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Operating systems, Others

ChromeOS and Microsoft 365 will start playing nicer with each other this year

January 31, 2023

Via: Ars Technica

Google and Microsoft don’t always take pains to make sure their products work great together—Google originally declared Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser “not supported” by the Google Drive web apps; Microsoft is always trying to make you use Bing—but it looks […]


Editorial

Google Workspace vs. Microsoft 365 – Choosing the Right Solution for Your Business

January 30, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

Often, entrepreneurs face an important decision early in their careers that will determine what tools their teams will use and how they will store their data. Although there are plenty of solutions on the market, the battle for customers who […]


Application Software, Software Category

New Google V8 API bridges WebAssembly and asynchronous web

January 23, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

The developers of Google’s V8 JavaScript/WebAssembly engine have introduced the JavaScript Promise Integration (JSPI) API, allowing WebAssembly applications that assume access to external functionality is synchronous to smoothly function in asynchronous environments. Currently in an experimental stage, JSPI should not […]


Development Software, Software Category

PostgreSQL-Compatible AlloyDB Now Generally Available on Google Cloud

December 22, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Recently Google announced the general availability (GA) of AlloyDB for PostgreSQL, a fully-managed, PostgreSQL-compatible database service providing scale-out compute and storage, integrated analytics, and AI/ML-powered management. Earlier, the company released a preview of the service at Google I/O and since […]


Mobile Apps

Google is starting to test digital state IDs in its Android Wallet app

December 16, 2022

Via: BGR

Google is quickly catching up to Apple when it comes to getting a digital copy of your driver’s license on your smartphone. As reported by The Verge, Google is now testing its “Digital Driver’s License” feature for users who are […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google postpones Chrome content-blocker shakeup once again

December 13, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Google has announced(opens in new tab) that the API for its latest extension platform for Chromium-based web browsers, Manifest V3 (MV3), has been delayed once again, with an update from the company expected by March 2023. The latest development comes […]


Operating systems, Others

Google reportedly has Gmail and Calendar apps in the works for Wear OS

November 29, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Google recently launched the Pixel Watch and breathed new life into Wear OS after years of neglect, but how serious is Google about its second swing at the smartwatch market, really? Getting its flagship apps up and running on the […]


Mobile Apps

Why Apple and Google banning Twitter sounds exciting

November 28, 2022

Via: BGR

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover continues to be a mess, and the future isn’t clear for one of the most influential social networks in the world. Musk’s Twitter troubles are hardly over, and the newest addition to a growing list of […]


Operating systems, Others

Is ChromeOS right for you? A 4-question quiz to find out

November 22, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Google’s ChromeOS is one of the world’s most misunderstood computing platforms. Chromebooks are foundationally different from traditional PCs, after all — and consequently, there are a lot of misconceptions about how they work and what they can and can’t do. […]


Development Software, Software Category

Angular 15 – Standalone Components Are Stable

November 21, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Google recently released Angular 15, the latest version of their popular SPA framework. The update includes a stable API for standalone components alongside several other significant improvements. Standalone components are long-awaited features that enable developers to build Angular applications without […]


Development Software, Software Category

Angular 15 arrives with standalone APIs

November 18, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Angular 15, the latest version of the Google-developed, TypeScript-based web application framework, has just been released. The update features now-stable, “standalone” APIs that allow developers to build applications without using NgModules. Angular 15 was officially unveiled on November 16. The […]


Mobile Apps

Google is making it easier to fix crashing Android apps

November 16, 2022

Via: BGR

As often as we write about malware infestations in Android apps, a more common issue for most Android users is crashing apps. No matter how new or powerful your phone is, chances are that you’ve had an app crash on […]


Application Software, Software Category

You can now test out the new Google Home app

November 9, 2022

Via: BGR

The Google Home app is now available…if you want to sign up for the public preview program. Today, Google began rolling out a public preview of its redesign of the Google Home app. Users who register for the public preview […]


Application Software, Software Category

Time to upgrade? Google Chrome is going to end support for these old versions of Windows

October 25, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Google is finally dropping Chrome support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 around February 2023. Google will drop support for the two legacy Windows versions in the Chrome 110 stable release, which is pencilled in for February 7. That version […]


Operating systems, Others

Google shows off KataOS, a secure operating system written in Rust

October 17, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Google has unveiled KataOS, an early exploration into a new secure operating system for embedded systems on open-source RISC-V chips. Google’s KataOS is written “almost entirely in Rust”, the programming language that’s been adopted by the Android Open Source Project […]


Development Software, Software Category

GitLab Cloud Seed Aims to Simplify Google Cloud Integration

October 12, 2022

Via: InfoQ

At Google Next ’22, GitLab launched GitLab Cloud Seed, a new open-source solution integrated in GitLab One DevOps platform that aims to simplify Google Cloud account management, deployment to Google Cloud Run, and Google SQL database provisioning. GitLab Cloud Seed […]


Development Software, Software Category

6 Kubernetes distributions leading the container revolution

October 12, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Kubernetes has become the project developers turn to for container orchestration at scale. The open source container orchestration system out of Google is well-regarded, well-supported, and continues to evolve. Kubernetes is also sprawling, complex, and difficult to set up and […]


Operating systems, Others

Wear OS 3.5 is here: features, supported watches and everything you need to know

October 7, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Wear OS 3.5 is the biggest update for Wear OS smartwatches yet. In partnership with Samsung, it offers faster app load times, fitness tracking powered by Fitbit’s technology, a redesigned interface, and more. Its debut was announced alongside the Pixel […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Chrome is the most vulnerable browser in the world

October 7, 2022

Via: BGR

Chrome might be the most popular browser in existence, but that doesn’t make it the most secure. In fact, according to a recent report, Google’s Chrome browser has been affected by more security vulnerabilities than any other modern web browser. […]


Development Software, Software Category

Google 2022 Accelerate State of DevOps Report Finds Strong Culture Predictive of Strong Performance

October 4, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Google has released their findings from the 2022 Accelerate State of DevOps Report. This year’s report focused on security with a specific emphasis on the software supply chain. The report found a broad adoption of the inspected practices with organizations […]