Google has continued to evolve its Gmail web mail service which now includes a fully featured instant messaging service from the userâ€™s inbox. CNET has reported that Google may be taking the next step in revolutionizing their Gmail, as â€œGoogle is testing a Web-based service within Gmail that will allow users to place phone calls from their in-boxes.â€ The new reported VoIP service will act more or less like the inbox version of Skype: letting users make VoIP calls to not only other Gmail or Google Talk contacts, but also to landlines and cellular phones around the globe.
In past, we have seen many screenshots and specifications leak of Internet Explorer 9. There was even a IE9 platform preview for testing purposes and to tell people how fast IE9 will be. Recently, Microsoft journalist, Mary Jo Foley came across few screenshots of the upcoming IE9. It has been revealed that Microsoft will be releasing the IE9 beta on 15th September during Microsoft beta Launch event in San Francisco.
Google has just updated the Andoird app of its world geographic software, Google Earth to version 1.1 and this new version brings support for the oceans of the world. Users can now take an in depth look of how the surface beneath the vast oceans looks like and zoom in and out for their viewing pleasure. Google Earth 1.1 also has Flash supports, so not only pictures of the aquatic regions of Earth can be viewed, but videos related to it can also be seen via the incorporated Flash player.
The Google Earth for Android 1.1 app is available for Android version 2.1 or higher.
Since the launch of iPhone 4, Apple has been delaying the launch of the white iPhone 4. First, it was announced that it will be released by the end of July and then, it was further postponed to the end of the year.
Nokia is all set to launch to launch Nokia N8 worldwide and now the pictures about the new Nokia N9 have been leaked on the internet. Today, there are some more leaked images of the upcoming Nokia N9 which is not yet announced by Nokia. But as always, they get leaked every time before launch.
Have you ever used the Add-ons portal from Mozilla Firefox? It provides users with the best add-ons and apps available for the web browser. Similarly, Appleâ€™s app store is an online portal where every utility made for Appleâ€™s iOS operating system is made available for users to test and download. Google, in its goal to become the giant of everything has now introduced plans of its very own app store for its Google Chrome web browser and possibly the operating system it is developing. This app store is bound to change how online add-on stores are viewed and thought of.
News reporting agencies and various news sources are being invited by the Facebook authorities on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 in an event which is being organized to â€œprovide an update on the serviceâ€™s features and productsâ€ of Facebook. The invitation news just popped up sometime today and it is still blurry on what the â€˜updateâ€™ will actually be to the services offered by Facebook.
Finally some support has arrived for Apple and Steve Jobs regarding the Antennagate issue. This support however is of a different type than expected. TechCrunch has reported that users of Motorolaâ€™s latest flagship smartphone, Droid 2 are facing similar signal reception problems as with iPhone 4. The report also mentions that in their phone testing, Engadget found the signal reception bars to â€˜fluctuate endlesslyâ€™ raising the suspicion of a possible problem.
Most of you know that Dell Streak was launched with outdated Android 1.6 OS. And after the launch, everyone speculated that Android 2.1 Eclair update will soon hit the device. Well, there is good news for all Dell Streak owners. A wave of rumors suggests that Android 2.1 Ã‰clair update for O2 UK version of Dell Streak has been released. This might suggest that Dell is already working on the update which can hit Dell Streak users anytime.