Category: Google

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Launched In Japan

Google Inc launched it’s and ASUS’ highly-affordable Nexus 7 tablet in Japan, as well as local language movies and books, in what has rapidly become one of its biggest global markets for digital downloads.
Google Nexus 7 tablet
So Japan is the first country in Asia outside Australia to sell the 16GB device, which went on sale online Tuesday for 19,800 yen ($250) and will be available in retail stores on October 2.

According to Google, Nexus 7 Tablet is currently available in France, Germany, Spain, Canada, the UK and the United States.

The sales of the 7″ and 16GB tablet started on the Google Play website on Tuesday with a starting price of 19,800 yen ($250). The device will be available in retail stores from October 2.

In addition, Google will begin providing Japanese-language book titles on Google Play. The Android system allows users to read the same titles and pick up where they lift off on another device.

Speaking at an event at a Tokyo hotel, executive chairman Eric Schmidt said the rapid-fire growth of its Android operating system would help Google’s seven-inch tablet catch on in Japan.

“Android has grown so fast it’s hard to keep up,” he said. “There are now more than 500 million Android users around the world.”

A survey Google conducted showed 75 percent of Japanese smartphone owners use their devices for shopping, he noted.

“That points us to the next enormous growth business in Japan,” he said, adding there was “a new wealth that can be created around the Japanese shopping experience”.

So now be prepare for highly awaited Nexus 7 tablet and enjoy it !!!

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Google Nexus 7 Tablet Features, Specs And Price

Google Nexus 7 tablet is the the first tablet to launch in the Tablet market by Google. The Nexus 7 is created by Google in collaboration with Asus. That is the hardware is made by Asus for Google.
Google Nexus 7 Tablet
Google Nexus 7 tablet is the first Tablet or the first device that comes with the Jelly Bean (the latest version of Android).

Google Nexus measures 198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm and weighs 340 gm. Google Nexus 7 is packed with a 7 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels and is powered by powerful 1.3Ghz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 1GB RAm, a 1.2MP front camera for video calling and comes in 8 and 16 GB variants. The Galaxy Nexus 7 is not a GSM Device, it does have a 1.2 MP front camera for video calling, but the video calling is meant to be carried on using WiFi.

Google Nexus 7 Specifications :

  • Dimensions:198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm
  • Weight:340 g
  • Display :7 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD with Resolution:800 x 1280 pixels multitouch
  • Protection : Corning Gorilla Glass
  • CPU : 1.3 GHz quadcore processor (Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset)
  • RAM : 1 GB
  • Internal Memory : 8/16GB
  • External memory : NO card slot
  • Camera : 1.2 MP front camera for video calling
  • Connectivity features 2G,3G : NO
  • WiFi : Yes
  • Bluetooth : Yes
  • NFC : Yes
  • OS : Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system
  • GPS : Yes
  • Radio : No
  • Colors : Black
  • Google Wallet
  • Social Media Integration : Yes
  • Swype technology
  • Battery : Li-Ion 4325 mAh

Google Nexus 7 price  :

The price of Google Nexus 7 8 GB is $200 and that of Google Nexus 7 16 GB is $250.

The Google Nexus 7 8GB is now officially launched in India, and is available in online stores around Rs. 17,000.00.

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Google Chrome And Google Drive Apps For iPhone And iPad Released

Google Chrome Browser now available on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Sign in to sync your personalised Chrome experience from your computer and take it with you anywhere you go. Moreover Google also released Drive apps for iPhone and iPad.
Google Chrome Browser and Drive
The Google Chrome Browser lets you sign in to sync your open tabs, bookmarks, passwords and omnibox data from your computer and also has Incognito option.

Google Drive (previously Google Docs) lets you create, share, collaborate and keep all your stuff in one place. Upload all your files from your computer – even the big ones – and you can access them anywhere, including your iPhone or iPad. We get you started with 5 GB free.

Quickly share a photo with a friend 1000 miles away. Read the most up to date version of your document whether you’re at home, at the office, or on the go. Make items available offline so you view them while you’re on a plane. No matter what happens to your devices, even if your iPhone goes for a swim, your files are safely stored in Google Drive.

With Google Chrome Browser you can

  • Search and navigate fast, directly from the same box. Choose from results that appear as you type.
  •  Open and quickly switch between an unlimited number of tabs. On your iPhone and iPod touch, flip through tabs the way you would fan a deck of cards. On the iPad, swipe from edge to edge to switch tabs.
  • Sign in to Chrome to sync your open tabs, bookmarks, passwords and omnibox data from your computer to your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. Pick up from right where you left off.
  •  Send pages from Chrome on your computer to your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with one click and read them on the go, even if you’re offline.

You can download Google Chrome Browser and Google Drive App for iPhone and iPad from the iTunes Store for free.

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Coming Soon According To Google Play Store

In the current criteria every company believes in update, Microsoft unveiled the upcoming iteration of its mobile operating system, the Windows Phone 8, moreover Apple launched iOS 6 packed with a number of new features last week. Same way Google also would follow the update criteria and make the next version of Android, Android 4.1, named as Jelly Bean, with plenty of new features.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Coming Soon
One members of XDA-Developer forum noticed that the latest Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the Google Play Store mentioned the imminent software upgrade for the handset would be Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

This leaked information can currently be watched on the US Play Store particularly purchasing a Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ smartphone described as “Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ – The latest smartphone from Google, soon the first phone with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean,”.

The company can launch the next Android version at Google I/O – the company’s massive developer conference which is scheduled to take place in San Francisco from June 27 to 29.

According to rumors, Jelly Bean might not be a revamped version of the OS, rumors so far have been swirling around a number of new features, expected to be included in the next Android edition. Some of the anticipated ones are as follow.

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Anticipated Features

Colorful Brighter Theme : Previous versions of Android like Gingerbread, Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich look good. Many people don’t like an all-black theme for their devices. We expect from Google to bring brighter and colorful theme options along with its new OS.

Update Procedure : In all version of Android the procedure of updating or upgrading Android devices takes a lot of time. We hope in next version it will be improved.

Enhanced Integrated Browser : It is expected that the next Android version will be included a much improved integrated browser or a mobile version of Google’s own Chrome with constant onscreen tabs and a complete bookmarks bar.

An In-Built File Manager App : It is also expected from he next version of Android to come with a custom-built file manager that will assist organize the files and ease the task of searching from SD card.

Battery : Finally, the most important Battery Efficiency. A battery management tool would add much value to the next version of the Android to increase the life of Battery. We are now going to wait for Google I/O next week in San Francisco, where Google might make official announcements regarding Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

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Google Offers App For iPhone Now Available On iTunes

Google launched an iPhone App for its Google Offers deals program. Google introduced Google Offers – a deal-of-the-day website last year after it failed to buy Groupon. Google Offers app for iPhone can discover, buy and redeem deals from up to dozens of deal sites with your iPhone.

Google Offer App For iPhone
The iPhone app has the same functionality for iPhone users as Android users have enjoyed. That is to say, you can use the app to discover offers near you in a map view and view the details of offers by category if you wish.

From food to fun, Google Offers connects you with great deals every day in your city.

We have hundreds of offers you can buy in advance and thousands of free offers that you can use instantly or save for later. Either way, when you are ready to use your offer, simply open your Google Offers app at the business and show your offer!

Google Offers has partnered with dozens of deal sites and thousands of local businesses to bring you great offers across many categories. Our app notification will alert you of great featured offers so you don’t miss a great chance to save money. Enjoy the convenience of browsing, buying and redeeming offers near you on-the-go. Easily redeem your offers without having to print your vouchers.

Google Offers is now available in the following cities (US only) :

Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fort Worth, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, NYC, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Oakland / East Bay, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orlando, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San José, Seattle, St. Paul, St. Louis, Tampa and Washington D.C.

So, iPhone user in the US can take advantage of what the Google Offers App has to offer you can download the application for free from iTunes.

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Google To Launch 3D Maps Before Apple At June 6th Event

On June 6th, Google will hold a morning event to give the press a “behind-the-scenes look at Google Maps and share our vision.” Google’s event is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. PST on 6th June.

In this event Google will demo some of its “newest technology and provide a sneak peek at upcoming features that will help people get where they want to go – both physically and virtually.” Google is expected to showcase new and upcoming features for their much used mapping solution. Moreover we expect a greater focus on 3D mapping.

At this invitation-only press gathering, Brian McClendon, VP of Google Maps and Google Earth, will give you a behind-the-scenes look at Google Maps and share our vision. We’ll also demo some of the newest technology and provide a sneak peek at upcoming features that will help people get where they want to go – both physically and virtually. We hope to see you there.

On other hands Apple is going to hold its WWDC event starting June 11, where it will reveal its own mapping solution instead of using Google Maps.

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