Posts tagged Google
Some photographers have a bad rep for being creepy. When the Google Glass comes out, be prepared for more creepiness everywhere. Grovo’s new parody video, “Google Glass Photographer”, shows you what will probably happen once people get their hands on the Google Glass. By simply winking, you’ll be More >
By Nate Atkins
The iPhone, which sat safely on the mobile throne since 2007, saw its toughest competition last year. The iPhone 5 was a wild success in the beginning, and competing Android devices and the Samsung Galaxy S3 proved worthy suitors in the pursuit for the world’s best mobile More >
Google’s Project Glass has just issued out the Google Glass – A visor-like smartphone that you can interact with the internet via voice commands. It sits on your ears like glasses and covers one eye for you to view the screen. The operating system software used will be Google’s Android. Very More >
It seems that Google has done it again. Rather than to let me get on with my day, it has created an augmented reality game, Ingress, that uses your Android OS phone to turn everything that surrounds you into a game.
Throughout your city there will be More >
Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke at a recent Tokyo event and talked about the controversial move by Apple to ditch Google Maps in favor of their own Map app for the new iOS 6 update in iPhone 5 devices. Google isn’t planning anything to try to sway Apple to bring Google Maps to the More >
Google+ finally took off their training pants and put on some big boy briefs by introducing their verified accounts and pages URL system. Just like Facebook and Twitter where custom brands and high profile people can uniquely secure an online front, Google is now in the process of doing the same More >
A Google team based in Australia has teamed up with LEGO and have built an application that turns Australia and New Zealand into a giant LEGO board. People will be able to build things on it and share with the world. So if you are bored at work (or any place really), you can now have fun building More >
Google is working on a new project called Project Glass where users can wear augmented-reality glasses. These glasses will be based on the Android mobile software and will make you feel like Iron Man. The glasses look like something out of Star Trek and displays images over your eye.
The team at More >
A Tokyo District Court approved a petition that ordered Google to halt its auto-complete function. A man who addressed the issue in court says it breaches his privacy when auto-completing his name and has linked him to multiple crimes in which interested employers would not hire because of the More >
For the three months ending in November, Samsung has been number 1 in the handset market, and Google’s Android has the most U.S. market shares in the smartphone department.
Samsung’s shares went up 0.3%, totaling up to 25.6% in the handset market share and making them number one. Apple’s share More >
Android Market has reached a new milestone. 10 billion apps have been downloaded so far with over a billion apps being downloaded every month currently. Over half of the 10 billion apps were downloaded since March of this year. Way to turn the tide in 2011.
Starting out in 2008, Android Market More >
The ESRB rating system is the standard rating system for video games. Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android reign supreme in the mobile gaming market. It seemed it would be a given that Apple and Google would also participate in the ESRB rating system for the mobile gaming apps, but they’re not. Looks More >
Looks like the latest wave of internet driven trends/technology has hit no bounds in where it is taking affect. Advertising company Adchemy has raised over $61 million in a campaign to bring its new insights on how the online advertising business should be handled. This campaign has brought More >
Probably not the most useful feature that Google releases, but this will at least help visual and inquisitive people like me. Now when you search zip codes and cities on Google, the maps preview will come up with an outline surrounding the queried item. Again, not really sure if its practical More >
Just removed from the Android Market and stiring up a lot of controversy is Kage Games’ mobile app Dog Wars. The Android based game plays much like Mafia Wars, only you train your dog to fight other dogs. The game has created a HUGE uproar with animal rights activist that are demanding the app be More >
Today, Google unveiled a new Google doodle on its search page. An interactive underwater sub controlled by a joystick on the right. Using the arrow keys you can dive and discover the wonders of the underwater world. The doodle is dedicated to Jules Verne, a name some of you may recolonize from More >
SONY and Google have teamed up to make our lives much more interactive then ever before. This time the two giants are handling business through the boob tube! Today SONY announced that it will be selling 24″ ($599.99), 32″ ($799.99), 40″ ($999.99), and 46″ ($1,399.99) televisions, HDMI, built-in More >
Back in October of 2008, the T-Mobile Google G1 was released in the U.S. with the U.K. release following not too long after. The G1 was the grand daddy of all Android phones and the one of the few good smart phones for its time. Now T-Mobile is bringing us the G1’s successor in the T-Mobile G2 with More >