Handy Google Docs App for Android

I can photograph a document and have it uploaded to Google Docs?  … Sign me up!

 

Google Docs gets an Android app, lets you capture text with your phone’s camera — Engadget

Google’s had a mobile-friendly version of Google Docs available for some time now, but it’s now finally gone the extra step and released a dedicated Android app. That will of course let you access and edit your documents on your smartphone, but the real standout feature is the ability to capture text with your phone’s camera and have it instantly made editable thanks to some optical character recognition.

Published in: on April 27, 2011 at 7:46 pm  Leave a Comment  

Evaluating the Next Twitter, Color

Yea, I could have used this at a few rallys where I was too far from the stage.  Good idea.

 

Why Color May Be The Next Twitter

The ideal use case for Color then, is for events with large groups of people – like a concert or conference. Color ostensibly allows you to share your experience with that group; as well as augment your experience by giving you alternate views and allow you to see things that you’d otherwise have missed. ReadWriteWeb’s resident hacker, Tyler Gillies, recently used Color at a tech conference and noted that it allowed him to see slides from many different sessions.

Published in: on April 27, 2011 at 2:36 pm  Leave a Comment  

YouTube Store

Google tosses its hat into the ring along with Hulu. iTunes, and most importantly NetFlix with a new video rental service.

Google Challenges Apple, Netflix, Hulu with Video Rentals Service

The new YouTube movie rental service might start as soon as next week according to reports. It apparently will offer films from several of the major Hollywood studios and a number of independent distributors. Paramount, Fox and Disney are reportedly not part of the deal at this point.

Published in: on April 26, 2011 at 3:49 pm  Leave a Comment  
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