Google hangout, which is almost four years, has been split into two separate apps. The two apps are Hangouts meet, which is a video conferencing app and Hangouts chat, which is a messaging app. These two separate apps are in line to serve as the equivalents of Google’s Allo and Duo apps. However, Meet is widely available while Hangouts chat is still at the beta testing stage.
Google is known for following a messy path when it comes to messaging. It currently has nine messaging apps, namely Messenger, Google Chat, Allo, Duo, Hangouts Meet, Hangout Chat, Spaces group-sharing app,...
Google has once again proven its tough stance against vulnerabilities after its 90-day Project Zero had a strict disclosure deadline. Based on the latest bug report that has been filed by the Project Zero staff at Google, it was found that the bug first appeared in March 2016 before getting fixed in June 2016.
The bug, which is called CVE 2017 0037, had wormed its way into Internet Explorer and allowed hackers to impose arbitrary code on target devices whenever users visit an infected website. This bug affected Windows 7, 8, and 10. Researchers in Microsoft have published an...
Here's how Wi-Fi internet connections typically work: your Internet Service Provider or ISP sends a signal to your modem. You then plug a router into your modem that allows you to have wireless connectivity. The problem is that the further away you get from the outer the slower your connection becomes. Fortunately, with the new Wi-Fi mesh technologies that are emerging it's now possible to have a unified connection speed no matter how far you are from the main router.
Mesh networks are the wave of the future and the future is now. Mesh wi-fi blankets your entire space with internet...
A new operating system that is set to revolutionise the way you use your computers and mobile devices is right on the way. The two developers credited for developing the software are Christopher Anderson, the veteran of Google Nexus Q Projects and Google Android TV. The other developer is Brian Swetland who is the senior software developer at Google.
The Fuschia Operating System
The Fuschia operating system is not based on the Linus kernel that is known to support Google Chrome and Android. The operating system is built on Magenta, which is a medium-sized micro kernel that is...
Google has been working hard to develop a new set of tools and apps which are designed to boost interactive learning experiences. Unveiled during the 2016 Denver Technology in Education Conference, these four new tools are set to change the way educational classes are taught. From the new quiz feature in Google forms, to incredible immersive VR technology, read on for updates on Google's latest educational products.
The star of the show is the new Expeditions kit.The kit comes in a bundle that features 30 viewing devices, a teacher device, router, charger and 3D...
Google posted revenues of $17.7bn, up 11% compared with the same period in 2014, while profits were up 17% to $3.93bn
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