io2012

  • Project Glass Is The Future Of Google

    Project Glass Is The Future Of Google

    Over the last few years one could easily say that Google had lost their way. They were no longer known for search. Somehow they’d turned into a company that acquired a series of nonsensical entities, launched half baked products that eventually hit the dead pool or just got into some really weird shit. But last year that all started to change as the company announced that it would focus… Read More

  • Google’s First Foray Into Hardware Is All About The Ecosystem

    Google’s First Foray Into Hardware Is All About The Ecosystem

    It’s Day One of Google I/O, and the company set out to prove that it’s not just about software and algorithms and whatnot, introducing a neat set of hardware devices that are available — or will be soon — to take advantage of its Android mobile operating system. But while Google is historically a software provider, it was its hardware that stole the show. Take a close… Read More

  • Welcome To The Google Glass Freak Show

    Welcome To The Google Glass Freak Show

    In the land of tech, we bloggers rarely if ever have to step in front of the camera. But now that Google has launched Google Glass into the world, the camera has turned on us in a fit of rage. Welcome ladies and gentlemen, to the freak show that is Google Glass. Read More

  • Google’s New 3D Imagery Comes to Google Earth For Android, iOS Coming Soon

    Google’s New 3D Imagery Comes to Google Earth For Android, iOS Coming Soon

    A few weeks ago, Google hosted a last-minute press conference in San Francisco to announce its new, highly detailed 3D maps. While many of us expected the company to actually launch the maps then, Google never announced actual launch date. Today, the wait is over, as the new version of Google Earth for Android (version 7.0) now offers access to the new 3D imagery. You can download the… Read More

  • Google’s Play Store Now Lets Users Remotely Update And Uninstall Android Apps

    Google’s Play Store Now Lets Users Remotely Update And Uninstall Android Apps

    All Googled out yet? I can’t blame you if you are, but it seems that the company has been even busier than their two hour press conference let on. In addition to pushing the Android version of their Chrome browser out of beta, Google has also added some new app controls to the “My Android Apps” section of the Google Play Store. Read More

  • OrangeScape Launches Kissflow, A Workflow-Builder For Google Apps

    OrangeScape Launches Kissflow, A Workflow-Builder For Google Apps

    Businesses using Google Apps should have an easier time managing complex tasks starting today with the launch of Kissflow from startup OrangeScape — it’s supposedly the first workflow-creator that’s “deeply integrated” with Apps. OrangeScape is pitching this as an alternative to using email and spreadsheets to track approvals and other tasks, which can turn into… Read More

  • Hands-On With The Google Nexus 7

    Hands-On With The Google Nexus 7

    If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Built specifically for Google Play consumption, the Nexus 7 tablet built by Asus seems to be Google’s answer to both the iPad and Kindle Fire. So how does it stack up and just how buttery smooth is Jelly Bean? Read More

  • Google’s Chrome For Android Comes Out Of Beta

    Google’s Chrome For Android Comes Out Of Beta

    Google just announced that its Chrome for Android browser is now out of beta and available for download on Google Play. This new version, with the memorable version number of 18.0.1025123, marks the first time Google has released a Stable Channel version of Chrome for Android. Just like before, of course, Google’s advanced mobile browser will only be available on devices running Ice… Read More

  • These Are The Top Five Features Of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

    These Are The Top Five Features Of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

    Today Google announced the latest version of its mobile operating system: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It’s an incremental upgrade — a number of valuable features have been added, but there’s no real revamp to be seen. Still, these features are incredibly competitive, and in many ways threaten Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 6. Google’s voice transcription… Read More

  • Google Glass Explorer Edition Available For Pre-Order At Google I/O, $1,500 And Shipping Next Year

    Google Glass Explorer Edition Available For Pre-Order At Google I/O, $1,500 And Shipping Next Year

    Google Glass is real and will soon be shipping. Sergey Brin just took the stage at Google I/O, won the Internet with an amazing skydiving demo of the device and then announced that Google Glass is available for pre-ordering. Named Glass Explorer Edition, it’s available to those at Google I/O and costs a whopping $1500. Plus, the device will not ship until next year. But Google Glass is real. Read More