Google’s latest Android devices,
which come with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean were released yesterday, the
list includes the new Google Nexus 4 smartphone, the Google Nexus 10
tablet and the updated Google Nexus 7 tablet.
Now Google has
announced the release of the Android 4.2 SDK, which is now available to
download for developers, with API level17, you can see some of the
worked with our partners to run Renderscript computation directly in
the GPU on the Nexus 10, a first for any mobile computation platform.
New ways to engage users Users can now place interactive lock screen
widgets directly on their device lock screens, for instant access to
favorite apps and content. With just a small update, you can
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Following on from the leaked details of Acer’s new AC710 Chromebook
yesterday, today Google and Acer has announced the launch of the new
Acer C7 Chromebook, running Google’s Chrome operating system.
new Acer C7 Chromebook has been designed to offer users a hassle-free
computing experience, together with built-in security. As detailed
yesterday the new Acer Chromebook is equipped with 11.6 inch display
combined with a battery that is capable of providing over 3.5 hours of
new C7 Chromebook is powered by an 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron 847 Sandy
Bridge processor supported by 2GB of RAM, and includes a 320GB hard
drive and 100GB of free storage on Google Drive. Google explains:
Ainol has this week added a new 10 inch Android tablet
to their range in the form of the Ainol Novo 10 Hero, which comes
supplied running Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating
Chinese manufacturer Ainol has equipped their new tablet
with a choice of processor depending on your budget, with the Ainol
Novo 10 Hero II sporting a 1.5 GHz Actions Semiconductor ATM7029
quad-core processor while the less expensive Novo 10 Hero is equipped
with a dual-core 1.5 GHz Amlogic 8726-MX processor.
Other features of the new Android 4.1 10 inch Ainol Novo 10 Hero tablet
include, ARM Mali 400 graphics supported by 1GB of RAM and 16GB of
internal storage. Together with front and rear cameras, microUSB, mini
HDMI, and microSD Card slot for expansion when required.
Apple launched their new iPad Mini earlier today, and the guys over at Android Authority, thought it would be a good idea to test out how the new iPad mini does in some drop tests.
It isn’t exactly scientific, but both the iPad Mini and Google’s Nexus 7 were both dropped from the same height, have a look at the video below to see what happened.
you can see from the video, both tablets sustain quite a bit of damage,
although it appears that the iPad Mini still seems to be working, so if
you are accident prone you may want to look at the iPad Mini over the
Google has released a new Google Search app for Apple’s iOS platform, the app will work on Apple’s iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad and it comes with built in voice search, which you can see in the video below.
Fast and accurate voice recognition technology
enables Google to understand exactly what you’re saying. Getting an
answer is as simple as tapping on the microphone icon and asking a
question like, "Is United Airlines flight 318 on time?” Your words
appear as you speak, you get your answer immediately and—if it’s short
and quick, like the status and departure time of your flight—Google
tells you the answer aloud.
it looks like Apple’s Siri may have a competitor on the iPhone with
Google’s new Voice Search app, the app is available to download for free
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Google recently announced a range of new devices which include the new Google Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and the update Nexus 7 tablet, all of these devices come with a new version of Android which has a range of new features, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
One of the major new features in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is called Photo Sphere, and it basically lets you use your devices camera to take photos in any direction and then merge the photos together to form a larger photo.
Google has now released a short video which demonstrates how Photo
Sphere will work on your Android 4.2 enabled device, have a look at it
in action below.
Google recently announced their new larger Nexus 10 tablet, and now
we have full specifications on the new Nexus 10, which include a 10.055
inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels at 300 pixels per
The display on the Google Nexus 10 features Corning Gorilla Glass 2,
and processing is provided by a dual core A15 processor and the device
features a Mali T604 GPU.
The Google Nexus 10 measures 263.9 mm by 177.6 mm by 8.9mm thick, and
it weighs in at just 603g, it also comes with the latest version of
Google’s Android mobile OS, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Other specifications on the Google Nexis 10 include dual cameras, up
front we have a 1.9 megapixel camera for video chat and on the back we
have a 5 megapixel camera for photos
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It looks like Google is getting ready to release a new version of
their Google Wallet payment system, as their website now has a message
which says that ‘The next version of Google Wallet is coming soon’, and
you can sign up for an invite on Google’s website.
According to Business Insider,
when they signed up to receive details of the new version of Google
Wallet, they were asked which smartphone they had, in the form of
Android, iPhone or other.
This could suggest that Google intends to expand their Google Wallet payment system beyond their Android platform to other platforms like Apple’s iOS and possibly others.
course Google has yet to confirm what new features will be available in
the next version of Google Wallet and they have also not released any
information that the service will be available on other platforms apart
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After only going on sale earlier this week via the Google Play store,
Samsung’s new Chromebook has already sold out, less than 24 hours after
initially going on sale in the Google Play Store.
At the current
time no numbers have been released by Goggle regards the amount of
units available to purchase at launch, but the extremely reasonable
price for the new notebook, is sure to attract plenty of interest.
To re-cap the Samsung Chromebook is equipped with a 11.6″ 1366 x 768 resolution HD display,
complete with integrated web camera, and powered by a Samsung Exynos 5
Dual, supported by 2GB of DDR3 RAM, with internal storage provided by a
16GB solid state disk (SSD). Watch the GigOm hands-on video below for
more information and a closer look at the new Google
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We have been hearing rumors that Google are working on a larger 10
inch Android tablet, the Google Nexus 10, and not it is possible that
Google could launch their new Nexus 10 device at their press event on
the 29th of October.
The Google Nexus 10 is rumored to come with a
new version of Google’s mobile OS, Android 4.2 Key Lime Pie, and the
device is apparently being made by Samsung and will feature a higher
resolution display than Apple’s iPad.
Google Nexus 10 is expected to feature a higher resolution display than
Apple’s iPad with a reported resolution of 2560 x 1600 with 300 pixels
per inch and a 16:10 aspect ratio.
As well as the new Google Nexus
10, Google is also expected to announce their next Nexus Android
smartphone which is rumored to be the new LG Nexus 4, which will also
come with Android 4.2.