05/05/2011, It was just a couple of days ago that Google announced its Google Voice services being integrated with Sprint’s network went live. But according to reports online, things aren’t working as planned. Since Sprint reps can’t answer your Google Voice queries and are directing consumers to the Google Voice forums – a forum that’s known to not be much help in these situations. Upon receiving numerous complaints about the service, […]
05/05/2011, Google has just announced that the latest version of Google Earth for Android now includes support for Android 3.0 (Honeycomb). Google Earth can now take full advantage of the tablet-optimized Android operating system. Making use of the tablet’s large screen and powerful processors, Google Earth for Android adds a whole lot of pizzazz to the already interesting app. Google Earth for Android now makes Earth look better – with fully […]
05/05/2011, If you want to know what version of Android the majority of people are using nowadays, the answer is Froyo. According to some data collected over the past 14 days – 65.9% of people who accessed the Android Market were using Android 2.2. The second highest amount of users was for Android 2.1 at 24.5%. Android 3.0 or better known as Honeycomb makes up only 0.3% of the results. It’s […]
05/05/2011, Google has announced that their Google Analytics tool now has a feature called the Site Speed report. The Site Speed report enables Google Analytics to display load times for various pages and site assets under different circumstances like the location of the visitor, media placement, browser and operating system used to access the site and more. Using these stats, webmasters can then figure out what’s wrong or what needs to […]
05/04/2011, Love everything about Google Chrome where Web browsers are concerned? Those who say aye will be pleased to know that Chrome Canary is finally available for the Mac platform, as Windows users are ahead yet again having had the option to download the pre-developer, experimental builds of the Chrome browser for quite some time already. Well, Mac Chrome fans are able to grab something official this time around which will […]
05/03/2011, While it’s been about a week later than its previously speculated date of arrival, Google Voice finally here on Sprint. It’s been announced on the official Google blog, that Google Voice and Sprint integration is now live. Google Voice users on Sprint can use their Sprint number as their Google Voice number – no need to deal with the hassle of changing numbers i.e. updating your contacts and letting people […]
05/03/2011, Google intends to serve up a bunch of new tools that will aid Android smartphone owners when they decide to use their handsets to look for the best deals around town, never mind whether they need those special offers or not. The Android-powered Google Shopper app is now in version 1.4, sporting a bunch of new features (as expected with any new software update) and a newer user interface. Google […]
05/02/2011, Remember we mentioned that Google Chrome 11 brings support for voice input that works with translate.google.com? Well it looks like Google has unveiled more plans to make use of voice input on the web. Google has been reportedly testing out the voice input feature for their regular search engine as well.
05/02/2011, We all know that Google TV isn’t doing too well. Their set top boxes aren’t exactly flying off the shelves, and broadcast services haven’t exactly been knocking on Google’s doors to offer content. Well, things might change soon. According to reports, Google is now working on a new version of Google TV and will be introducing it at Google I/O event later this month.
04/29/2011, It looks like Google might be gearing up for the launch of their Chrome OS very soon. Details of another Chrome OS notebook have leaked out into the wild. Google previously mentioned that the first two hardware partners to release Chrome OS notebooks would be Acer and Samsung, and since Acer’s notebook leaked out the other day, there’s no surprise that today’s leak was from a Samsung device.
04/28/2011, As of now, not many Android phones have Gingerbread, or even have a front facing camera for that matter, but Google has just announced that the latest version of Android, version 2.3.4 will bring native video calling to the operating system. When you have the latest version of Android installed on your phone, all you have to do is launch Google Talk, and you should see an icon for video […]
04/28/2011, It looks like Google has got something up their sleeves for us, but we have no idea what. According to a tweet from the official Google Nexus Twitter account, we’re in for a surprise – and that’s all we get. Google I/O 2011 is only two weeks away – could the announcement be something related to it? Since it’s coming from the official Google Nexus account, it probably has something […]
04/28/2011, Last year, Oracle sued Google for unlawfully using Java in the creation of the Android operating system. Well, the case has been going on for some time now, and the latest reports indicate that the judge is in favor of the prosecutors in this case. Three out of seven patents have been addressed, and the judge, William Alsup, has sided with Oracle’s interpretations of four of the five technical terms […]
04/28/2011, Google has just announced the release of the stable version of their latest web browser, Chrome 11. One of the main features of Chrome 11 is the inclusion of speech input. So far the only service that utilizes it is Google Translate, but you can expect more websites to use it in the future. With the latest version of Google Chrome, head over to Google Translate, click the little microphone […]