At Google I/O, Google unveiled a major new unified messaging service for iOS and Android called Hangouts. Hangouts is a cross platform service that will replace Google Talk, Google+ Messenger and the Google+ video chat. Earlier it was rumored to be called Babel, but Google announced it as Hangouts.
Google Hangouts will allow the sharing of photos, emoji, and video calls, together with traditional [...]
Couple of weeks ago Apple said that it was close to reaching 50 billion downloads mark in it App Store, today they have crossed the threshold of 50 billion downloads. Apple’s App Store was launched five years ago in July 2008.
The App Store reached the 10 billionth download in January of 2011, followed by 25 billion in March 2012.In just over a year since its 25 billion milestone, Apple’s [...]
Google is unhappy with the version 3.0 official YouTube app for Windows Phone which was released last week. Google reportedly sent Microsoft a cease and desist letter today, which The Verge has reported, the lack of ads on the YouTube app for Windows Phone seems to be the primary complaint.
Google has asked Microsoft to “immediately withdraw this application from the Windows Phone Store and [...]
Google unveiled a brand new version of Google Maps at its annual I/O developers conference on Wednesday, this will be the biggest redesign since Google Maps was launched eight years ago.
As with most of it’s new products, Google is only letting a few people try the new Google Maps initially. Users can request an invite here. The new Maps features will be available for the Mac and Windows, along [...]
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You can now attach money to your email using Gmail. Google today announced on its commerce blog that it will soon be integrating Google Wallet features into Gmail to allow users to send and receive money.
The feature will be available to those with a Google Wallet account and will initially be available to users in the US.
“While sending money in Gmail is currently only available on desktop, [...]
Google today announced that it’s combining the storage for three of it’s products, Google Drive, Google+ Photos and Gmail, instead of 5GB each, users will get 15GB of space for free. Google is also scrapping away the $2.50 plan that had 25GB of space, instead, the lowest paid plan is $5 for 100GB of storage.
” With this new combined storage space, you won’t have to worry about [...]
Google launched Google+ mobile recommendations on Monday, the new feature allows websites to include a discovery feature in any mobile website. The discovery features already do exist in native apps, this is Google’s attempt to keep users around to read more than a single article.
Google detailed the feature in a blog post :
“When you help someone find a great article on your site, you’re [...]
The Windows Phone marketplace now has 145,000 apps up from Microsoft’s figure of 120,000 apps in October 2012. The fact was mentioned by Microsoft in a post announcing the Nokia Lumia 928.
Windows Phone has taken nearly 11 months to add 45,000 apps, after Microsoft announced 100,000 apps in June 2012. The 50,000 apps before this took only 6 months, though the first 50,000 took around 14 [...]
Google has introduced push alert support for apps in Google Chrome browser or Chrome OS. The protocol called Google Cloud Messaging for Chrome is designed to let apps receive notifications from outside Chrome and respond to them more efficiently.
Earlier apps that wanted to respond to an outside trigger would have to keep checking back with a server, using more data and power. Now, developers can have [...]
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