys a super NSFW book for her granddaughter and it's hilarious Rio Smith's grandparents fall into this category. Last week, Smith shared.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News50 min. ago

Best phone in the US for 2017: the 10 top smartphones we"ve tested

Our best phones list for 2017 now includes the Google Pixel 2 XL, LG V30 and iPhone 8. The best phone in the US for 2017 has dramatically changed in recent weeks, with new phones from Apple, Google and Samsung shaking up the top 10. Picking bet.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News50 min. ago

The best VPNs for India in 2017

The best options for those who are visiting India, or who live in the country. When it comes to internet freedoms in India, things aren’t quite as peachy as they could be. The local government performs regular blocking and restricts acce.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News50 min. ago

Google investigating reports of screen burn-in on the Pixel 2 XL

Despite being regarded as one of the best Android handsets available at the time, the original Pixel phones suffered from several technical issues. One would imagine that Google did everything it could to avoid hardware glitches appearing in the succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Pay with Google aims to speed up the mobile shopping

Expanding its lineup of the payment services and apps, Google on Monday took the wraps off Pay with Google, a service that was first teased in May this year. Pay with Google is similar to Checkout by Amazon and allows users to pay in mobile apps and.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Google ‘actively investigating’ reports of Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in

Google says it is "actively investigating" reports of a Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in issue. Users started noticing the problem over the weekend, just days after the handset started shipping. Google says it is “actively investigating” re.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

Google rolls out "Pay With Google", which lets Android users shop faster by using a debit or credit card setup previously on a Google service, like YouTube (Saqib Shah/Engadget)

Saqib Shah / Engadget: Google rolls out “Pay With Google”, which lets Android users shop faster by using a debit or credit card setup previously on a Google service, like YouTube  —  As promised, Google is streamlining o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Android is getting a feature that encrypts website name requests

Google's efforts to push websites to use encrypted connections is paying off. Just days ago, the search giant revealed that HTTPS use on its own products is at 89 percent overall, up from just 50 percent at the beginning of 2014. (Not s.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 5 min. ago

Google says 64% of Chrome traffic on Android is now protected with HTTPS, 75% on Mac, 66% on Windows; 71 of the top 100 websites now use HTTPS by default (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Google says 64% of Chrome traffic on Android is now protected with HTTPS, 75% on Mac, 66% on Windows; 71 of the top 100 websites now use HTTPS by default  —  Google's push to make the web more secure by fla.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News2 hr. 5 min. ago

‘Pay with Google’ goes live, allowing mobile users to pay with any card on file, not just those in Android Pay

 Google announced today it’s launching a new way to pay on mobile devices, using any card you have on file – including those saved to your Google Account via products like Google Play, YouTube, Chrome, or Android Pay. This “pay.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Pay with Google is taking the wait out of online shopping

Google's new Pay with Google feature will cut down online checkout times for Android users. Google has said it’s aiming to take the hassle out of online shopping for Android users by streamlining the entire checkout process with a new fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Hillary Clinton has worked out the perfect way to deal with Donald Trump"s tweets

When it comes to Donald Trump's Twitter feed, a lot of people have strong opinions — and nobody more so than Hillary Clinton. Rather than getting angry, though, she's cultivated her own strategy. SEE ALSO: Hillary Clinton tried to use a ver.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

Reserve with Google bookings are now open to more businesses

When people search for establishments and services on Google, they’re not exactly just idly browsing around like they would Pinterest or Wikipedia. Chances are, they’re actually looking for somewhere to go, that is, if there are slots available......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Sony starts Android Oreo update roll-out for Xperia XZ Premium

Japanese manufacturer Sony has announced that it is starting the Android 8.0 Oreo update roll-out, becoming the first company after Google to release the update. The first Sony smartphone to get the Oreo update will be Xperia XZ Premium, much ahead o.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

Oxide TFT LCD panels getting popular in notebook sector

Flat panel makers including Sharp, LG Display and CEC-Panda LCD Technology are ramping up production of oxide TFT LCD panels to meet increasing demand from notebook brands, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

After months of speculation, Tesla is opening a manufacturing plant in Shanghai

On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the car company had reached a deal to open a manufacturing plant in Shanghai. The demand in the Asian market for electric vehicles has driven much of the industry's growth this year. The post After mon.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

"Pay With Google" makes shopping on Android less of a hassle

As promised, Google is streamlining online purchases made through Android devices by rolling out Pay with Google. The feature lets you use any of the credit or debit cards you've previously logged on the web titan's products (like.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Google looks into reports of Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in problems

It's well-known that OLED displays can suffer from screen burn-in if objects regularly remain on screen for long periods -- that's why Samsung uses tricks like shifting the home button on newer phones. It's not supposed to cro.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 57 min. ago

How creepy YouTube channels trick kids into watching violent videos

The internet will inevitably steal the soul of every child at some point as he or she grows up, but some are speeding the process along by manipulating YouTube's powerful algorithm.Creepy, weird, and violent clips intended for kids pop up frequently.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago