The news circulating about the unfavorable relationship between Microsoft and Google has long circulated. However, bank on the fact that ultimately refuted by the news that the technology giant was reportedly harmonious relationships in the field of application. Google has scheduled to support Windows 10 Mobile to deliver the best Google applications for Microsoft’s new mobile OS’s.
According to the plan, both Lumia smartphones from Microsoft will be crammed with popular applications owned by Google. As we know, long led by the new CEO, Microsoft is working hard to bring good applications for the Android operating system. Either might as reciprocity, Google is preparing a plan that belongs to Google applications can be run on Windows 10 Mobile.
Reportedly, a popular complication such as YouTube, Hangout, Google Voice, and other applications will appear in the Windows Store. Microsoft itself is also rumored to have signed a contract with the Android device vendors such as Samsung, Sony and Asus to be willing unity brings cross-platform applications.
As reported by Phone Arena, news about Microsoft is lately spreads, especially with plans to bring two of their flagship smartphone the Lumia 950 and XL 950 will be present to bring the OS Windows 10 Mobile. Whether true or not the application will Google be present at the latest Lumia, which obviously we have to wait until Microsoft held a launch event and reveal further details.
While in a foreign country and do not understand the words on the signpost or a restaurant menu, travelers are usually asked to locals or to use a language translation software.
The difficulty comes when the local residents do not understand English, or internet connection is not available to access online translator.
Now do not be confused again faced such conditions for the application of translators, Google Translate has been able to work without the need of an Internet connection. The trick was very easy. Users do not even need to type.
Simply open the latest version of Google Translate in Android or iOS, tap the camera icon, and then point the camera at the text you want translated, and the text will change from the original language to the target language directly in the camera’s viewfinder display phones.
This can be realized thanks to a special feature called “Word Lens” which began in January and is integrated into Google Translate.
“We are aware that users require translator tool when they are away from the computer, or when they are not connected to the internet, for example, when traveling or ordering food in a restaurant,” says Product Manager, Google Translate Julie Catteau.
Mobile users need to download the package online the desired language before you can use Word Lens offline. Total of 27 languages are now supported by Google Translate translation Word Lens.
Others include French, German, Thailand, Russia, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, and Italy. Word Lens itself is a technology that Google acquired through the acquisition of the company Quest Visual in May 2014.
Facebook seems to want to compete with YouTube. Not only provides social networking services, Facebook is now interested as a provider of video platform.
If previous Facebook let users share the YouTube video link, the company is now led by Mark Zuckerberg was giving a warning to the user.
Facebook directly encourage users to upload videos directly into their platform. Thus, Facebook users can keep track of how many other users watch videos uploaded by users.
The social networking giant also claims, many users prefer if the video is directly uploaded to Facebook, is not uploaded to YouTube. However, the choice remains in the hands of users, if you want to upload the video to YouTube or Facebook.
The information circulated previously revealed, Facebook is predicted to threaten YouTube if they managed to establish cooperation with the largest record label company. If so, YouTube could lose the access of the most popular content segments.
Earlier this year, Facebook announced that they provide a video upload feature ’embed’ to other websites. The company also saw the development of video content for augmented reality technology.
The data also revealed that streaming video is growing significantly in the mobile platform. Approximately 65 percent accessed the Facebook video comes from mobile devices, while 50 percent of the access to watch YouTube videos on mobile platforms.
Since the beginning of the creation of Android, there are concerns that the platform is experiencing congestion during use. Process to check whether the operating system is jammed during use, when to do it manually.
They affect different parts of the screen, from the home page to the inside to see if Android jammed. Now, even if Android handset on the market with more powerful hardware and software constantly updated, no complaints about the screen remain stalled during use.
According to François Beaufort from Google, now the company uses a robot made by the Finnish company, OptoFidelity to check for hidden problems in equipment using Android and Chrome OS.
