Google Stops Updating Chrome For Android 4.0

 Google today announced that Chrome 42 will be the last version of its mobile browser to run on devices that still use Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), which launched in 2011. Chrome will still continue to run on these devices, but Google wil…

Waze Becomes One Of Google’s Pre-Installation Options For Android Devices

waze800 Crowdsourced driving navigation app Waze is getting a boost from parent company Google at this year’s Mobile World Congress – the free app is now included in the section of apps that make up Google Mobile Services, or the pre-installation software bundle Google offers to smartphone and device OEMs building Android gadgets. The GMS designation means that Waze can join the likes… Read More

Google Street View Now Lets You Explore The Amazon Jungle Via Zip-Line

WebOS Shambles Back From The Grave In LG’s Latest Smartwatch

LG-G-Watch-Urbane-LTE LG has officially announced the Watch Urbane and the Watch Urbane LTE, two handsome wearables that they had previously announced at the end of February. Why should you care? Well, primarily because the Urbane LTE are bucking Google and instead are running webOS and is a fully-featured phone with NFC and a bigger battery. It’s almost as if WebOS, like the old man in the wagon, is calling… Read More

The Huawei Watch Brings Serious Style To Android Wear

huawei-watch-images-leak22_1020.0 A somewhat unlikely suspect might just have revealed the best-looking Android Wear-powered device: The Huawei Watch, from the gadget-maker of the same name, made its official debut on stage today at Mobile World Congress, and it’s easily one of the best looking devices ever to sport Google’s wearable software platform. The Huawei watch has a 286 PPI 1.4-inch AMOLED display, with a… Read More

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

TC-weekly-roundup This week’s news featured more than just runaway llamas and a Twitter debate over an optical illusion dress. The FCC passed new net neutrality regulations, photos and videos of two new smartphones leaked online, and the new Pebble smart watch flew past its Kickstarter goal. These are our best stories of the week (2/21-2/27). Read More

How Cards Are Quietly Transforming The Web

cards Nearly three hours a day. That’s the average amount of time you and I spent on our phones every day in 2014. Our dependency on mobile devices for information has forced the design of the web to change. Netizens have come to expect mobile content is optimized in a way that brings them exactly what they are looking for front and center. Read More

Sharing Is Everything But Caring In The Sharing Economy

 One of the hot topics so far this year is what will become of P2P services and the sharing economy. Last year Airbnb became the largest hotel chain in the world, Uber expanded abroad with large protests from incumbents in the taxi industry and P2…