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We know that Google is working on a tablet version of their Chrome OS , which we got to see a few months ago, and now a new video has been released by developer Francois Beaufort which shows the latest version of Google’s Chrome OS.

The video below shows how Chrome OS will look when it is available on tablets, of course this is based on the current version of Chrome OS and it may look different when Google actually releases it for tablets.

Chrome OS

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Category: Google techno | Views: 754 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

Earlier today we heard from Microsoft that they had asked Google to join them in the bid for the patents from Nortel related to mobile technology, the patents were purchased in the end by a consortium of companies for $4.5 billion, and the companies included Microsoft, Apple and Oracle.

Google’s David Drummond whos is Google’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, has responded to Microsoft and basically accused Microsoft of trying to divert attention from the real issue.

Google Android

It’s not surprising that Microsoft would want to divert attention by pushing a false "gotcha!” while failing to address the substance of the issues we raised. If you think about it, it’s obvious why we turned down Microsoft’s offer. Microsoft’s obj ... Read more »

Category: Google techno | Views: 739 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-05 | Comments (0)

If you are a Gmail user you might be pleased to know that Google has just added a new Preview Pane feature to its Gmail Labs. The newly added preview pane allows you to view whole messages rather than just small snippets in a similar way to layouts in Outlook’s Preview Pain and also Gmail when viewed on a tablet device.

Gmail Preview Pane

To enable the new Gmail Preview Pane simply login to your account, then go in to Labs with your settings, scroll down to the "Preview Pane” in the alphabetical list, enable and save. Once enabled you can then either view the preview pane horizontally or vertically.

By default there is a 3-second delay in marking a conversation as read after preview ... Read more »

Category: Google techno | Views: 710 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-05 | Comments (0)

Google has rolled out a new update to their mobile Gmail web application designed to bring it more inline with a native application you might find on Apple’s iPhone 4. To make the feel of  their Gmail web app a little more polished, Google has now added high resolution icons, providing a smoother and sharper user interface on retina display smartphones.

Other new features included in this update include a new Pull-to-refresh feature, that makes it quicker and easier to check for new messages and download them to your smartphone. As explained in the digram below there is now a bar along the top which if flicked down and released will now start the send and receive process.

Gmail HD Icons

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Category: Google techno | Views: 763 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-04 | Comments (0)

Google has released new statistics on its Android platform distribution, and the statistics show that many users are still on Android 2.2 Froyo, with around 55.9 percent of users still on Android 2.2.

Next up is Android 2.3.3 and 2.3.4 Gingerbread with 23.7 percent of all devices using Gingerbread, after that we have Android 2.1 on 15.2 percent, Android 1.6 using just 2 percent and Android 1.5 just 1.3 percent.

Google Android

Google’s latest Android version Honeycomb, which is designed for Android Tablets now makes up just 1.3 percent, and this includes honeycomb 3.0, 3.1 and 3.2.

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Category: Google techno | Views: 813 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-04 | Comments (0)

Google’s new social network Google+ seems to be becoming more popular every day, and Google has now released a new version of Google+ for Android brings a range of new features to your Android device as well as some bug fixes.

With the latest version of Google+ for Android it now features improved notifications, the ability to share stream posts with individual people, and much more you can see full details of everything that is new in the Google+ for Android app below.

Google+ Android

New in Google+ for Android 1.0.5

Improved notifications reliability

"_add to circle” notifications shown in bulk

Share stream posts to individual people

Clicking a +mention ... Read more »

Category: Google techno | Views: 816 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-04 | Comments (0)

Both Microsoft and Apple have been going after Google’s Android OS, with Microsoft signing patents deals with a number of Android smartphone manufacturers and Apple suing the popular Android device makers like Samsung and HTC.

Google has been pretty quiet on the whole situation , until now, Google’s David Drummond who is the companies Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, has posted a blog post attacking, Apple, Microsoft and Oracle.

Android Apple

The article has the title ‘When patents’ attack Android’, and it makes for interesting reading, and David Drummond mentions the recent Nortel Patents which were acquired by the companies recently.

But Android’s success has yielded something else: a hostile, organized campaign again ... Read more »

Category: Google techno | Views: 677 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-04 | Comments (0)

Last year, Google made it possible for U.S residents to call any mobile phone or landline directly from their Gmail accounts. Google has now rolled out a new update to the service making this available to 150 locations worldwide in 38 languages.

You can now buy calling credit in your choice of four currencies : Euros, British pounds, Canadian dollars or U.S. dollars and there are no connection fees, so you only pay for the time you talk. Watch the promotional video created by Google explaining the new update.


Gmail Calling

Google has also lowered their call rates:

"For example, it’s now only $0.10 (or €0.08) per minute to call mobile phones in the U.K., F ... Read more »

Category: Google techno | Views: 749 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-04 | Comments (0)

Google’s Android OS has become incredibly popular amongst smartphone users, and now according to a new report from research firm Canalys, Google’s Android OS is getting close to a market share of 50 percent of smartphones worldwide fir quarter two of 2011.

According to the report which tracked 56 countries around the world, Google’s Android has in the lead in 35 of those countries with an overall share of 48 percent of the worldwide smartphone market.

Google Android OS

Android, the number one platform by shipments since Q4 2010, was also the strongest growth driver this quarter, with Android-based smart phone shipments up 379% over a year ago to 51.9 million units. Growth was bolstered by strong Android product performances from a nu ... Read more »

Category: Google techno | Views: 688 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-02 | Comments (0)

Google has rolled another small enhancement to its Google+ social network with the addition of stars which can now be used to bookmark memorable posts with Google+.

The new Star feature has been added to create and internal bookmarking system for personal use rather than using the +1 button which is more for public bookmarking and  sharing.


The new star is now located in the top right hand corner of each post, together with a  "Starred” option added to the bottom of the circles list in the left menu list from which you can review them.

The new bookmarking star feature is currently being rolled out by Google to Google+ user but no indication has been given by Google as to when all users will get th ... Read more »

Category: Google techno | Views: 821 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-01 | Comments (0)