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Google Plus Admin

Google+ finds balance between work and personal accounts, adds more admin powers

Google is bringing new Google+ admin tools for Google Apps and Enterprise accounts. Today's change controls the way Google+ user profiles are shown and indexed, and lets the account admin choose whether people can search for individuals. In short, it will keep you from finding two +Jerry...
People in Google Play

Google Play Store adds a 'People' section, shows what you and your pals like

Google Play today added a "People" section to the Play Store app. Apps and other content that you've hit the +1 button on and have left reviews for will now be visible to friends you have circled in Google+. You don't have to do anything to see this new feature — just open the sidebar in the...

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Google shutting down Orkut in September, focusing on Google+, YouTube, and Blogger

Google shutting down Orkut in September, focusing on Google+, YouTube, and Blogger

Google is shutting down Orkut, its original social network. Google says that this is due to to the fact that Orkuthas been greatly outpaced by YouTube, Blogger, and Google+ across the world, where Orkut only ever caught on in a few countries. Orkut will remain operational in its current form...
Google+

The latest Google+ update is telling a different kind of story

A fresh interface and yet another great Auto Awesome feature have us loving the latest version It wouldn't be a step too far to call this week's Google+ app update one of the biggest redesigns since the app first arrived on the Android Market (yes, that long ago) back in 2011. The update changed...
People in Google Play

Google Play Store adds a 'People' section, shows what you and your pals like

Google Play today added a "People" section to the Play Store app. Apps and other content that you've hit the +1 button on and have left reviews for will now be visible to friends you have circled in Google+. You don't have to do anything to see this new feature — just open the sidebar in the...
Swiftkey

SwiftKey update brings Google+ and Evernote personalization to the masses

Swiftkey for Android is a neat way to make typing in data on your smartphone even more of a breeze. The app itself has just been updated, adding some sweet new functionality which was previously in the beta program. Should you have the stable version installed on your device, you’ll now be...
Google Plus Admin

Google+ finds balance between work and personal accounts, adds more admin powers

Google is bringing new Google+ admin tools for Google Apps and Enterprise accounts. Today's change controls the way Google+ user profiles are shown and indexed, and lets the account admin choose whether people can search for individuals. In short, it will keep you from finding two +Jerry...
Google+ total views

Google+ now shows the total number of views you've received

Good news, folks! If you like to use the Internet as some sort of popularity contest, Google+ has you covered, as it now shows the total number of views your profile, posts and pictures have received. If you've got it but don't want to flaunt it, you can hide the number in your settings. (Same as...
SwiftKey beta

New SwiftKey beta adds Google+ and Evernote personalization

A new beta version of popular keyboard app SwiftKey has been released today, adding the ability to bring in personalization info from Google+ and Evernote. (That's in addition to the emoji support added to SwiftKey beta late last year.) The new SwiftKey beta 4.5.0.43 also brings performance and...
Google+

Google+ app updated with great new photo features

Shutterbugs will be delighted with today's update It's Wednesday, and that means a slew of Google app releases and updates. We've seen Chrome get a small one, and the Google Launcher made a big splash in the Play store, but we can't not talk about the big Google+ update slowly trickling out. If...
Facebook Lookback

Facebook Lookback videos versus Google+ Year-in-Review

So who did it better? Google Year-in-Review, or Facebook Lookback? Facebook is lousy with Lookback videos this week. To celebrate its 10th birthday, the social network put together (without asking, to the dismay of some) a retrospective of your life on Facebook from the moment you joined.  It...
Android Central

Follow the Android Central CES 2014 crew on Twitter and Google+

Don't miss the color commentary from the fellows on the floor You'll get all the news you want about CES 2014 from Android Central. We're lined up to see all the press events, we're going to walk the floors to see what's there, and of course CES Live will bring the people who make this news and...

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