Troy King from TheAndroidVibe.com joins Nicholas and John again this week. We talk about Google Drive being updated for iOS, Microsoft’s latest Bing marketing, a G+ Hangout in Times Square, Amazon Kindle Fire HD, more Google bike paths and Google Wallet removing prepaid cards. Packed show!
Guest – Troy King
1.Google Drive Updated For iOS And Android
Many basic actions such as creating a new document and editing documents have been added to the Google Drive iOS app. The Android app was also updated with new features such as adding comments.
2. Bing It On
Microsoft is out with a new ad campaign claiming user prefer Bing search results twice as often as Google results. Try it out for youself at BingItOn.com
3. G+ Hangout In Times Square
Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be “hanging out” via G+ Hangout on September 13 to promote their new movie, Lincoln. The Hangout will be displayed live on the ABC SuperSign in Times Square.
4. Amazon unveils new Kindle Fire HD line of tablets
$200 for 7”
$299 for 8.9” WiFi
$499 for 8.9” LTE
5. Google Adds 330k Miles of Bike Paths
Next time you want to take a bike ride, check Google Maps to find a new trail.
6. Google Wallet Removing Prepaid Card
Google is shutting down their prepaid card feature in Google Wallet. The prepaid card was useful back when Google only allowed a couple credit card companies into the system. But now that all card companies are allowed there’s no need for the prepaid card any longer.
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