This planner is available not only for Microsoft Windows OS, but also for Linux, Apple Mac OS X, Solaris and more. It is based on Mozilla conception so no wonder we can find some common features for example the installation of own visual themes or functional extensions.» Read more
The darling of the press that was the Google Nexus One smart phone suddenly became the goat when cold reality stepped in. Touted as the next big thing in mobility following the iPhone, the Android powered phone got cold disdain from the general public when they realized what they were not getting – namely genuine customer support, working 3G connectivity, reasonable termination fees, and for the developers, a promising operating system that is open to outside programmers for them to develop third party apps.
It was a different press that was all agog about the Nexus One one to two weeks ago. Because much of the phone was developed behind closed doors, a lot of the talk was a mix of fact and fiction. When the phone finally came out of the woods, all expectations came crashing down when Nexus One, as it turned out, was basically just a minor update to existing Android powered mobile devices. Google got a lot of hype when it was learned that everyone can buy the phone over the web, but that too came crashing down when it turned out that a contract between the user and the service provider, which is T-Mobile, had to be ironed out. In retrospect, selling the device over the web wasn’t so hot after all, everyone is doing it already.» Read more
Rumors of a Google phone in the offing initially emerged three years ago. After so much speculation as to the veracity of such tittle-tattle, the search giant has finally confirmed its existence and has unveiled Nexus One, Google’s very own mobile phone brand and design.
At the outset, it will only be available on T-Mobile’s network or unlocked in the U.S.; but Google said the mobile phone will soon be accessible from Verizon and Europe’s Vodafone, as well.
Consumers who are ready may now purchase the phone at Google.com/phone, a recently set up Google Web page dedicated for this purpose. The package includes the phone cost of US$179 with a T-Mobile connection or unlocked at the price of US$530. Options for Verizon and Vodafone will most likely be available sometime in the first quarter, with expansion plans to include other carriers and international markets in the near future.» Read more
Verizon’s Droid made an explosion during its launch week and proved itself to be worthy. The handset can do extensive actions but there is still one prominent feature missing and that is multitouch browsing.
Handset without the multitouch function is really unusual because most of the other versions like European and Milestone recognize it. The reason behind American Droid’s lack of multitouch browsing is an unresolved issue but some implied that it is due to Apple’s exclusive rights to multitouch functionality and there are also some impressions about Android 2.0 applications not compatible with multitouch features.
The real reason behind the issue is not known but having the feature will certainly make the handset more favorable. And finally, all the waiting is over because today Droid absolutely considered having multitouch features.» Read more
Google is doing about five improvements weekly that can be manifested in user interface. But we are not publicizing rank changes. Our rank modifications are done about twice a day. And it is surprising that some of our rivals do not perform regular changes with their rank functionality. The process includes regular adjustments to provide better results.
IDG News Service’s third question: What is Google’s semantic search status? You mentioned before that with the use of “brute force”, Google will be able to provide results with semantic approach even though it is really utilizing algorithmic presentations. So what is the approach that Google favored?» Read more
The news about Google and TiVo merging in a project is really not surprising. Many are wondering why this did not happen earlier, but finally Google and TiVo announced the partnership. Google is now given access with TiVo’s second by second television viewing data making television advertisements more accomplished compared to the past.
According to the deal TiVo’s participation will be anonymous and its purpose is to gather and accumulate data about viewers’ manners.
However, the purpose of allowing an advertiser to decide if the commercial is accomplishing its intention is quite remarkable.» Read more
Due to all the legendary sources, the humanity today is under threat and on the verge of extinction, and the credit for this goes to Google. Our world has contracted around internet and as all the search engines are revolving us around it, just like a guide. All of them are fooling us, but maximum contribution comes from Google. With the passage of time, all of us will become3 dumb, start relying on Google and will gradually, not even try to scrabble our minds for an answer.» Read more
On Wednesday, Google launched Sidewiki, a new comment subprogram. Using Sidewiki, users of Google Toolbar can post comment and discussion to any Web page they are drawn to. The comments appear in a sidebar column. Intimate
The release has sparked conflict, between those who view Sidewiki as a potentially valuable tool, and those who view it as Google reducing the value of web site content by, in essence, “outsourcing” comments to Google’s domain. Whatever the opinion, there is the additional caution of the perhaps-unmanageable hassle Google may endure in monitoring and administrating such a vast network.» Read more
As per the regulatory filing, stake in AOL of Google was sold by it with a heavy loss of $717 million. AOL stated in its filing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that Time Warner has on June 8 purchased 5 percent share of Google in AOL for $283 million. The same share of AOL was bought by Google in late 2005 for a price of one billion dollars.» Read more