Google’s 2013 developer conference this year didn’t give immediate attention to Glass, at least not at its one and only keynote address – but behind the scenes, development ran deep. Speaking together at a developer chat session centered on “Building Glassware” with what the company calls its Google Mirror API, Jenny Murphy and Alain Vongsouvanh ...
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Barnes & Noble teams up with Google to revive Nook tablet sales by Matt Townsend Bloomberg News Published May 6, 2013 09:30AM MDT Barnes & Noble’s latest effort to revive its Nook tablet business involves another technology giant. This time it’s Google, owner of the world’s most popular search engine. The largest U.S. bookstore chain has signed a partnership with...
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Google has brought its 'Google Now' service to the iPad and iPhone. Google Now gives users information on sports matches, transport conditions, weather and stocks automatically - without requesting any specific piece of information. The aim is to learn about a user and naturally present them information when they need it - such as updates on traffic before leaving work, or...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Hot on the heels of its better-than-expected fourth-quarter results last week, HP had another surprise for consumers over the weekend; a Google Android tablet. HP announced its return to the consumer tablet market on Sunday, unveiling the 7-inch Slate7. HP had previously offered a tablet running on the WebOS operating system it acquired from Palm. The...
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Google’s Hugo Barra is on stage right now at Google I/0 2013, and he’s talking about Google Play Services, with the Google Maps API being one of the first to come into fruition. The company just launched even more location APIs for Google Maps that come with faster and more precise location awareness and geofencing ...
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Google may be up-sizing its tablet line in a few weeks: A reported Samsung road-map shows a Nexus 11 tablet with two potential firsts. This could be a Nexus with memory expansion and also use an octa-core Samsung Exynos chip.
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Don't like the lay of the API land now? Wait a second, it's gonna change as companies snap up API management expertise and other relevant resources.
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Google did its best to court developers at this year's I/O conference with a much-needed integrated developer environment, API for better games, and the capability to more easily translate apps. Their allegiance will become increasingly important as smartphone and tablet hardware sees fewer dramatic improvements. "You guys, Android developers, are really the heart of this...
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Tablet sales are expected to exceed expectations with a surge in smaller, lower-cost devices, according to IDC. Google’s Android leading the pack.
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Google's net profit climbed to £2.19 billion while Microsoft made £3.93 billion thanks to their focus on mobile and tablet devices with products like Windows 8 (left) and Google Glass (right).
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