Dec 05

More than 25 percent of all YouTube watching happens on mobile devices. Because of this Google got a lot of complains about their YouTube app that did not support the iPhone 5 display and the iPad. However, Google has just updated their YouTube app for iOS and now supports the iPhone 5 display and the iPad. The update also comes with the ability to stream videos over AirPlay to the Apple TV or other enabled devices more easily. Videos are also said to start faster and play more smoothly. Google has also improved VoiceOver support for those with visual impairments. » Google Updated YouTube For iOS, Now Supports iPad & iPhone 5

Nov 17

Niantic Labs “Google Smartphone App Team” released a new multiplayer gaming platform for mobile users that turns your real-world location into a virtual world. The game is called “Ingress” and uses a built-in scatter map technology to add a virtual layer to the real world, it leads you to real statues and landmarks to continue the game. In the game a strange energy has been discovered by European scientists and must be controlled before it controls you. Check out the video after the break for a cool impression of “Ingress”. » Google Launches Real Life Game Called “Ingress”

Nov 16

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is still working on a standalone mapping application for iOS and is moving closer to submitting the app to the App Store. “Google has distributed a test version of its new mapping app that will work on Apple’s iPhones and iPads to some individuals outside the company, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Google has been putting the finishing touches on the app before submitting it for approval to the Apple iTunes store, this person said, though it is unclear exactly when that will happen.” Apple switched from Google to its own in-house Maps app in iOS 6. » Google Moving Closer to Submitting Maps App for iOS

Nov 03

The iPad Mini and fourth-generation iPad has just been launched, but there is more going on in the tech world. Last week Google announced the Nexus 10 tablet and first reviews of Google’s Nexus 10 tablet just hit the web. The tablet which is manufactured by Samsung, is a larger version of Google’s Nexus 7 and includes a screen packing even more pixels than Apple’s iPad Retina display, making this tablet serious competition for Apple’s iPad. Check out after the break to see what reviewers say about Google’s “$399” Nexus 10. » First Nexus 10 Reviews Hit The Web

Oct 31

Google updated their Google Search app for iOS with a Siri-like feature. You can now “simply say what you want and get results without typing.” They describe it as “faster and significantly improved voice recognition with text streamed on the fly” and even call it the “most advanced voice search” on iOS. » Google Search App Updated With Siri-like Feature

Oct 22

On Google’s Android Event, that takes place on October 29 in New York (same day as the Microsoft event), a 32GB version of the seven-inch Nexus 7 tablet will be announced and the long-expected cellular version of the device. But The Next Web reports that Google has also been working with Samsung to launch a 10-inch tablet. This 10-inch tablet “Codename Manta” runs Google’s new Android 4.2 and will offer a 2560×1600 pixel (16:10) resolution, which we believe will offer around 300 pixels per inch (PPI) compared to the new iPad’s 264 PPI. » October 29 Google Event: New 7-Inch Nexus and 10-Inch Nexus To Compete With The iPad

Oct 05

iPhoneInCanada reported that Google added Street View to the web-based version of its Google Maps on iOS and other mobile devices. Since a lot of iOS 6 users are complaining about Apple’s new iOS 6 Maps app “which replaced Google Maps”, a lot of iPhone users waited for Google to submit an iOS app to the App Store or to update its web-based Maps app. » Google Added Street View To Web-Based Google Maps

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