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Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Chromebooks Now Available in Singapore

Chromebooks Now Available in Singapore

A total of three Chromebooks from Acer, HP and Samsung have now been introduced to Singapore. These notebooks will be available in Courts retail stores across the island. The most affordable Chromebook would be the Acer C7 which retails at S$369.

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Apple Accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 & Google Now for Infringing Patents for Siri

Apple Accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 & Google Now for Infringing Patents for Siri

In its ongoing legal battles with Samsung, Apple is adding five new patents to its claim. The patents specifically targets Samsung's new S4 and the Google Now service for Android.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Google Updates Google+ Mobile Website

Google Updates Google+ Mobile Website

While the mobile app and desktop website version of Google+ has been constantly undergoing a series of improvements and updates, the mobile browser version is usually a step behind when it comes to such updates. Not intending to leave these users out in the cold, Google has updated the mobile version of Google+ as well.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Google Shuts Down Google Checkout

Google Shuts Down Google Checkout

Google has announced that Google Checkout will be shut down, and completely replaced by Google Wallet.

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Gmail Now Allows Users to Take Action Right from the Inbox

Gmail Now Allows Users to Take Action Right from the Inbox

Google has further improved Gmail's functionality with the addition of new quick action buttons in your inbox, which allow users to act on certain emails without needing to open them.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition Announced at Google I/O 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition Announced at Google I/O 2013

Google has announced a version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that runs stock Android. Priced at US$649, it will be available on the Google Play store on June 26. It's unknown at the moment if this device will be sold in other markets.

Google Takes On Spotify With New Paid Subscription Music Service

Google Takes On Spotify With New Paid Subscription Music Service

Kicking off Google's I/O conference, Google has announced Google Play All Access, a paid subscription streaming music service that looks set to challenge Spotify.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

New Android Chief Sundar Pichai Talks Plans for Android & Chrome OS

New Android Chief Sundar Pichai Talks Plans for Android & Chrome OS

Sundar Pichai has given Wired his first interview ever after taking over Andy Rubin as head of Android. In the interview, Pichai talks briefly about the future of Android and Chrome OS, Facebook Home, Kindle Fire, Samsung and Firefox OS.

Play Atari's Classic Breakout in Google Image Search

Play Atari's Classic Breakout in Google Image Search

To celebrate the 37th anniversary of Atari's classic 1976 arcade game, Breakout, Google has added a playable version through an image search easter egg. Just search images for "Atari Breakout". Or you can just click this link!

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google + Storage: 15GB for All

Google Unifies Gmail, Drive and Google + Storage: 15GB for All

Google is unifying the storage space across its Gmail, Google Drive and Google + products, giving all users access to a combined 15GB of data to use as they wish.

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