Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Google launches voice search in Hebrew and Arabic

December 6th, 2011

Google has announced that now users will be able to search in Arabic and Hebrew languages on their Android smartphones.  Residents of Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, UAE, and Israel countries use these languages. » Read more: Google launches voice search in Hebrew and Arabic

Games now available in Android Market for Korean users

November 29th, 2011

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After almost one and a half years, Android games are finally returning in Android Market for users in Korea. Google today announced via the Android Developers blog that Android users in Korea will have access to all the games in Android Market right away and they will be able to use direct carrier billing for paid titles. » Read more: Games now available in Android Market for Korean users

Google Galaxy Nexus coming to Japan next month

October 18th, 2011

NTT Docomo just jumped the gun to announce that it will be officially releasing Galaxy Nexus next month. This Japanese telco did not give any other details, but it is just the matter of hours. Google will be officially unveiling Galaxy Nexus tomorrow in Hong Kong (around 0700hrs IST).

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Google starts Android Market carrier billing roll out in South Korea

September 14th, 2011

Google has announced that it has started roll-out of Android Market carrier billing on KT and SK Telecom in South Korea.  It will allow over 10 million Android users in the country to directly bill their Market purchases to monthly cell phone bill from the telecom operator, rather than their credit cards. » Read more: Google starts Android Market carrier billing roll out in South Korea

Android captures 32pc of the smartphone market in Taiwan

September 7th, 2011

According to a survey report by Google in Taiwan, Android smartphones have a 32% share of country’s smartphone market. On the other hand iPhone has 25% of the market share. » Read more: Android captures 32pc of the smartphone market in Taiwan

Google acquiring Motorola for $12.5 bn

August 15th, 2011

Google has announced that it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. The deal is expected to close by the end of 2011 or early 2012 subject to all the regulatory approvals. » Read more: Google acquiring Motorola for $12.5 bn

Acer Iconia Tab A500 getting Android 3.2 update in Malaysia on Aug 25

August 14th, 2011

Acer has announced on its official Facebook page that Android 3.2 update for Iconia Tab A500 has been delayed and it will now be released on August 25. Company cited Google policy changes as the reason for the delay in the update. » Read more: Acer Iconia Tab A500 getting Android 3.2 update in Malaysia on Aug 25