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Mozilla receives $300 million annual paycheck from Google

12/22/2011, Here is a little bit of trivia – did you know that Google and Mozilla do talk to one another, so much so that they have come to an agreement where the former pays the latter $300 million annually? All that moolah did not exchange hands for nothing,...

Galaxy Nexus Review

12/22/2011, The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is one of the most anticipated Android smartphone of 2011. It is eagerly awaited by customers because it is a beautiful handset equipped with a new generation of 4.65″ 720p Super-AMOLED display, but more importantly, it is...

Google Currents updated

12/21/2011, Do you use Google Currents? Wait a minute, you have never heard of it? Well, fret not – Google Currents is not exactly one of the mainstream Google services that everyone uses, but that does not mean the Google team is going to sit down and do...

Google works on AR glasses

12/19/2011, For those of you who use an Android-powered smartphone as your daily communication tool of choice, I am quite sure that you are more or less pretty satisfied with the overall user experience. Well, there is quite a healthy number of apps on the Android...

Google Let It Snow Easter Egg

12/19/2011, The folks over at Google do have a wicked sense of humour, and one of their latest efforts at making sure this festive season adds a touch of Yuletide to your favorite search engine includes typing “Let it Snow” in the search box. Once you hit...

Google+ receives some new improvements

12/19/2011, Google+ users rejoice – after listening to your feedback, Google has implemented a whole bunch of new features to the social network to make it better. First up you get the option to select how many updates you get from a particular circle via an easy...

Google employees receive special edition Galaxy Nexus

12/19/2011, We guess one of the perks of being a Google employee is being privy to information that the public has yet to know, such as upcoming Android builds and features, new services and products, etc, and we’re also guessing that another perk would be this...

Google’s driverless car receives patent

12/16/2011, Remember the driverless car from Google? Well, that might sound like a dream for some, and for control freaks, a nightmare, but either way, the driverless car is definitely something worth talking about and introducing a dividing factor even among close...

Galaxy Nexus Available Tomorrow at Verizon

12/14/2011, Verizon, Samsung and Google have announced that the Verizon Galaxy Nexus LTE will be available at Verizon tomorrow for $299 with a new contract. Of course, the main strengths of that phone is that it will offer Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich, and...

Google Cloud Print now available to all Google Chrome users

12/14/2011, Google’s Cloud Print service is a pretty handy feature that allows wireless printing from a number of devices, namely mobile phones, tablets and Chromebooks. Well now it looks like Google is planning to expand its availability. Google announced...

Google Map Maker: now newbie friendly

12/14/2011, Google Maps, one of the most useful services from Google will get even better now thanks to the introduction of some new improvements to the Map Maker. In case you didn’t know, Google Maps isn’t a one-man operation and requires the...

Google responds to Siri with Majel?

12/14/2011, When Apple released the iPhone 4S earlier this year, Siri generated a lot of attention and received rave reviews due to its ability to understand natural speech commands. While Android users already had voice capabilities in their phones, it...

Apple iAd to be more appealing to advertisers

12/13/2011, Apple launched iAd last year in an attempt to compete against Google’s own AdMob service, but because of its pricing and strict control over ad content, the service hasn’t been doing as well as it could have been. According the Wall Street...