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  Google Allo - Changing the way people chat


Google released a new smart messaging application a couple of weeks ago -- Google Allo. At first glance, it has no much difference than other mature messaging applications on the market such as What's App, Line, WeChat. It has a concise and easy to use user interface and comes with stickers, doodles, and HUGE emojis & text. But do we really need a new messaging application which is similar to others in most aspects? The answer is MAYBE. From its description, it claims it's a SMAR...

   GOOGLE,AI,GOOGLE ALLO,GOOGLE ASSISTANT     2016-10-03 09:44:51


  A new SSL 3.0 vulnerability named POODLE is released


Today a new SSL v3 security vulnerability is released by Google and it affects all products which is using SSL v3 protocol as this vulnerability is introduced by a design flaw. Google revealed details of the design flaw on Tuesday, and dubbed it POODLE – short for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption. It is a blunder within the blueprints of SSL 3.0 rather than a software bug, so it affects any product following the protocol – from Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to Micro...

   SSL v3, vulnerability, Google, POODLE     2014-10-15 04:48:59


  Google launches Google Keep


According to Tencent Tech, Google announced the launch of Google Keep on Wednesday This is a note application similar to Evernote, its philosophy is to help you save everything you want to remember, including text and images and other notes, they can be instantly synchronized among different devices so that users can get the information they want at any time. This is a free service, it provides support for Web and Android 4.0 or later devices, users can navigate to Drive.Google.com/Keep or downl...

   Google Keep,Evernote,Synchronization     2013-03-21 13:00:02


  Google launched new Chromebook in cooperation with Samsung


According to report from technology blog GigaOm, Google and its partner Samsung launched a new Chromebook and Chromebox yesterday, mainly targeting at education and corporation market.New Chromebook looks like any other 12.1 inch computer, while Chromebox is a mini PC that can be connected to peripherals such as keyboard, mouse and monitor, just like Apple’s Mac Mini. Currently prices for Chromebook and Chromebox are $499 and $329 respectively.They both are equipped with Intel Core processor, ...

   Google,Chromebook,Samsung     2012-05-30 04:58:28


  Disable foreign language translation in Chrome


When browsing a non-English language(Chinese for example) website when using Chrome, it will offer to translate the page to English every time the page is loaded. To disable the translation for all non-English websites all at once, there is a setting in Chrome you can set. Below are the steps for doing this: 1. Go to Settings and scroll down to bottom 2. Click the Show advanced settings... link and the advanced settings will be expanded 3. Find the section Languages and uncheck the option "Offer...

   Chrome,translation,disable     2015-01-06 06:37:45


  Google+ doesn't support Firefox 23?


Mozilla just released a new version of Firefox--Firefox 23, but after upgrading to the new version. We cannot login to Google+ anymore, instead it will show a page which says "Your browser is no longer supported" and it gives some choices to download new web browsers. It also allows to download Firefox. But the thing is we have updated to the latest version. Also when clicking on the "Download Firefox" link, it is redirected to the download Firefox for Android page, is it weird? Is this becaus...

   Firefox 23,Google+     2013-08-10 21:46:27


  TIOBE : Where is that next big programming language?


TIOBE has released the Programming Community Index for May 2012 a bit late. The top 3 languages do not change compared to last Month TIOBE : C overtakes Java as the No.1 programming language, they are still C,Java and C++. However, the share of Java is continuing dropping, Objective-C is steadily rising  Other languages which have rising trend are Visual Basic.NET,PL/SQL and Logo.The last 8 years not much has changed in the top 10 of the TIOBE index except for Objective-C (in) and Delphi...

   TIOBE,2012,May,King     2012-05-12 01:18:27


  Google CEO : Facebook holds its users hostage


Google CEO Larry Page claimed in a media interview recently that it’s unfortunate that Facebook has been pretty closed with their data while Google is in the business of searching dataPage has been attacking Facebook ban on the search engine to search its data. In fact, the battle between the two sides has been going on for several years, and in June 2011 Google launched its social networking service Google+ which somehow further exacerbated the tension. On Monday, Page, in an interview with...

   Google,Facebook,Hostage,Larry Page     2012-05-23 05:58:07


  It's Official: Google Today Is Just Where Microsoft Was in 1999


Google (GOOG) looks a lot more vulnerable to the accusation that it’s become the new Microsoft (MSFT) today compared to even a year ago.Several people have said that Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have sought to build their company so that it wouldn’t make the mistakes that Microsoft did in the 1990s. Well, surprise, Google today seems a heck of a lot similar to where Microsoft was right in 1999 – the year after Google was founded. Want proof? Here are 7 similarities:...

   Google,Microsft,Similarities     2012-04-17 06:55:41


  How to forcibly eject a CD/DVD from a MacBook Air USB SuperDrive


So you've got a DVD stuck in the external USB SuperDrive that connects to the MacBook Air? And you've tried hitting the magic Eject button on the keyboard to no avail?And you've tried drutil tray eject at the command-line? And you've tried booting with Option held down and clicking eject? And you've tried plugging the drive into other machines (Macs, Windows PCs, Linux machines) to no avail?What do you do?Clearly you hit the physical eject button, right? Every DVD drive has one of those. On the ...

   Apple,Macbook,USB Drive,Ejection     2011-11-17 08:39:56