The new Google Body Browser lets you fully explore the human body. The application is basically a detailed 3D model of the human body that shows various organs, muscles and bones. You can zoom in, zoom out, move around and explore the human body like never before. The application requires WebGL which is a 3D graphics API, and may not work properly in all the standard browsers yet.
Do you plan to develop apps for Android, but don’t have a good background in programming? Well, here’s a good news then. We knew that Google’s App Inventor was “invitation only”, but now the company has made it “open” to the public. Which means anyone can download it and start writing apps for Android with hardly writing any code.
Probably something a lot of people were waiting for. The Google Nexus S is now available unlocked at BestBuy for $529. You can also get it for a subsidized rate with a two-year contract from T-Mobile for $199. Powered by Android 2.3 a.k.a. Gingerbread, the Nexus S features a beautiful 4-inch contour display, 16GB built-in memory and a whole bunch of UI improvements over Froyo.
Forget writing letters to Santa. It’s a thing of the past. Now you can ask him to call your child, courtesy of Google Voice. After all it’s every kids dream to talk to Santa. That’s not all. You can even track Santa’s journey around the globe using Google Maps. Christmas has changed a lot since we were kids.
Google recently upgraded its Google Docs web application for the iPad. And we can assure it’s a lot better than the mobile edition. The moment you open the Google Docs page from your iPad, you will notice the rather desktop-style appearance with a whole bunch of features. Basically, it is very similar to what you would experience on your laptop/desktop.
Google’s Andy Rubin, VP of Engineering and the guy who oversees Android development, confirmed today (via Tweeter) that at least 300,000 Android devices are being activated daily. Mathematically that’s over 2.1 million a week, and over 8 million a month! Looks like Android’s world domination is inevitable.
Google VP Andy Rubin recently showed a preview of the MotoPad’s prototype. The device was running a tablet-version of Google Android. It seemed to have a 7-inch screen and featured a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, as well as a front-facing camera for video chat. The MotoPad will run Android 3.0 a.k.a., Honeycomb. It is predicted that the device will be launched as early as January 5 during Motorola’s CES keynote.
What you see above may seem like just another laptop. The only difference…it is the first one ever to be powered by Google’s own Chrome OS. Remember the famous phrase by Sun Microsystems? Looks like “Network is the computer” finally becomes a reality! The Cr-48 is the first prototype to run Chrome OS, while other manufacturers like Acer and Samsung will soon follow sometime by middle of 2011.
If you still think Google’s Chrome doesn’t have enough plug-ins, extensions or themes as your Firefox does, then think again. Today Google launched the Chrome Web Store, “an online marketplace where you can discover thousands of apps, extensions and themes for Google Chrome. ” Honestly, there is a whole bunch of interesting web applications, some of which are really advanced. Time to download Chrome, if you still haven’t!