Everything You Need to Know from Google I/O 2015 Keynote

It’s Keynote Day! On May 28th, I attended Keynote day at Google’s 2015 I/O Conference held in San Francisco, CA at Moscone Centre West, and you know what that means: Cutting edge innovative announcements, announcements, announcements. Here they are: HBO Now on Android HBO’s standalone, no cable-required streaming service was exclusive to Apple… temporarily. It’ll come […]

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Did Popular Chrome extension Hola sold users’ bandwidth for botnets?

Hola, one of the most popular online services for viewing blocked videos and TV shows from other countries, has turned its users into a botnet without their knowledge. The software, which is available as plugin for the Chrome browser on desktop and mobile devices, had previously been praised for offering an easy-to-use and free service. However, it seems […]

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Now on Tap is the coolest Android feature in a long time

I’ve just gotten a chance to play around with an early build of Now on Tap, Google’s wild new feature that, in essence, does Google searches inside apps automatically. It works like this: when you’re in an app — any app — you hold down the home button. Android then figures out what is on the […]

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Google Jump is an entire ecosystem for virtual reality filmmaking

It’s much more than a quirky camera. Near the end of the opening keynote at Google’s I/O developer conference, the company announced something called “Jump.” And while it may have sounded like Jump was just a camera rig the company built in conjunction with GoPro, it’s much more than that. Jump is an entire ecosystem for […]

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Google Announces Brillo, an Operating System for the Internet of Things

Meet the Android for the Internet of Things. On Thursday at Google’s I/O developer conference, SVP Sundar Pichai announced Brillo, a new operating system for connected devices created by Android and Nest Labs. Pichai noted the litany of devices soon to be plugged into the Internet — parking meters, airport kiosks, farm equipment. Google wants to make […]

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The 12 most important announcements from Google I/O 2015

Sundar Pichai, Senior Vice President at Google, in charge of Android, Chrome, and Google Apps Android M Android M looks a lot like its predecessor Lollipop. It’s more like a reorganization of Android, with power optimization, new services, and changes to how your apps interact. If you’re a developer, you can check out the preview today. […]

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India arrests pigeon accused of spying for Pakistan

Alleged spy bird was carrying a ‘stamped message’ written in Urdu Police in India this week arrested a pigeon on charges of spying for Pakistan. As BBC News reports, the pigeon was taken into custody on Thursday after a 14-year-old boy found it in a historically tumultuous region along the India-Pakistan border. The bird, whose name […]

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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets

Microsoft has won over more tabletmakers in its bid to increase adoption of Office on mobile devices. This week, Redmond announced that 20 OEMs have agreed to install Microsoft’s productivity apps on their tablets, a sign that the software giant is finally making the right waves in mobile. Microsoft’s new tablet partners come from near […]

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Top Java performance Problems to Devs

Java performance is an issue of interest for all Java application developers, since making an application fast is as important as making it functional. However, most of them have common root causes and the basic performance issues can be sorted to three basic categories: Database problems, that mostly have to do with persistence configuration, caching […]

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