News tagged ‘google’
Friday, 16 Dec 2011
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.
Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011
Back in July, Google started an initiative to archive the destruction inflicted on Japan by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Now, using Google Maps' Street View, you can walk through the devastated areas yourself.
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011
The Android Market web store gets an update for user review filters, allowing for reviews to be sorted according to star ratings and app versions.
Monday, 12 Dec 2011
Part of Google's "10 Billion Downloads" promo, droid fans around the world are given the chance to buy premium apps at 10cents a pop.
The soon-to-be available Huawei Honor will be upgradeable to Google Android 4.0. And true to that, a Huawei executive posted a photo of the company's latest smartphone sporting the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS on a unit.
Friday, 9 Dec 2011
Google announced a brand-new news reading application called Google Currents, one that is said to compete directly with popular apps like Flipboard and more, on Thursday.
Thursday, 8 Dec 2011
The Facebook app for Android gets a big update, similar to its iOS cousin. Changes include fasting loading of photos and albums, and a left-hand menu with commonly used links.