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Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google + Storage: 15GB for All

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google + Storage: 15GB for All

Google is unifying the storage space across its Gmail, Google Drive and Google + products, giving all users access to a combined 15GB of data to use as they wish.

Monday, 13 May 2013

Android has Largest Smart Device Market Share

Android has Largest Smart Device Market Share

According a Q1, 2013 report by Canalys, 59.5 percent of all smart devices in the market -- 308.7 million smartphones, tablets and notebooks -- were running Google's Android operating system. Apple was in second place with a 19.3 percent market share and Microsoft had a market share of 18.1, just slightly behind Apple.

Google Games Hinted at in Leaked Google Play Services APK

Google Games Hinted at in Leaked Google Play Services APK

A leaked Google Play Services (v3.1.36) update file contains codes that hint at a new multi-player social gaming network called Google Games. This new gaming network (expected to be revealed during Google I/O) will be similar to Apple's Game Center for iOS and Microsoft's Xbox Live for Xbox, which includes leaderboards, achievements and more.

Facebook Home Plummets Down the Google Play Rankings

Facebook Home Plummets Down the Google Play Rankings

Facebook Home, Facebook's customized Android launcher app, has not been the overwhelming success CEO Mark Zuckerberg was hoping for. After an initial rush of interest, the app continues to plummet down the Google Play download rankings, showing universal decline in every country.

Friday, 10 May 2013

YouTube Close to Announcing Paid Subscription Plans (Updated)

YouTube Close to Announcing Paid Subscription Plans (Updated)

UPDATE: YouTube paid subscriptions are now live starting at US$0.99/month! Google‘s YouTube subscription plans for specialist video channels could officially be announced as soon as this week, according to a report by ft.com.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

ASUS Chromebooks Launching in Second Half of 2013

ASUS Chromebooks Launching in Second Half of 2013

ASUS CEO, Jerry Shen has recently revealed that ASUS is working on a Chromebook, and it will be launched in the second half of 2013.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

New Google Maps Interface Revealed Ahead of Google I/O

New Google Maps Interface Revealed Ahead of Google I/O

Ahead of Google's I/O event next week, an updated interface for Google Maps has surfaced which removes the sidebar and focuses on the map itself rather than its various navigational components.

Friday, 3 May 2013

Gmail Now Allows Users to Add Events Directly to Google Calendar

Gmail Now Allows Users to Add Events Directly to Google Calendar

If you do a lot of events scheduling from your Gmail account, Gmail has just made it easier for you; it now has the ability to add events directly to their Google calendar. Hit the link for more.

Google+ Hangouts Adds Remote Desktop App

Google+ Hangouts Adds Remote Desktop App

Google+ Hangouts now comes with remote desktop, which lets you remotely control someone else's PC during a Hangout chat session. The Hangout Remote Desktop app is built using the same technology found in the Chrome Remote Desktop app.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

A survey done by American measurement company Nielsen has revealed that Youtube reaches more users in the 18 to 34 age group, than any other US cable network company. These viewers are what Youtube calls "Generation C", and the company reckons that advertisers need to be on Youtube in order to reach them.

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