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.
Google Maps has been getting a lot of updates recently and Google is constantly looking out for new ways to let users find places easily and quickly. Today, Google has released Google Maps for Android version 4.4 which makes it really easy to find common places in any area.
Google has now added a dedicated place icon that lets you quickly look up nearby places and pick a place to go using the updated Place Pages, just like on your computer. On an Android device, you’d be able to find Places in the App Launcher area. The App would let your find specific places like coffee shops, restaurants, bars, hotels and lots more. When launched, It would present a customizable screen with icons for places arranged in a definite manner. You could tap or drag any icon to your home screen.
Google has updated Google Docs on mobile platforms and it is now compatible with Google Docs viewer. Last week, Google announced Google Docs Viewer which lets you preview .doc and .docx files right in your browser. Today, it has been made compatible with Google Docs Mobile and you could even view PDF’s, doc, docx and PowerPoint presentations without needing to download it to your device.
Google has updated Google Maps for Android to version 4.3 which adds a lot of new features to Google Maps. Now, Google Maps on your Android device could help you quickly find a place for dinner, catch a train and find friends to add using Latitude.
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 finally announced its much anticipated and long rumored Google TV today at Google I/O. With Google TV, Google plans to bring Web Content on TV. Google is teaming up with Intel, Sony and Logitech for Google TV. The concept is not at all new and many other firms have been working on such a device.
At Google I/O, Google announced Android 2.2, codenamed Froyo. Froyo comes along with many major improvements and features. One such great feature is the new Ads format which Google introduced.
iAd – Apple’s Mobile Advertising was about to change mobile advertising profoundly but Google’s major announcement could change things. These new Ad formats would work on Froyo. Much of the ideas of the Ad formats come from iAd, but some are new. Some new Ad formats which Google introduced were –
We’ve seen hackers porting Google’s Mobile OS, Android to iPhone 2G and iPhone 3G. The same guys are back to work and wanna make Android run on iPod touches.
There isn’t any official date yet, but it is in the making. A blog post mentions that the hacker has been successful in porting Android on a first-gen iPod Touch but things such as WLAN, multitouch drivers and sound need some extra attention.
Anyways, anytime soon we could be hearing the announcement and let’s hope that this wiz-kid is able to port it on an iPad.