News tagged ‘google’

Friday, 14 Dec 2012

Dell Quits Smartphone Business

Dell Quits Smartphone Business

Dell has announced that it will quit the smartphone business and that it will focus its mobile efforts instead on tablets running Windows 8 and Windows RT.

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Google Maps App for iOS Available Now

Google Maps App for iOS Available Now

Google Maps finally makes a return on iOS devices today. At the moment, the new app is optimized for iPhone 5, but not yet for the iPad.

Not Coming Soon: Google Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Not Coming Soon: Google Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Google is shelving plans for dedicated apps like Gmail and Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 due to the limited scale of users on Microsoft's platforms. The search giant, however, might change its mind if the situation improves.

Google's Eric Schmidt Says They are Winning the War Against Apple

Google's Eric Schmidt Says They are Winning the War Against Apple

Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says Google is the new Microsoft and that they are winning the war against Apple.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

Motorola to Flee South Korea in 2013 as Part of Restructuring Process

Motorola to Flee South Korea in 2013 as Part of Restructuring Process

In a land dominated by local brands Samsung and LG, Motorola has decided to close shop in South Korea as part of its global restructuring process.

Monday, 10 Dec 2012

One Billion in Revenue for Google Apps This Year

One Billion in Revenue for Google Apps This Year

According to unnamed sources, Wall Street Journal has recently reported that the big giant has "generated around $1 billion from the sale of Google Apps and separate mapping software to businesses and governments" over the past year.

Friday, 7 Dec 2012

Snapseed Launches on Android, Updates iOS Version

Snapseed Launches on Android, Updates iOS Version

Acquired by Google in September, Snapseed, a popular photo-editing app, is now finally available for download on Google Play for free. Likewise, the iOS version of the app is also free for now (originally US$4.99), but has also been updated to include Google+ integration and some new filters.

Google No Longer Offers Free Version of Google Apps

Google No Longer Offers Free Version of Google Apps

Google has just announced that it’s no longer accepting new signups for the free edition of Google Apps. Luckily, if you’re already using it, today’s announcement has no impact on you, unless you wish to add more than 10 users.

Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012

Updated Facebook Messenger App for Android Removes Need for Facebook Account

Updated Facebook Messenger App for Android Removes Need for Facebook Account

Android users can now simply key in their name and phone numbers to use Facebook's updated messenger app. They're no longer required to log in with a Facebook account, which means users without Facebook accounts are also able sign up for the free messaging service.

Google I/O 2013 Set for May, Registration to Open Early Next Year

Google I/O 2013 Set for May, Registration to Open Early Next Year

The Google I/O 2013 event is scheduled to take place from May 15th to May 17th in San Francisco, with registration set to open early next year.

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