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Google Maps ready to charge

11/02/2011, Normally you would treat your larger customers better, but it seems as though Google is going to reverse that policy by charging the heavy users of Google Maps more in the future. Currently, the service is free, but it seems that from 1 January 2012...

Gmail gets a new look

11/01/2011, If you’re tired of the way that Gmail looks right now, and you think that it’s about time Google made some changes to its popular email user interface, you’re in luck, because the company has announced that it will be rolling out some...

Google Street View Now Covers Parks

11/01/2011, Google is taking Street View to the next level as it has announced that Street View now covers parks as well. This has been made possible by using Street View Trike bicycles equipped with cameras. These can go inside parks to snap images that a car never...

Google Wallet demonstrations coming to a city near you

10/31/2011, If you’ve been reading this tech blog, I’m pretty sure you would heard of Google Wallet by now but most of you probably have yet to experience using it. After all, it’s only for the Sprint Samsung Nexus S at the moment, which means there...

Google now lets you block targeted ads

10/31/2011, If you’ve always wondered about why certain ads get displayed on your screen whenever you’re performing a Google search you’re in luck. Google has recently decided to be more transparent about its ad targeting services and now gives...

Google Business Photos shows you store interiors

10/28/2011, If you’ve ever wished that you could see the insides of stores that you’ve never set foot into, you’re in luck. Google has recently announced the launch of a new service called Business Photos. Using a concept that’s similar to...

Google TV 2.0 update ready to be delivered

10/28/2011, It took its own sweet time, but it’s finally here. Through a post on the official Google TV blog today, Google has announced that the Google TV Honeycomb update is finally here. Those days of staring at countless screenshots and checking out all the...

Google+ updates

10/28/2011, Internet search giant Google thinks that each time you use Google+, the experience should get better. Hence, they decided to introduce some improvements from time to time, and now they have rolled out “What’s Hot” on Google+, which is basically a...

Google Offers gets improvements

10/27/2011, For fans of Google Offers, we’ve got some good news for you. Google has announced that it will be making some upgrades to the service, which will help users get more deals that they want as opposed to deals that they have no interest in. Starting...

Google forked out $151 million for Zagat?

10/26/2011, Google is flush with cash, we all know that, but definitely are not as rich as Apple in terms of market capitalization. Surely $151 million is not too much to ask then for Zagat, a restaurant review and guide source? At least, that is the figure quoted by...

Gooapple V5 caught on video

10/26/2011, Remember the Gooapple 3G – the iPhone 4 knock-off than ran on Android instead of iOS? Well, the folks over at Gooapple have decided to release  an update of that phone. This time around it’s called the V5 and features some improvements over its...

No Ice Cream Sandwich for Nexus One

10/26/2011, Several days ago we reported that a port for Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 had made its way onto the first ever Google Nexus device, the Nexus One. Unfortunately it appeared that the port looked a bit laggy on the Nexus One, but still looked...