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Google Maps for Android adds biking navigation

08/29/2012, At last, Google Maps caters to those who get around on two wheels – in particular, on a bicycle. After all, searching for the best biking route in town can prove to be quite a challenge, which is where the latest version of Google Maps for Android...

Nexus 7 overclocked to 2GHz

08/27/2012, There is nothing quite like a speed boost to your device by overclocking it. After all, it not only offers a new lease of life, but it also saves you money on purchasing a faster model or make. Of course, there are also the downsides to it, such as...

Google patents smart glove for a touch of Minority Report

08/24/2012, I am quite sure for many of us who first watched Minority Report, we were blown away by the user interface that saw the use of a special kind of gloves that worked in tandem with the touchscreen display. Well, Google might eventually venture into this...

Chrome Beta gets better mouse control for games

08/23/2012, Look at what the cat dragged in with the latest Chrome Beta, where the team over at Google have come up with a new and improved Pointer Lock JavaScript API (a.k.a. mouse lock). To put it in plain English, this translates to gamers being able to enjoy...

Google Goggles updated, works with non-autofocus cameras too

08/23/2012, The team over at Google have done some pretty impressive work with their Google Goggles app on Android, where the latest significant update to the Goggles search app for Android-powered devices would include the ability to support devices that do not...

Google to stop free accounts for Google Apps?

08/20/2012, Do you think that Google is a generous company? After all, the Internet search giant did always enabled ordinary folks and users to have free access to Google Apps, their business-productivity product. In fact, you can have up to 10 users to own custom...

Google Translate still thinks that the U.S. President is Bush

08/20/2012, While U.S. president Barack Obama is seeking another four years in the office, it seems that a small glitch on Google’s Translation app still believes that George W. Bush is still the U.S. president. According to a reader of The Register who...

Google Voice Search updated with support for 13 new languages

08/17/2012, Android users, if English is not your first language or if you have an accent that Google Voice Search does not seem to be able to grasp, you might be interested to learn that Google has officially updated their Voice Search feature on Android devices,...

Google Play Store gift cards in the pipeline

08/16/2012, To put things in a nutshell, gift cards make for perfect last minute gifts when you are all out of time and ideas. After all, it is somewhat close to giving cold, hard cash to the recipient, except that gift cards can only be spent at the store where the...

Google files patent for microphone/speaker orientation

08/15/2012, We’re sure that this has happened to everyone at least once, whereby you have picked up your phone on the wrong end and put the microphone to your ear, and the speaker to your mouth. This can result in a pretty embarrassing situation especially if there...

Official Android Neon Lamp now available in the Google Store

08/15/2012, If you’re a fan of all things Android, you might be interested to learn that Google has started selling an official Android Neon Lamp. Pictured above, this neon lamp is in the shape of the Android mascot and will light up neon green when turned on. What...

Google+ vanity URL introduced

08/13/2012, When it comes to owning a URL, I guess you can say that the impact of the right URL can be more effective than a vanity license plate, don’t you think so? After all, don’t you think that TheFacebook.com (which redirects to Facebook, btw) is far less...

Google sheds 20% of Motorola Mobility’s workforce

08/13/2012, You know that times are hard when a company starts to shed part of their workforce in an effort to remain lean and efficient. Google, the Internet search giant who acquired Motorola Mobility in May earlier this year, has moved to remove approximately one...