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Women Techmakers summit – Google celebrates women in tech in Lagos
2 weeks ago

Women Techmakers summit – Google celebrates women in tech in Lagos

Google Nigeria is hosting a Women Techmakers summit event at the Lagos Business School today Saturday 8 April, as part of activities to commemorate International Women’s month. Google Nigeria …
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Take it outside – a review of the Google Pixel
3 weeks ago

Take it outside – a review of the Google Pixel

Having been privileged to handle the Google Pixel 5-inch “Really Blue” phone for about a week. I have penned down a few thoughts.

https://twitter.com/DadaBen_/status/849543184820600834

These thoughts, I tried to make …
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Google, Samsung, LG, others form Android patent alliance “PAX”
3 weeks ago

Google, Samsung, LG, others form Android patent alliance “PAX”

In Latin, the word pax means “peace.” In the world of intellectual property, patent peace often coincides with innovation and healthy competition that benefit consumers. It is with a hope …
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Possibilities of surveillance caused by advancement in Information Technology
1 month ago

Possibilities of surveillance caused by advancement in Information Technology

The classical Fordist perspective initiated a move towards a new form of capitalism, that is mass production (Zuboff, 2015). Now, mechanisation and automation have enabled human labour to be substituted …
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Android O, Google’s next OS will help save battery life
1 month ago

Android O, Google’s next OS will help save battery life

By  •  Google

Google has announced the availability of the developer preview of the next version of Android OS: Android O. Following its traditional naming system, this codename “O” will be named after …
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Google Hangouts  is now Hangouts Chat & Hangouts Meet
1 month ago

Google Hangouts  is now Hangouts Chat & Hangouts Meet

By  •  Google, News

Google is splitting Hangouts into two: Hangouts Chat, which is almost like Slack, and Hangouts Meet, which is all about video and audio communications.

The new Hangouts Chat is all about team …
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Code Jam 2017 is here!
1 month ago

Code Jam 2017 is here!

By  •  Google, News

Google’s Code Jam, one of the most challenging programming competitions in the world, has returned and registrations are now open.

Apart from receiving the limited edition Code Jam t-shirt (given …
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Google Machine Learning Competition Offers Millions for Startups
1 month ago

Google Machine Learning Competition Offers Millions for Startups

By  •  Google, News

Google has announced the launch of a competition, and it is offering prizes worth more than $2 million — including cloud credits and investment opportunities — for startups using machine learning for …
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Gmail now lets you send money via attachment but there’s a ‘but’
1 month ago

Gmail now lets you send money via attachment but there’s a ‘but’

By  •  Google, News

Yesterday, Google  introduced the ability to request and send money via Gmail. The feature was first only available on Web, has now arrived on the Android app as well.

You tap the attach …
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New enterprise-ready tools launched for Google Drive at #GoogleNext17
1 month ago

New enterprise-ready tools launched for Google Drive at #GoogleNext17

Tech giant Google at the commencement of this year’s Google Cloud Next 2017 announced the introduction of what it described as powerful additions to Drive that can help organizations to Create, …
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Google Pays Tribute to Women With an International Women’s day 2017 Doodle
2 months ago

Google Pays Tribute to Women With an International Women’s day 2017 Doodle

By  •  Google

It’s always an honor to pay tribute to women who have changed the course of history, even in hard times and have paved the way to where we are today. …
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Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
2 months ago

Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced that for the first time, it is now accepting applications from Nigerian startups for its Launchpad Accelerator. Google said Nigerian startups can now join its six-month porgramme that …
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Gmail users can now receive attachments up to 50MB in size
2 months ago

Gmail users can now receive attachments up to 50MB in size

By  •  Google, News

Google has doubled the size limit for attachments on the emails received, from 25MB to 50MB. Although we already have Google Drive to share the big files, but with this …
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Youtube to launch streaming TV service
2 months ago

Youtube to launch streaming TV service

Google is launching a streaming TV service, called ‘YouTubeTV’. Although it is not clear when this service would be rolling out, the company says there would be a subscription fee …
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The most annoying thing about Youtube is leaving in 2018
2 months ago

The most annoying thing about Youtube is leaving in 2018

Google is getting rid of the unskippable 30-second advertisements that sometimes play before YouTube videos. But, it will happen next year. 😣

The main reason to get rid of the 30-second, unskippable ad …
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Pangolin Love: All You Need to Know About Google’s Valentine Doodle Game
2 months ago

Pangolin Love: All You Need to Know About Google’s Valentine Doodle Game

By  •  Google

This year, google has created a game as Valentine doodle it’s called Pangolin Love. It involves two love-struck pangolins. It took about a year to develop and involved a six-person …
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Chrome now tells you if a shopping site is not safe
3 months ago

Chrome now tells you if a shopping site is not safe

When it comes to worry, I can win a Nobel prize. To the extent that when I lock my room door, I would still go and check 5 mins later …
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Google celebrates training 500,000 people with #DigitalSkillsForAfrica
6 months ago

Google celebrates training 500,000 people with #DigitalSkillsForAfrica

It is no news that (young) people across Africa are thirsty to explore how to take better advantage of the internet and the opportunities it offers; but frameworks that …
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