Posted by Matt on September 8, 2010 ·
Reuters – Google Inc unveiled a set of enhancements to its Internet search engine on Wednesday that predict search queries as users type, promising to speed up the time it takes to find information online.
Yahoo! News: Internet News
Posted by Matt on August 28, 2010 ·
Looks like just recently Google sailed into Skype’s waters. And now Google is making another move to improve their services.
Google brought out a new page that shows Twitter conversations and other real-time content. Google is calling their real-time search enhancement the best one to date. The Google Real-Time Search services were launched in December. The aim was and still is – to bring [...]
Posted by Matt on August 26, 2010 ·
If you’re a Gmail user, you should have already noticed a little pop-up telling you about the new feature of Gmail. This new VoIP service links to the Google Voice app to bring you calls to landlines or other Gmail users.
Google says that calls to Canada and the U.S. should be free for, at least, the rest of the year and calls to other countries will be billed at very low costs. The company also [...]
Posted by Matt on August 21, 2010 ·
Well it was no secret that the Chrome Web Store was coming, since at the Google I/O it was announce to come later this year. They finally opened a preview of the Chrome Web Store for developers. This short paragraph from the Chromium Blog explains what is it all about:
Developers can now start uploading apps and experiment with packaging them, installing them in Chrome (using the latest Chrome dev [...]
Posted by Matt on August 19, 2010 ·
Google Android is already a strong competitor for the Apple iPhone, and now Google will launch their own Chrome OS powered tablet, which will hopefully put up some competition for the iPad.
The Google OS tablet will be manufactured by HTC and Verizon Wireless is said to be the carrier. This new gadget should see daylight on the Black Friday.
And of course if that wasn’t enough already Google [...]
Posted by Matt on July 23, 2010 ·
The YouTube API Blog announced that YouTube has released a new embed code which uses the <iframe> tag.
The new code looks like this:
<iframe type=”text/html” width=”640″ height=”385″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/VIDEO_ID” frameborder=”0″>
But what is the benefit of this new release? YouTube says that this new [...]
Posted by Rahul on July 21, 2010 ·
I had been using Mozilla Firefox for the past 3 or 4 years, and i loved it. It incomparably customizable with so many addons and plugins. It had weather forecast, news, music manager, an IE rendering engine as an alternative to IE, a .pdf opener, ad-blocker, and a whole lot more of addons which were soon replacing my other third party softwares. But a few weeks ago, i was finding the browser becoming [...]
Posted by Matt on July 12, 2010 ·
Google Labs brought out something new: Android App Inventor. This piece of software is said to make it easy for everyone, weather you are professional programmer or just the plain old guy next door.
App Inventor has been tested in various schools in the United States for the past year. Google says that this new software helped people to start taking interest to programming. The Official Google Blog [...]
Posted by Matt on July 10, 2010 ·
We introduced Android 2.2 Froyo quite a while ago. And now the Android Developers Blog gave us some details about this cool new feature of Android 2.2!
Seems like we are no longer limited by the internal memory of the phone, since we are now able to put our apps on the phones external memory.
Their Developer Blog has a nice little paragraph about its good and bad sides:
The advantage of installing [...]
Posted by Matt on July 5, 2010 ·
Beware, the small players may get a deathblow by the biggies!
2009 has already seen the bumpy rise in the two platforms, the Web and mobile, making them the key app dev technologies for the enterprise and 2010 is going to heat it up further as the convergence of the two will give developers more to work upon.
Who will be the winners!
In the big fight, Google is likely to pull the tug-of-war rope from [...]