The Real Google Phone does exist ?

android_logoGizmodo reports that a real Google phone is a certanity and makes us think that the Google Phone does exist. Well if you think the Google phone is already out in the name of the G1 or the HTC hero or Droid , you might be wrong . The source indicates that the Google Phone will be built on  Google-branded hardware running a version of Android we haven’t yet seen. Continue reading “The Real Google Phone does exist ?”

Google Buys AdMob for $750 million

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Google has announced that it has acquired the Mobile Ad Network AdMob for $750 Million. This acquisition will enhance Google’s foray into mobile advertising , while also giving advertisers and publishers more choice in this growing new mobile space.

In a statement, Google’s Susan Wojcicki, Vice President of Product Management, said that, “Mobile advertising has enormous potential as a marketing medium and while this industry is still in the early stages of development, AdMob has already made exceptional progress in a very short time. AdMob is the quintessential Silicon Valley startup — generating impressive year on year revenue growth — and we’re excited to welcome this talented team to Google”. Continue reading “Google Buys AdMob for $750 million”

Google Maps adds New York Subway Layer

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The Google Maps team always does some interesting work. The latest addition to GoogleMaps Mobile is Layer for the NYC Subway . If you are in a city which has a underground or any railway system, you are always forced to carry a map of the trains always so that you never get lost. When in London I was always carrying the TubeMap .  It’s humanly impossible to memorize the network of trains and routes especially when you are a first timer in a new location. But what I found interesting is that even locals use the maps so much to get from one place to  another. Now NewYorkers using the SubWay can celebrate . Continue reading “Google Maps adds New York Subway Layer”

Google Voice Search Arrives To Nokia S60 phones

Do you use a Nokia N Series/ E Series S60 phone to search on Google? Isn’t typing every query a bit too laborious with the 12-digit Keypad on these phones?

If you said “Yes” to any one of the above, here is some amazing news to you all. Google has now launched Voice Search for all the Nokia S60 Phones.

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Google Navigation will come to iPhone, but only if Apple approves

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Google which announced Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 yesterday, told today that Navigation could also come to the iPhone, if and only if Apple approves it.

In an article to AppleInsider yesterday, Google said “Apple is a close partner, we would like to support the iPhone with Maps Navigation. Millions of users experience Google Maps on the iPhone. We will continue to work with Apple to bring innovation, including Latitude and Navigation, to users but you will have to speak to Apple about its availability”. Continue reading “Google Navigation will come to iPhone, but only if Apple approves”

Google Adds Turn by Turn Navigation. Releases Maps Navigation for Android 2.0

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Lots of people including Me have heavily relied on Google Maps Mobile to get directions to any unknown place that we may land upon. However, sometimes getting only the directions don’t work since you cannot see them while you are driving. Continue reading “Google Adds Turn by Turn Navigation. Releases Maps Navigation for Android 2.0”

Google Sync: Now with push Gmail support

Its been a while that Google, the search giant, launched Google sync which allows you to synchronize your Gmail Contacts and Google Calendar with your iPhone, Windows Mobile, and S60 devices.

Google, today added Gmail support to Google Sync for iPhone, iPod Touch and Windows Mobile devices. This will surely help people who want push notification support on their iPhones as Google sync just offers the same. So users who like to keep their inbox updated just need an always-on connection.

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Android 1.6 SDK is now available for download

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The Android Team has just released its SDK for Android 1.6 codenamed “The Donut”.

So whats new in the “The Donut“:

  1. It now has support for both CDMA as well as GSM.
  2. It now supports more screen resolutions, which in return will allow Android apps to work on more devices.
  3. The new APIs include a gestures framework and text-to-speech engine.
  4. Donut now provides access to the new and improved Android Market.
  5. It now provides a Quick Search Box for Donut Users, which allows searching directly from the home screen with suggested results while a person is typing.

Devices with Android 1.6 running are expected to be out as early as October ’09. Apps developed for older versions of Android will continue to run on Android 1.6. However do test your existing apps on the Android 1.6 SDK to make sure they run as expected.

Android Team also added that over the next several weeks, they will publish a series of blog posts to help the developers get ready for the new developer technologies in Android 1.6.  The topics on which posts will be covered are:

  1. How to adapt your applications to support different screen sizes
  2. Integrating with Quick Search Box
  3. Building gestures into your apps and
  4. Using the text-to-speech engine.

Download Android 1.6 SDK

In the meantime you can also check the official video of Android 1.6 along with its new features below:

Google Image Search now supported on most mobile phones

After rolling out a version of Google Image Search for iPhone and Android devices last year , Google is now embracing other feature phone users. Now Image search should work fine on most mobile phones

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HTC Leo and Click Leaked!

HTC Leo

This is supposed to be a Touchscreen Windows Mobile phone. It will come with Windows Mobile 6.5 pre installed. The features can be seen in the picture below:

The release date for the Leo is not known. the handset might also be released under a different name as Leo could just be a codename.

HTC Click

the HTC Click is a low-cost Android based smartphone. Specifications are unknown but we will let you know if they arise.

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HTC Hero Unboxing Pictures and Video

The folks over at Android Community have managed to get their hands on the HTC Hero Android Phone which features the HTC Sense Technology . It’s also the first android phone to support Adobe Flash out of the box ! The Hero is runs the cupcake 1.5 version of the Android OS but it’s got a customized UI.

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Google G0 Android Concept Phone

The Google G0 Android Phone is a concept created by designer Tryi-Yeh. The design is very exclusive and sexy. The phone is a touchscreen phone with it’s screen dominating the full front of the device. The device isn’t flat and is in the shape on an arc. The rear side of the device has some good patterns that give better grip on the device and also an interesting Google logo. The device appears to be built mostly out of glass and metal. Continue reading “Google G0 Android Concept Phone”

Get HTC Hero SenseUI Interface on T-Mobile G1

Well just recently HTC announced their Hero phone which has a unique SenseUI. The HTC Hero is the only handset at present featuring the HTC SenseUI. But some folks have managed to get the UI running on a Android phone such as the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1. All you have to do is reflash your phone with the SuperHERO ROM. The ROM actually has a part of the HTC Hero’s firmware and the main thing is that Multi-Touch gets added.

Don’t you love the weather widget below ? Isn’t it a bit like Windows Mobile ?

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HTC Hero Android Phone

Here is another phone by HTC called the Hero which runs on the Google Android platform. HTC Hero is the first phone to embody HTC Sense™ – an intuitive, seamless experience built upon three fundamental principles – make it mine, stay close, and discover the unexpected.  The Hero was part of 2009 HTC Handset lineup Continue reading “HTC Hero Android Phone”

Orkut gets a Mobile App Finally , Start Writing Scraps on your phone

Orkut has been the most popular social networking website amongst India’s youth.But Facebook has been dominating the mobile social networking space . The Facebook iPhone App is a big hit. They launched a version of S60 phones recently and also mobile web version is usable. Google which released a mobile friendly version of orkut sometime back seems to have understood the need to roll out a dedicated Mobile App for Orkut. Continue reading “Orkut gets a Mobile App Finally , Start Writing Scraps on your phone”