Are these screenshots of the HTC Hero running Android? Well I certainly think so! Google seems to be working on a new minor upgrade of their current Android 2.0 and shown above is a screenshot of what is believed to be the upcoming Android 2.1. More is yet to come but this is certainly exciting. It’s still early days so the screenshots are still to be confirmed as authentic.
I was invited to Google Wave today! I know, it’s a late invite but at least it came. Most people though still don’t have an invite and are still actively seeking one. So this is your chance to get one if you follow the instructions.
I am giving away 50 invites to the first 50 people to do the following:
With one year left until the official launch of the much awaited forum, we are anticipating a huge surge of visitors who will be looking for news, views and reviews about the upcoming Google Operating System. We aim to provide a community of Google software users who are passionate about their software and are willing to share their knowledge with other users.
Ok, so this is an awesome video release by the Google Dev Team. This tutorial basically aims to explain the functions of Goiogle Chrome and why it might turn out to be important. They emphasize the importance of web browsing and try to justify why Chrome OS is such a “bare bones” OS and why it is so centered on the Chrome browser.
Recently I uploaded a guide on how to download and install Google’s Chrome Operating system. Even though this guide was quite sufficient for the more profficient computer users, I thought it would be great to share a step by step video guide as well.
This is for all you Google freaks out there! If for some reason you’re not content enough with using Chrome, Google Earth and maybe Google Wave (Beta); here is a link to Googlize most of your computing tasks!
Our goal here is to give you an idea of how to get started.
Note: For all instructions, make sure you download the client into a local directory. Placing the source and compiling on a network partition will drive you nuts.
Google wave is probably still the most mysterious of Google’s upcoming software releases. We’ve all heard much about the anticipated Chrome OS, and we do have a relatively clear idea of what it’s going to do.
I thought it would be great to hear from the Google team, and what they feel the software will be most useful for
Chrome OS is a very lightweight operating system designed for cloud computing. Despite all of this I was still very surprised at the super fast boot times Google achieved with it. Google completely re-thought the way that a computer is supposed to start up and did away with the most unnecessary things that we see in Windows and Apple configurations.
One thing I noticed though is that Google is apparently “doing away with hard disks and is adopting SSD support” for the new OS. This to me implies that it won’t work on traditional hard drives and will only work on “Google certified netbooks”. Maybe this means most of us won’t be able to “upgrade but rather buy brand new machines.
I thought this looked really cool. Google has finally completed its first two cities in 3d building view. As we all know Google “invented” the street view and it seems like they are taking things to a whole new level.
I looked up some videos to show just what this update is capable of doing. It’s absolutely awesome and it’s as if you are actually flying over the city. One then wonders how Google plans to integrate such software as Google Earth into Chrome OS; there was hardly any mention of this in their current previews of the software.
Hey all, there seems to have been a huge surge of downloads available on the internet for Google Chrome OS Beta. For those of you interested in trying it out, here is the download. I don’t know what the legality of this is due to the fact that Chrome will be free and is based on an open source Linux platform anyway. Just in case, only download and try this out at your own discretion.