Category: Google & Android

Google Gnome: The Smart Yard Is Finally Here.

This afternoon Google kicked off the annual tech and gaming companies entry into April Fools Day (tomorrow) with the cheeky announcement of Google Gnome. Marketed with plenty of humour as the Google Home…for your yard.   Read more on the Google Gnome “announcement” on the Google Gnome – Store page, and have a great Friday afternoon 🙂 Read More

Google Announces Launch of YouTube TV in Limited Markets

This evening, Google (Alphabet) announced the launch of their own Live TV service via the YouTube branding, as YouTube TV. Initially to be available in select large US Markets, meaning major cities, the service will include forty channels from major networks, an unlimited storage Cloud DVR, support on most devices including Chromecast and access to YouTube Red Read More

Google Expanding Research & Development Offices in Zurich

News released by Google this morning details the expansion of their already large Zurich R&D offices from a previous capacity of 2000 staff to a potential capacity of up to 5000 Google staff. The office which already contained the teams working on Google Search, Maps, Calendar, YouTube and Gmail, will now be the European home Read More

Microsoft Extending the Nail in the Coffin of Adobe Flash

Announced as part of the upcoming Spring 2017 Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is extending the existing ‘click to run’ rule of Flash ads in the Edge browser to all flash content in the Edge browser. Especially in Enterprise IT where I work, this is a great move as Flash has increasingly become a source Read More