We had earlier reported Google Nexus Q is made in USA. The details of Nexus Q were revealed at the Google I/O 2012 developers conference last week, courtesy of a “Designed and Manufactured in USA” tag at the bottom of the device.…Read More »
In today’s Facebook world, tagging faces/people in photos is nothing extraordinary. But what about videos? That, is seems, is Google’s territory. Google has recently acquired a patent for identifying persons in video content, a patent that can potentially give the search giant an ace in the hole in the arena of face detection.…Read More »
Google Now is a fresh feature added in Android 4.1 platform (Jelly Bean), first put to display in the Google I/O 2012 developers conference. An obvious Siri challenger, some were skeptical of how well Google Now would perform while others were confident in Google’s ability to pound out a useful tool.…Read More »
Apple is a name that has been in the headlines for quite some time now, with Apple seemingly trying to sue all the possible Android manufacturers. “Apple vs HTC” had recently seen a US court blocking HTC from using the patents assigned to it by Google.…Read More »
Android Developers Dashboard has been updated with the usage details of different Android platforms by users. Primarily prepared to be a reference for developers to help decide on their future programming plans, the newly published chart show that Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) is currently the most used Android platform.…Read More »
Gmail had already introduced the ability to use different themes for inboxes back in 2008. In an official blog post by Greg Bullock, a Software Engineer at Google, said that Gmail is now rolling out more customisability to the Gmail interface.…Read More »
Google Analytics has been and still is one of the best tools for advertisers, developers, as well as webmasters for analysing user activity to provide better content and services to users; and to generate statistical data for products and services.
As many Android developers have been requesting, Google has now announced “Mobile App Analytics” for smartphones and tablets running the Android operating system.…Read More »
Amid all the commotions and applauses for all the new products and services which Google had brought out during the Google I/O developer meet, a small but significant information about plans of Google regarding Youtube have been revealed.
Over many years, Youtube has turned out to be a website with many of the worst comments on the Internet.…Read More »
Microsoft has been continuously working on improving Skype; trying to keep it at the top position on the list of VoIP services; tweaking options behind the scenes.
Now, Microsoft seems to be in a stride to provide better, uniform access for users to the VoIP client across multiple platforms.…Read More »
A number of MacBook Air users have been complaining about their MacBooks crashing unexpectedly while they were using their laptops. The reason behind the problem was confirmed officially with Google announcing that the crashing is being caused by Google Chrome. Google also said that an immediate fix for the problem has been made, and that they will be providing a complete fix soon.…Read More »
Are you among the ones who have always been worried about the “Made in China” tag on your electronic device(s)? If so, Google is now bringing something new and quite exciting to many classes of the community; Google Nexus Q, to shake off your worries.…Read More »
Two days ago, Google quietly dropped the price of their flagship smartphone the Galaxy Nexus to a tiny $349 off-contract. Today, California’s Northern District Court ruled that the device indeed infringes on some of Apple’s patents. Once Apple pays a measly $95 million bond, Samsung will be forced to stop importing and selling the device.…Read More »
This year, Google had a ton to announce at Google I/O, their annual developer’s conference. They unveiled new Nexus devices, showed off their Siri competitor Google Now, and even started upgrading certain Galaxy Nexus devices to the new version of Android, Jelly Bean.…Read More »
Google I/O, day two: 310 million Chrome users, Chrome and Drive for iOS, better offline Google Docs, and more
For complete news of today’s events, visit the Google I/O 2012 page.
Today was the second day of Google’s annual developer’s conference Google I/O, and Google showed no signs of slowing down. While yesterday’s announcements were quite Android-centric, today’s show Google’s vision of the future of Cloud and web services.…Read More »
Today is the second day of Google I/O, the annual developer’s conference where Google announces new software and upgrades. Earlier this morning, Google announced that they would be releasing both Google Chrome and Google Drive for iOS later in the day.…Read More »
Samsung and Apple have been busy for quite some time now filing suites against each other and blaming the other of copying their products and infringing patents. In a recent development reported by dotTech, a Dutch court had found Apple guilty of infringing one of the four patents Samsung accused Apple to have infringed.…Read More »
What’s more impressive than nearly invisible high-tech glasses? How about nearly invisible high-tech glasses streaming live video while freefalling through the air? Today at Google I/O, Google and the team behind Project Glass did just that.
Interrupting a dry Google+ keynote, Sergey Brin showed up and started livestreaming a Google+ hangout.…Read More »
Apple App Store has 650,000 apps – 225,000 specifically for the iPad – installed 30,000,000,000 times. At today’s Google I/O conference Google revealed Android now has over 600,000 apps in Google Play Store; that number includes apps and games. While Google does not specify how many of those apps are tablet-specific or how many of those apps support tablets in addition to phones, Google does mention the apps have been installed 20,000,000,000 times.…Read More »
Interested in picking up a Galaxy Nexus after seeing today’s keynote and unveil of Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean”?
