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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.

Monday, 18 Feb 2013

Google's Future Nexus Phones Could Also be

Google's Future Nexus Phones Could Also be "Insanely Great Cameras?"

Google's VP of Engineering, Vic Gondutra responded in Google+ post that Google is "committed to making making Nexus phones insanely great cameras."

Google to Open its Own Retail Stores

Google to Open its Own Retail Stores

In an attempt to get more of its products into the hands of consumers, Google is planning to open its own chain of retail stores. The stores are expected to be up and running in major US metropolitan areas this year.

Thursday, 14 Feb 2013

Google Reported More Than Half the Bugs Addressed in Microsoft's Latest Patch

Google Reported More Than Half the Bugs Addressed in Microsoft's Latest Patch

According to reports, Google engineers reported more than half the vulnerabilities that were addressed in Microsoft's latest security patch.

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