Google makes some 450+ changes in its search algorithm every year. Most of these changes never get noticed and affect a very small amount of search volume. Biggest change in recent history was for “content forms”, affecting some 15% of the entire search volume. Google always makes changes for a better search experience. For this Google checks more than 200+ signals from various corners of internet to decide a result for any query. Google makes timely changes in these 200+ signals, sometimes dropping few signals and sometimes adding signals which reflect new trends in internet. One such signal that Google incorporated recently is a websites speed. According to research conducted by Google with MIT, 49% of the users switch to other sites if a site is loading slower. Just have a look at the detailed research results. Continue Reading
As the web gets flooded with new "hands on" videos and various previews and reviews of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 , one thing gets murkier ; its USB connectivity. Even though official specifications say that this new galaxy tab will have a USB 2.0 connectivity, people are not able to find a USB connector anywhere in the device. Many of the comments in Engadget review and on other popular technology blogs show the same concern, if there is no USB in Galaxy 10.1 people are not going to buy it. Continue Reading
Giving great relief to mobile users in India, today's newspapers read the advertisement from TRAI. According to this advertisement, now customers can opt for a full block on spam SMS and unwanted promotional/ ad calls. Here is the advertisement that came out in most of the major newspapers today. Continue Reading
If you use your phone camera for serious shooting or if you want to run some Android app that will test mettle of cell phone's processsor , HTC Wildfire is not for you. Okay now lets see what this Android machine has got to offer. This is a smart phone with smart looks. Even though its not a costly phone, its looks are not of a cheap phone, it has got a sleek fresh design similar to HTC desire. Continue Reading
This game is insane, first impression one gets after playing a few slingshots is of "yet another iPhone game"...but just hold, play few more slingshots , yeah, now you get it- this is what i am talking about. It binds you with a super adhesive glue with its super cleverly designed levels, with its awesome puzzles. Continue Reading
Micromax's new Android A60 mobile is not exactly something which can be considered "nothing like anything" . Actually this is a re-branded ZTE Penguin mobile. There is only one more mobile phone from Huawei (Ideos) that competes with this mobile phone in this price range. Ideos has Android 2.2 (Froyo) while Micromax A60 has Android 2.1 (Eclair) . Now lets check how this mobile fairs in some of its features Continue Reading
Here is the sneak preview of much awaited Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Google unveiled its new operating system specially built for larger screens of tablets at CES 2011 . Google was under immense pressure to release Honeycomb in CES if it were to attract tablet manufactures. Currently most of the tablets, like Samsung's Galaxy Tab, run on earlier releases of Android which were not designed for larger screens of tablets. This led to a patchy and comic book like large icons and graphics in current Android based tablets.