Android app support comes to Chrome OS
On Thursday, Google announced that its Play Store will now be integrated into Chrome OS, giving all of Google’s Chromebook users instant access to the entire catalog of 1.5 million Android apps. This is a strategic horizontal decision that could potentially give much more value to the company’s cloud-centered OS for students, developers, low-income users and anyone interested in a lightweight, affordable computing option.
7.0 likely not to get to your phone
Unless you have the latest greatest and expenisve phone in the last two years the chances of seeing the next generation Android N, aka 7.0 are slim. Regardless of that Google has announced the new android that will hit most of the new phones in 2017.
Pavlok is an iWatch antedote
A wearable device which gives you an electric shock if you spend too much is being touted for those who need to save cash.
Humanity missed a chance to save the world
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has met several high-profile conservative figures in US politics in a bid to convince them that he was not really fixing it so their news was not being properly presented on the social networking site.
Who would have thunk it?
Symantec hit on a wizard wheeze for creating a more secure version of windows by jacking its security software into the kernel.