- News tagged "google"
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011
Trust Google to come up with a geeky way to launch the Galaxy Nexus. A beat'em up game is planted within the unboxing video of the Android 4.0 smartphone hosted on YouTube, and the game is also available on the Android Market.
Learning from the outrage that accompanies every Facebook overhaul, Google+ has decided to make changes to its social media service in increments. The new tweaks bring a volume bar for circles, better photo management and notifications.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt revealed details about the company's plans to introduce a competitive tablet within the next six months.
Monday, 19 Dec 2011
As always, Google has something up its sleeves, and in the spirit of the Christmas season, enter "let it snow" (without the quotes) to receive a winter surprise.
Google announced Android 4.0.3, an incremental update to the ICS platform which includes a number of optimizations, bug fixes and new APIs for developers. The company is also rolling out ICS updates for Samsung Nexus S over the coming month.
Friday, 16 Dec 2011
Google has unveiled unpublished details on 2011's top gadget-related searches in US, TechCrunch reports.
With 2011 almost coming to a close, the search engines have decided to reveal what were the most common queries for the year. Both Google and Yahoo have announced results for the top 10 most searched items for 2011.
Sony Ericsson just released an alpha ROM of Google Android 4.0.1 for its Xperia lineup, which includes the Xperia Arc S, Xperia Neo V and Xperia Ray. The ROM is available to download on Sony Ericsson's developer site, with detailed installation instructions.
Thursday, 15 Dec 2011
LG's latest collaboration with Prada, the Prada Phone by LG 3.0, has more details revealed, including a dual-core 1GHz processor and Google Android 2.3 loaded within. The phone will be available for pre-order from January 2012.
Search giant Google has acquired Clever Sense, a Silicon Valley-based startup that develops the mobile app "Alfred". This acquisition seems to hint of Google's intentions to counter Apple's Siri on its Android platform.