News tagged ‘google’

Monday, 17 Jun 2013

Google's Project Loon Gets Off the Ground

Google's Project Loon Gets Off the Ground

Google can never be faulted for not dreaming big enough. With their latest endeavor, Project Loon, Google is aiming to bring wireless networks to two out of three people on Earth with the help of balloons.

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013

Google Acquires Waze for US$1 Billion

Google Acquires Waze for US$1 Billion

Google has just announced the acquisition of Waze, a social mapping and navigation app that features real-time traffic data provided by its users. While Google did not disclose the purchase price, the New York Times reports that the deal is in the region of US$1 billion.

Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013

AMD Drops Exclusive Windows OS Support; Ready for Android and Chrome OS

AMD Drops Exclusive Windows OS Support; Ready for Android and Chrome OS

It seems like AMD will be supporting Google's Android and Chrome platforms, instead of exclusively sticking to Windows OS, as the company aims to be more outstanding on the market of tablets, low-cost PCs, and smartphones.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Google Introduces New Inbox for Gmail

Google Introduces New Inbox for Gmail

Google has just started rolling out a new inbox for Gmail on desktop and mobile, that promises to help reduce inbox clutter. This new inbox organizes your inbox by grouping incoming mail into categories, which appear as tabbed inboxes.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

White Nexus 4 Spotted (Updated: Coming in June)

White Nexus 4 Spotted (Updated: Coming in June)

It's not the first time we've seen a white Nexus 4 in the wild, but Android and Me says that they managed to snag one at the Google I/O conference and that it will reportedly be available on the Google Play Store on June 10th (Update: It will launch at the end of May in Hong Kong).

Chromebooks Now Available in Singapore

Chromebooks Now Available in Singapore

A total of three Chromebooks from Acer, HP and Samsung have now been introduced to Singapore. These notebooks will be available in Courts retail stores across the island. The most affordable Chromebook would be the Acer C7 which retails at S$369.

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Apple Accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 & Google Now for Infringing Patents for Siri

Apple Accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 & Google Now for Infringing Patents for Siri

In its ongoing legal battles with Samsung, Apple is adding five new patents to its claim. The patents specifically targets Samsung's new S4 and the Google Now service for Android.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Google Updates Google+ Mobile Website

Google Updates Google+ Mobile Website

While the mobile app and desktop website version of Google+ has been constantly undergoing a series of improvements and updates, the mobile browser version is usually a step behind when it comes to such updates. Not intending to leave these users out in the cold, Google has updated the mobile version of Google+ as well.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Google Shuts Down Google Checkout

Google Shuts Down Google Checkout

Google has announced that Google Checkout will be shut down, and completely replaced by Google Wallet.

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Gmail Now Allows Users to Take Action Right from the Inbox

Gmail Now Allows Users to Take Action Right from the Inbox

Google has further improved Gmail's functionality with the addition of new quick action buttons in your inbox, which allow users to act on certain emails without needing to open them.

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