All posts tagged "Google"

  • LG Optimus Pad gets Android 3.1 update in Japan

    When the LG Optimus Pad was launched in Japan, it incorporated Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb mobile operating system. Well, for the owners of the Android tablet (on NTT DoCoMo) in the land of the rising sun, the Android 3.1 update will be available soon on 10 August.

  • ASUS launches Eee Pad Slider in Singapore

    Today, ASUS Singapore has officially announced the launch of the Eee Pad Slider Android tablet that features a slide-out keyboard. The tablet will be selling at the upcoming COMEX Show 2011, happening on 1 to 4 September at Suntec City Convention Centre.

  • Android 3.1 Update Comes To Motorola Xoom

    Owners of the Motorola Xoom Android tablet in Singapore will be pleased to learn that the Google Android 3.1 update is now available. The update claims to offer enhancements such as improved multi-tasking, both mouse and keyboard support and resizable home screen widgets.

  • Lenovo unveils IdeaPad K1 Android tablet in Singapore

    This afternoon, Lenovo showcased one of the three tablets which the company has launched last week in China. Designed for consumers, the IdeaPad K1 Android tablet sports a high definition display, dual cameras, 802.11 Wi-Fi connectivity and is powered by Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core mobile processor.

  • ASUS Eee Pad Tablets Get Android 3.2 Update

    Good news for those who own the ASUS Eee Pad Android tablets (or specifically the Eee Pad Transformer which is already available). The Taiwanese manufacturer has just announced the availability of the Google Android 3.2 update, which will happen from 28 July today.

  • Dell Streak 10 Pro may be launching this week in China

    Dell Streak 10 Pro was reported to be launched in summer and it looks like that day is near. An unamed source has told VR-Zone that the new, highly anticipated 10-inch Android tablet is expected to launch this week in the People's Republic of China.

  • Samsung Galaxy S II Review: A star to behold

    When the Samsung Galaxy S Android smartphone was launched last year, it impressed many users with its large and brilliant Super AMOLED display, slim form factor, coupled with its impressive features and performance. And a year later, the company came up with the Galaxy S II. Will the Galaxy S II live up to our

  • Lenovo launches IdeaPad K1, IdeaPad P1 and ThinkPad Tablets

    Lenovo has recently announced the launch of their new tablet devices which come in the form of the IdeaPad K1, IdeaPad P1 and ThinkPad Tablet. The IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet are powered by Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb operating system, while the IdeaPad P1 runs Microsoft Windows 7.

  • Google Search: now shipping with malware detection

    Wouldn't it be nice if users could be given real-time notifications as to whether their PC's have been infected by malware by simply having websites and search engines passively monitor for unconventional strains of network traffic? Well, the good news is that such a feature is now available on Google's search engine, where users whose

  • Apple posts updated version of Google+ app onto iTunes App Store

    Everybody makes mistakes from time to time, and it seems that even a huge company such as Apple is no exception to the rule as well. Apparently, in what has got to be a very rare slip-up from the Cuptertino giant, Apple has somehow managed to publish the buggy and unstable test version of the Google+ social

  • PayPal announces NFC Android-to-Android payments

    Online payment gateway Paypal has announced a peer-to-peer payment feature for Android users using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, Payments can be sent or received by entering transaction details and tapping the phone against another phone.

  • Google brings spam filtering to Google Voice

    Most people hate dealing with telemarketers, especialy when they always seem to know when is the right (or wrong) time to bug people with a phone call and desperetely attempt to sell some sort of product or service which nobody wants to buy. And while it is still not possible for most users to rid

  • Google to add image stabilization to video calls on Google Talk?

    There is nothing more nauseating than viewing a short video clip that looked as though it was filmed by someone who has a severe case of Parkinson's disease, and this is even more so when one is communicating through others via video chat on a mobile computing device such as a smartphone or tablet device.

  • Google tests out Cosmic Panda for YouTube

    Do the words "Cosmic Panda" mean anything to you? Well, that is apparently the name for a new user theme Google has introduced for its YouTube online video streaming service, which reportedly claims to be capable of providing users with "a new experience for watching videos and playlists" among many other advantages which the old

  • Samsung Nexus S goes to space, on NASA’s final space shuttle

      The second official Google Phone, also known as the Nexus S manufactured by Samsung, has gone into space and according to the Korean manufacturer, the smartphone is onboard of NASA's final space shuttle as part of research for use by astronauts.

  • Lenovo unveils stylish S1 music phone

    Lenovo has recently unveiled their new S1 music phones which come in black, white, peach pink, apple green, lemon yellow interchangeable rear covers. The S1 music phone sports a 3.61-inch display, is powered by a Qualcomm CPU and runs Android operating system.

  • Acer coming up with an Android slider tablet in Q4 this year?

    The tablet device market is really getting hot in recent months. Taiwanese maker Acer was reported to be planning to launch an slider tablet in Q4 this year and it may be running the upcoming Google Android "Ice Cream Sandwich" mobile operating system.

  • Google releases tool to convert SWF files into HTML5-compatible content

    When you've got certain OEMs making sure that their bestselling products are designed not to play nice with the current online standard known as Flash, what is a socially responsible corporation to do to ensure that users will still be able to enjoy much of the web's beauty? Simple: release a tool which converts the offending code

  • Google wants to know what you love with new service

    Everybody knows that Google wants to help users make the most out of their time spent on utilizing its search engine to get to the information they need in the shortest amount of time possible, but it seems that the search giant may have outdone itself this time. Apparently, the company is in the midst

  • Google’s next phone to be called Nexus Prime?

    Well, look at what the rumour mill has chruned out today. Apparently, sources who privy to Google's plans for its next Nexus-branded smartphone are claiming that the search giant has apparently decided on a name for the new device, and that it will feature a "next-generation" system-on-a-chip or SoC that will reportedly be clocked at