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Google launches Slides app for iPhone, iPad for presentations on-the-go

Google launches Slides app for iPhone, iPad for presentations on-the-go

Google today released Google Slides, a new iOS app for creating, editing and viewing presentations that sync to your Google account. The app is the third app in Google’s productivity suite, with the first two being Docs and Sheets, that were released a few months ago.

Google launches Photo Sphere Camera app for iPhone

Google launches Photo Sphere Camera app for iPhone

Just taking a photo isn’t popular anymore. Now you’ve got to either have a time-lapse thrown in there, or maybe even a six-second video. Google thinks you should start making photo spheres on your iPhone, now, too, just to mix things up a bit.

Google testing new way to track users across mobile web and native apps

Google testing new way to track users across mobile web and native apps

Google has come up with a way to unify ad tracking across mobile web and native apps, letting advertisers serve the same interest-based ads on mobile websites as well as apps.

Some schools are turning away from the iPad citing shortcomings

Some schools are turning away from the iPad citing shortcomings

During Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings call, CEO Tim Cook cited education as a big market for the company, specifically when it comes to the iPad lineup. A new report points out what many already know: not every device is for everyone.

Android market share reaches an all-time high of 85%; iPhone falls to 11.9%

Android market share reaches an all-time high of 85%; iPhone falls to 11.9%

Google’s Android is absolutely killing it when it comes to smartphone market share. Latest numbers from Strategy Analytics for the second quarter of 2014 show that Android’s market share reached an all-time high of 85 percent.

Check out this really cool Easter Egg in the Google Search iOS app

Check out this really cool Easter Egg in the Google Search iOS app

Google is known for sneaking in some really cool easter eggs in its products. You’ll know this if you’ve ever searched for “Do a barrel roll“, “recursion“,  “askew“, or “Google in 1998“. Google snaked in a similar easter egg in the Google Search iOS app, read on to find out more.

Google finally releases Google Analytics app for iPhone

Google finally releases Google Analytics app for iPhone

Google has finally released the official Google Analytics app in the App Store, so website owners and app developers can finally check real-time statistics of their websites on their iPhone.

There have been a number of free and paid third-party apps for Google Analytics, but as far as I am aware they did not provide the real-time stats.

Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Apple continues to maintain it stance against supporting Adobe Flash on iOS devices, choosing instead to focus on HTML5 and other modern web technologies. Nevertheless, there are still several Flash-based video players and other web elements littered across the web. When a mobile user accesses these pages, there is a blank space or large portion of the website missing. 

Google’s augmented reality game Ingress finally arrives in the App Store

Google’s augmented reality game Ingress finally arrives in the App Store

Google has finally released Ingress, its augmented reality game for iOS.

It was released for Android devices in April last year, and had heard that it would be coming to iPhone and iPad last October.

Google Maps updated to version 3.2, now supports more details in the map view, including appointments and reservations

Google Maps updated to version 3.2, now supports more details in the map view, including appointments and reservations

Google Maps is still one of the most popular applications in the iOS App Store, both for the iPhone and iPad, and Google today released an update to bring even more features to the app.