In a video posted on the Google+ page Beaufort, looking robot that continuously touch the screen to know the response of the gadget.
Hardware and software problems could be the cause of the problems detected by the robot. And while there are some bottlenecks that sometimes occur, the longer the current platform used.
And in the future, all these bottlenecks will be removed from the Android Market. OptoFidelity machine like this will be a reason for optimism Google.
The usefulness of Google Maps often hit the internet connection off and disconnected, especially in developing countries. To overcome these problems, Google plans to add the ability to work offline for Google Maps application.
This was announced by Vice President of Engineering and Product Management of Google Jen Fitzpatrick in the conference Google I / O that takes place in the US.
Offline maps has actually been added to Google Maps since 2012. This feature allows choose and store certain areas on Google Maps and see it without the need for a data connection. But not much can be done with the offline map.
This is to be developed by Google. Later, Google said that it would be able to work offline maps like the user is in the online condition, including how to start navigation turn-by-turn directions as well as information and rating sites.
Components of GPS (Global Positioning System) in the phone itself can run independently without depending on internet connection, so the user’s position on a map can always be determined when it is no data connection.
Unfortunately, Google did not say when exactly the offline features of Google Maps can be put into use. Only mentioned that the implementation would begin “this year”.
Besides Maps, offline feature is also available in the YouTube video sharing service. Chrome browser is also planned to have a special feature that will analyze the speed of the network and to optimize that internet browsing can be done more quickly.
Google deliberately adjust its services to be able to work with limited internet connection, with the aim of further embrace the users of services in developing countries.
The official release of the Android operating system updates are included in the 5.1 version of Android known as Lollipop, has been presented by Google with the system Over-the Air (OTA). This product will be launched for its development alone some of the family Nexus series and other brands.
However, not only for its newest products are getting updates to the system, such as the Nexus 9. Some older product development Google partnered with several device manufacturers will also be presented.
Some of the products Google Nexus series family, especially the older series have been getting updates Android system. In addition to display a fresh OS, this update also claimed to bring some new features.
Update incoming and expressed jump from version should have claimed to have returned the feature ‘silent’ or silence that had gone on Android updates to version 5.0 Lollipop, so this release of Android 5.1 to version fixes and adding new features.
Be some series of products that can update the 5.1 version of Android Lollipop is a product that has also been released in 2012 and 2013. In addition of course, the latest product this year also get the updates.
Nexus product that gets the renewal is
– Nexus 9 WiFi
– Nexus LTE 9
– Nexus 6
– Nexus 5
– Nexus 4
– Nexus 7 WiFi (2013)
– Nexus 7 LTE (2013)
– Nexus 7 3G (2012)
– Nexus 10
– Nexus Play
– Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition
– LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition
– HTC One M8 Google Play Edition
– Sprint Nexus S 4G
Marissa Mayer is not only beautiful, but also brilliant. The proof he managed to make Yahoo shake Google to experience the most drastic decline in the market share of the first time since 2008.
Since being appointed CEO of Yahoo in mid-2012, Mayer breakthrough finally reap two years later. Yahoo successfully brought scored the highest market share increase since 2009.
In the same period of Yahoo, too, noted an increase from 7.4% to 10.4%. This increase is due to the successful cooperation with Mozilla.
Since Yahoo as the default search in Firefox browser service effective as of December 2014 and then, Google’s market share began to shake. Naturally, the article Google is the default search service in Mozilla since 2004.
From the data collected by StatCounter revealed that Google’s market share in the United States fell from 79.3% in December 2013 to 75.2% in December 2014. The lowest point since 2008.
Google also seems to have anticipated this problem long ago. That’s why the company fib Sergey Brin and Larry Page is so heavily promoting his own Chrome browser.
And efforts had been fruitless. Currently the number of users of the Firefox browser in the land of Uncle Sam eventually lose much when compared to Chrome. But still, the action together Mayer Yahoo has forced Google suffered its biggest decline.