Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Google Now updated – alerts you if products searched online are nearby

May 6 | Posted by nadine | App News Tags: , , , ,

Google Now has been updated by the search giant. The app now alerts you if a product you’ve searched online is in a nearby area. On Google+, the search giant announced: You’ve been looking for the perfect pair of hiking boots online, but haven’t gotten around to pulling the trigger. Starting today, if you’re out and about and near a store that... Read more

Device manufacturers and OS developers agree to the US’ ‘Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment’

April 16 | Posted by sarah | Phone News Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Device manufacturers and OS developers such as Apple, Google, Samsung, HTC, and Microsoft have agreed to the US’ “Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment” policy. The policy requires manufacturers and developers to provide free anti-theft tools in devices sold in the US. Here’s the policy: Part I Each device manufacturer and operating system signatory of Part I of this “Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment” agrees that new... Read more

Huawei to launch Android and Windows Phone-powered smartphone next quarter

March 13 | Posted by nadine | OS News Tags: , , , , ,

According to Huawei, it is gearing up to launch an Android and Windows Phone-powered smartphone next quarter. Shao Yang, Huawei’s Chief Marketing Officer, said in an interview with TrustedReviews, “We are still committed to making Windows Phone devices.” The exec added, “Compared with Android, the priority of Windows Phone is much lower but is still one of our choices of OS. We... Read more