Google Loon Project – Sri Lanka

Many of us think of the Internet as a global community. But two-thirds of the world’s population does not yet have Internet access. Project Loon is a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space, designed to connect people in rural and remote areas, help fill coverage gaps, and bring people back online after disasters.

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Now most of the srilankans are looking in to the google loon project. And Sri Lanka will be come the first fullt wifi connected country. After this internet connectivity update google mentiond that all the data charges will go down. And all of them easyly can connect with the internet.

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Google I/O Extended 2014 – Highlights

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The Show starts with a big bang and starting the show with Hi to UK I participant Nigeria and Brazil.  This time Female developer, join  in the part by 20%, that’s increasing by 14% from last  year. Google is encouraging the female developer in the Google IO 14, Even we cover the show in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka got a small number of Google Staff but the encouraged the developer to do more.

Sundar Pichi starts the Show with Hi and maintained that about increased  1 Billion active Android users and 20Billion text messages and 93 Million selfies and 100 Billion times Android users checking their device per day, With Android Tablet Usage also increased by 62%.  Day by day mobile users rate is getting higher this is one good example of that.

Google Launched some main Developer Preview, L Developer Preview most of them interested about this preview because they consider about Design and looks for Android. Google is trying to make the mobile the first experience you get and then the other devices around you to connect to that, and this was very evident in AndroidAuto, AndroidWear and AndroidTV announcements that prevailed in the keynote and how they are all centered on the mobile device.

Sundar Pichai Announced that Google Play Games gets 100 Million new user  every 6 months. Google Paid $5 Billion  for developer  from Google IO 13. With this All Google IO 14 Developer who visit the show get a #cardboard and LG G, Samsung of Moto 360 Smartwatch. (Only in US)

 

 

Steam boy – gaming gadget

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Steamboy another gaming equipment, buttons, design like xbox a, b, x, y. The looks seems wii u. The spec seems bit better Intel Atom processor, with 4gb ram and 32gb internal memory, 5in touch display. The design looks stunning, still no information about the games, this device support with wifi and 3g connectivity for streaming network games. Steamboy company planning to launch the product by 2015. It will take some time to create the Steamboy OS. The demo product looks cool once it’s launched only we can talk more about the quality. Personally, I recommend android have use of this device so we can play the high-end android games with this device.

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Classroom – Google for Education

 

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Google Launched online classroom for Teacher and student, Now teachers can Show their assessment to their students in about seconds, for student also it easy the all the assessment files safe in the cloud in Google drive. Invites only can join with these classrooms,  Noe  pilot test is running and we can expect a classroom launch by September. Once your generation gets us to this App and Google Chrome books, in future Google will have more number of subscriptions to Google products (Android). Later we can look more google product user because of google free products, map, drive, gmail, do, spread sheet. 

With this Google Classroom students to move next level and their group work, spred sheet assessments all in one place in cloud, for teachers works getting more easy and faster so most of the universites and schools look farward for Google Classroom.

Google Now Card New Feature

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Google launched new feature for google now, that feature called google now card. Google now card Remind us what ever we searched, like we searching for a Google nexus and when we passing towards google nexus smartphone store google now card will remind u with the ptice of the product.

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You’ve been looking for the perfect pair of hiking boots online, but haven’t gotten around to pulling the trigger. Starting today, if you’re out and about and near a store that carries those boots, you might see a Google Now card showing you the product and price to remind you that you wanted them. Now all you have to do is pop into the store and check if they’re in stock! Just be sure to update your #GoogleSearch app for Android now ( http://goo.gl/idgt3y) to get the new reminder.

Image credits to phonedog and source form mashable and phonedog.

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Google plus and Vic Gundotra

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Couple of days before we seen lots of masgs and blog posts about Vic (father of google +) signing off from google. Viv mention about leaving  g+ profile. Most of top blogger mentions(it can be rumours) vic moves to fb whats app division, google normally transfer the teams internally so vic not intrested about it and moving google. Vic is the person who brought up google plus from nothing to top five social media site. And then at once he leaving google means there can be some issues between inside teams. You can check the Vic’s google + post about leaving google.

And Then

Last month, my wife’s uncle died in a tragic accident in LA when the bicycle he was using to get lunch was hit by a truck. At the memorial service his daughter relayed a very touching story. 

She said her dad (who was her best friend) called every day to talk. But instead of opening the call with the customary “How are you” or “What’s going on”, her dad always opened the conversation with “And then?” Her father viewed each conversation as a continuation of the last, and what pained her the most was that there were to be no more “and thens”. I cried. 

Since then I’ve thought a lot about how similar this is to our life’s endeavors. We pour our heart and soul into our work and it becomes something we love and cherish. But even the challenges we work on today will one day become “and thens” as we move on to the next. 

Today I’m announcing my departure from Google after almost 8 years.

I have been incredibly fortunate to work with the amazing people of Google. I don’t believe there is a more talented and passionate collection of people anywhere else. And I’m overwhelmed when I think about the leadership of +Larry Page and what he empowered me to do while at Google. From starting Google I/O, to being responsible for all mobile applications, to creating Google+, none of this would have happened without Larry’s encouragement and support.

