- News tagged "google"
Thursday, 25 Jul 2013
After tons of leaks, Google has today officially unveiled a new version of the Nexus 7 tablet. Running Android 4.3, it sports a Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 1,920 x 1,200-pixel IPS LCD display, 5MP rear camera, and built-in Qi wireless charging.
Along with the brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet, Google also took the opportunity to unveil Android 4.3 -- an upgrade to Jelly Bean that brings with it a few new features like Bluetooth Smart support (Bluetooth Low-Energy) and restricted profiles.
Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013
Another phone which details have been leaking all over the Internet before its official announcement is the Moto X. How does a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro dual-core 1.7GHz processor, 4.7-inch AMOLED screen, 10.5-megapixel camera, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac sound to you?
Thanks to Android Central (and its source), we now have by far the closest look at the long awaited Nexus 7 successor. Spoiler: Specs match what have been leaked so far.
Monday, 22 Jul 2013
Google has recently updated Gmail, giving the compose window the ability to go full-screen. This much requested feature will be rolling out to users in the next few days.
Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013
Chromebook shipments are expected to increase by two or even three folds in the second half of 2013. This is due to an increase in orders by current Chromebook manufacturers Lenovo, Acer, HP and Samsung, who are also said to be launching new Chromebooks.
Friday, 12 Jul 2013
Google has recently just announced that next generation Chrome packaged apps can now be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Simply put, these are offline apps that give the browser more access to your system's resources, effectively blurring the lines between browser and OS.
Thursday, 11 Jul 2013
Google has announced a new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets, which is also set to arrive on the iPhone and iPad in the near future.
Google is said to have allowed Motorola Mobility to spend US$500 million or more to market the upcoming Moto X smartphone globally. In 2012, Samsung and Apple spent S$400 million and US$333 million respectively on marketing mobile devices in the US.
Monday, 8 Jul 2013
Google has recently been accused of paying Eyeo, the creators of Adblock Plus, for the privilege of being on the company's "Acceptable Ads" whitelist. This whitelist prevents ads from Google -- and a few other unnamed companies -- from being blocked.