Monthly Archives: September 2013

Google celebrates 15 years with “Google in 1998″ Easter Egg! Try it Now!

Google in 1998When it comes to Google, we would always be looking for something special and interesting, up in its sleeve. This September, Google is celebrating its 15th anniversary; and just as usual, Google has popped in with yet another Easter Egg.

The latest Easter Egg from Google takes you back to what Google looked like, when it started off in 1998. Just go to Google, and search for “Google in 1998” to see the search giant in action, in its first outlook. The page also offers you a way to take yourself “back” to 2013 (where we seem to be living ;) ).

Life with Google has been quite eventful this month, with one of the major headlines being the announcement that the next iteration of Android will be named after KitKat, the world-famous confectionery from Nestle.

Let’s join together to wish Google a happy anniversary and wonderful years ahead!

P.S: Google was founded on September 4, 1998.

Free 10 GB Google storage – Limited Period Offer!

Quickoffice Google DriveThis offer will expire on September 26, 2013. Be sure to grab it as soon as possible!

Google has officially announced that the Quickoffice app, which had been a paid app till now has been made free for all users. This app lets you edit Microsoft Office documents from your smartphone and has been one of the top rated Office apps for both Android and iOS.

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Android Next: Lassi or Ladoo ?

Lassi vs LadooThis time, a group of Android fans from IIT-Kharagpur want an Indian flavor to be added to the rich menu of Android servings. Google had earlier announced that the next iteration of Android will be named after the famous confectionery, KitKat from Nestle.

Just after the name for Android 4.4 was announced, many groups of Android fans all over the world started pouring in their suggestions for the next Android. Two significant suggestions from India include Ladoo and Lassi.

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Android KitKat 4.4: Have a KitKat to win a Nexus 7 tablet

android kitkatYes! You read it right! Google has announced that the next version of Android will be named after the same old famous KitKat from Nestle. Many among us would be feeling both stumped and excited, as we had been calling the next version of Android by the name “Key Lime Pie” till now. even Google Engineers had been using the same name for references. Google also made it clear that the next version would be Android 4.4, and not 5.0 as some speculated earlier.

That’s not all! In a deal which is reportedly not really based on cash, KitKat will also be re-branding itself to promote Android KitKat. Actually, you might want to just head over to the KitKat website to checkout the whole new layout for their website; with the chocolate bar ‘sounding’ just like a tasty Nexus phone.

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Microsoft to buy out Nokia’s devices and services, alongwith its CEO for $7.2 billion

In a move that was only a rumor till now, Microsoft has made public, the deal to buy out all the handset business and services of Nokia. Microsoft said that it had reached an agreement to buy the devices and services of Nokia for $7.2 billion (€5.4 billion).

Microsoft buys Nokia

Microsoft also said that the deal would also carry in over 32,000 employees from Nokia to Microsoft. Stephen Elop, the current CEO of Nokia, will then rejoin Microsoft once the deal is put into action. Interestingly, he also comes in at the right time to get himself up for the race to the position of the next CEO of Microsoft; as its current CEO, Steve Ballmer is all set to resign within a year.

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