In the said event, Foursquare not only announced that it will start using predictive technology to offer suggestions to its Foursquare members but that it will also explore new corporate partnerships as it tries to strengthen its hold on the location market. One of these new partnerships was announced in the event. FourSquare announced that it will stop using Google Maps and will instead start using OpenStreetMaps. [Read more…]
Google is expected to launch a new cloud storage service call Google Drive. According to a report published on the Wall Street Journal, Google Drive will compete head to head with other established cloud storage services like DropBox, SugarSync and Box. Google plans to undercut the popularity of these services by offering subscription pricing that is below the subscriptions being offered by these other services. [Read more…]
I remember a time when offering something for free would elicit gratitude and calls for the person to run for president. Google was probably thinking the same thing when it decided to offer a number of its services for free. But that’s not what the Company got for offering their highly useful Google Maps for free.
For the “crime” offering Google Maps to the public free of charge, Google is being asked to pay a fine. [Read more…]
The design guide was unveiled by Google recently and it was created by former Palm lead designer Matias Duarte. The design guide aims to provide software developers who plan to make apps or modify Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with a set guideline so that they will offer elements and software behavior that is consistent with each other regardless of who the developer is. [Read more…]
According to a report posted by DigiTimes, Google is supposedly in the midst of creating a new 7 inch tablet that will be operated by Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The tablet will allegedly be more affordable than the $200 Amazon Kindle Fire, which is the hottest tablet in the market today, after the Apple iPad. [Read more…]