The company launched Android 8.0 Oreo last week, and at the time, factory images only meant for developers were made available apart from OTA updates for those in the Android beta program. Now, it has listing the Nexus and Pixel factory images on their respective pages, and made the OTA update...
Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled tools to make augmented reality apps for mobile devices using the Android operating system, setting up its latest showdown with Apple's iPhone over next-generation smartphone features. Phone-based augmented reality (AR), in which digital objects are superimposed onto the real world on screen, got a huge boost from the...
Two days after South Korean smartphones manufacturers; Samsung Electronics launched their newest flagship in the Note-series; The Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Mountain View-based internet firm, Google Corp. is reportedly said to be gearing up to launch its next flagship smartphones in the Pixel smartphone series; The Google Pixel 2 and...
Soon after revealing the name for Android O, Google has released factory system images of the much awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update for compatible devices. The OTA update has also started to roll out, but it's likely to be phased, and is first arriving for Android beta program users. Also,...
YouTube is introducing a new way to let users share and chat about videos without leaving its app. The new feature - called Share on YouTube- is a basic chat feature and rolls out globally for mobile today. 'Starting today, you can share videos with your friends and family directly on YouTube,' wrote YouTube product manager Benoît de Boursetty in...
Google aims to train 10 million people in Africa in online skills over the next five years in an effort to make them more employable, its chief executive said last week. A Google spokeswoman also revealed that the company hopes to train 100,000 software developers in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa....
Alphabet Inc’s Google aims to train 10 million people in Africa in online skills over the next five years in an effort to make them more employable, its chief executive said on Thursday. The U.S. technology giant also hopes to train 100,000 software developers in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa,...
First it was Facebooks Co-Founder and CEO; Mark Zuckeberg who made a two day visit to Nigeria where he visited an accelerator; Andela that the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested USD$24 million, also made a surprise visit to Kenya where he visited iHub, the most famous of Africa’s innovation hubs,...
Google today announced that it is bringing SOS Alerts in Google Search and Google Maps to help one quickly get up to speed and decide what to do during a crisis. Google will automatically display an SOS Alert at the top of search results when one searches for any crisis or location. The search...
Animated chatter spills out from a corner of tech giant Google's Nairobi offices as five Kenyan schoolgirls discuss their upcoming trip to California where they hope to win USD$15,000 (approx. 54Milliion UGX) for I-cut, an app to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The five teenagers, aged 15 to 17, are the...