Archive | Aug, 2010

New Firefox Beta is Available

New Firefox Beta is Available

Mozilla released it’s Firefox 4 Beta 3 browser last week – with updates including improvements to JavaScript processing, support for Windows 7, and a ton of bug fixes.  Read more and download the new beta here!

Here are the official release notes on this beta:

This is the third Firefox 4 Beta, based on the Gecko 2.0 Web platform. Please read below for more detailed information about what’s new in this version of the beta release, […]

Aug 19th, 2010Comments Off on New Firefox Beta is Available
Google Releases Voice Actions for Android

Google Releases Voice Actions for Android

Google announced the release of Voice Actions for Android, a series of commands that allow users to control their mobile device using their voice. Users will be able to “call contacts, listen to music, browse the web, send texts and email, and complete common tasks,” according to Hugo Barra, Google Product Management Director.

Voice actions are currently available to US (English speaking users) and devices running Android 2.2 (Froyo), and will come pre-installed with the new Droid 2 from […]

Aug 18th, 2010Comments Off on Google Releases Voice Actions for Android

Froyo OTA for Droid Incredible Coming Soon

Mashable is reporting that they’ve received information regarding the Android 2.2 (Froyo) update for the Droid Incredible from sources within Verizon.  The update will be released today, August 18th.  It will most likely be released in phases, similar to other Android updates from Verizon.  So, if you don’t get the update right away, just be patient… (via Mashable)

Aug 18th, 2010Comments Off on Froyo OTA for Droid Incredible Coming Soon

Google Responds to Oracle Suit

Google has responded to the Oracle lawsuit over the use of Java in the Android operating system, stating “We are disappointed Oracle has chosen to attack both Google and the open-source Java community with this baseless lawsuit…We will strongly defend open-source standards and will continue to work with the industry to develop the Android platform.”  Oracle has no comment about this suit, however it is being speculated that they are attempting to land a “sizable” licensing fee.   (via USAToday)

Aug 18th, 2010Comments Off on Google Responds to Oracle Suit
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