Maybe it was all the late night viewings of this year’s Google I/O on YouTube AND the Honeycomb 3.1 update, but for some inexplicable reason I started longing, nay needing another Honeycomb tablet. To the Faithful, you know that my initial reaction and review was …
We will be live blogging the day two Keynote from Google I/O, taking place in just 90 minutes! If you are at work or at a place where you cannot watch or listen, keep this article up and it will keep you up to date of all the latest announcements from our favorite search giant!
Google I/O is going strong, especially with all the awesome Android news that has been announced. Amidst all the excitement and sessions, Google has unleashed the Android 3.1 SDK, giving devs access to some exciting new functionality. Read on after the break to find out …
Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?
Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.
Along with Google Music, the search giant had a big surprise in store for Android enthusiasts at I/O today. We are pleased to report that Google has launched a movie rental and streaming service on Android!
Simple entitled, “Movies”, the service will allow you to rent and purchase movies right on your Android devices, and even allowing you to watch the media on Android web Market! The setup will be familiar to you, as when you rent a video you have up to 30 days to initialize the viewing, then 24 hours to watch the content.
Without knowing all the details, it stuns me that record labels in America continue to be very short sighted about the fact that the vast majority of consumers get their music digitally from the internet. Perhaps they are still smarting over the Napster debacle from the 90′s, but if an internet giant like Google came to me and said, “Hey, let’s launch a killer service that all of our users will have access to and will get you guys paid, but it will be in a different way than you are used to.”, I would sit up and listen and most likely act. Not so with the current major recording companies, as Engadget is reporting that someone has leaked that Google Music will be announced today at I/O, but as a cloud storage and streaming service rather than a subscription based offering. And the labels wonder why the continue to hemorrhage money.
If you have been waiting, Google just announced that their Sprint and Google Voice integration is now live. Should you choose to utilize this new functionality, you will have two options: Keep your Sprint Number: Your Sprint number will be your Google Voice number Replace …
The developer of a popular app that is used to turn off mobile data called APNDroid “learned his lesson” when he got his app pulled from the Android Market recently.
Google Realtime Search picked up a nice boost this week with the addition of a handful of new sources. Joining the likes of Facebook and Twitter are Quora, Gowalla, Plixi, Me2day, Twitgoo, and others. Should you look to find out exactly what is happening right now, …
During a Dutch show called ‘TeleVisie’, a bunch of smartphone manufacturers showed off their newest products. We found ourselves lucky enough to be there, and we did some previews and interviews. This interview is the first we did, with Harold de Kort, communications manager at …
Recently posted from the Google Mobile Blogspot, the latest update of the Google Translate app for all Android devices running 2.1 and up includes better text-to-speech functionality. In this update, Google has enhanced the text-to-speech for 15 languages and added three new languages to the …
In a quarterly earnings call Thursday, Google’s Jeff Huber dropped some interesting stats about our favorite mobile OS. Users have installed more than three billion apps via the Android Market, and those download are piling up faster than ever: the first billion were installed over …
Earlier this year, Samsung and Google launched the first ever phone running Gingerbread, known as Nexus S. The Nexus S is an amazing device that offers a “Pure Google Experience.” You all may know that Sprint is launching a CDMA version of the Nexus S, …
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