Today, Google has put up a new Google Doodle celebrating Dennis Gabor’s 110th Birthday. The Doodle is indeed awesomely done and looks great.
Steve Ballmer was interviewed at the D8 conference where he commented on Macs and the iPad. According to Steve Ballmer, PCs would grow in huge numbers and people would continue to use them. He even mentioned that Macs could become like trucks in the near future, but PCs won’t. They would still continue to operate in large numbers. Speaking about the iPad, Ballmer believes the iPad to be a PC with a different form factor.
Flixster, the highly popular Movies App for iPhone and iPod touch just got ported to the iPad. Currently, the App is on version 4.0 and works smoothly. Movies by Flixster allows you to rate movies, review them, check upcoming movies, find showtimes, get critic reviews from Rotten Tomatoes and share them with your friends. It is the ultimate App for all your Movie needs.
Bill Gates and his Dad were interviewed by Larry King on Larry King Live. Speaking about computers and technology, Apple had to be mentioned. Larry asked Bill Gates about Steve Jobs. He said “Steve’s Brilliant, done very good work. We enjoyed working together and sparring with each other. We have different strengths but we love the industry.”
Whoa! This is awesome. It seems like Apple has approved a browser to exist on the App Store. This App is a browser which is complete. It is now the top paid app in the App Store and is developed by Vivek Javvaji .
Tired of the plain white background that your favorite search engine bears? Well, it seems even Google is. They are trying out a new feature where you could set your own pictures as Google’s background.
It makes your search experience richer, personal and your own. Google is rolling out this new feature to users in the US and other countries internationally should expect this feature soon. You should see a link in the lower left corner of the screen using which you could upload pictures from your computer, choose from your Picasa Web Albums or choose from the large selection of pictures available in the Picasa Public Library.
Google will even provide you with an option to switch between the classic view and this new view. Customizing is not completely new to Google; iGoogle tries to do a somewhat similar thing but has loads of additional items which make it slower.
When Digg launched its App for the iPhone, it gathered a lot of attention and within just days of its launch it was the top free app for the iPhone on the App Store. Digg did a good job with the app and using it is fun. We did a complete review of the App as soon as it was launched and pointed out some of the setbacks of the App.
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.