Showing posts with label Google. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Google. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Google Drive is about to Launch Next Week.

Google-DriveThe rumors of Google launching a Dropbox cloud storage rival started reappearing a few weeks ago, but this time it looks as though the Google Drive service really does exist and is about to launch.

A draft press release sent to TNW reveals that we should expect Google Drive to launch at some point next week. In terms of storage, anyone signing up gets the expected 5GB

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Google Must Pay 25.000$ to The Government.

Leave it to the FCC to stick it to nefarious corporate overreaching: USA Today reports the FCC just slammed Google with a $25,000 fine obstructing an investigation into collecting private information about American Wi-Fi networks. That'll stop 'em!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

With webRTC In Chrome No Need For Skype Anymore

It has only been a few months since Google turned on WebRTC in Chrome’s developer channel. Now, support for the HTML5 realtime audio and video specification is available in all Chrome builds (though it’s still hidden behind a flag on the stable channel).
WebRTC has already been billed a “Skype killer” as it can adeptly handle voice and video chat on the web, and it’s perfectly suited to apps like Google+ that want to offer plug-in free communication to their users.

From Now On Google Currents app is with International Support, Offline Reading

Folks in the US have been able to use the Google Currents app to read various websites with more of a magazine-style layout since late last year, and now those outside the country can finally get in on the act as well. Google has today rolled out version 1.1 of the app for Android and iOS, which makes the service available worldwide with support for 44 languages, and adds a number of other improvements including offline reading, instant online sync, translation for 38 languages and a promised 7X performance boost.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Google+ gets massive interface redesign, now with more emphasis on Hangouts

Google just announced about its upcoming revamp of its social networking venture, Google+. According to Google, the new Google+ will soon be sporting a new navigation scheme featuring drag-and-drop elements, hover over for revealing set of actions and the ability to show or hide apps by moving them in and out of “More.” 
The previously static icons will be replaced with a dynamic ribbon of apps on the left. This will make it easier to access