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Well that was quick wasn’t it? Google has announced the Chrome Web Store as expected. Since I am watching the event streamed live, I will keep this plain and simple. Chrome Web Store is your centralized location for discovering new web apps and purchasing them.
Today is 7th December or Chrome OS day as some of you like to call it. Google has arranged a press event in San Francisco which will kick off shortly. In case you can’t make it to the event, and still want to watch the action live, there is still hope as Google will be live streaming its cloud OS event.
We knew Google’s Android Chief Andy Rubin would be at the D: Dive into Mobile Conference talking Android and that’s what exactly happened. Besides talking about Gingerbread which got an official announcement Yesterday, the Android father did shed some light on the Gingerbread successor, Honeycomb.
Something tells me that we will be talking a lot about the Gingerbread for the rest of the day and I am sure you will have no problem if we do so. Anyhow here is what you came for – Google has published a 374 page long User guide for the just announced Gingerbread aka Android 2.3.
We were expecting Gingerbread to get an official announcement today and official announcement is exactly what it has got. That’s right folks, Google has finally broken the silence about the Android 2.3 and has given the firmware the official launched it deserved and needed.
If you follow our blog regularly, you will know that tomorrow is a big day in the Android world since it’s 6th December, the day where Gingerbread will possibly be getting a formal announcement. Find out the various reasons why we think 6th December is the day we all Android lovers have been waiting for after the jump.
One thing we know about Gingerbread is that it will bring a UI change for the Android nation. What kind of changes is a question to which there doesn’t exist a concrete answer. But that’s about to change thanks to a video posted by Google’s official GoogleinHK YouTube account. The video which was mainly about the Google Voice Search in Cantonese offered a complete one minute look at the new Android 2.3 UI.
WikiLeaks has done what it does best – leaked out some US classified documents or U.S. diplomatic cables as they are being called. While majority of them are related to politics one of the cables discusses the technology world and gives a hint at the source behind the unfortunate attack on Google. Based on WikiLeaks leaked document, Chinese government was the master of this hacking plan.
Last time Google CEO Eric Schmidt talked about Gingerbread, he let out the word of the Android 2.3 will be coming in the next few weeks. We think we know the week in which Gingerbread may go live. Its the first week of December or 6th December to be exact. What makes us think its 6th of December? Find out after the break.
According to an email sent by the Android Market Team, Android Market will be going through a scheduled maintenance on Thursday (18th November) due to which it will be available for viewing purposes only. This means developers won’t be able to publish their new apps or roll out updates to the existing ones.This scheduled maintenance announcement has led many to believe that Gingerbread may very well be going live Today.