News tagged ‘google’

Thursday, 28 Mar 2013

Google Translate for Android Adds Offline Support

Google Translate for Android Adds Offline Support

Android users will be pleased to know that the Google Translate app is now available offline for their mobile devices running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform and later, with support for fifty languages including French, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.

Monday, 25 Mar 2013

Apple Buys Indoor Mapping Firm WifiSLAM

Apple Buys Indoor Mapping Firm WifiSLAM

Apple has recently acquired WifiSLAM, a company that specializes in indoor mapping services, for about US$20 million. The only other tech giant which offers similar services (airports, shopping malls and sports venues, etc) is Google.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013

Yahoo May Buy Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

Yahoo May Buy Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

There are unconfirmed reports circulating that Yahoo might be in talks to purchase a major controlling stake in video sharing site, Dailymotion. If the deal goes through, it would be Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition since taking over Yahoo.

Friday, 1 Mar 2013

Google: Motorola Devices Not Up to Their Standards

Google: Motorola Devices Not Up to Their Standards

Google admitted that Motorola devices aren't up to their standards in a telling press conference, a full nine months after their acquisition.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

Chrome for Android Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

Chrome for Android Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Read on for more information.

Friday, 22 Feb 2013

Snapchat for Android Launches

Snapchat for Android Launches

Snapchat, an app that lets you to send video messages that disappear one to 10 seconds after being watched, is now available in the Google Play Store.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

Google Drive Adds New Preview Functionality

Google Drive Adds New Preview Functionality

Google has announced the new preview feature in Google Drive. Users can now quickly and easily browse through more than 30 file types in Google Drive without having to open them.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013

Google May Pay Apple More Than US$1 Billion To Remain Default iOS Search Engine

Google May Pay Apple More Than US$1 Billion To Remain Default iOS Search Engine

According to a new report from Morgan Stanley, Google could pay Apple more than US$1 billion in 2014 to remain the default search engine on iOS. In 2009, Google paid about US$82 million for the same privilege.

Thursday, 7 Feb 2013

Google Working on Touchscreen Chromebook Pixel?

Google Working on Touchscreen Chromebook Pixel?

There's a video of a sexy new hi-res touchscreen Chromebook floating around on the web, except it might not have come from Google. However, there are some clues which seem to point to Google having a hand in the creation of this concept Chromebook.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

Google Working on New Unified Messaging Platform?

Google Working on New Unified Messaging Platform?

There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer showing a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.

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