In a blog post by Engineering Director David Besbris Google announced its support for the CalDAV protocol.This means that you can now use iCal with Google Calendar, allowing you to work offline, sync almost instantly, respond to invitations from others and see the free/busy data of your friends and coworkers.
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Speaking of Android, Google released a new SDK (sdk v0.9_r1) a few hours ago.
While it might not be called "Chrome for iOS" or anything, the updated Google Search app for iOS is a dead ringer for Chrome OS when running on the iPad.
Why would an engineer want to work at Google instead of Apple? Mostly because it's more technical and less-product oriented, at least according to an ex-Appler on Quora.
I've been a huge advocate of Google Voice for a while, its got a lot of great features, but it's a royal pain on the iPhone.
It's tough to say exactly what is causing the climb, but Apple, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock price topped the US$100 mark today closing at US$103.
One of most interesting collaborations that could be announced at Macworld Expo is a partnership between Apple and Google.
By now you're aware that Google acquired YouTube for $1.65B in stock yesterday. Back in late August GigaOm's Robert Young speculated that Apple was "the company that would benefit most" from an acquisition of YouTube. At the time, I wrote that an Apple acquisition of YouTube wasn't as crazy as I originally thought but that Apple might have a problem with YouTube's valuation and exposure to copyright claims.Now that Google's picked up YouTube we can all breathe a collective sigh of relief. In retrospect, Apple didn't need YouTube and all its baggage, Google is a much better fit.
When Google acquired @Last Software on 14 March 2006 I got excited about the prospect of having a tidy little application to design all the house projects that I have planned for the summer.
AppleInsider reported on Monday that Apple and Google working on "many more" projects together. I've been a vocal critic of the lack of productivity since the Eric Schmidt appointment to the Apple board both here and on the PowerPage podcast in the past and it's about time that two of the biggest tech brands in the world develop some synergy.