Acer Chromebook Unveiled at Google I/O 2011

by on May 12, 2011
in Gadgets, Google

Along with a Samsung Chromebook, Google also unveiled the Acer Chromebook that offers cool features as the Samsung one. This seems much lighter and smaller.

Acer Chromebook promises to have a 8 second boot time, it will be on instantly when you open the lid, will have a 6.5 hours of battery life, two USB ports, webcam, HDMI. It will will have a 11.6-inch display screen and will be always connected to the WiFi.

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Samsung Chrome OS Chromebook Unveiled at Google I/O 2011

by on May 11, 2011
in Gadgets, Google

It has just been made official. Samsung will be one of the first to bring out the Chrome OS Chromebook. This is the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, and will run on Google’s Chrome OS.

Samsung Chromebook is powered with an Intel Atom processor, 12.1-inch display screen, WiFi, optional 3G, two USB 2.0 ports, an HD webcam, trackpad and will have a battery life of continuous 8.5 hours.

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Chromebook: Why Buy a Google Chrome Netbook?

by on May 11, 2011
in Gadgets, Google

Google unveiled Chrome OS last year, where they also launched the Google CR-48 test notebook for users to try out Chrome OS on netbooks. This year, they talk about why is it better to buy a Chromebook instead of going for a full notebook.

There are a lot of issues when you buy a new computer. In the beginning, the computer works just as you bought it, but slowly as time passes, your computer starts getting slow and soon you again have to upgrade or reinstall Windows or your OS again.

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Angry Birds Web, Now for Google Chrome

by on May 11, 2011
in Browsers, Google

Angry Birds Web has just been announced for Google Chrome browser! The developer just marched up the stage at day 2 of Google I/O 2011, and at the Angry Birds background music, we knew this was coming!

This latest web version of Angry Birds completely downloads the game to your computer and you can play the entire game offline – perfect for moments when your Internet connection dies and you still want to play.

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Interesting Android 2011 Statistics Shared at Google I/O 2011

by on May 11, 2011
in Android, Google

Just more than two and a half years ago, Google introduced Android, the mobile OS from Google that will soon be taking over the world – and it really is! Android was launched with the first developer phone, T-Mobile G1, manufactured by HTC. This was in one country, on one carrier.

Google now has an entire Android ecosystem, thanks to all the manufacturers, developers and carriers it has on board. Android is growing at an amazing rate. This is not all.

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich: One OS Everywhere

by on May 11, 2011
in Android

This is it. One OS everywhere Ice Cream Sandwich. Google is finally trying to put an end to all the fragmentation issue with all the Android devices. According to Google, “We want one OS that runs everywhere.”

Ice Cream Sandwich will state of the art (holographic) UI, richer widgets, advanced app framework etc. This will be the one OS that will run on phones, tablets, laptops, computers etc. We think, this all to battle down Android fragmentation.

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Google Music Beta, Request Invitations Now!

by on May 10, 2011
in Android, Google

Google made some major announcements at the Google I/O 2011 event today. Google Music Beta service has also been announced!

You can now upload your personal music collection to listen anywhere, keep everything in sync, and forget the hassle of cables and files – all thanks to Google Music. It will be available for Android phones, tablets, Windows and Mac.

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Google Movies for Android: Rent, Buy Movies for Phones, Tablets

by on May 10, 2011
in Android, Google

Google has just unveiled Google Movies for Android. It is a service for Android phones and tablets that allows users to rent/buy movies fr0m the Android Market for as low as $1.99 and you can download them directly off the Market.

Google Music offers a 30-day rental period and you can watch the whole movie within 24 hours. This service has a Google Movies app for Android phones and a separate one for tablets as well.

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Honeycomb 3.1 Announced

by on May 10, 2011
in Android, Google

Google just announced Honeycomb 3.1 software update for Verizon Android tablets i.e Motorola XOOM. Honeycomb 3.1 is the next major update rolling out to the Android tablet version of the OS.

Some of the features demonstrated of Honeycomb 3.1 include widgets resizing, enhanced task switcher, USB input devices support, USB host i..e Microsoft Xbox 360 controller!

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