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Google prepares developers for Ice Cream Sandwich, launch imminent?

09/19/2011, While we still have no official word on when Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is going to launch, it looks like it might be arriving in the near future. Google has already started preparing its developers with details about how they should handle their...

Google Wallet officially launched

09/19/2011, Great news! After months of waiting, Google Wallet, that was introduced back in May, will finally go live starting today. Google has announced that it’s been testing the service extensively since the announcement, and it’s now ready for the...

Google Wallet to launch later today?

09/19/2011, Google Wallet is set to launch later today – at least according to the folks at Tech Crunch who managed to get their hands on a screenshot of an internal document that’s been passed around to stores nationwide. The document clearly states that...

Android Voice Actions now supports other languages

09/16/2011, Voice recognition apps are cool and they can be incredibly handy too. Google has just such a tool available, which Android users should already be familiar with – Voice Actions. Unfortunately it has always been catered to the American market, which...

Google improves accessibility for Docs, Sites and Calendar

09/14/2011, Google has just announced in its blog that it has enhanced some of its online services to become more accessible to members of the blind community. Google Docs, Google Sites, and Google Calendar now have improved support for screen readers (JAWS,...

Google +Snippets now works with Google Maps

09/14/2011, Google’s recently launched +Snippets service gives users the ability to quickly and easily share content found on the internet with their friends on Google+. Starting today, Google has increased the functionality of +Snippets by making it available...

Google Goggles gets updated to version 1.6

09/14/2011, If you’re an avid user of Google Goggles, the good news is that the app for Android has recently been updated to version 1.6, and brought with it several new features that supposedly makes your smartphone “smarter”.

Logitech Revue now available for $90

09/14/2011, While the Logitech Revue has been subject to a number of price cuts since its launch (it was reduced to $99.99 a couple of months ago), Apple’s Apple TV price has remained $99.99 since it was introduced. Now it looks like Google’s set top box,...

Google Flight Search sneak peek

09/13/2011, It was back in May when we first heard that Google is capable of searching through flight schedules, and now we bring you a sneak peek of Google Flight Search – where this new travel tool is touted to deliver faster, more flexible, and more useful...

Intel Android phones in 2012

09/13/2011, [IDF 2011] During the IDF opening keynote, one of the highlights was the joint Intel/Google announcement  that Intel-powered Android phones prototypes already exist, and that Google is committed to “do its best” to optimize for Intel’s...

Seawater cooled Google data center in Finland is up and running

09/12/2011, Data centers while immensely useful especially in the world of cloud storage have also been associated with being damaging to the environment due to the amount of power they require. They not only require power to run the servers but at the same time they...

Google Documents get comment-only access

09/12/2011, Do you love all things that have to do with cloud computing? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you might be pleased to hear about the latest happening in Google Documents – it has just received comment-only access, which is a new way of...

Sony shows off Honeycomb Google TV

09/09/2011, It looks like we’re going to get Honeycomb on our Google TV set-top boxes pretty soon. Over at the CEDIA event, Sony was demonstrating its Google TV hardware that has been updated with a near-release upgrade to Honeycomb. Judging by the pictures and...