12/06/2011, Do you remember back in the days when Google Search was only good for searching the web? Now it’s capable of doing so much more – from checking out release dates, defining words, giving you flight schedules and so on. Well, Google has announced the addition of a new feature to its search engine: the ability to draw graphs. Now you no longer need a graphic calculator to help you […]
12/06/2011, Bad news Symbian owners, if you currently rely on the Gmail Java client for your phone, it seems that Google is quietly pulling the plug on the app and ceasing support for the app as far as Symbian devices are concerned. No official announcement from Google on this matter, but we guess since the app hasn’t been updated for the past two years, it was only a matter of time […]
12/02/2011, Yes, we do know that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus over at Verizon Wireless has already been seen doing pretty impressively on the Speedtest earlier this morning, going to prove that Verizon’s 4G LTE network is truly one of the fastest ones in the market, hitting 8Mbps even when indoors with a couple of bars in terms of signal strength. Well, here is more information – it seems that that particular […]
12/02/2011, Just because you use Windows Phone 7.5 does not mean that you have to love Microsoft’s Bing as your default browser. Similarly just because you own an Android phone does not mean that your preferred search engine must be Google, but now Google is offering the chance to Windows Phone 7.5 users to start using their own search engine in place of Bing.
12/02/2011, Alibaba has often been referred to as China’s answer to Google, and rightfully so. They are one of the country’s largest (if not the largest) search engine and have even services and products that mirror Google’s own, so it’s really not surprising that the company now has plans to launch a social network of their own called Laiwang.
12/02/2011, If you’re a fan of Android and you happen to live in Melbourne, Australia – we’ve got some good news for you. Telstra Corporation announced today the launch of Androidland: Australia’s and the world’s first Android store. Telstra teamed up with Google to come up with Androidland, which is located in the carrier’s flagship retail outlet in Bourke Street Melbourne. In case you’re wondering what Androidland is about, it’s going […]
12/02/2011, Google has definitely come a long way since its early days of primarily being just a search engine and now it looks like it’s about to expand its horizons even more. Google was recently challenged by Amazon when it released its own Android tablet, the Kindle Fire, which was devoid of anything Google (besides the operating system). Now, there some rumors brewing about Google taking the challenge over to Amazon’s […]
12/01/2011, Google’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the next flagship handset that will also be the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich powered smartphone, and Google claims that this device is a snap to restore. Earlier today on the Android Building Google Groups page, it seems that a complete factory image will be available for the Galaxy Nexus, where it has been rolled out, throwing in the bootloader, baseband and the rest […]
12/01/2011, Good news for Google+ users – you can now bring more people into your Hangouts, even if they aren’t Google+ users. All you have to do is start a hangout with extras, click “invite” at the top of the window, click the phone tab on the left side of the window, enter the number you want to call, and click call. When the recipient answers the call, he/she will now […]
12/01/2011, Last month we reported that Google has been testing a new user interface for YouTube with certain people around the world, and now it looks like the new UI is ready to go. The brand new look for YouTube has just been launched today and should be available for everyone now. The site features a new homepage and overall it carries a different feel to it now – more “Google-like” […]
12/01/2011, A lot of thing can happen in a year, let alone three – and one of the more notable achievements of Google’s Chrome Web browser would be the fact that it has finally zipped past Firefox when it comes to being the second ranked browser in terms of popularity, at least according to StatCounter with their collection of data. It is said that Chrome commands 25.69% of the global browser […]
11/29/2011, Just when we were getting used to the black horizontal bar on top of all our Google services, it looks like the company has something new in store for us. Today on the Official Google Blog, they announced that they will be rolling out a brand new Google bar across all their services. Instead of having a black bar that takes up valuable screen real estate, they’ve decided to get […]
11/29/2011, For those of us who have taken to electronic shopping with aplomb, you surely do not miss the long queues at stores, not to mention having to fight for what could very well be the last of the item on store shelves, and don’t even talk about searching for parking across the vast lot. Well, electronic shopping eliminates all of that – and for folks who love spending money via […]
11/29/2011, We’ve constantly pointed out the fact that Google gives more love to its Maps for Android app than any other platform and this new update drives the point home even more. Not that it’s a bad thing, mind you; after all Android is Google’s baby. To celebrate Google Maps for mobile’s 6th birthday, the company has released Google Maps 6.0 for Android which introduces a couple of new features to […]