As an iPhone user who greatly enjoys the benefits of GPS, I’m perpetually frustrated with the lack of a fully functioning approved Google Latitude App in the App Store. Much comment was made at the time of Latitude’s release, hyped by it’s over-delay, when it emerged, crippled, as a web based app.
The insanely famous Bit-torrent client, uTorrent has now added a web interface that lets you access your torrent data from anywhere in the world. You just need an internet connection along with a web browser to manage your torrents. The web interface is luckily not developed in Flash which makes it accessible from any iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or Android device.
It is quite clear that Google is in love with HTML5, the next major revision of the HyperText Markup Language. To show the love, Google has registered a domain html5rocks.com. The site covers all aspects of HTML 5 and provides interactive presentations, tutorials and resources for developers to play with.
Google has released a new version of it’s iPad app which makes the App more stable. The App is now on version 0.5.6.4029. Google Mobile App for iPad brings Google on your iPad and gives you access to all Google services by just a single tap.
Google’s mobile search engine is as powerful as the desktop version and is capable of carrying out complicated math functions and everything which the desktop version does. The mobile version just went a step further. Till date, before buying an App you do a bit of review online about the App. Searching for the App from Google Mobile Search renders links and results which lead you to the Android Market or the iPhone App Store. This is quite time consuming.
Google recently said that they would be removing Microsoft’s Windows Operating System from their computers. Employees would be allowed to run Windows on their personal computers but not on their main workstations. They instead plan to shift to Mac‘s or will install Linux on these machines.
Steve Jobs was interviewed at D8 today and he made some very strong points. He was interviewed by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Walt and the audience asked him very interesting questions and Steve responded to them in his usual yet funny and intelligent manner.