So says an analyst from International Data Corp (IDC) regarding Google’s plans to bundle Chrome OS into mini-notebooks. But which hardware will be considered ‘high-priced’ in these machines, and how will it affect Google’s own operating system? Read on to find out more.
Land Transport Authority (LTA) Singapore has launched their new mobile service for motorists and commuters. Called MyTransport.SG, it provides comprehensive transit and traffic information to users with Wi-Fi, GPRS or 3G wireless connectivity on their mobile devices.
Today, Sony Ericsson held a regional media event ‘Evolve, Engage, Excite’ at Resort World Sentosa in Singapore and unveiled their latest phones including the Xperia X10, X10 mini, X10 mini pro, Vivaz, Vivaz Pro, Elm, Hazel and Aspen.
AT&T has recently announced that customers can now purchase the new Motorola Backflip for US$100 (after US$100 mail-in rebate). This is the first Android-powered smartphone that AT&T released which features a 3.1-inch touchscreen display, reverse flip keyboard and equipped with Motorola’s MotoBlur software that brings updates from your social networking sites to the home screen.
In 2004, Picasa was bought over by Google. And now, its Picnik, an online image editing site. Looks like the search engine giant is really looking into providing the various services on the cloud. Will we see Picasa integration with Picnik? Its possible though Google aren’t saying anything yet.
Garmin-ASUS has unveiled their new nuvifone A50 which boasts to be the first Android-based smartphone with more location-based technology than others. It sports a 3.5-inch touchscreen display, 4GB internal memory (and has a microSD card slot), as well as an integrated 3-megapixel camera with auto focus.
It seems Google is looking to compete with Facebook in the social networking space with their newly announced Google Buzz. The Google Buzz claims to be the new way for users to share their photos, videos, updates etc, and is built on their existing Gmail accounts.
LG has announced the availability of their first Android smartphone, the LG GW620, which features various social networking tools for the mobile users to stay connected with friends.
After hackers attack on Google China, the company had announced its intention to pull out from China, a move which could well benefit other search engine players including Microsoft Yahoo and Baidu.
Just a week after Google announced Nexus One phone, it seems that users in Singapore may encounter some issues with the phone’s 3G connectivity. Thankfully, the company has issued a working solution to this problem. Read on.
Google Singapore held a media preview of their latest Chrome OS yesterday, which is is designed to provide better mobile computing and web experience. The Chrome OS is scheduled to be available on netbooks by various manufacturers in the second half of the year.
Yes, its official. Google has launched their Nexus One Android-powered phone which could pit against Apple’s iPhone. It features 3.7-inch OLED display, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and runs the latest Android 2.1 OS. The standard host of applications such as Gmal, Google Maps would be included though you can also get more from the app store.
Interactive games on videos? Yes, that may be in the pipeline. Google is seen trying to patent a way to provide interactive games based on digital videos using services like YouTube or Google Videos.
Just two weeks ago, search engine giant Google has unveiled plans for their new phone, called Nexus One. And it was speculated that Nexus One could be launched on 5 January next year, few days before Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Google has announced the launch of their URL shortening service (http://goo.gl/) that allows users to shorten a long URL address for convenience of sharing it with others on microblogging sites like Twitter.
With 2009 coming to a close, search engine giant Google has unveiled plans to launch their own phone next year (according to various web sources). Called Nexus One, the phone was designed inside the company and would most likely be sold online, rather than with a telco.
If you are using Google Map Singapore this morning, you might notice a new feature that comes in a yellow person icon. Yes, the Street View that was launched in 2007 is now available here, featuring 360-degree views of street level imagery. Check it out on maps.google.com.sg/streetview
Google and Land Transport Authority (LTA) Singapore held a press conference this morning to announce their collaborative effort to provide commuters with the info they require - from mapping, route planning to traffic congestion information and bus/train arrival schedule.
The Google Street View Trike (Tricycles) is one of the vehicles used to cover areas that are inaccessible by cars such as narrow streets and alleys. Last month, Google and Singapore Tourism board gathered over a thousand suggestions to be visited by the Google Trike. From now till 20 November, public can cast their votes for the
In August, Google launched their ‘Gone Google’ ad campaign in US – San Francisco, Chicago, New York, and Boston. And the search engine giant is expanding this worldwide to London, Tokyo and even Singapore, just days before Microsoft officially launches their new Windows 7 operating system.