Tag: Google

Is the Apple “Era” Over?

In today’s USA Today, columnist Michael Wolff takes a detached look at the fortunes of Apple. We offer our own look, if a bit sarcastic one, here. Wolff notes that what he calls the “Age of Apple” began just seven years ago when its stock price was $35. And like many pundits he notes a

Google launches new iPhone YouTube app

One day ahead of Apple introducing a new mobile operating system, iOS6, that will likely drop support for a native YouTube app, Google has released a new iPhone app. There is not an iPad version, something we hope Google will rectify before iOS6 appears for download. Running the iPhone app on iPad doesn’t look nice

Samsung Galaxy SIII is one of best smartphones ever, period.

When I pulled the Samsung Galaxy SIII smartphone out of the box recently, I immediately noticed two things: 1. It was packed in there really well, with no wasted space. A little like Apple handles its iPhones and iPads. 2. It was gorgeous, thin and, well, very large. The Sammy Galaxy S3 or SIII is

Amazon launches “GameCircle,” plans possible 4 or 5 inch smart phone

Amazon announced its getting serious about mobile gaming today with the launch of GameCircle, which will allow gamers using Kindle Fire and Amazon services on the computer to track high game scores, invite others to play and track achievements. Another feature of GameCircle will be “Sync,” which will automatically save a players’ in-game progress to

Will Google’s Nexus 7 rule the tablet world?

Google finally announced its long-rumored Nexus 7 tablet Wednesday and we know the price points, the size and the features. What we don’t know is the answer to a big question: Will Nexus rule the tablet world? The Nexus 7 looks like a strong contender to Apple’s popular iPad and the upcoming Microsoft Surface. And

Google launches 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet

This July, Google will ship the 7-inch Nexus 7 Tablet. It weighs less than a pound. It’s got a 7-inch display and a quad core processor, which means it should be screaming fast for most mobile applications. Google designers claim “a war on laggyness” with this device. They wanted it to be ultra responsive. You