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Chromecast now available on Vodafone UK

If you’re looking to get the back-of-your-TV dongle that is the Google Chromecast, Vodafone are now offering it up for a mere £25 with their 4G plans. The gadget, which we took a look at in detail here, will let you watch YouTube, NetFlix and iPlayer media

Explore feature added to Google Maps

Google is rolling out a new feature in Google Maps with “Explore”. Once updated you’ll notice a small location pin button in the bottom right next to the location button — tap it, and you’ll be taken into the new Explore interface with information tailored to your

Google Glass lands in the UK

Google Glass has been available in America for a little while now to developers as long as you are happy to spend $1500 on the Explorer option. Now Google have announced that customers in the UK are able to get them too. It’s available for the small

Android 4.4.4 pushing out to Nexus handsets

Have you got one of the current Nexus devices ? Now is the time to start hitting the “check for updates” button. On Thursday, Google started rolling out Android 4.4.4 to the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. The factory images for the

Google Now tells you to get off the bus/train.

Google Now  keeps growing for strength to strength with yet another ingenious feature added, it can now alert you when it’s time to get off your bus or train. If you are using public transport and you open Google Now you may find that it offers you

Google Nearby

Google is rumoured set to reveal a new extension to the Android Location Services called Nearby, with the goal to provide increased accuracy for your smartphone to know your exact location and to know what’s around it. The Nearby application will use Bluetooth and audio clues to

Gmail for Android now allows you to save to Drive

Attachments to emails can sometimes be a little bit annoying, having to save the file locally and then upload it to the Cloud afterwards. Obviously not everyone works like this, but I know I sure do. Google have updated their Gmail for Android app, adding amongst other

Buy a Nexus 7 and get £50 Google Play credit

  Everyone loves a bargain, particularly if there’s a shiny new gadget involved. Announced 10 months ago at last year’s Google I/O conference, the Nexus 7 received positive reviews.  With this year’s I/O conference to be held at the end of June, speculation is rife that a new

Google release their Android camera app

Google have been slowly and surely releasing the core Android apps onto the Play Store. Like the keyboard, Calendar, Gmail, Google Search and a load of others. The latest is the camera app which has only previously seen updates during Android version updates. It’s a whole lot

Nest halts sales of its fire alarm

After finding out that users could accidentally disable the device by waving their arms. Google owned Nest Fire Protection has halted sales of the Nest Smoke detector. The company said the feature, Nest Wave, which allows users to wave their arms to deactivate the alarm, could be

Tips to speed up the Chrome browser on Android

Are you a Android phones user? Do you use the Google Chrome browser on your device? I do and to be honest there is a lot of functionality but it certainly isn’t the fastest browser out there. I’ve found a couple of tips that you can use

BBC iPlayer coming to the Google Chromecast very soon

When talking about the Google Chromecast most people say “it would be cool if the BBC iPlayer worked with it”. Well it seems to coincide with the UK release of the Chromecast that people’s prayers have been answered. This below screenshot is from within the Chromecast app.

Rumours may be true: Performance Boosting Thing in Android 4.4.3

When we first heard it, we were blown away by the audaciousness of those GooglePlex dwellers. Its long been a bone of contention between the Android faithful and those who prefer Apple’s way of doing things, but when the rumours of PBT were posted up on the

Nexus 7 (2013) now available for just £149.99

If you’re looking for the 7″ Nexus, get yourself down the Staples or get free delivery online. We’ve got the full Nexus 7 review online before you buy. This 16GB version features a 5 megapixel rear camera, 1.2 megapixel front shooter and that 7″ 1920×1200 HD display

Nexus 5 now only £240 unlocked

What must be the bargain of the year so far, the Nexus 5 made by LG can now be picked up for as little as £240 unlocked from Carphone Warehouse in the UK. Yes just £240! The device is in stock in Black, White and Red which

The end is nigh for Google Currents

Remember Google Reader? Well that was replaced in 2011 with the Google Currents app. Now there is currently a update being pushed out to the Currents app. What hat does this update bring to the table I hear you ask? This magical update basically wipes the Google

Nexus 5, get it cheaper if you’re quick

I don’t often “do” this whole Groupon thing but here’s a rather fine deal on the Google Nexus 5. If you buy it from Google direct you’ll be paying £299 for the 16GB version and then another £10 to have it delivered. Groupon, for the next few

New features added to Google Now

Are you a user of Google Now ? I’ve got to admit I wasn’t but that’s definitely changing. With every update to the app, the functionality just keeps getting better. In the previous update we got the UK voice option to say “OK Google” to launch the

Chromecast open to all

Since the launch of Google Chromecast there’s been the promise that it would be open to all developers instead of the few it’s been since launch. Today is the day they do just that. The documentation is now open over on the Google Developers . Developers do

Red Nexus 5 on show, launch tomorrow

Sure, you like the Google Nexus 5, but deep down you have a yearning to get one in Ferrari-red. What do you do? Easy, you just need to wait a while, because tomorrow the lady in red will be announced by Google and LG. Leaked shots have

Lenovo buy Motorola mobility! (Update)

Now and again you come across some crazy news on the internet and today is one of those times. Lenovo are apparently in the final stages of buying the Google owned Motorola mobility for $2.9 Billion having bought it for $12.5 Billion in 2011. On the face

Nexus brand stopping in 2015?

The big rumour today is that Google plan to cease using the ‘Nexus’ branding in 2015. Instead they’ll begin to offer ‘Play Edition’ handsets, thus merging both the Google Edition and Nexus range. This hot tip comes from a very reliable source – Eldar Murtazin. He is

Motorola Moto G – Review

Budget Android phone. Those three words for many years have basically meant that somewhere in the phone there will be a compromise. A compromise that was so badly thought out you’d think it was made by a child or a large rock. Over the years many many