Tag Archives: google

Free high resolution version of Google Assistant logo

I struggled to find a high res version of the Google Assistant logo out there with a transparent background, so I made my own. It’s 5,304 x 3,996 which should be big enough for anyone’s needs. Enjoy!

Google asserted itself as a new type of platform company at Google I/O 2017

I watched every moment of Google’s I/O keynote with great interest for where the company is headed in the next year. I am a big fan of the company overall, but their platforms such as Android and Chrome OS do not appeal to me that much. I simply think iOS and macOS are superior phone, tablet, and desktop operating systems for just about everything I do, but Google is still a large part of my computing life on those devices.

Remembering Google I/O 2016

Last year’s Google I/O was a big show for the company, and I remember a lot of rumblings from the Apple fanbase that they felt Google was lapping Apple in many ways. The urge to switch was strong with many people right after the conference, and they let us know on their podcasts and blogs. I don’t have numbers on how many people switched, but I doubt it was that many. I personally was not particularly moved by what Google showed

Anti-Apple headlines are always good clickbait

I was casually browsing the tech news today about found this gem of an article: Fuchsia, Google’s Experimental Mobile OS, Solves Glaring Problems That Apple Doesn’t Get.

Android O’s new autofill APIs finally catch up to iOS

Android O was announced last month, and one of the big updates is the autofill API which companies like LastPass are really excited about. LastPass on Android can already fill out some forms for you, but it’s kind of a hack built on top of Android’s accessibility framework. You need to go through a couple steps that aren’t that hard, but is something that throws off many users to the point where they don’t do it.