- News tagged "google"
Friday, 27 Sep 2013
Google Search turns 15, and the company is celebrating it with a brand new search algorithm powering the engine called 'Hummingbird', as well as additional features to the Knowledge Graph.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
Google announced today, that Google Play Books for Android, iOS and web, is now available in Singapore. Famous Singaporean books like Riot Green and Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew can now be bought and downloaded from the Google Play Store.
Thursday, 19 Sep 2013
Known for taking "moon shots", Google has just announced the creation of Calico, a new company that will focus on health and tech, and aims to fight aging and disease.
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013
Google is extending Indoor Google Maps to 31 popular venues in Singapore. From today onwards, you can navigate through these new multi-floor buildings in Singapore including museums, convention centers, a hotel and library, and even more malls.
Google has bought Bump for an as of yet undisclosed figure. Bump was a simple tool to help share files between smartphones by tapping them together. The Bump team were also responsible for photo album app Flock.
Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013
Developed by ASUS and Google, the new Nexus 7 is the latest 7-inch Android handheld with the sharpest-ever tablet screen and built-in wireless charging. It will be available at all ASUS brand stores and authorized retailers from 21 September onwards.
Friday, 13 Sep 2013
Microsoft is currently working on its own personal assistant, codenamed Cortana, which was originally an artificial intelligent character from Microsoft's Halo series. Just like the character from the game, Cortana is built to learn and adapt to Windows Phone users.
Thursday, 12 Sep 2013
Google+ has recently been updated with several photo editing tools powered by Snapseed. These easy-to-use tools allow users to make simple edits to their photos, simply by using your mouse pointer to drag the editing slider around.
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013
Most of us may own a smartphone or two, but feature phones are still very much alive, and are still popular in emerging markets. Because of that Google recently updated Gmail for feature phone browsers, making it faster and even easier to use than before.
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013
Google's Sundar Pichai, head of both Android and Chrome, has confirmed that the next version of Android will be release 4.4 and will officially be named KitKat, not Key Lime Pie as previously expected.