A lot of smug Google-lovers are talking a lot of smack about Android being a worthy alternative to the breathtaking iOS system, but you know what? It isn't, and Walter Sassafras Mossberg is here to lay some truth on you about the so-called "Messiah OS" that might just save your life.
If you're like us, then you're totally obsessed with your Gmail--down to the point where you're meticulously organizing things in all those different folders. Fortunately, for the Google obsessed, the massive Silicon Valley company is announcing that it's releasing a big update in its Gmail interface on the iPad. The compose screen will now be a huge, full screen email form that pops up into its own window and fades out the background, leading to a distraction free writing environment. Google has also fixed any problems that prevented users from scrolling on long messages.
It is believed that Motorola could release a new Droid device on Verizon come June 23. The new device, according to Engadget, could go head-to-head with the iPhone 4, which is set to launch just a day after this rumored device is to launch. No one is certain of the exact device rumored to be launched, but two blogs claim to have had hands-on time with it.
Will Google attempt to drink Apple's musical milkshake this fall? All signs point to... eventually. The folks over at CNET explain that from what well-placed sources in the music industry have been whispering of late, the company could have their digital music service up and running as early as this fall. The rumor comes after Google's recent sly remarks surrounding their desire to bring Android users a superior music experience for their devices, not to mention the discovery ealier this month of a potential Google Music logo.
Google has released version 3.0.0 of Google Earth and it is just now beginning to appear in the iTunes App Store. The update includes native support for iPad and runs as a universal app on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
Google has released Caffeine, it's new web indexing system that changes the schematics of the search giant's search engine. These changes include a complete overhaul of the search results page layout, which debuted last month, as well as 50 percent "fresher" search results than its previous search indexing.
Not one to blink in the face of the oncoming freight train known as Apple’s iAd platform, the now Google-owned AdMob is stepping up its efforts to play nice with Cupertino’s hardware with the release of a new SDK for their mobile advertising service.