Google Turns 15: Next Year They Can Google Drive (Birthday Reflection)

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Google has hit the big 1-5. Today, September 27th, is when Google traditionally celebrates its birthday, and we’re celebrating it right along with them, with a look back on year 14. These 15 things all happened within the last year. *Since you'll find this article useful, sign up for our email newsletter, to find even more fascinating articles, tips, tools, and reviews* Google Unveiled its helpout program: A marketplace for consulting of all kinds, from cooking to karate, via video chats/ hangouts. Google Unveiled Android’s latest iteration, Kit Kat, and partnered with Nestle … [Read more...]

101 Uses For A Chromecast: Part One

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The Google Chromecast has been in my hands for only three days, but I already see the full value. Still, with only four apps currently, many may ask, what exactly can the chromecast do? Well here are 12 functions that you can perform using the chromecast right out of the box. This is the first part in a multipart series on Chromecast uses, which will be built up as more and more Chromecast apps make their way to market. UPDATE: Part Two of the list has been released. Watch Videos: From cat videos, to your best friend's baby crawling, if it's on Youtube, you can watch it in beautiful HD on … [Read more...]

Google Nexus 4 Review – Better Late than Never

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So  I was finally able to get my hands on the LG-made, Google Nexus 4 and I have been using it for about a month, now. It's been a long time coming, but LG has done an absolutely horrid job of keeping it in stock. The only nice thing that came out of the ordering procedure was when it finally shipped (after about a week), Google was nice enough to upgrade my shipping to same day, which was good. Once I got the device though, I was stunned. As I took it out of the box, I was shocked at how gorgeous the device was. With absolutely nothing on the front besides the screen, it's obvious that Google … [Read more...]

Chromebook Pixel is a Great Deal, And Here’s Why

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At first glance, Google's new Chromebook Pixel looks like a horrible deal. Weak Operating system, middle of the road hardware, and a $1300+ pricetag. I even ranted about the price here. But then I reevaluated all of the extras Google was throwing in, and although it's expensive, it's actually a good deal. Look at the breakdown below for yourself. Value Breakdown: Looking at the $1500 model. 1 TB of storage on Google Drive, free for three years. Total value: $50 per month, or $1,800. That pays for the computer in itself. 12 Free Sesions of Gogo Inflight (review here) at $14 each, or … [Read more...]