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Thursday, 14 Mar 2013

Google to Shut Down Google Reader on 1st July

Google to Shut Down Google Reader on 1st July

Google has announced that it is killing off Google Reader, its RSS aggregator that let people subscribe to news feeds from different websites, on 1st July 2013.

Monday, 11 Mar 2013

Google Shows Off Talking Shoes at SXSW

Google Shows Off Talking Shoes at SXSW

At SXSW 2013, a music, film and interactive conference held in the US, Google unveiled a pair of talking shoes. Unfortunately these shoes are just built to make a point, and aren't actually for sale.

Monday, 4 Mar 2013

Google Hires Former Apple Chief Evangelist Guy Kawasaki to Save Motorola

Google Hires Former Apple Chief Evangelist Guy Kawasaki to Save Motorola

After admitting that Motorola devices are not up to its standards, Google has announced the hire of former Apple Chief Evangelist Guy Kawasaki as an advisor to the Motorola brand.

Friday, 1 Mar 2013

Motorola Devices Not Up to Their Standards, Says Google

Motorola Devices Not Up to Their Standards, Says Google

Google has admitted that Motorola devices aren't up to their standards in a telling press conference, a full nine months after their acquisition.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

Chrome for Android Gets Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

Chrome for Android Gets Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Hit the link for more information.

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013

Samsung's Android Success Gets Google Worried

Samsung's Android Success Gets Google Worried

Samsung is currently the world's biggest Android manufacturer, and its success in the mobile arena is eating away at its relationship with Google. Executives at Google are worried that Samsung's growing leverage over Android, could lead to Samsung muscling in on Google's mobile ad revenue.

Friday, 22 Feb 2013

Snapchat Now Available for Android Devices

Snapchat Now Available for Android Devices

Snapchat, an app that allows you to send video messages that disappear one to 10 seconds after being watched, is now available in the Google Play Store.

Google Announces High End High Definition Chromebook Pixel

Google Announces High End High Definition Chromebook Pixel

In the past few weeks a video had been doing the rounds showing a new Google notebook with a high definition 2560 x 1700 resolution screen. That devices has now been announced to be the Chromebook Pixel, the first notebook to be fully designed by Google.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

Google Drive Adds Preview Functionality

Google Drive Adds Preview Functionality

Google has just announced the new preview feature in Google Drive. Users can now quickly and easily browse through more than 30 file types in Google Drive without having to open them.

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013

Indoor Google Maps for Android Now Available in Singapore

Indoor Google Maps for Android Now Available in Singapore

Google has announced that they are extending Indoor Google Maps to 22 popular shopping destinations in Singapore. Detailed floor plans will automatically appear when you're viewing the map and zoomed in on a building where indoor map data is available.

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