Google to Review Google Play #Apps, Add App Ratings


Google Play has a reputation as the wild west of app stores for better or worse. Google has implemented some new policies to try to change the “or worse” part and clean up the store. Announced today, Google will be implementing both manual app reviews and content ratings on its apps. Let’s talk about how […]

Google Announces Next Generation Chromebook Pixel

chromebook-pixel-2015 Google has announced a new generation of its flagship Chromebook Pixel. The new Pixel continues the original’s legacy of pairing premium design and credible hardware with the company’s browser-focused Chrome OS platform. The new model is more powerful, more advanced, and more affordable than the model it replaces. The Pixel comes in two models: […]

Google Enters Travel Business With Google Flights


We’ve heard rumors about this for a few months, but it’s finally happened. Google has joined the travel world with a new service called Google Flights. Google Flights is doing things a bit differently than Expedia, Orbitz, and Kayak. First off, it allows you to do regional searches instead of a specific airport. It’ll even […]

Google, Softcard Agree, Combine Mobile Payments Strategy into Google Wallet


The Android mobile payments landscape will soon be simplified thanks to an agreement between Google and the wireless carriers AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. Under the deal, Google Wallet will Partner with Softcard, a mobile payments consortium owned by the 3 carriers. Google Wallet will soon be installed by default by the 3 carriers. There will […]

YouTube Drops a Bomb on YouTubers

YouTube Drops a Bomb on YouTubers New restrictions on sponsorship deals have YouTubers concerned about the future viability of their YouTube revenue models. YouTube is concerned about the amount of money flying around between sponsors and content creators, and they want a piece of the pie. They have a new restriction that says video makers can’t include sponsor “graphical title […]