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App Inventor Available for General Public

Earlier this week, Google extended invitations for it’s App Inventor to the general public.  App Inventor, a new tool in Google Labs, is an application that makes it extremely easy to create mobile applications for Android devices.  This new tool enables everyone (even non-programmers) to create mobile applications and ‘reshape their communication experience.’

They’ve been testing the tool (App Inventor) in the US and found that ‘it opens up the world of computer programming to students in new and powerful ways,’ […]

Jul 13th, 2010Comments Off on App Inventor Available for General Public
Yahoo Search Android Widget

Yahoo Search Android Widget

Yahoo launched their search widget for the Android platform earlier this month, allowing users to quickly search Yahoo! directly from their home screen using either touch input or voice.  The widget also provides search suggestions to provide a more intuitive search experience.

Although the application is only available in the US, it supports multiple languages for voice search.  Yahoo plans to release additional versions of the widget for other countries soon, however no specific timeline has been publicly reported.

Jul 8th, 2010Comments Off on Yahoo Search Android Widget

iPhone Coming to Verizon in January

According to Bloomberg, Verizon will start selling the iPhone in January.  This news, driven by market saturation and network issues on the AT&T network, would also mark the end of AT&T’s exclusivity with Apple on the iPhone.  John Hodulik, UBS AG Analyst, stated that this would dramatically increase the number of iPhones sold in the US, estimating that Verizon users may buy 3 million iPhones per quarter. You can read more from the report here.

Jun 30th, 20101 Comment

AdWords Conversion Experiments Beta Release

Google announced the beta release of AdWords Conversion Experiments (ACE) yesterday.  This new tool is designed to help advertisers “optimize their account by letting them accurately test and measure changes to your keywords, bids, ad groups, and placements.”  The beta is only open to US advertisers at this time, and any interested advertiser can complete this form to request access to the beta.

ACE enables advertisers to quickly test and generate more accurate results by executing the experiments within AdWords.  Courtney […]

Jun 9th, 2010Comments Off on AdWords Conversion Experiments Beta Release
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