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|Google purchased Android in 2005 for a small, undisclosed amount of money.||In the year 2005 when Google chose to make the Android company as part of its own the outside world of smart phones was overwhelmed by existing giants like iPhone and Microsoft. It was in their acclaimed presence that a noisy inclusion into the market might not have been able to bloom to its fullest. The publicity it would have gained would have involved severe comparisons with tried and tested counterparts. Any lacking on the part of Android would have been severely shunned and may have resulted in the breaking down of the entire launch sequence of it. It was in the light of these thoughts that Android, embedded with, wireless connectivity, social networking service, Google short messaging service, ability to locate the owner’s location and preferences silently made its way through to its present strong position. More >|
Today is Google Chrome’s 2nd birthday and Google is celebrating it by releasing 6th version of the simplified yet powerful browser. Google Chrome 6 has hit the stable channel and is now available for download for Windows, Mac and Linux users.
The wait is finally over for all the Firefox users waiting impatiently to get a first look at Firefox 4.0. Firefox 4.0 Beta 1 has been officially unleashed by Mozilla and is available for download for Windows, Mac and Linux platform. UI changes is one of the many things that users will notice after installing the just released Beta version. Details follow after the jump.
We all know what happened to Google in January, the China attack says it all. It turns out that with that unfortunate incident, the search engine giants started removing Windows from the computers of its employees. The new hires aren’t allowed to use Windows on their PC, Linux or Mac are the allowed alternatives.
Very recently, one of my friends got his hands on a used netbook as part of his desire to check out how the minimized version of the notebook looks like and performs. The netbook which is now in his possession is HP 2133. He asked me to tell him about the strong and weak points of the sub notebook. So I thought of just one thing – a review of HP 2133 which can be read after the jump.
Mozilla has rolled out an update to its latest browser Firefox 3.6. This update takes the version number to 3.6.2 which can also be referred to as Firefox 3.6.2. The upgrade doesn’t bring any new features. Instead it is a security, performance and stability release that fixes one critical security bug. More on that after the jump.
We said Firefox 3.6 was arriving today and guess what it has arrived. This release comes after months of testing, beta and release candidate releases. The latest iteration of Mozilla’s open source browser is 20% faster than Firefox 3.5. Features list and download link after the jump. It has been released for Windows, Linux and Mac platform.
Mozilla has released Firefox 3.6 RC2 today. The second Firefox 3.6 RC doesn’t contain a lot of bug fixes. Infact, from what we gather, it was released just to fix a single bug found in the Linux version. I haven’t tried it yet, but I am pretty sure that like Firefox 3.6 RC1, it will be speedier than its previous versions – a must have thing if Firefox is to survive in the ever competitive browser war.
Attention all Nokia N900 fans! Do you like playing games on your Maemo powered phone from Nokia? Well guess what a new game has been spotted running on N900 and it is none other than Starcraft. See the video after the jump.
Own an iPhone or iPod Touch? If Yes, this post is of particular interest to you. Redsn0w 0.9 is scheduled to arrive pretty soon. You ask why it is so significant? Well the yet to arrive update for Redsn0w will allow you to jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1.2 based phones.