Android 6.0 Marshmallow: It’s Official Now!


Last year, Google announced Android (5.0) Lollipop codenamed it Android L right until launch date. This year, at Google I/O 2015, the tech giant gave a sneak peek into Android M, its next version of mobile operating system. Now it’s official: Google’s update for Android, its mobile software for smartphones and tablets has a name: Marshmallow. This new OS is expected to release this fall. (more…)

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Google Announces Restructuring Plans – Sundar Pichai as CEO

Google surprised the world with the news of a major restructuring. Google has restructured the company under a new corporate name Alphabet Inc. Larry Page will be running Alphabet Inc. as CEO and Sergey Brin, as President.

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Alphabet: Collection of New Companies

The largest company under Alphabet will be Google, of course. This newer Google is a bit slimmed down, with the companies that are pretty “far afield” of main Internet products contained in Alphabet instead. If you are wondering what “far afield” products means, Google is basically talking about Life Sciences efforts (the glucose-sensing contact lens), and Calico (focused on longevity). Under the new organization, each…

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iOS 9 Beta, Bugs, and Compatibility: Everything You Wanted to Know

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iOS 9 is full of enhancements and features that will make your life simpler and better. Your apps become more essential. New multitasking features on iPad make you productive. Apple has released the Beta version that provides a sneak peek at iOS 9 before it finally launches in full force.

But beware Beta version is far from perfect. You are bound to come across bugs that might you’re your experience. After all, it is part of experience while using a beta version. The beta update is now available for compatible iOS devices such as iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5, 4S, iPad Air 2,…

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Windows 10 Features: Get Ready for Upgrade

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With the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft begins to deliver on the vision of personal computing. In the words of Microsoft this is the “new era of Windows” that extends across the broadest range of devices from the smallest to the largest screens.

Windows 10 is a perfect amalgamation of the winning qualities of Windows 7 and Windows 8. It brings the best of both desktop and the touchscreen worlds. This operating system is easy to use with mouse and keyboard and at the same time gets better touchscreen features. It is an operating system that has a fresh feel, yet looks amazingly familiar.

The legendary Start menu…

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Google Polymer 1.0: Creating Interoperable Web Components


Google’s Polymer is an entirely new approach to build web applications. It makes it easy to add functionality like forms, maps and calendars in web projects to create a truly immersive app-like experience on the web. The 1.0 version of the Polymer library is now ready for use in production. This version is developed from ground-up and makes it relatively easy to create interoperable web components with core focus on cross-browser performance.

According to Google Polymer website major new and updated features include:

  • New, fast, and easy-to-use data binding system
  • Custom CSS properties for element themes and style
  • Fast and lightweight Shadow DOM shim for non-supporting browsers
  • “Behaviors” mechanism for sharing behavior between elements
  • Create production-ready…

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