News tagged ‘google’

Friday, 14 Dec 2012

Dell Exits Smartphone Business

Dell Exits Smartphone Business

Dell has announced that it will quit the smartphone business and that it will focus its mobile efforts instead on tablets running the Windows 8 and Windows RT platforms.

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Google Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google is shelving plans for dedicated apps like Gmail and Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 because of the limited scale of users on Microsoft's platforms. The search giant, however, might change its mind if the situation improves.

Google Maps App for iOS Arrives

Google Maps App for iOS Arrives

Google Maps finally makes a return on iOS devices today. For now, the new app is optimized for iPhone 5, but not yet for the iPad.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

Motorola to Exit South Korea in 2013 as Part of Restructuring Process

Motorola to Exit South Korea in 2013 as Part of Restructuring Process

In a land dominated by local brands Samsung and LG, Motorola has decided to close shop in South Korea as part of its global restructuring process.

Monday, 10 Dec 2012

Google Apps Hits $1 Billion in Revenue This Year

Google Apps Hits $1 Billion in Revenue This Year

According to unnamed sources, Wall Street Journal has recently reported that the big giant has "generated around $1 billion from the sale of Google Apps and separate mapping software to businesses and governments" over this past year.

Friday, 7 Dec 2012

Snapseed Arrives on Android, Updates iOS Version

Snapseed Arrives on Android, Updates iOS Version

Acquired by Google in September, Snapseed, a popular photo-editing app, is now finally available for download on Google Play for free. Likewise, the iOS version of the app is also free for now (originally US$4.99), and is also updated to include Google+ integration and some new filters.

Google No Longer Offering Free Version of Google Apps

Google No Longer Offering Free Version of Google Apps

Google has just announced that it’s no longer accepting new signups for the free edition of Google Apps. Luckily, if you’re already using it, today’s announcement has no impact on you, unless you wish to add more than 10 users.

Monday, 3 Dec 2012

Amazon and Google Battle to be Cheaper on the Cloud

Amazon and Google Battle to be Cheaper on the Cloud

In an attempt to compete with Amazon's discount on cloud based services, Google has slashed its cloud pricing by over 30 percent.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Gmail's New Drive Feature Allows You to Attach 10GB Files

Gmail's New Drive Feature Allows You to Attach 10GB Files

Google has announced the integration of its cloud-based service, Google Drive, into Gmail. This allows attachment of files of up to 10GB in size, 400 times larger than the previous limit of 25MB.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012

Facebook Encouraging Employees to Switch from iOS to Android

Facebook Encouraging Employees to Switch from iOS to Android

The popular social networking group has now "plastered posters across its headquarters", egging on employees to "switch from [iOS to Android] today", according to TechCrunch.

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