With the recent statements from Google on the future release of the Chrome OS on tablets in the future, there has been many a healthy debate on the future of the two projects. The Chrome OS vs. Android discussion has been going on for quite some time but with tablets it will be the first time they actually share markets. …
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 …
In the absence of real news to discuss – many words have been written about Android and Chrome OS converging. Quite frankly, some of the discussions, carried a merit level not seen since the Heaven’s Gate religious group. They thought Earth was about to be recycled (wiped clean, renewed, refurbished and rejuvenated), and that the only chance to survive was to leave it immediately. Somehow Nike sneakers where involved (jump off earth and land on comet?). The net result was blood shed, the Nike sneakers were discontinued, and the comet is still enjoying its run through space.
During the just ended Mobile World Conference Eric Schmidt revealed a rather murky yet satisfyingly revealing road-map for Chrome OS and Android. Long has been the debate aboutwhich operating system will succeed the other but it seems as if Google’s vision of a unified platform is still the order of the day.
Motorola announced the “Atrix” a smart phone that’s being called a true “Nirvana Phone.” For ChromeOS fans this phone could be the harbinger of doom for ChromeOS netbooks or tablets.
Google has unveiled their newly revamped Google Docs Web App for mobile devices. The revision brings real time collaborative editing of documents to Android and IOS powered devices (and other mobile platforms) for the first time. Checkout their press release video (above), it looks pretty impressive.
Over the last few months there has been a resurgent interest in Google’s Android OS. It’s no secret that this interest hasn’t only stemmed from booming Android phone sales; the emerging tablet market seems to have stocked the fires. Excitement about Android’s prospects reached a climax when the blogosphere began to push for the abortion of Chrome OS.
Yesterday I was trawling through some of my favourite tech blogs as is my usual practice. In my years of reading tech news; it’s quite normal for me to find ridiculous articles. Ones that are meant to catch the reader’s eye rather than convey sense and logic. Well…yesterday I found such an article on Gigaom which did exactly that. In my …
After many months of rumours and news leaks Google has finally officially launched their much awaited Google TV platform. Indeed this was all announced this morning at the Google I/O event in California
Just over three years ago a company called Bumptop set out on it’s goal to turn PC and Mac desktops into 3d, multi-touch works spaces. Since then the company has only seen success.
According to a report by the New York Times; Google will be launching their Android OS based “Google TV” software next month. This will most likely be during Google’s largest developer conference; the I/O event
Recently presented to you the leaked photos and videos that were released on Google’s blog as concepts for a future tablet device.