News tagged ‘google’
Thursday, 15 Dec 2011
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.
Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011
iOS has recently seen a massive update to their Facebook apps, and it seems that Facebook for Android is next in line.
To celebrate Android Market's latest milestone of 10 billion total app downloads, 10 premium apps on the Android Market are now priced at 10 cents, for the next 10 days.
Monday, 5 Dec 2011
A stock Android 4.0 firmware of the upcoming Galaxy Nexus has just been released by Google. This gives Android users an opportunity to revert the Galaxy Nexus to its original state should the rooting process go wrong.