Google quietly launched its Chromebook range in Australia last week. This week, we’ve been taking the more expensive Samsung Chromebook through its paces.
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It is everywhere. The news about Apple’s new iPhone 5 and the upgrade to the operating system iOS6. However, for the first time, I find myself totally underwhelmed by the news. Firstly, it seems to be a catchup move by Apple. Many of the Android phones have been larger and with a better aspect ratio than the iPhone, with Samsung leading the way with the screens for the Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus S and the Note range. Moving [...]
The Google Nexus 7 tablet has been getting a lot of hype. And to be truthful, it may even deserve it. However, for Australians, there are some issues that may make you pause before clicking on the purchase icon. The Hardware Google and it’s hardware partner ASUS have made a great device. Yes it is black with a silver trim, but it is light and slim. The screen is great, and apart from the power [...]
Thanks to the kind people at Fish Burners and with breakfast (or late dinner) supplied by Google, members of the GDG (Google Developers Group) Sydney got to watch the Google IO2012 Android Keynote live on the big screen. The main points of the Keynote was some new features in the new release of the Android OS (codename Jellybean, or Android 4.1), the eagerly awaited Nexus Tablet (called the Nexus 7), the media streaming device Nexus Q [...]
Google has overnight confirmed its Public DNS service designed to offer faster web speeds now has an Australian server, a move that has previously snuck under the radar.
Google has asked Australian small businesses “What are you working for?” and the results are as varied as the businesses themselves.
Search giant Google has launched its holiday doodle for the 2011/12 festive season, with users able to interact with the logo and listen to a Christmas carol to get into the festive spirit.
Google’s latest Nexus phone, the Galaxy Nexus, is set for a forthcoming Australian launch with all three major carriers – Vodafone, Telstra and Optus – confirming they’ll launch the device before Christmas.
Yesterday Darryl took a look at Google’s new eBookstore. Today he takes a more in-depth look at the service, and what it means for Australians.
Google’s e-book service popped up in the last market update to Android phones. Given that most Google services (like Voice and Music, to name just 2) are yet to make it to our shores, it was a surprise to see the store pop-up. The Store The Google Book Store is built into the Android Marketplace. Clearly written with the Ice Cream Sandwich Support Library, the view morphs to suit the platform being used. Above is the Xoom [...]