Yesterday Engadget released a more complete list of the pricing details for the Samsung Series 5 and the Acer Chromebook devices in their various flavours. Each device comes in either wi-fi only or 3g and wi-fi versions. The Samsung Series 5 will come in two colours; white and black.
Here’s your weekly update on news you may have missed: -Hotpot, the recommendation engine for places, is now becoming a core offered product called Google Places. -Google looks to make searching for flights easier next it seems. -Rumors are starting to fly about Google TV merging with Android Honeycomb 3.0 (tablets) and Gingerbread 2.3 (phones). -Youtube is being overhauled to …
A Chrome OS Touch version received more confirmations today with some information. Recent changes to the code within the project include the following: A user-agent string for “websites that are already customizing for tablet experiences” .Included here is the naming convention for further Touch adjustments to go from ‘CrOS’ to ‘CrOS Touch’. A new-tab page built specifically for Touch, with …
HP recently announced support for their printers on the Google Cloud Print. Users will be able to associate their printers to their Google Account through the printer’s unique email address and from there print items from either computers or mobile devices. What this allows HP Printer users to do is bypass drivers and additional software, PC connections, and other setting …
Google has been pushing out some crazy changes lately. Here’s a look at some of them. Gmail Motion is a system that allows you to write emails via motion through a webcam. Google Docs is also implementing motion into how you control your files in the future. Autocomplete has been around for a while now in the search function and …
Google has recently added another feature to their optional labs, +1, for websites and advertisements in their search results. It works like the ‘Like’ button for Facebook by pulling in information that you and/or your friends might find useful based on other +1s. Google hopes the added feature will result in better search results for users. The +1 feature has …
Back in January, the Mac App Store was beaming over having 1000 apps available and over 1 million downloads in a month. At that time, we compared the one month performance of the Chrome Web Store to it’s Mac rival.
It’s a busy time for the Chrome OS, what with getting ready for release, working on touch capabilities for later on, and constantly updating security features. There’s now a new product to Beta test called ‘Google Guru.’ It’s Google’s automated answering machine for those quick questions you need answers to rather than performing a web wide search. While it’s by …
Pocket-lint reported today that Google is on track to release Chrome OS this year in Q2. This should be some time in June or July. This of-course is news coming from what they call their ‘inside sources’; nevertheless if this is indeed true, Chrome OS development is going well.
Larry Page hits the ground running at Google…a week early. Google adds the Cherokee language to their search language options. Word on the web is that internal testing of Google Music has started. Antitrust investigation gains some steam after the Google Library Loss in the courtroom. Miramax talking digital distribution with some big whigs including Google. In-Application billing is making …
Good news for tablets? A new TOUCH_UI build was released last week for the Google Chrome OS that supports the ability to touch and drag for apps development. This currently is focused on making apps easy to arrange on pages, with a range of gestures included such as swiping and dragging to switch pages as well as the ability to …
Reports from Sony Insider suggest that Sony is working on a Chrome Notebook which they are likely to release this summer. The rumours come in light of recent reports that Asus is also currently working on their own Chrome OS powered device.
News coming in from Digitimes suggests that Asus is planning on releasing a Chrome OS powered netbook mid year (possibly in June). This comes as welcome news as Google’s Sundar Pichai recently announced that Google had stopped shipping CR-48′s to make way to third party devices.
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