Official App for Google Docs Finally Hits Android

After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Google has released an official Google Docs application for Android devices.  Available for anything running 2.1 or higher, the native app provides simple and effective management of your cloud-based documents.  Options include creating new ...

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Google Maps 5.2 Adds Latitude Pinging, Twitter Integration to Hotpot

The best map on Android keeps getting better with more Latitude and Hotpot enhancements. Version 5.2 hits the Android Market today for 1.6 devices and above.

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Google Body Lands in Android Market for 3.0 Devices

Google releases their first Honeycomb-optimized application into the Android Market. Check out the various layers that make up a human body, including nerves, bones, muscle, and more!

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Watch Google Goggles Solve a Sudoku Puzzle [VIDEO]

Google Goggles 1.3 has landed in the Android Market with support for print (magazine and newspaper) ads as well as the ability to solve Sudoku puzzles.

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Google Apps for Archos Available Via XDA

The XDA Forums site is reporting that forum member Dreetje has made it possible to install the Google Apps package on Android powered Archos tablets. A quote from the posting on XDA:

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Official Google Reader App Quietly Hits Android

We've waited for more than two years for this day. Google officially rolled out their RSS Reader application to Android handsets on Monday yet we had not seen anyone cover it. It's crazy too, because we know tons of people who have pined for this app forever!

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Google Shopper updates brings search filters, featured lists

Google has announced in a blog post that their Google Shopper application is being updated to version 1.3. Google Shopper was much more popular than originally expected, and it's about to get even better. According to Daniel Switkin, the Senior Software Engineer for Google Shopper, the new ...

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Google Adds Support for Rating Places, Hotpot to Maps 4.7

Shortly after we went on the air last night for our weekly podcast, we noticed users in our chat room talking about the new 4.7 release of Google Maps. At the time, Google had not yet updated their mobile blog with the details. Later we found out what the new version offers, and as it turns ...

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Augen Switches to AndAppStore on Tablet No Longer Available at Kmart

Augen, maker of the GenTouch78, the well known  “$150 Kmart tablet,” has been under fire from Google for distributing the Android Market and other Google apps without permission.  Since Augen and Google were not able to come to an licensing arrangement for the proprietary apps (no ...

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Google Buzz for Mobile Now Works on All Android Handsets

Google has announced today that their Google Buzz service is now available on all Android handsets.  Up until now Buzz was only available to users with 2.0 or higher.  While this might not be the same as having a handy widget available on your desktop, it’s a big step forward.  Simply ...

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Gmail for Mobile Adds Buzz Integration to Inbox

Yesterday it was announced that the latest version of Google’s Gmail for Mobile website has been tweaked to include Buzz status in the inbox.  It’s now possible to see what your friends are up to without opening another page or application.  The Gmail inbox on your Android handset ...

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Google Buzz from My Perspective

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While geo-location applications have become increasingly popular, there are those that still feel uncomfortable broadcasting their every movement to everyone around them. Sometimes, you just don’t want everyone to know exactly where you are.

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Holy Cow! Google Translate for Animals Hits Android Market

See what we did there with the title?  It’s a play on words!  Google has announced their latest Android application, Translate for Animals. Building off other their other translation apps, this one lets users record their favorite animals “speaking” and get it translated back ...

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Google Maps 4.1 for Android – What’s New?

Google just keeps plugging away with updates to their Maps for Android handsets.  It has only been a few short weeks since the last version was released so we were pleasantly surprised to learn of 4.1 which hit the market last night.  Would this be a minor update with subtle, if any, noticeable ...

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Google’s Gesture Search Arrives for a Select Few Handsets

Google has just pushed out another Labs feature for Android handsets running 2.0 or later.  It’s called Gesture Search and it just that – It searches by gesture.  Using the app, Nexus One and Droid owners can search contacts, bookmarks, applications, and music by drawing little letters on ...

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