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France Fines Google 150,000 Euros

01/08/2014, Google and France are in the limelight again, this time round with France’s data protection watchdog having slapped a 150,000 Euro fine on Google. The reason behind this fine? Apparently, Google has not complied with a three-month ultimatum that was...

Toshiba Chromebook 13-Inch Hands-On Preview

01/06/2014, [CES 2014] Toshiba joins the club of OEMs which are featuring Chromebooks in their computer line-up. So far, and to the surprise of some, Google’s Chrome OS has had more traction than expected, especially in the education field. That’s because Chrome...

New Nexus 10 Release Rumored For CES 2014

01/05/2014, Google unveiled updated models of all but one of its Nexus devices. We were treated to a new Nexus 7 tablet and the Nexus 5 smartphone last year but the company didn’t launch a new Nexus 10. There have already been a lot of rumors about the new...

Google Acquires Bitspin, Developers Of Timely Android App

01/05/2014, There is no shortage of alarm clock applications for Android. Even the native apps are good enough to wake you up in the morning. Though there are people who want an aesthetically pleasing alarm clock app, which is probably why Timely is so popular. Its...

Microsoft Surface Traffic Beats Out Google’s Nexus Offerings

01/02/2014, Prior to the release of the Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, the Redmond company’s first generation of Surface tablets did not sell as well as they should have, leaving Microsoft with plenty of leftover stock which was a potential $1 billion...

Unofficial Google Glass Prescription Lenses Expected To Cost $99

01/02/2014, Google has confirmed that its much hyped wearable device, Google Glass, will receive prescription lenses. Last year the company released an updated model of its wearable device that supports prescription lenses, but so far Google hasn’t said when...

Google To Shut Down Bump And Flock Apps

01/02/2014, Bump was a very popular file sharing application back in the day. Users could share files with each other simply through “bumping” their devices together. The app might have lost its lustre recently but that didn’t stop Google from...

Nokia Open To Google Discussing Possible Patent Settlement

01/02/2014, In the tech space, companies such as Apple have taken on some of Android’s biggest players in the form of Samsung, and Nokia has been doing their part as well in their legal battle with HTC, but it seems that Nokia is willing to take on Google...

Eric Schmidt Makes Predictions About 2014

12/30/2013, Google chairman Eric Schmidt likes to talk about the future. Just read the book he co-wrote with Jared Cohen, titled The New Digital Age. It details how modern technology will be used in the years to come and the theories certainly make for an interesting...

Google Launches Google+ Auto Backup Tool For Mac In Picasa Update

12/29/2013, One of the features that Google has installed on its Android operating system is the ability to automatically backup your photos taken on your phone to Google+, the company’s social networking website. In a way it is similar to Apple’s iCloud service...