And the first non-Nexus phone to get Android 6.0 is…..

Well, that was quicker than expected. Roughly two weeks after Google released Android 6.0 Marshmallow for its Nexus phones and tablets, LG is rolling out the software to the LG G4. The handset maker announced the plans on Thursday with the software being pushed out next week in a limited region. Poland is the first country that will see Android …

Use August Doorbell Cam to Let Cable Guy in When You’re Away

Pawning off your household chores to a stranger is about to get even easier. August, the company behind the Smart Lock, on Wednesday introduced Access, a new platform designed to give you more peace of mind when letting service providers enter your home when you’re not there. The company also unveiled a new lineup of products to go along with …

Responsive Web Design is Important for Your Site’s SEO

Responsive web design (RWD) involves a collection of sophisticated techniques which allows your website to adapt to any screen size by rendering the content in an easily readable and navigable form. Today, if your website is not responsive, your SEO efforts are being affected adversely. With Google taking mobile-friendliness to another level, you cannot think of a successful SEO strategy …

Apple Launches New 4K & 5K iMacs, Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2

Apple today announced that it has updated its iMac lineup, introducing new 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K Display and 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display models. The all-new desktop computers feature faster processors and graphics, two Thunderbolt 2 ports and up to 2TB of Fusion Drive storage for stock configurations. The 4K 21.5-inch iMac has a 3.1GHz Core i7 Broadwell …

This guy bought ‘Google.com’ from Google for one minute

Ex-Googler Sanmay Ved was the lucky buyer of “Google.com,” if only for a minute. Ved told Business Insider that he was up late and searching Google Domains, Google’s website-buying service, when he noticed that Google.com was available. Instead of a gray sad face that indicates a domain has an owner, the green happy face showed it was available. The cost to …

Google Announces Service to Speed Loading of News Articles

Google formally announced on Wednesday a new initiative, in partnership with Twitter and a broad selection of publishers, to ensure that news articles load more quickly on the web. But one word was conspicuously absent from the presentation: Facebook. Google, once seemingly unassailable as the way people found news online, has been surpassed by the social network. In July, according …

Amazon Teams Up With Accenture to Boost Cloud Services Business

Amazon.com Inc. and consulting giant Accenture Plc are teaming up to provide cloud-based technology services and consulting to businesses, catapulting the Web retailer further into territory long dominated by companies such as Hewlett-Packard Co. and International Business Machines Corp. The deal, announced Wednesday at a company event in Las Vegas, will create a group staffed by Amazon and Accenture employees that …

What is Invisible Design?

So before we get too far along, design is visible. There’s no argument about that at all. But the techniques and tools you use, should not be glaringly obvious to the common user. Much of design is about “feeling right.” Users want to engage and interact with something. They don’t necessarily understand why. That’s invisible design. Though the concept had …

Google to websites: Be mobile-friendly or get buried in search

Google is introducing a new algorithm that affects how mobile search results appear — a significant change that will take anywhere from several days to a week to roll out. Moving forward, when you do a Google search on mobile, search results will prioritize websites that the search engine deems “mobile-friendly” — ones that avoid software like Flash and feature larger …