August browser stats: Safari dominates mobile browsing

The browser stats posts ARS normally make have been rather complicated this month by a radical change from the company that provides the data they use (Net Market Share).

The new data reveals Safari\’s dominance of mobile browsing and Android\’s surprisingly poor performance in that same market.

via August browser stats: Safari dominates mobile browsing.

Here are some of hte Infographics from the site.

Mobile Browsers August 2011

Integrate Facebook & Twitter with Google Plus

I have been trying to leave Facebook for a while now and may have a real alternative with Google +.

There has always been something that keeps me checking Facebook, though; all my friends and family who are posting there.  Now there is a Chrome plugin that will allow people to link their Facebook and Twitter feeds as well as let them post directly to those sites via the Google + page.

This was created by computer programmer Zane Claes. It’s called Start G+,

In addition, there is a nifty little program to import all your Facebook albums and photos into G+. If you visit startgoogleplus.com after installing the extension, you can choose to import your photos from Facebook. The photo importer syncs photos from Facebook and displays the photos in a slideshow format as they are imported to allow you to monitor the progress. Continue reading

Google TV 2.0 A Look into the Android 3.1 “Fishtank”

I have been waiting (impatiently) for the new Android store link for my Google TV. There has not been much information since the Google I/O earlier this year…..Until now.

 

There was a great article on AnandTech that is specifically about the updates for my device (Logitech Revue) but currently, the limited group of developers (50) who were invited and given the device are working to create the initial applications and interface.

 

This uber-secret project has not been public but here is an article originally posted on Geek.com by Russell Holly

One of the things that seemingly wasn’t covered much at Google I/O was Google TV. It was clearly difficult for the Android team to admit that Google TV was not received nearly as well as everyone had hoped. As cool as the Apple TV competitor was, it lacked some critical functionality in order to “bring the internet to the largest screen in your home”.

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