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Google launching Android Oreo OS during Solar Eclipse on August 21st 2017
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Google launching Android Oreo OS during Solar Eclipse on August 21st 2017

Google is counting down to the biggest astronomical event of the century on Monday August 21st 2017: A Solar Eclipse that begins in the Western seaboard and progresses all the way across to the top of Florida as the @NASA twitter Gif shows. https://twitter.com/NASA/status/897960753218678784   Last seen over the continental USA 99 years ago, Google is either very interested in eclipses or they have plans to launch something else. They have a launch planned as pointed out on the website, quote: “On August 21st, a solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States for the first time since 1918. Android is helping you experience this historic natural phenomenon so you can learn more about the eclipse and count down to the big day—when you’ll meet the next release of Andr...
Huawei Nexus 6P is Google’s Marshmallow for Android Nougat
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Huawei Nexus 6P is Google’s Marshmallow for Android Nougat

The Huawei Experience Store located at Shop No. 10 in Tropical Plaza Half-Way-Tree has finally deliver a Single-SIM smartphone that's worth its weight in Nougat. I'm of course referring to the Huawei Nexus 6P, which is slated to revealed Google Android 7.0 Nougat, the latest smartphone OS from Google. The “P” which stands for “Premium” in the Nexus 6P, is actually being made on contract for Google by Huawei. The successors to the Nexus 6, it's designed to be a standard bearer for how Google expects OEM (Original Equitpemt Manufacturers) to design their smartphones. Release back in September 2015, the Huawei Nexus 6P is truly as tasty as its food-themed OS makes it sound. So what did I expect when I decided to do my review of the Nexus 6P? Huawei Nexus 6P – From Huawei to Go...
Why Google’s Blogger is going HTTPS and How to Enable HTTPS
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Why Google’s Blogger is going HTTPS and How to Enable HTTPS

“HTTPS is fundamental to Internet security; it protects the integrity and confidentiality of data sent between websites and visitors' browsers” Google security software engineer Melinda Perera on Tuesday May 3, 2016 on Google's security blog. Bloggers on the Blogger platform, looks like Google is getting serious about security! On Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 Google had stepped up security on Blogger, my favourite blogging platform with the introduction of HTTPS as per their article Bringing HTTPS to all blogspot domain blogs. This is the more secure version of HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) is called HTTP over TLS, HTTP over SSL and HTTP Secure. It’s basically HTTP but using SSL (Secure Shell Script) that's supposed to guarantee secure transmission of data from that website t...
How APC’s Mobile Power Pack save Millennials from Smartphone Death
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How APC’s Mobile Power Pack save Millennials from Smartphone Death

The smartphone is indisputably one of the most indispensible aspects of both our personal and professional lives. While tech giants such as Apple, Google, Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, Huawei and HTC giants battle for marketshare, APC’s Mobile Power Pack is making sure that users don’t suffer in the meantime. The smartphone market, which was seen as a mere toy by some tech companies, has now grown by 10% in 2015. According to IDC in 2015: 1.432 million devices distributed in Latin America 1.301 million devices distributed in Latin America in 2014 The APC’s Mobile Power Pack basically a Battery charger similar to those described in How to extend your smartphone’s battery Life with a Portable Battery Charger. The battery charger, especially lightweight ones, are now in demand, espe...
Why Digicel blocking Google ads may be the rise of Digicel App World
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Why Digicel blocking Google ads may be the rise of Digicel App World

  “Companies like Google, Yahoo and Facebook talk a great game and take a lot of credit when it comes to pushing the idea of broadband for all — but they put no money in. Instead they unashamedly trade off the efforts and investments of network operators like Digicel to make money for themselves” Digicel Group chairman and owner of Digicel Group, Denis O’Brien commenting on his company move to block Google Mobile Ads Digicel is vexed with Silicon Valley, particularly Google. In a move that may be the most upfront challenge to Ad-revenue based Silicon Valley startups, Digicel is blocking Google ads and requesting that Google pay for access to the Network. According to Digicel Group chairman and owner of Digicel Group, Denis O’Brien, the free ride is over. Silicon Valley ...
Google Event on September 29th 2015 to launch Nexus running Marshmallow
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Google Event on September 29th 2015 to launch Nexus running Marshmallow

Google, having just recently changed their logo as reported in Kelroy’s article Google updates its Logo, isn't gonna let the momentum drop anytime soon. They've now announced that they're holding an event on Tuesday September 29th 2015 to unveil their latest Nexus flagship smartphones running Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It's also been confirmed who the OEM's will be: LG and Huawei. LG and Huawei – Google Nexus made with high-quality Korean smartphone components This is the first time that Google will be choosing two OEM's to make their flagship smartphone, so I’m not entirely sure what they’ll call them. Possibly the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6 Plus? It's also the 3rd time that Google will be partnering with the South Korea- based LG to make a Nexus Smartphone and the first t...
Youtube Gaming coming this summer
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Youtube Gaming coming this summer

In an unexpected move we see YouTube entering the long non-contested market of online game streaming. YouTube is getting more serious about gaming and everyone else should too. This summer, the video streaming service will launch YouTube Gaming, a new app and website dedicated to video game content: Let's Plays, livestreams, speedruns and more. After providing a preview of their 60fps streaming service just last month, YouTube has officially announced today the next step in their broadcasting expansion. This comes as a surprise to some people but industry veterans know the history behind all these happenings. Some may even remember the first attempt Google made to get into providing a streaming service last year around May when they were in talks to buy Twitch. Sadly or gladly depending on...