Google working on fixing N-word issue in Google Maps

First it was an Android mascot peeing on the Apple logo. Then it was some stupid, juvenile maps jokes submitted as "fact" which caused them to suspend Map Maker submissions. Now, Google Maps is facing more serious problems as users have complained that the highly offensive N-word has been showing up on the map and in search queries, and it's even in reference to the official residence of the most powerful man in the US. But Google is taking the bull by the horns and saying they are addressing and fixing the situation.

Google to launch Brillo, another Android OS for the Internet of Things

Nothing is certain until the search giant makes an official announcement but Google is believed to be launching a new operating system under the Android brand. This new OS will be for the Internet of Things, a network of "things" embedded with software, electronics, sensors, and connectivity that allow data exchange with another connected device, operator, or the manufacturer with the aim of a greater value and service. It's a term that refers to anything that uses exchange of data to accomplish something with the use of existing technologies.

RealPlayer makers launch new photo cloud back-up app called RealTime

Their video player may not have been the most popular or the most well-reviewed, but RealNetworks has been around far longer than some tech start-ups, and that's saying something in this industry. They have been creating and trying out products in the market, some to a bit of success, and some otherwise. Their latest venture, called RealTime is into the photo backup market and combines it with the automatic video generator that is popular among the photo and video collecting crowd.

Capture the Yeti while skiing in new Android game

If there is a people-eating yeti reportedly on the loose in a hillside village blanketed by snow, what do you do? Some would say run away from that village as fast as you can. But if you're an adventure-loving skiing addict, you'd probably take out your skiis and hunt for the yeti yourself right? Well, if you're the latter kind of person, then this new Android game called Skiing Yeti Mountain is for you. You won't do any actual skiing or yeti-hunting, except on your mobile device.

Do all your Gmail tasks on your Android Wear with Wear Mail Client

When smartwatches first came out in the market, people were just using them to track their activities and to receive notifications from their connected devices. But as with everything else digital, it has evolved into a whole new animal. Now you can do all sorts of things right from your wearable, including reading and responding to email. Wear Mail Client lets you do all your Gmail things, even without using your smartphone or tablet.

Bloxels lets you make your own video game, set up blocks then play on screen

Geeks who grew up playing Lego understand the Minecraft craze and any other games similar to it. Well, I still don't get Minecraft for the simple reason I easily get dizzy. That's lame I know but if I were to build my own game, I'd try the Bloxels first by building blocks and then playing the game on screen. This Kickstarter project requires the player to play video games with blocks positioned by his own hands.

Lumopack charges fully in 30 minutes and packs 6000 mAh of juice

A new portable battery pack has debuted called the Lumopack that claims to be one of the fastest charging battery packs in all the land. The portable battery will keep your Android device going while you are away from an outlet. Rather than needing a full day to charge itself, the Lumopack is able to get enough power to charge a Galaxy S6 fully in only 9 minutes.

Colors United puzzle game lands on Android

Android gamers looking for a new puzzle game to check out can now download Colors United. This puzzle game has lots of colors and in the game players will match using six colors and four geometrical shapes. The game has both solo and a mode that lets you play against a friend.
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