Google released the Hangouts app shortly after the I/O keynote on May 15th and while the device support was listed as being for Android 2.3 or later, there were some limitations to that. One of which was in regards to tablets. Google had put a note in the Play Store description saying that said tablet support would be available soon and it looks like that update has since arrived in the Google Play Store.
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Field Trip is an app that is designed to help you find interesting things that are happening in the real world. As the name would imply, it should be good for those taking a trip as the discovery could point you towards things that you may have missed otherwise. The app runs in the background on your phone and provides alerts when you are near something that may be of interest.
Kabam announced back in April that it would be producing a new mobile video game based on the film Fast & Furious 6. The game is called Fast & Furious 6: The Game and this week it has launched on the iOS platform. We already knew the game was coming for Apple fans and Android fans alike
Amid the extravaganza that is Google I/O , the folks from Mountain View quietly pushed out an update to one of their applications that finally catches up with the times. Google Play Books has never quite matched iBooks or Amazon's Kindle, but the latest update to their iOS app finally adds support for PDF files and ePUB books bought from other sources. Features such as these are likely taken for granted by users of Apple's or Amazon's eReading platforms, but anyone who is heavily investigated in Google Play Books will now see the benefit.
If you were a gamer back in the early 90s and had a Sega Genesis, you undoubtedly played Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic was one of the most popular games on the game console and remains popular to this day.
Google I/O is going on full steam right now, and Google has just finished up the keynote full of announcements. So is there anything that Google didn’t announce this morning
Google TV wasn’t mentioned during the keynote today, however there is some related news.
Google has confirmed some of the earlier rumors. These rumors were dealing with the unified messaging service that was first tipped as Babel
Google has announced Google Play for Education, which is said to have been “built from the ground up to meet the unique needs of educators.” Basically, this sounds like Google is making an effort to bring more technology into the classrooms. The keynote mentioned that teachers feel there is a gap between what is possible in technology and what is practical. Of course, that brings us back to the having been built from the ground up comment.