Posted by A Ocean on July 19, 2012 ·
If you are among the hundreds of Google Nexus 7 pre-order customers are still waiting for their tablets to arrive on their doorsteps and think that you are unlucky, you are wrong as some of the consumers, lucky enough to receive a Nexus 7 were dumbfounded when they began using the tablet only to find a number of manufacturing defects.
XdaDevelopers and other online forums have numerous reports that [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 29, 2010 ·
Disabling conversation view in Gmail
I loved Gmail and everything about it, except the disability to view each individual message in chronological order, reportedly that is going to change. Google is set to announce the functionality to disable Gmail’s conversation view e-mail threading feature, conversation view has been one of its most hotly debated features since Gmail’s launch.
Posted by A Ocean on September 22, 2010 ·
Gmail app on Android 2.2
Google has updated the Gmail app for Android 2.2 Froyo, it now gets the ability to reveal more quoted text in the email threads and introducing limited support for Priority Inbox. The Gmail app now has a “show quoted text” button,too view older parts of a conversation as needed. Actions like reply, star, and archive now have a permanent place at the top of [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 20, 2010 ·
More than 100 million people a month are now using Google Maps wrote Vic Gundotra, Google’s Vice President of Engineering, Gundotra blogged about the evolution of Google Maps over the past five years, which has become immensely more valuable with the rise of mobile apps and GPS-enabled smartphones. It does help that the now top selling Android based phones comes pre-loaded with Google Maps.
Posted by A Ocean on July 21, 2010 ·
According to an online dashboard Google provides to developers, nearly 60 percent of all Google Android devices that recently accessed the Android Market are running Android Froyo or Android Eclair. It took nearly nine months since Android 2.0 was introduced, but more than half of those frequenting the Android Market have the most recent and polished versions of Google’s mobile platform.
Posted by A Ocean on July 12, 2010 ·
Apple is leaving no stone unturned to sell its tablet device, the iPad maker is apparently buying Google AdWords ads targeting potential buyers of the Dell Streak and HP Slate.
The screenshot above was captured after we did a search for ‘Dell Streak’ on Google.co.uk . As you can see, Apple is trying to capture the attention of Dell Streak searchers by buying text ads on Google, in an attempt [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 21, 2010 ·
Move over Facebook’s complex privacy control and user-data sharing issues, Google has gone one-up on Facebook by scooping up sensitive data such as passwords when putting together its Street View service.
French National Commission on Computing and Liberty CNIL, has begun looking into the exact data that Google’s Street View cars captured, and have found that the “sensitive [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 17, 2010 ·
Logitech was among the first of Google TV partners coming out with press release and information the day Google TV was announced (May 20) at the Google’s developers conference, since then all eyes were on the Logitech’s CE4100-powered Google TV box. Logitech had revealed that their Google TV box will be called Logitech Revue .According to Logitech, the name “Revue” was chosen [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 4, 2010 ·
Google is inviting users aged over 18 to participate in their 60 minutes research. If you have an hour to spare and a machine running Windows, Google has a proposition for you. The company is conducting a usability study for Blogger and it’s offering to make up for the ‘inconvenience’ with $75 in American Express gift checks.
Image via CrunchBase
“We’re working hard to [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 11, 2010 ·
Image by Getty Images via Daylife
Google has gone the Wikipedia way for its Street View by giving web users the ability to edit the locations of businesses that appear in its Street View service. It will even allow users to move the tags, many of which are badly positioned.
Street View was made available in UK last year is an add-on to Google Earth and Google Maps that allows [...]