Google to Offer a Fresh Android Experience with Android L

After getting a good look at Windows Phone 8.1 and getting a preview of iOS 8, it was only natural for the Android loyalists to be rubbing their hands together in excitement, expecting Google to cook up something even better. Well, it would be safe to say that the company won’t be leaving them disappointed. Google unwrapped its newest iteration of Android, dubbed the L release, a while back at Google I/O 2014. While the … Read more

Moto 360: The New Boss in Wearable Tech

Wearable tech these days is the new trend which every company wants to jump in, and here it is, the Moto 360, a smart watch by Motorola: A Google company. The Moto 360 was officially reveled by Motorola on March 18th, and would run a fresh flavor of Android OS ‘Android wear’ which was recently announced by Google, and is especially designed for wearable devices. The looks are really polished and slick, yet bold at the same … Read more

How to use Google Trends to Find New Material to Write About

The different ways of publishing content, implies different ways to structure a text. There are a number of guidelines that can guide us when making decisions about what and how to write on a website. This will help you achieve your goals and thus, have a better reach to potential clients and/or users. Today, everything is fast and direct, users do not read scanned pages, they give it a quick look until they find something … Read more

NoFollow Guest Blogging and What You Need to Know

The requests are pouring in for sites all over the web that were generous with guest posting on their blogs and if you are one of those sites that published articles from MyBlogGuest or other websites that offer guest posts or guest posts via direct requests you may have seen requests similar the template outlined below which I have received over 100 of these requests in the past 30 days so far alone. We have … Read more

Recent Technology News – Replacing Passwords with Hardware Passkeys

Google working on replacing Passwords with Hardware Identification based Passkeys Passwords have been in existence in the computing world right from the beginning. In the past we have seen USB drives used as passkeys for logging into Windows 7, primarily to reset forgotten passwords. However, entirely phasing out passwords from local as well as web based applications now seems to be a distinct possibility in the next few years, in favor of more secure solutions … Read more

Spotify vs Google Play

Spotify vs Google Music Streaming

I recently wrote a review of Spotify, a music streaming service that blows iTunes and Amazon MP3 out of the water. A few days after my Spotify review was published, Google released their own competing service that integrates into the already-existing Google Play music store. Premium Spotify is $9.99 per month, but the Google service is only $7.99 per month and allows up to 20,000 songs to be uploaded from iTunes or other local MP3 … Read more

Google Chrome Ditching Webkit for Blink

Google Ditched Webkit for its own Blink Solution

For those folks those who are wondering what I’m talking about; Webkit and Blink are both web engines which are used by popular internet browsers such as Google Chrome and Opera. Google in a recent blog post has announced that it will ditch the  industry standard Webkit which it had been using in Chrome browser for so long now, announced they will replace it with its own handmade rendering engine called Blink.  But it isn’t … Read more

Next Nexus

Google Nexus Program Getting Revamped

Last time I reported about a possible tie up between Google and HTC for the next Nexus. It seems that these rumors have fallen on their face with new reports that are coming directly from Android & me. According to these reports (& old WSJ reports), Google is all set to revamp its Nexus program. This new nexus program will allow all manufactures to get in and release their smartphones but with certain conditions. What … Read more

Do Guest Posts Backfire for Advertisers?

I have always allowed guest posts on dragonblogger.com and as long as contributors submit quality articles that my readers will find either informative, educational or entertaining they may have a place if they cover the right focus area’s.  Typically when a writer or blogger contacts me requesting to submit a guest article I let them know what topics I think would be a good fit based on what articles I have queued and what emerging … Read more

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ Trailer Video Wows Web

Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon-Levitt treated thousands of viewers on Thursday September 13 in a live Google+ Hangout to a trailer of their upcoming biopic “Lincoln.”  In the trailer, we witness an uncanny Daniel Day Lewis take on the gravitas of one of America’s most iconoclastic presidents.  The snippet reveals what appears to be both a reserved and fiery performance on Lewis’ part.  We see Lincoln neither romanticized on the battlefield or building up enough … Read more

Google Plus Starts Rolling out Custom Profile Links

I had an email from Google that they had pre-selected a custom URI for my profile and I was quick to accept it.  My custom Google+ profile URL no longer contains that long crazy number string and Google Plus was far behind other services in letting you hand out a simplified profile URL you can just share with your friends that had your name or brand in the URL itself.  (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and just … Read more

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The Google Fiber Revolution: Fastest Internet Speeds in Existence?

It’s now time for the next big step in internet connection speeds. Some still find it hard to believe that, with the 5Mbps average in America, we started at only 56 Kbps on those old dial-up modems. Making an even more impressive jump in speed, Google Fiber’s fiberoptic internet now boasts speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second! My first thought when it comes to ISPs (Internet Service Providers) and connection speeds is of … Read more

SOPA Bill Slipping in Before New Year

UPDATE December 20, 2011 3:27 PM PST: SOPA Hearing postponed to a later unannounced date according to the official markup page.  This is huge!  Despite claims that SOPA will be tabled for the New Year, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have managed to push to resume SOPA hearings on Wednesday December 21. For those who are not in the know SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act, is a bill that will effectively change the integrity … Read more