Have you wanted to learn Angular.js, but didn’t know where to start?

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This is an easy to follow tutorial by Raoni Boavaentura on the TopTal.com blog that will walk you through the steps of building your very first Angular.js web app. Caveat: You will need node.js with bower installed in your dev environment. What is AngularJS? AngularJS is a JavaScript MVC framework developed by Google that lets you build well structured, easily testable, and maintainable front-end applications. And Why Should I Use It? If you haven’t tried AngularJS yet, you’re missing out. The framework consists of a tightly integrated toolset that will help you build well structured, rich client-side applications in a … Read More

Google’s mobile quest may lead to Android, Chrome merger

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The tech giant has plans to meld its software for personal computers with its popular Android software for smartphones and tablets, according to a new report. The bottom line: Mobile has taken over. For Google, smartphones, tablets, laptops and more may all soon answer to Android. The Mountain View, California, company is looking to bring its Android mobile software to laptop computers, according to a report Thursday by The Wall Street Journal. As part of that push, Google may annex some parts of its Chrome OS software, which mainly powers its Chromebook laptops, with Android, its operating system for smartphones … Read More

Google Material Design: The smart person’s guide

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This comprehensive guide covers must-know Google Material Design details, including features, core principles, components, and and an introduction to best practices First announced at the 2014 Google I/O conference and later making its maiden voyage with Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google’s Material Design represented a mobile-centric shift in the company’s approach to design. Taking cues from paper and ink, Material Design uses shadows and edges to create a minimal experience that is scalable across all major platforms and devices. To help developers, designers, and IT leaders get up to speed on Material Design, we’ve compiled the most important details and related … Read More

More than half of Google searches now come from mobile

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The common phrase “Just Google it” has always been indicative of our dependence on search engines, though we never think about how frequently those searches occur The common phrase “Just Google it” has always been indicative of our dependence on search engines, though we never think about how frequently those searches occur. Amit Singhal, senior vice president of Google Search, put things into perspective on Thursday atRe/code‘s Code/Mobile conference when he said Google gets over 100 billion searches a month. Additionally, more than half of those searches are coming from mobile devices. That doesn’t include devices with screens bigger than … Read More

Google Maps now available on Apple Watch

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Maps update adds Apple Watch compatibility, estimated times of arrival for various transportation and other features Google Maps has found its way from the iPhone to Apple Watch, thanks to an update to Google’s iOS map app released Tuesday. Apple Watch compatibility was added to version 4.11.0 of the tech giant’s iOS Maps app, offering owners of Apple’s smartwatch the opportunity to look up directions from their wrists. The update also adds estimated times of arrival for trips made by bike, car, public transit and walking, as well as the ability to call businesses and get directions from a list … Read More

15 Things You Didn’t Know Your Chromecast Could Do

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Using Google means an easier online life—from email and online storage to news and digital maps. But the search giant can also take over your TV with the Google Chromecast $27.99 at WalMart, a streaming dongle that is behind only Amazon’s own Fire TV Stick on the company’s list of best-selling electronic devices. Part of its appeal lies in its pure portability, but there’s also the price: just $35 to wirelessly stream Netflix, Spotify, HBO GO, Hulu Plus, and more from your mobile device or PC to the TV. Not to mention apps for music, working out, and catching up … Read More

Productivity with Google Drive on your smartphone

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If you are a Google Docs power user, here is some good news for you. Google has finally added some features that boost productivity on the mobile version. If you’re a power-house user of Google Drive, more than likely you don’t relegate your usage to the desktop app and venture out into the mobile edition. For those that use more than the average features of Google Drive, you’ve known for a while that some features have been MIA on the mobile edition. Well, some of those features have finally started appearing to make your mobile Google Docs life not just … Read More