Google’s next iteration of Android wasn’t quite the full-point release jump that many of you were perhaps anticipating. Rather than using Google I/O 2012 as the launching pad for Android 5.0, we’re being formally introduced to v4.1 — a mere 0.1 ahead of where Ice Cream Sandwich placed us around six months ago. Aside from grabbing a name change, the minor numerical bump also provides Jelly Bean the opportunity to usher in a few new features for Nexus owners to enjoy.
If you missed yesterday’s keynote, Google revealed that Android 4.1 would arrive on Nexus devices in [...]
In 2008, when the Eee PC was revolutionizing the computing world and driving every manufacturer to make cheaper and smaller laptops, Sony washed its hands of the whole thing. The “race to the bottom,” the company said, would profoundly impact the industry, killing profit margins and flooding the market with cheap, terrible machines. Sony was wrong, its stance lasting about a year before joining the competition with its own VAIO W.
Four years on we’re buying better laptops than ever before and, with the netbook class now more or less dead, that downward competition seems to have [...]
Google Maps VP, Brian McClendon announced Faisalabad as the best mapped city on Earth on Google Maps. Through Google Maps Maker, users from Faisalabad contributed to map their city in detail on Google Maps, which is also now the best detailed mapped city than any American city.
You can check out the video below at 10:14 seconds where Brian McClendon is talking about Faisalabad as the best mapped city on Google Maps by users.
What’s a search giant with nigh endless cash reserves to do? Acquire, acquire, acquire — that’s what. In keeping with its recent track record, Google’s taken yet another company under its ever expansive wing with the purchase of Quickoffice. The move, no doubt positioned to further the company’s reach in enterprise cloud services, should enhance its existing portfolio of GApps and, by logical extension, Docs. It’s safe to say that the company just bought itself an existing suit-and-tie user base and a mobile future filled with even more native productivity applications. [...]
Finally, Google has purchased Motorola Mobile mobile manufacturer for $12.5 Billion, which is the first mobile hardware company owned by the search giant.
It is not yet answered by Google how Motorola Mobility will get integrate to its operations but its also predicted that company have some unrivaled plans to increase Android selling directly to customers in near future.
In year 2008 Motorola officially announced that company will be divided further into two companies Motorola Mobility, and Motorola Solutions and in 2011 that plan went into effect and later on Google put forward acquisition to [...]
According to the recent report of browser tracking firm StatCounter, Google Chrome overtook Microsoft Internet Explorer in browser usage by grabbing 1% more share as compare to Internet Explorer.
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Analytically figure provided by StatCounter for May 14 to May 20 shows Chrome share in total is 32.76% whereas Internet Explorer gains 31.94%.
StatCounter CEO Aodhan Cullen said that Google Chrome is now preferred by users especially on weekends while they [...]
Updated Google+ app v220.127.116.1178 for iOS is live on App Store which is integrated with some new features like instant upload, see who +1d a post, and what’s hot stream.
You can download latest Google+ for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad over iOS 4+ through link below.
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Google has released Chrome 17 stable update with some new features including secure downloading, and faster page loading.
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According to Chrome blog:
“When you start typing in the omnibox and the URL autocompletes to a site you’re very likely to visit, Chrome will prerender the page, so it will appear faster–sometimes, even instantly–as soon as you hit Enter. To learn more, check out the post from our latest Beta release.
On the security front, Chrome now does even more to help protect you from malicious downloads. In addition to [...]
Google rolled out Google Listen v1.1.7 for Android, with fixes for an issue while Listen app in the background would improperly take audio focus from other apps.
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Google Listen is free for Android and it allows users to search, subscribe, download, and stream podcasts and audio feeds for breaking news and manage those with Google Reader on desktop.
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