Samsung’s new ARM A15-based Chromebook is now available from Google Play store. Priced at just $249, the new 11.6 inch 2.4lbs Chromebook is WiFi only. Battery power allows up to 6.5 hours of usage.
Some Nexus 7 owners reported that Google pushed a minor update, a.k.a. Android 4.1.2. This update promises improved performance, stability and fix for a few known bugs. Most prominent change seemed to be the support for landscaped home screen in the tablet.
When Google introduced Google+, a lot of people thought…”oh no, not another Facebook clone!”. However, 12 months since its inception, the company has proved to be a contender for Facebook. At 400 million users in just a year, Google+ is certainly doing good!
A new 7-inch tablet has been announced by Google in today’s opening day keynote at Google I/O 2012. Manufactured by Taiwanese giant, Asus, the Nexus 7 will feature a (scratch-resistant glass) 7-inch IPS display with 1280×800 pixels and will be powered by a 1.3GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core CPU, that also includes a 12-core GPU.
Today Google announced something that is every kid’s (and man’s) dream. Remember, lieutenant commander Geordi La Forge from Star Trek: The Next Generation? Yes, its the guy who was blind with the cool looking glass (called VISOR). Google is planning something similar, but for everyone.
The Galaxy Nexus is now on sale in the US. It is hard to miss the 1-liner micro-ad that says, “New! HD display, 4G, Face Unlock. Introducing the first phone with Android 4.0” from Google’s homepage. The device is available from Verizon Wireless, Wirefly, Best Buy and Samsung.
Here’s a nice infographic from the folks at Business MBA. If you follow Google closely, you would probably be aware of some of the facts. However, if you don’t, you will certainly find the info here to be quite informative.
You may be seeing this Doodle when you visit Google.com today (12-Dec-2011). It’s just Google paying its respect for the man who co-invented the Integrated Circuit (IC). An MIT graduate, Robert Noyce was also the co-founder of the world’s largest chip-maker, Intel (along with Gordon Moore).