Thursday, 23 October 2014

Gmail, Google Now and Google Calendar collide - welcome to inbox

My main hope is this will improve the management and workflow of emails, plus calendar which has become invaluable to organizing my day to day things.

Meet your new inbox.
Built on everything that we've learned from Gmail, Inbox is a fresh start that goes beyond email to help you get back to what matters.  Note, like the original Gmail, it is invite only at the moment.

Review from The Next Web
Review from The Week

Main web site: http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/inbox/

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Google aquires Firebase to add store and sync data to its portfolio of tools for Android developers



Google today announced that it has acquired Firebase, a backend service that helps developers build realtime apps for iOS, Android and the web that can store and sync data instantly. Firebase currently has almost 110,000 registered developers on its platform and the Firebase team says that the service will continue to work as before and remain platform-agnostic.