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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...

Google Extends Free US and Canada Domestic Calling through 2012

12/13/2011, Google is doing it again and has made VOIP calls from GMail free for the USA and Canada through 2012. It’s Google’s gift for the Holidays and Google also reminds everyone that it also offers calls to the rest of the world at rates that it...

Google Earth shown off on 48 screens

12/12/2011, Google Earth is a pretty amazing service from Google which allows you to check out the whole world from the comfort of your own living room. And while most of us are content with browsing the earth on our computer monitors, Google decided to push the...

YouTube for Schools keeps YouTube educational

12/12/2011, YouTube can be used as a valuable teaching tool in the classroom, but while it is chockfull of educational content and useful knowledge – it is also filled to the brim with distracting videos. Cute kittens, people “failing”, music videos,...

Install Google Currents on the Kindle Fire

12/09/2011, Yesterday, Google has launched Google Currents (iOS/Android download here), a new publishing platform that lets users read web news like they would with an electronic magazine. Unfortunately, Amazon Kindle Fire owners have quickly realized that Currents...

Google Search for tablet now shows images in carousel view

12/08/2011, It’s good to know that Google has been hard at work and consistently improving its multiple web experiences – be it on the desktop or on mobile, so it’s no surprise that Google has improved image search for tablets. Now when you search for...

Android’s history detailed

12/07/2011, If you’re a curious Android user, or you’re just someone who is keen to find out more about the operating system that has taken the mobile world by storm – the folks over at The Verge have written up a very in-depth and interesting article...

Android Market celebrates 10 billion app downloads

12/06/2011, There’s no doubt that Android has been seeing a lot of success in recent months. The popular mobile operating system has been widely adopted all over the world and it shows – especially by the number of apps that have been downloaded from the...

Google Shopper now supports Google Offers

12/06/2011, Good news for those of you who use the Google Shopper app on your iPhone or iPad – Google has released a new update for the app. The update brings Google Shopper up to version 2.0 and introduces some new features: users can now view Google Offers from...

Google confirms no Google Wallet for Galaxy Nexus

12/06/2011, It seems that there have been earlier rumors that suggested that Verizon will not be including the Google Wallet feature on the upcoming Galaxy Nexus. At that time it was merely a rumor, albeit one that made a lot of sense, but for those hoping against...

Google now draws graphs

12/06/2011, Do you remember back in the days when Google Search was only good for searching the web? Now it’s capable of doing so much more – from checking out release dates, defining words, giving you flight schedules and so on. Well, Google has announced...

Google quietly pulls Gmail app for Symbian

12/06/2011, Bad news Symbian owners, if you currently rely on the Gmail Java client for your phone, it seems that Google is quietly pulling the plug on the app and ceasing support for the app as far as Symbian devices are concerned. No official announcement from...