After previously open-sourcing the VP8 video codec and coming up with a new container format (WebM), Google set its sights on making a new image format. Google has now publicly announced and released the initial code to the WebP image format. The goal of WebP is to better compress images than PNG and JPEG files […]
As you likely heard on any number of news sites, Oracle has filed suit against Google, claiming that Android infringes some of its Java-related copyrights and patents. Too little information is available about the copyright infringement claim to say much about it yet; we expect we’ll learn more as the case proceeds. But nobody deserves […]
Finally Google voice and video chat is available for Linux, so If you’ve been wanting to use voice and video chat on Linux , then we have good news for you: it’s now available! Visit gmail.com/videochat to download the plugin and get started.
The new beta version of Google chrome is available, this release is now 35% faster than the previous one, it include support for several HTML5 features, such as geo-location and drag-and-drop; synchronization of browser settings to effectively “clone” Chrome on multiple machines; and the ability to use extensions when working in Chrome’s “Incognito” private browsing […]
Google’s venture into real-time search just got a lot more serious, with a new Twitter timeline feature. Like Twitter’s own search, Google’s Twitter timeline can tell you what people are saying about your search term right now. Google’s done one better, though, by indexing tweets back to the beginning of time (well, the beginning of […]
Yesterday Rick Spencer from Canonical announced in a developer mailing List that Google search will be the default search for firefox in the next final release of ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx . Note that Some months ago canonical changed the default search provider from Google to yahoo ,
To help out the adoption of WebGL, the Khronos-backed API originally started by Mozilla that seeks to let web developers tap into modern graphics processors via the web-browser natively, has caused Google to get into the graphics driver game.
Wave GTK theme is inspired with google wave interface, and this is my take to bring it to GTK. Theme needs pixbuf engine, so make sure you have that installed.Theme comes with two different Metacity theme, default one on screenshot1, and rounded on screenshot2.
ChromeOS Cherry released with new Broadcom/Ralink support and many bugfixes! Broadcom WiFi works, but you need to wait about 5 minutes after booting to connect to a network. Diet Chromium OS is one of many Chromium OS builds, Diet Chromium comes courtesy of a UK student and programmer known as Hexxeh. Hexxeh explains that he […]