Yesterday, Twitter officially announced that ads are now coming to the Twitter applications for the two most popular mobile platforms Twitter is used on, Android and iOS, unlike their previous policy which stated that there would be ads in the mobile version of their twitter website only which would be accessible via mobile.twitter.com. Read More
Siri has been the highlight of Apple’s new iPhone, but will it be exclusive to Apple for much longer? Reports state that “hackers” have come to the conclusion that any device with a microphone and an internet connection has the ability to run Siri. All it requires is a single line of code to make it work. Read More
Steve Wozniak, the co founder of Apple Inc. was surprisingly spotted at the Google Mountain View headquarters. The Apple cofounder is usually spotted in lines waiting for a new Apple device to be released. He was also recently waiting in line at the Los Gatos Apple Store to get the iPhone 4S, but this time the venue was different. Read More
The executive chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt stood before the Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee to answer questions about the company and its anti-competitiveness. Schmidt answered many of the questions with qualifications, however there were two points that stood out from the rest. Read More
GetPunchd.com is a product that lets you make loyalty cards for your business, and is produced by Google. Here’s the surprising part, go to the GetPunchd website and scroll down till you see the footer, and you should see a picture of the ‘Apple’ logo bullying the ‘Android’ robot, that’s right, Google is showing its OS being bullied by its rival on one of its own websites! But why they did this is still not known. Read More
Amazon has finally unveiled its long anticipated tablet, the Kindle Fire, which may challenge the Apple iPad in the tablet market.
Amazon showed off the tablet with a 7 inch screen on Wednesday, in New York. The Kindle Fire sports a colored 7 inch touch screen display and runs on a totally redesigned version of Google’s Android. Amazon is also using its web-based experience to make browsing the web extremely smooth and fast with its new tablet. In-fact, the techniques that Amazon is using could make webpages load faster on the Kindle Fire than the iPad 2 with A5. Amazon Silk the browser that powers the tablet learns users behaviors and starts caching often visited pages for quicker load times. It offloads content to Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) that shrinks it to a more efficient size. The iPad however, has a larger screen of 9.7 inches, which has its own advantages. Read More
Eric Schmidt, Google chairman and former Google CEO took stage today at the Dreamforce conference, and when asiked to comment on Steve Jobs, here is what Eric said, Steve Jobs was “probably the best” CEO in 50 or 100 years. Read More
Google’s hottest new social network now works natively on the iPhone. Giving Android users first preference, Google released a native App for Android along with the web app itself, and submitted it to the Apple App Store a week ago. Apple has now approved the App, and it now resides in the App Store available for download for free. Read More
The update comes from Erica Joy’s Google+ stream which says
For all my iPhone using friends: the Google+ iPhone app has been submitted to the App Store (no, not today, sometime prior to today) and is awaiting approval.