- News tagged "google"
Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012
Google shows its commitment to mobile payments by buying out TxVia. Hopefully the acquired technology will spur on Google Wallet to greater and better things in the future.
Nearly six months after Google Android 4.0 was announced and made available on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the Ice Cream Sandwich update is still prominently absent, populating only 2.9% of Android devices. However, the situation might change in the months to come.
Following up with Sony Ericsson's commitment to bringing Android 4.0 to its existing Xperia lineup, a posting on its Italian Facebook page states that it will be available sometime in March 2012.
Monday, 2 Apr 2012
A leaked screenshot of Google Drive reveals that users could have up to 5GB of free storage space. The cloud storage service is said to be launching in the third week of April according to TalkAndroid.
It has long been rumored that Google is working on a Nexus Tablet to compete with Apple's iPad. Now there are murmurings that the search giant might be distributing the product themselves as well.
Sunday, 1 Apr 2012
Google has just announced the availability of its Google Maps for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Users can also get a feel of it by going to Google Maps and switch to an 8-bit version by clicking on "Quest" at the top right. Happy April's Fool Day, everybody!
Friday, 30 Mar 2012
At its HTC One World press event, HTC announced the pricing and availability of the HTC One series. Starting from April 2nd, customers can purchase the HTC One X for S$898 and the HTC One V for S$398. The HTC One S will be available at a later date, with no pricing available as of now.
Thursday, 29 Mar 2012
Nexus S, Xoom Wi-Fi and Galaxy Nexus users will be the first to receive Android 4.0.4, with more devices getting it in the coming weeks. The update includes better camera performance, smoother screen rotation and stability improvements.
Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012
We know the Samsung Galaxy Note is huge. And apparently, it's a nice fit for an elephant, as seen in this viral video. Peter the Elephant even managed to draw a simple picture and take a self-portrait with the Galaxy Note.
Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012
Several sources have spotted the HTC T328w or the Wind somewhere in China. Reports suggest that the HTC One S look-a-like is a dual SIM Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone.