October 29, 2011

Google Updates Much Criticized Google TV

Last year, Google launched Google TV platform based on Android OS and it was criticized for its complicated UI, slow transitions and overall buggy experience. After more than one year Google has finally released a major upgrade to the software that promises simpler UI, better search / discover and more web content. Four areas that Google highlighted in their press release are:

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October 26, 2011

Nokia Officially Unveils First Windows Phones Lumia 800 and Lumia 710

Nokia officially unveiled their first Windows Phone operating system based smartphones today at Nokia World 2011 special event in London. Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 will be the first two Windows Phone based smartphones from Nokia.

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October 25, 2011

iTunes’ VP Jeff Robbin Leading Apple TV Development

Recently released Steve Jobs’ biography revealed that Apple is developing a HDTV. Steve told biographer Walter Isaacson that he has “finally cracked” TV user interface. Steve said, “It will have the simplest user interface you could imagine.” And now Bloomberg is reporting that Jeff Robbin, who helped develop iPod and iTunes is working on Apple TV project. Adam Satariano wrote on Bloomberg:

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