Google Q4 2012 earnings released: Steady growth, without including Motorola

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Google yesterday released their specifics on earnings from Q4 2012, to include: Some $14.42 billion in revenue, up 36 percent compared to Q4 of 2011. Motorola, which Google continues to operate as a separate company, saw revenue of $1.51 billion, but an operating loss of $353 million. Google ...

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Google Handwrite updated with improved recognition, multi-character input, and more

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Google has updated their Handwrite feature within Google search. The update adds more functionality for defining similar characters, overlapping characters, and multi-character input for Chinese. These updates should help the user write faster and easier within Google Handwrite. The new ...

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What is Google cooking up for Google I/O 13?

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The Google I/O developers conference is perhaps the largest Android event in the world, and , if I may say so, also the best. It’s becoming a fact that ever year Google introduces plenty of new stuff at I/O, such as new versions of the Android platform as well as devices. So, looking ...

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ASUS comes into the Google TV game with the Qube

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ASUS, who’s really been getting their feet wet in the Android-sphere lately, has now announced the ASUS Qube, a Google TV device. While the details are yet to come, what we do have is the picture seen above, and a few official words from ASUS. The device has access to Google Apps and ...

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Google promises more Google TV partners, more content at CES

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Google TV is expected to get another shot of adrenaline next week with new content, new partners, and announcements from existing partners. A post on the Google TV blog tells us that we’ll be getting a first-hand glimpse into new tech from Asus, Hisense, TCL and others.  Existing partners ...

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What is Google’s true aim with rumored X Phone?

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Some readers may recall recently reading that Motorola Mobility is making an Android powered device codenamed ‘X-Phone‘. While the known details are somewhat limited at this time, it seems pretty obvious that this may be Google’s attempt at directly taking on Apple… and ...

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Get this look for your Android homescreen: Brochure

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyday user. Some of just want to change the home screen ...

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ASUS Nexus 7 dock coming to US and Europe this month

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We’ve been waiting and waiting, and it seems like we’ve got solid news that the ASUS Nexus 7 dock is coming to both the states and Europe this month. According to the source, ASUS Benelux says that the dock should arrive mid-January, and is speculated to be €29.99. As far as the US ...

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Acer launching a $99 tablet next year?

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Acer has been quiet on the tablet front as of late long time now, but it seems that they are planning to make a comeback. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Acer is working on a tablet that will be launched next year which would cost around just $99 and reportedly come to market as ...

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Google lists “best apps of 2012″ on Google Play

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If you just picked up a new Android device for the holidays, or you’re looking for some good new apps, then you may want to head to the Google Play store. Google has now listed their “best apps of 2012″, and there’s some good titles to be found, including Evernote, ...

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WSJ: Google and Motorola prepping X Phone, X Tablet

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Google and Motorola are prepping a new smartphone and tablet for 2013 which will rival products from Samsung and Apple. Very little is known about these two however their current names, “X Phone” and “X Tablet” sounds more like code names or working project names. ...

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The Android team wishes you a Happy Holiday

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The Android team at Google put together a quick video to wish everyone a happy holiday season. Watch the clip, embedded below, to see how Android can help brighten up your winter day.  Keep an eye out for multiple devices in the short film, including the upcoming Nexus 7 dock.  

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Google sells Motorola Home to Arris for $2.35 billion…among other things

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The big news today in the Google-verse (for those that haven’t been tuned in) is the big G’s sale of their Motorola set-top box division, Motorola Home. For $2.05 billion dollars and $300 million in shares, ARRIS will be the proud owner of a division of Motorola Mobility that Google ...

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Google giving holiday gift to Google Music users!

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Google cares a lot about their users, and today it’s a lucky day for all the Google Music users. Good news for all the Google Music users is that you people are getting a travel bonus from Google, and trust me, such kind of stuff rarely happens. Have a look on the announcement: Traveling ...

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Google+ gets ‘new batch of features’ in Android app

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The Google team announces 18 new features for Google+, many of which are optimized for the Android experience. Google today announced a slew of new features for Google+ which encompass the standard PC experiences as well as Android. The updated Android app will see a number of great additions ...

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