April 2012 Archives
Tuesday, 24th April 2012
Steve Jobs, the late Apple chief executive, famously claimed that his company did not know how to make a $500 mobile computer that was not a "piece of junk." That was in 2008, when cheap, mini-laptops called netbooks were all the rage and Apple took heat for not having a competitor. Today, Windows PC makers are trying to use price to grab market…
Just how complex are those user agreements that most people skip reading when they sign up for Facebook or Google? More complex than a credit card agreement or a government notice, according to a study released Tuesday by branding firm Siegel+Gale. On average, 400 survey participants who had carefully reviewed the agreements were only able to…
Screenshots of the Google Drive iPad APp
Google Drive launched today, but the iOS version of the app was unexpectedly not ready. Google says it's almost there, but it won't launch for "a few weeks." But Google provided ReadWriteWeb with a bunch of full-size screenshots of the app, so we could know what to expect.
What Google Drive Should Become
Google Drive launched today, and the team behind it took great pains to explain to ReadWriteWeb that the service is in its "early stages." While it does offer unique features on day one, there's so much potential that Google has yet to implement. Here's what Google Drive should be when it grows up, if Google can pull it off.
The Google Drive Review
Google Drive, the long-awaited file storage and syncing service, launches today. If you follow tech news closely, you've seen bits and pieces of the news leaking out over the past two weeks. We've tested it and we've talked to the team leaders. Forget all the speculation. Here's what Google Drive actually is.