Tag: Google

  • OK, Google Everywhere: Big Google Brother Is Listening

    It’s not a myth that everyone uses Google all of the time. If you’re constantly using Google, then you’ll like the fact that it might soon be possible to access the “OK, Google” voice assistant feature from anywhere on your Android phone. Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/04/27/ok-google-everywhere-android/#ixzz30OasdraH

  • Moves: A Standalone Activity Tracker that Really Works

    I kind of like tracking all of my activities, especially since I tend to run alone so I need the motivation to stay on target. While apps like RunKeeper and others work well to track runs, a simple pedometer is something good to keep track of every single move you make in a day. Moves is […]

  • Nissan Robot Car Acquires License: Skynet Is Just Around The Corner

    Nissan seems keen to give Google a run for their money in the autonomous vehicle technology category, and the Japanese giant is working hard at creating functional robot vehicles for 2020 and beyond. Read more @ Technabob

  • RoboTech SuperCar: Autonomous Cars Shrink Down to Size

    Have you ever wanted ride shotgun in a robotic car as it drives around your neighborhood? Sure, autonomous cars are still very expensive, but how about miniature version? I bet you hadn’t though of that, but a couple of engineers came up with this scaled-down version of Google’s driverless car. Read more @ Technabob

  • How to Survive The Upcoming Google Reader Apocalypse

    I’ve been using Google Reader for about eight years, if memory serves me well. The service has never been perfect, but it allowed me to skim and read thousands of articles everyday for my job. It’s something that can become quite unmanageable if you don’t keep up to date with them every day. Just like […]

  • Google Flight Search Expands into Europe

    Getting the cheapest flights is often a concern, especially if you’re traveling internationally. Google Flight Search is a quick and helpful tool for locating the best prices for flyers, but when the service was launched, it was available only for US-based travelers. Google just recently expanded the service to cover more countries. Read more @ […]

  • Google Chromebook Pixel Takes Aim at MacBook Pro, Still Can’t Run Photoshop

    When it comes to laptops, there are many things that manufacturers can learn from Apple. That being said, there are plenty of MacBook and MacBook Pro alternatives that are worth checking out. Google’s just upped the ante with the release of their Chromebook Pixel, which has some features that the next generation of MacBooks might […]

  • DIY Google Project Glass: I Am Locutus of Nerd!

    Even though people haven’t been that hyped up about Google’s Project Glass of late, some technophiles still couldn’t wait and decided to hack together their own augmented reality eyewear. This particular design makes you look like some sort of space pirate. Read more @ Technabob

  • Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX HD: Battery Life to the MAXX

    Remember when RAZR phones were cool? That was about 7 years ago, or even more. That didn’t stop Google’s Motorola Mobility division from trying to make the RAZR cool again, albeit not with its new moniker. Read more @ Technabob

  • DIY Google Street View Kit: For Areas Yet Unexplored by Google Maps

    Do you envy Googlers going around town, scanning the world for their Street View feature in Google Maps? Then check out the DIY Street View Kit that was put together by the German designer Jan Martin. Now you’ll finally be able to scan all of the places that you’ve wanted. Read more @ Technabob