You should be. There’s good news for those that are, as today Google dropped the price before tax from $399.00, which is incredibly cheap for one of the top five smartphones of the last year and a half, to a mere $349.00, low enough to almost rival some on contract phones.…
Researchers at the Google’s secretive X Laboratory have developed a neural network that claims to be able to identify cats and ‘learn’ what cats look like, enabling it to almost completely emulate a very small part of work done by human brain.…Read More »
In a step to “enhance its lovingness”, Google has slashed the cost of usage of the Google Maps API beyond the free limit by a massive 87.5%.
Till about 2 or 3 years back, the usage of the Google Maps API was completely free for developers and others who embedded the service in their websites or products.…Read More »
With Google I/O 2012 scheduled to start on June 27th, the world is looking forward to see what BIG announcements Google is going to make. At the same time, Firefox had also announced that it’s also having something BIG ready for Firefox for Android.…Read More »
Transfer contacts, messages, and media from an iPhone or iPad to a Samsung Galaxy device with Samsung’s Easy Phone Sync app
Samsung has just made it easy for the “iUsers” (Apple users) to migrate from their device to a Samsung Galaxy phone.
Samsung has partnered with Mushroom Media to help users port their iOS device (iPhone, iPad) to an Android-powered Samsung Galaxy smartphone or tablet, by helping users to import their contacts, messages, and media content from iTunes to their Samsung Galaxy device.…Read More »
Ever play with LEGO blocks when you were younger? Or maybe you still play with LEGO blocks as an a-d-u-l-t. Whatever the case may be, you can experience the LEGO experience in digital form thanks to Google and its Build with Chrome project.…Read More »
Making it the breaking news of the day, some small but significant details of the next iteration of Android operating system, Jelly Bean, has been accidentally revealed by Google.
Legend has it an XDA user was interested in purchasing a Galaxy Nexus, Google’s latest ‘Nexus’ device.…Read More »
Anyone who is familiar with Youtube and has been watching and/or hearing music online would be quite familiar with such instances where we see many websites implicitly infringing copyrights (as touchy as this subject may be). Some websites even consider their activity to be something heroic.…Read More »
Every so often Google voluntarily releases reports in regards to requests made by governments across the world to access private user data. The recently released bi-annual report by Google notes there has been an increase of around 37% in the requests for private data of users by the US government.…Read More »
As expected, Microsoft has announced its own Microsoft-branded Windows 8 tablets. The surprise, however, is Microsoft not only announced a Windows RT tablet (the version of Windows 8 that runs on ARM-based processors) but it also announced a Windows 8 Pro tablet.…Read More »
As reported earlier in a post which pointed out the connection between Flame and Stuxnet, Flame has been named to be one of the most complicated malware ever written. Security analysts have also made clear that it might be a state-sponsored attack.…Read More »
Google continually works towards designing its services to improve user experience or to better integrate its various products together. Reports have emerged that Youtube is receiving another new design (so quickly after its most recent one), this time inspired by Google Plus.…Read More »
gTLD Reveal Day: Google applies for over 100 extensions including .lol, 13 companies fight for .app, Apple is happy with .apple
As expected and explained in an earlier post, ICANN has published the list of applications for new gTLD strings (new domain extensions) on 13 June 2012. All who were concerned about domains in any way have been looking forward to see what the big corporates and organizations have been wanting to acquire.…Read More »
Google Trends has been a pretty useful tool for Internet users to keep themselves updated on what people around us having been searching for. Though the interface of Google Trends was not as intuitive as the other Google services, its usefulness has been keeping criticism under control.…Read More »
In a series of lawsuits between Apple and HTC, the battle between the two smartphone makers seems to have strengthened more, with Apple holding the upper hand now following a ruling by a US judge blocking HTC from using patents allotted to it by Google.…Read More »
ICANN is scheduled to reveal the names of gTLD (generic top-level domain) applicants, along with the new custom domain extensions they have applied for, on 13 June 2012 in London. Frank Schilling, GoDaddy, and Google are the three who are looked upon the most to see what interesting TLDs they might have applied for.…Read More »
As Justin reported earlier today, in a move that is expected to bring more tension to the strings between the two smartphone giants, Apple replaced Google Maps for it’s own solution in it’s latest operating system, iOS 6. The latest iteration of iOS, iOS 6 was released amidst the first day specials of the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) being held at Moscone Center West in San Francisco, from June 11 to 15, 2012.…Read More »