News tagged ‘google’
Thursday, 11 Apr 2013
Recently moved to the Beta Channel, Chrome 27 for smartphones is ready for users to test out on their Android devices. The latest version comes with an improved full screen mode as well as a host of other small fixes and features.
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013
Google Play Music is now available in seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.
Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013
According to inside sources at Digitaltrends, Google may be interested in acquiring mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, for a rumored US$1 billion. Update: WhatsApp’s business development head, Neeraj Arora, has told AllThingsDigital that the company is not holding sales talks with Google after all.
Thursday, 4 Apr 2013
Reuters reports that the second generation Nexus 7 will be launched in July with a higher resolution display, a Qualcomm processor and a thinner bezel.
Monday, 1 Apr 2013
Google has announced the launch of their new service Google Nose Beta, which is meant to be your "Internet Sommelier" and is supposed to bring an entirely new sensation to your surfing. Sounds cool. But there seems to be something off about the whole thing. What's the date today?
Thursday, 28 Mar 2013
Android users will be pleased to know that the Google Translate app is now available offline for their mobile devices running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform and later, with support for fifty languages from French and Spanish to Chinese and Arabic.
Monday, 25 Mar 2013
Apple has recently acquired WifiSLAM, a company that specializes in indoor mapping services, for about US$20 million. The only other tech giant that offers similar services (airports, shopping malls and sports venues, etc) is Google.
Friday, 22 Mar 2013
According to reports, Google's Android unit is reportedly working on building their own smart watch, in anticipation to both Apple and Samsung.
Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013
Google has announced that Acer, HP, and Samsung Chromebooks will be made available to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands from Tuesday.