Archives Tag: Google Mobile

A Better Mobile Shopping Experience

The Google Mobile team has joined forces with the, what was the Froogle team, now the Google Shopping team, to provide a better mobile experience while shopping around town. The video below explains how to use the new and improved mobile shopping application. For me, I think this is a great addition and will definitely […]

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Mobile Posting to Blogger

Blogger announced the graduation of its most recent testing ground product. Mobile posting. The Blogger blog has the full tutorial on how to use it, but something I found of interest was that they were able to claim the text number for BLOGGR (256447). Good for Google on that.

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Better Gmail and Calendar for the iPhone

Earlier this week, Google launched enhanced versions of both the Gmail app and the Calendar app for the iPhone. Google is going to the extra mile for Android phones, as I expect they would, while they are keep legacy support for the iPhone to specific versions. “Please note, these web-based mobile products are only available […]

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Syncing Facebook to Google Calendar to the iPhone

This tutorial will teach you how to synchronize your Facebook events calendar to your Google Calendar and then to your iPhone. First off, you need to have a Facebook account and have events that you are attending. Step 1: Go to http://apps.facebook.com/fbcalendar/. You will see two images as seen below. Click “Allow” to add access […]

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Google and iPhone Syncing

Google released a native method of syncing your iPhone and Google Services, such as Google Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Contacts. Oh yeah, it syncs up to Windows Mobile now too. The syncing is done via the Exchange protocol. Overall, I think this is a great service. But, the problem I have with the syncing […]

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Google News for the iPhone [Now Relevant]

Already in production, there is a new version of Google News that you can get via your iPhone. What is so different about this version of Google News? This version is geared to be a lot more like Google’s Blogsearch. In a way like Blogsearch lets you see how many people are talking about a […]

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Gmail Mobile Task List

Recently, the Gmail team added mobile enhancements to the TODO, or task, list. Right now, the mobile version at gmail.com/tasks is optimized for both Android and iPhone platforms. There is also a Google Module version of the task list in case you want to see it on your iGoogle. The tasks feature also works on […]

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New Data Encryption for Google Android

Last week Patrick Townsend Security Solutions announced that they would be providing new security features for the Android OS. January 14, 2009: Olympia, WA – Patrick Townsend Security Solutions (PTSS) announced today that their new Alliance Key Manager appliance will support key retrieval from the Google Android platform. In addition to deploying Enterprise key management […]

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Google Loses Mobile Search Deal to Microsoft

In recent news, Verizon chose Microsoft over both Google and Yahoo! as its search provider for its mobile devices. Obviously Verizon did not choose Microsoft based on advanced or superior technology, but it’s purely based on the dollar amount of the deal. Microsoft must have forked out some serious cash to be selected as Verizon’s […]

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Google to Crowdsource for New Ideas

Google was almost able to skip this into 2008 without anyone noticing, but a few of us did notice. Google recently, as of December 2008, is crowdsourcing for new product ideas. Product Ideas for Google Mobile launched on Google’s App Engine under the appspot.com domain name. Here are some numbers at the time of writing […]

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