These Two Charts Show How Apple and Google Approach Innovation Differently

This past week Apple confirmed it acquired a company called LearnSprout, an educational software company. To me, that's not inherently interesting, however, what is interesting to me is what I found when I decided to take a look at the number of acquisitions both Apple and Google have made since 2006. The … [Read more...]

How To Set Up AMP for WordPress

Recently, Google unveiled their Accelerated Mobile Pages project (also known as AMP). The open source project aims to make the mobile web faster by creating a less-flashy, less-cluttered way to view content on your phone. The idea, as with many open source projects, is to create a vibrant and healthy … [Read more...]

The Best Custom ROMs for Android

Google’s operating system for smartphones, Android, runs on most of the smartphones in the world. In fact, there are more than 1 billion active Android users around the globe. So if one thing is clear, it's that people like Android. Perhaps one of the biggest reasons people like Android is because it's … [Read more...]

Tit for Tat: It’s Crazy How Much Apple and Google Are Alike

The Apple event in early September and the Google event at the end of the month marked two of the most significant events in the tech world’s yearly calendar. Both technology companies announced the arrival of some of their most innovative work yet; certain products have already come to market while others … [Read more...]

Here’s Why Google Photos Should Be Your Default Photo App

I am in love with Google's new Photos app. It has been less than a day but I've already decided it is now my default photo/video organization app. Yesterday at Google I/O, the brand new Photos app was one of the big announcements the company made. With the announcement Google also one-upped pretty much every … [Read more...]

Adorable Google Car to Drive on Real Roads

Google has taken another step forward in its mission to make an autonomous car a reality. Its super-cute Self-Driving Car prototype, which looks like it just drove out of a Pixar movie, will soon be put through its paces on real roads throughout Mountain View, California. According to a post by the project … [Read more...]

What to Do If Google News Isn’t Indexing Your Site

I'm writing this because this recently happened to us here at BestTechie after we pushed our redesign live -- all of the sudden our latest content stopped appearing on Google News. "What gives?" I thought. The weird thing to me was that for a few days after the redesign went live our articles were still being … [Read more...]

Android M to Give Users More Privacy Controls

That didn’t take long: hot on the heels of Google’s tacit confirmation that Android M would make an appearance at I/O later this month, Bloomberg reported that the new version of the mobile OS would offer greater control over a smartphone’s privacy settings. According to the report, some Google insiders … [Read more...]

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