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Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013

Motorola Has Some

Motorola Has Some "Phenomenal" Products in the Pipeline

Google chairman Eric Schmidt hints that Motorola's upcoming products are going to be "phenomenal".

Friday, 12 Apr 2013

Google's Inactive Account Manager Lets You Manage Your Digital Life After Death

Google's Inactive Account Manager Lets You Manage Your Digital Life After Death

Google has released a new Inactive Account Manager which lets you manage your digital life after death. With the new tool, you can tell Google what to with your Google accounts if it becomes inactive.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013

New Chrome Beta Released for Android

New Chrome Beta Released for Android

Recently moved to the Beta Channel, Chrome 27 for smartphones is ready for users to test out on their Android devices. The latest version comes with an improved full screen mode as well as a host of other small fixes and features.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013

Google Play Music Rolls Out to Seven More Countries

Google Play Music Rolls Out to Seven More Countries

Google Play Music is now available in seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.

Microsoft Launches Ads That Attack Android's Privacy Policy

Microsoft Launches Ads That Attack Android's Privacy Policy

It's no secret that Microsoft and Google are rivals. Microsoft has even launched an anti-Google campaign, Scroogled, targeting certain Google services such as Gmail. This time the Scroogled campaign has set its sights on Android and its privacy policy.

Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013

Google May Be Buying Whatsapp for US$1 Billion (Updated)

Google May Be Buying Whatsapp for US$1 Billion (Updated)

According to inside sources at Digitaltrends, Google may be interested in acquiring mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, for a rumored US$1 billion. Update: WhatsApp’s business development head, Neeraj Arora, has told AllThingsDigital that the company is not holding sales talks with Google after all.

Thursday, 4 Apr 2013

Reuters: Google to Launch Second Gen Nexus 7 in July

Reuters: Google to Launch Second Gen Nexus 7 in July

Reuters reports that the second generation Nexus 7 will be launched in July with a higher resolution display, a Qualcomm processor and a thinner bezel.

Monday, 1 Apr 2013

Google Tests Your

Google Tests Your "Scents" of Humor with Nose Beta

Google has announced the launch of their new service Google Nose Beta, which is meant to be your "Internet Sommelier" and is supposed to bring an entirely new sensation to your surfing. Sounds cool. But there seems to be something off about the whole thing. What's the date today?

Thursday, 28 Mar 2013

Google Translate for Android Gets Offline Support

Google Translate for Android Gets Offline Support

Android users will be pleased to know that the Google Translate app is now available offline for their mobile devices running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform and later, with support for fifty languages from French and Spanish to Chinese and Arabic.

Monday, 25 Mar 2013

Apple Gets in on Indoor Mapping with WifiSLAM Acquisition

Apple Gets in on Indoor Mapping with WifiSLAM Acquisition

Apple has recently acquired WifiSLAM, a company that specializes in indoor mapping services, for about US$20 million. The only other tech giant that offers similar services (airports, shopping malls and sports venues, etc) is Google.

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