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Google Translate still thinks that the U.S. President is Bush

08/20/2012, While U.S. president Barack Obama is seeking another four years in the office, it seems that a small glitch on Google’s Translation app still believes that George W. Bush is still the U.S. president. According to a reader of The Register who...

Google Voice Search updated with support for 13 new languages

08/17/2012, Android users, if English is not your first language or if you have an accent that Google Voice Search does not seem to be able to grasp, you might be interested to learn that Google has officially updated their Voice Search feature on Android devices,...

Google Play Store gift cards in the pipeline

08/16/2012, To put things in a nutshell, gift cards make for perfect last minute gifts when you are all out of time and ideas. After all, it is somewhat close to giving cold, hard cash to the recipient, except that gift cards can only be spent at the store where the...

Google files patent for microphone/speaker orientation

08/15/2012, We’re sure that this has happened to everyone at least once, whereby you have picked up your phone on the wrong end and put the microphone to your ear, and the speaker to your mouth. This can result in a pretty embarrassing situation especially if there...

Official Android Neon Lamp now available in the Google Store

08/15/2012, If you’re a fan of all things Android, you might be interested to learn that Google has started selling an official Android Neon Lamp. Pictured above, this neon lamp is in the shape of the Android mascot and will light up neon green when turned on. What...

Google+ vanity URL introduced

08/13/2012, When it comes to owning a URL, I guess you can say that the impact of the right URL can be more effective than a vanity license plate, don’t you think so? After all, don’t you think that TheFacebook.com (which redirects to Facebook, btw) is far less...

Google sheds 20% of Motorola Mobility’s workforce

08/13/2012, You know that times are hard when a company starts to shed part of their workforce in an effort to remain lean and efficient. Google, the Internet search giant who acquired Motorola Mobility in May earlier this year, has moved to remove approximately one...

Google brings richer and interactive answers to mobile search

08/10/2012, Apart from the buttery smooth features that come with Android 4.1 a.k.a. Jelly Bean, Android users running ICS or lower are also eager to try out one nifty feature – Google Now. We were able to test Google Now on the Nexus 7 tablet and we think that...

YouTube video editor gets even easier to use

08/09/2012, YouTube first introduced the ability to edit its videos to users back in 2010, and a couple of years have already passed since then – wither the kind of updates that helps keep YouTube ahead of the times? Well, we are glad to say that the YouTube...

Google brings 3D Maps to Google Earth in Seattle and Denver

08/09/2012, Following Google’s announcement in June to bring 3D imagery on Google Maps for mobile devices, the Mountain View-based tech titan is now expanding the coverage to Denver, Colorado and Seattle, Washington. Now, folks in the aforementioned areas can...