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Google Announces Chrome For iPhone & iPad; Coming Later Today [Video]

Google Announces Chrome For iPhone & iPad; Coming Later Today [Video]

At  the Google I/O developer conference, Google has just announced that it will be releasing Chrome For iPhone and iPad later today.

Google has mentioned that it will be available for iOS devices on iOS 4.3 or higher.

Google Announces $199 Nexus 7 Tablet, $299 Nexus Q At Google I/O [Video]

Google Announces $199 Nexus 7 Tablet, $299 Nexus Q At Google I/O [Video]

At Google’s annual developer conference today, the company announced two new pieces of hardware, each competing directly with an Apple product.

The first one is the widely rumored $199 Nexus tablet, which Google calls Nexus 7 and the second is a $299 media streamer called the Nexus Q.

Google Unveils Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Google Unveils Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Google unveiled the new version of their mobile operating system – Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” at the Google I/O developer conference earlier today.

Jelly Bean includes a number of new features and improvements such as smoother, faster and more fluid user interface, Siri-like voice search, improved notifications, offline voice typing, redesigned search, smart app updates and more.

Gmail For iOS Finally Adds Notification Center Support, Persistent Login

Gmail For iOS Finally Adds Notification Center Support, Persistent Login

An update to Gmail for iOS was announced today, which adds a number of features like Notification Center support, persistent login and ability to send from alternate addresses.

It doesn’t, however, address the biggest annoyance of the app, it is still essentially a wrapper around the mobile website.

Google’s Nexus 7 Tablet Specs Leaked

Google’s Nexus 7 Tablet Specs Leaked

Google has been widely rumored to launch a low-cost Nexus-branded tablet at Google’s developer conference Google I/O, which starts in couple of days.

Gizmodo Australia has got their hands on the training document, which reveals the specifications of Google’s new Nexus tablet.

Google Plans to Provide Amazing Google Maps Experiences on iOS

Google Plans to Provide Amazing Google Maps Experiences on iOS

Google’s hastily organized the “The Next Dimension” Maps event just before WWDC was an attempt to preempt Apple’s own maps announcement, highlighted how crucial iOS users were to Google.

The company announced that Google 3D Maps app will be released for iOS.

Judge Dismisses Apple vs. Motorola Patent Case

Couple of days back, we reported that while Federal Judge Richard Posner had questioned Apple’s bid for an injunction against Motorola, he did not make any formal rulings at Wednesday’s hearing.

Posner had dismissed the case couple of weeks back, but then changed his mind and decided to give each side one more chance to make their case. Apple claimed that Motorola was infringing on four its patent, while Motorola claimed Apple was infringing on one of its patent.

Judge Questions Apple’s Bid For An Injunction Against Motorola

Judge Questions Apple’s Bid For An Injunction Against Motorola

Apple’s lawyers appeared in a Chicago court today in a scheduled hearing, to defend their patent infringement lawsuit against Google’s Motorola Mobility.

The lawyers were expected to justify Apple’s claims, which seek an injunction against certain Motorola phones in the US.

Google Offers For iPhone Arrives in the App Store

Google Offers For iPhone Arrives in the App Store

Google has released an iPhone app for Google Offers.

Google launched Google Offers – a deal-of-the-day website last year after it failed to buy Groupon. The iPhone app allows users to discover, buy and redeem Google Offers will on-the-go.

Google to Launch Low-Priced Android Tablet And Siri Competitor Very Soon

Google to Launch Low-Priced Android Tablet And Siri Competitor Very Soon

A WSJ story takes a look at Google’s attempts to regain control of the presently fragmented Android platform, by putting its Motorola acquisition to use and releasing a low-cost Nexus branded tablet.

As per Google’s stats, a little more than seven percent of Android users are on the latest version of the OS, making it a tough job for developers to maintain compatibility across the vast variety of Android variants out there. It has also become a huge point of embarrassment for Google.