News tagged ‘google’

Thursday, 8 Nov 2012

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, Hires Former Wildlife Photographer to Take Over Flickr

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, Hires Former Wildlife Photographer to Take Over Flickr

Yahoo will be focusing more on mobile services, according to an internal memo written by Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer. Also, she mentioned that Adam Cahan, a former National Geographic photographer, has been promoted and will be taking charge of Flickr.

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012

Google Upgrades 'Compose' Screen in Gmail

Google Upgrades 'Compose' Screen in Gmail

Google introduces a new 'Compose' screen on Gmail, as well as a handful of other features including a drag-and-drop function of the recipient chips between address fields.

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012

Google Officially Reveals Nexus 4, Nexus 10, 32GB Nexus 7 and Android 4.2

Google Officially Reveals Nexus 4, Nexus 10, 32GB Nexus 7 and Android 4.2

Google has just unveiled the Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Android 4.2, 32GB Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi) and 3G variant. Hit the link to find out more.

Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

Google Schedules an Android Event in NYC on 29 October

Google Schedules an Android Event in NYC on 29 October

Google has distributed invites to an Android event in New York City on 29 October.

Monday, 15 Oct 2012

Google Challenged by Microsoft in Motorola's Patent Lawsuit

Google Challenged by Microsoft in Motorola's Patent Lawsuit

Microsoft plans to name Google as a defendant in an ongoing legal feud against phone-maker, Motorola Mobility. This move marks the first time the two software giants have entered into direct legal conflict over Google's Android mobile operating system.

Thursday, 27 Sep 2012

Google Play Reaches 25 Billion Downloads, Offers 25-Cents Apps for Next 5 Days

Google Play Reaches 25 Billion Downloads, Offers 25-Cents Apps for Next 5 Days

Google announced yesterday that Google Play has hit 25 billion downloads. As part of its celebrations, Google is offering selected apps for just 25 cents for the next five days.

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012

Google Maps Brings Underwater 'Street' View

Google Maps Brings Underwater 'Street' View

Google Maps is arguably one of the most sought-after digital maps on this planet. To demonstrate just how dedicated they are, Google has unveiled their first underwater Street View collection.

Friday, 21 Sep 2012

Apple Urges Users to Be Patient with Maps in iOS 6

Apple Urges Users to Be Patient with Maps in iOS 6

Apple's latest Maps app isn't very well received, but they implored new users to be patient with it. The reason given was that it is still in the early stages, and will only get better as people access it more.

YouTube Experiments with Quiz Feature

YouTube Experiments with Quiz Feature

YouTube adds a new beta Video Questions Editor feature which lets users make their videos more interactive by inserting questions during video playback which viewers can answer to.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

Google Acquires Instagram's Rival, Snapseed

Google Acquires Instagram's Rival, Snapseed

Google has just forked out an undisclosed amount for Snapseed's developers, Nik Software. Snapseed is a mobile photo-editing software, and they are also allegedly Instagram's biggest rival.

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