I’m also forever in debt to the Google+ team. This is a group of people who built social at Google against the skepticism of so many. The growth of active users is staggering, and speaks to the work of this team. But it doesn’t tell you what kind of people they are. They are invincible dreamers. I love them. And I will miss them dearly.

Finally, thank you to all those who I’ve met on Google+. The community here has been so supportive that I don’t even know how to say thank you. You all make Google+. Without you, this social network wouldn’t exist. Your support for Google+, and for me personally is something I will never forget. 

But, now is the time for a new journey. A continuation. An “and then”. I am excited about what’s next. But this isn’t the day to talk about that. This is a day to celebrate the past 8 years. To cry. And smile. And to look forward to the journey yet to come.

And then….
+Vic Gundotra 

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Sources techcrunch, google plus, mashable



HTC One M8 – Review

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HTC One M8 a new high end Smartphone from HTC  first of all check about the spec

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support; 42Mbps HSPA+; LTE connectivity
  • 5″ 1080p capacitive touchscreen with 441pi pixel density; Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.3GHz quad-core Krait 400 CPU; 2GB of RAM; Adreno 330 GPU; Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat with HTC Sense 6
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz); DLNA
  • Dual 4MP AF “UltraPixel” (2µm pixel size) camera with 1/3″ sensor; 28mm f/2.0 lens; dual-LED flash; HTC ImageChip 2
  • 1080p video capture with HDR
  • HTC Zoe
  • 5MP front-facing camera with BSI sensor; wide-angle f/2.0 lens; HDR; 1080p video recording
  • 16/32GB of built-in memory
  • microSD card slot; 50GB of free Google Drive storage for 2 years
  • GPS with A-GPS; GLONASS
  • MHL-enabled microUSB 2.0 port
  • Bluetooth 4.0; NFC
  • IR remote control
  • Accelerometer; gyro and proximity sensor; ambient light sensor; barometer
  • Best audio output on the market
  • Fitbit fitness tracker app
  • Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone
  • Front-facing stereo speakers with BoomSound and built-in amplifiers
  • Gorgeous metal unibody with superb finish and tactile feel
  • 2,600mAh battery; Extreme Power Saving Mode

 

The package contains:

  • microUSB cable
  • Wall charger
  • SIM Removal Tool
  • Get Started Guides
  • Case
  • Wired headphones

Colors Available in Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver, Amber Gold

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Main Disadvantage is  the  4 MP Camera,  Some Tech Blogger mentions the major Black HTC logo area and no point of keeping so much of space in the place, but the HTC company mentioned that on the Black space Logo area behind that  sensor placed.  But when it’s looking at once, that’s given the odd look only,  The curved back and rounded metal edges deliver a superb feel in hand, while the traditionally placed on-screen navigation buttons are a welcome departure from the awkward dual-key setup of the previous model. 5″  Display that hitting most of the attention from other Smartphones, The Battery life is more cool 3G Talk time 21 hours and 9 hours web browsing, 11 hours and 14 min for video watching with 2600 mAh Battery.  Gorilla Glass 3 installed with this Smartphone so no scratches in the display, Running OS KitKat with Snap Dragon chipset Quad core 2.3Ghz Processor will rock, With all  HTC One M8 Devices 50Gb Google Drive free for 2 Years. And other basic things are included with TV Out. 

HiPanda Tech Rating  7/10.

 

 

Google’s next move with music

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Google music moving fwd to need milestone Google music integrated with voice control. It’s help to search the music very faster (ok Google) once we searching the song with that randomly Google music gonna songs. So no stop after our favorite songs. From Google Now or the search bar, simply say the magic words “play some music” and your Android device will start playing a random Play Music “I’m feeling lucky” mix that’s based on recent listening habits. We can tell the Google is trying to reply for apple with this update for apples iTunes plan for android. 

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Lots of driving ahead this weekend and already bored of listening to the radio? To get a surprise mix of music, just tap the mic (or say “Ok Google”) in your Google Search app and say “Play some music.” You’ll get an “I’m feeling lucky” radio station assembled based on your recent listening. You’ll need to be have +Google Play Music installed for this to work. Try it out in the latest #GoogleSearch app for +Android: http://goo.gl/idgt3y

Toshiba Chromebook – CES 2014

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Toshiba’s Chrome’s first Chromebook on CES 2014, 13.3 Inches HD Display 1366×768 resolution, This chromebook targeted for home and students. Hardware processor, dual core  and with 9 hour battery life. With this chrome Book Default Google feature, Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps built-in Apps and 100 GB google cloud drive free for 2 years. Available Webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI, inbuilt WIFI, SD Card slot. 10 000 free Apps Available with Chrome Web Store. Chromebook cost $479 NZD. 

Lenovo takes over Motorola From Google

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Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo has agreed to a deal with Google to acquire Smartphone maker Motorola Mobility, it has now been confirmed.Lenovo has decided to buy Motorola Mobility for $2.91 billion and step up its efforts at becoming a Smartphone vendor with a truly global reach. Moto X Full Made in USA, But still no idea about why google sold the company, But all this time google might research the patterns and now they are selling the company.  “Vast majority of the Motorola patent portfolio,” believed to total around 10,000 patents. Meanwhile, Recently brought Robotic company still no news about that Robotic Company.

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