Zak Gambrell

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Android Design in Action: I/O App + Sharing + Fullscreen UIs

Xbox One and PS4 are a generation ahead of the best PC, says EA CTO

The new console generation led by Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 are ahead of the highest end PC on the market, according to EA CTO Rajat Teneja in a post written on LinkedIn.<p>"These architectures are a generation ahead of the highest end PC on the market," wrote Teneja, a former …

Google’s Knowledge Graph Gets Smarter, Adds Statistics And 4 New Languages

Amit Singhal, Google’s senior VP of search, today announced that Google’s Knowledge Graph will start exposing a number of statistics as graphs on the search results pages today. Google is also adding Polish, Turkish, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese to its lineup of supported Knowledge …

Google’s growing cloud just got a NoSQL database

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / z0w<p>It doesn’t have a cool name like Cassandra, Voldemort or MongoDB, but Google(s goog) is offering up a …

Google offers new App Engine features to chase after Amazon's cloud computing dominance

PHP support and a new storage solution strengthen Google's hand<p>In the market for cloud infrastructure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates, powering websites and applications like Netflix, Reddit, and Dropbox, and raking in massive revenues — estimated to grow to $8.8 billion this year. But there …

The Magic Of Google’s APIs and Algorithms, The Bread And Butter Of The Google I/O Keynote

It’s clear that Google had other things it could have talked about on the first day of the I/O conference. Like Google Glass.<p>Instead, the attendees heard more about how Google has developed new ways to turn data into services. The highlights were not some fancy hardware but the magic of Google’s …

Android Studio first impressions

During the Google I/O 2013 Keynote presentation Hugo Barra announced that Google is working on a new integrated development environment (IDE) for Android app development called Android Studio. Based on the open source version of the already popular IntelliJ, Android Studio aims to resolve some of …

Android Studio is what's new in Android development tools

To build great apps, you need great tools. The folks at Mountain View are giving us those tools<p>After this morning's epic three-hour Keynote event, it …

Google's big push to own social starts today

Nearly two years after the launch of Google+, Google's social strategy looks like less of a joke and more of a calculated maneuver to make its social network the underlying fabric that weaves together relationships spread across desktop and mobile, Android and iOS.<p>Wednesday, at its annual Google …

Apps

Larry Page Reminded Us Why We Love Google Today

Larry Page, Google's CEO and co-founder, closed out the Google I/O keynote today with a sentimental, almost subdued speech. He didn't sound like a …

Regulation

Google announces new Checkout button, one-click purchases on the go

Google has just made shopping on your Android phone much easier. The folks in Mountain View have outed a new Checkout button that enables one-click purchases. Instead of having to shuffle through a litany of steps to pick up that next birthday gift, you'll only need to tap once, then confirm the …