Comments: 0Sunday, October 6th 2013 - 12:12 CEST
Google announced Android 4.3, Jelly Bean, the latest version of Android OS with native support for Bluetooth Smart Ready, and the new Nexus 7 tablet, which along with the Nexus 4 will be among the first devices to run the updated OS. With Android 4.3, any Android phone or tablet with a supported dual-mode Bluetooth chip will qualify as Bluetooth Smart Ready, enabling connectivity to Bluetooth Smart devices which minimize power usage while measuring and transmitting data in a battery-efficient way. This update provides developers with huge market opportunities for a new generation of Bluetooth Smart appcessories.
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Comments: 0Thursday, December 20th 2012 - 11:35 CET
Google Santa Tracker for Chrome - Are you curious about the route Santa Claus will take on Christmas eve? Google launches Santa Tracker so users can track where Santa is delivering presents. Google Santa Tracker is an extension for the Chrome internet browser that features a countdown timer to Christmas. As soon as the clock is fully counted down Santa will take off. Once taken off, you can follow Santa Claus around the world as he delivers presents! By installing the Santa Tracker app users can also play around with Santa's blimp, the elf bus, and write messages on a frosty browser window.
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Comments: 0Monday, July 9th 2012 - 09:45 CEST
Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system - Google has unveiled Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, is the fastest version of Android OS yet. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean improves on the simplicity and beauty of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and introduces a new Google search experience on Android. With Android 4.1 Jelly Bean it’s easier to personalize your smartphone home screen. As you place widgets on the screen, everything else automatically moves to make room. When they’re too big, widgets resize on their own. Interacting with your applications and customizing your home screen has never been easier with the new Google Android version.
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Comments: 0Saturday, September 24th 2011 - 09:00 CEST
Sprint and Google announce the rollout of Google Wallet to all Nexus S 4G customers - an app that enables consumers to transform their smartphone into their wallet and make purchases with a simple tap. Sprint is the first carrier and Nexus S 4G is the first smartphone in the United States to deliver this convenient, innovative service that lets shoppers tap-to-pay at hundreds of thousands of participating retailers, including American Eagle Outfitters, the Container Store, Macy’s, Foot Locker and Subway.
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Comments: 0Sunday, May 1st 2011 - 16:10 CEST
The highly anticipated Google Nexus S 4G from Samsung goes on sale, including the Sprint website, on Sunday, May 8, for $199.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade. Manufactured by Samsung, Google Nexus S 4G is the only Nexus S Smartphone with 4G and provides a pure Google experience with Android 2.3, Gingerbread, the fastest version of Android available for Smartphones. With its pure Google experience, Nexus S 4G Smartphone customers will be among the first to receive Android software upgrades and new Google mobile apps, and in many cases, the device will get the updates and new apps as soon as they are available.
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Comments: 0Sunday, January 10th 2010 - 22:45 CET
Google unveils a new way for consumers to purchase an Android mobile phone, a web store hosted by Google. The company is also launching the first cell phone offered through this new model, called the Goolge Nexus One, which combines the latest in hardware from HTC Corporation with the newest Google Android software. The goal of Google's new consumer channel is to provide an efficient way to connect Google's online users with selected Android Smartphones. The online experience of the web store has been designed with a focus on simplicity. The new Google Nexus Smartphone is on display at 2010 CES Show in Las Vegas.
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Comments: 0Sunday, December 27th 2009 - 11:30 CET
Slowly but surely the attention seems to be completely focused on the pair of manufacturers: Apple and Google. Apple, a relative newcomer, but immediately impressive with their iPhone, and Google, is finally going to make the rumors come to an end with the introduction of the first true Google phone. The Nexus One, that we are all expecting, should appear in the first quarter of 2010. The rumors have been making the rounds for a while, but the pieces of the puzzles did not fit together enough to make a complete picture. The continual innovation with which Google is thinking ahead, together with the already popular Android, Google’s OS, it seems that Google Nexus One will soon be a reality.
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Comments: 0Monday, November 23rd 2009 - 13:46 CET
A Google phone; it sounds so logical that it is in fact odd a phone with this name does not yet officially exist. On the other hand, Google has always insisted that software and related services are its core business, and has claimed it simply does not see launching a Google phone onto the market as a valid option. However, rumors are growing stronger by the minute, and the most recent information seems to point more and more towards an imminent introduction of the first Google mobile phone. This phone, if it indeed appears, will be launched onto the market under the Google brand name, and according to the latest information, this is supposed to happen around the summer of 2010.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, November 18th 2009 - 12:10 CET
Google has found yet another goose that lays the golden eggs, or at least it is starting to look like that for Android. Manufactures are more than eager to jump on the Android train in order to not miss out. During the last few weeks, quite a number of Android smartphones have either been introduced or leaked through non-official channels, and it looks like we are about to see another one. ZiiLabs, part of the renowned Creative Technology, and designer of the striking ZiiEgg, is now going to use the Android platform to dive into mobile telephony and with that thought in mind, it seems only a matter of time before we will get to see a Zii Android smartphone or a ZiiEgg smartphone.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, November 17th 2009 - 18:50 CET
Is the end of Windows Mobile in sight? That would be quite a strong statement at the offset. However, when we look at the sales figures that Windows Mobile smartphones achieve compared to the competition, things do not seem to be looking up for Microsoft. According to research, market growth is about 13%, while smartphone sales figures with the Windows Mobile operating system have plummeted. There are at least 20% less smartphones with the Windows Mobile operating system the market, while this is obviously a growing market. This is a result that generally speaking would make any healthy entrepreneur undertake measures.
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