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Google Earth experiences 1 billion downloads…and counting

10/05/2011, We mentioned briefly earlier this morning about Google Earth getting downloaded a cool billion times already, which means if each person on earth were to be represented by a single download, every one out of seven humans is a Google Earth app. Even more...

Google+ updates privacy options for sharing posts

10/05/2011, Folks who are using Google+ would’ve noticed a new feature for sharing posts on the social network, but for those of you who don’t; the service now lets users disable comments and lock posts before sharing to the Google+ stream. Talk about...

Chrome browser coming to Android soon

10/03/2011, So Apple has their own browser built into the iPhone – Safari, but oddly enough there has been no sign of Google Chrome making its way onto Android, at least until recently where a post on the Chromium Code website seemed to suggest that Chrome for...

Microsoft Security Essentials deletes Google Chrome browser

10/03/2011, Microsoft and Google have no love lost between them, but the latest hijinks by the Redmond-based company could prove to be an embarrassment – as a bug in the anti-malware product known as Security Essentials deleted the Google Chrome browser...

Google Maps now lets you preview your route in 3D

09/30/2011, While Google Maps’ regular 2D view is usually more than enough for you to find your way to your destination, sometimes it’s not – especially when you’re unfamiliar with the territory, and have no idea what the buildings on the map look...

Google/Motorola Mobility deal to be further looked into by DOJ

09/29/2011, The AT&T and T-Mobile merger has been getting quite a bit of attention lately, with just about everyone thinking that this is a bad move. Meanwhile another major acquisition, Google and Motorola Mobility, has been rather quiet and keeping to the...

Blogger’s new Dynamic Views is hip and fresh

09/27/2011, Tired of how boring your current Blogger blog looks like? Wish you had cool fancy layouts like what everyone seems to be using on sites like Tumblr? Well, Google has got some good news for you. The company has just unveiled new Dynamic Views for its...

Google+ users hit 50 million mark

09/26/2011, In just less than a week after Google opened up the doors of their own social network, Google+, to the world, it seems that the growth has proved to be phenomenal. According to Paul Allen (unofficial statistician for Google+), Google+ has already achieved...

Nexus One gets Android Gingerbread 2.3.6 update

09/26/2011, If you’re a Nexus One user, the good news is that it looks like Google is rolling out an update for you guys! Granted the device is old and has been superseded by the Nexus S, we guess that Google did not forget about you guys out there and has rolled...

Google Drive for real, yo!

09/25/2011, It was not too long ago when Google Drive was spotted in some additions which were made to the code in Chromium (not the operating system just in case some get confused – it is the open source browser behind Chrome) that pointed towards the...

Google+ app for iOS updated 9/23/2011

09/23/2011, To kickstart your weekend, Google has announced a new update for its Google+ iOS app. Bringing up the app to version 1.0.4.2326, the update brings a whole bunch of new features in addition to various bug fixes and performance improvements. Users can now...

Motorola wants to keep the lawsuit with Apple going

09/23/2011, While Apple vs Samsung is probably the biggest headline grabber as far as patent legal battles are concerned, the battle between Apple vs Motorola has taken an interesting turn of events. A little over a week ago, Apple requested that the lawsuit by...

Google branded SIM card spotted in Spain

09/22/2011, Google started out as a search engine, but over the years they have managed to expand their list of services to include e-mail (Gmail), a smartphone platform which has quickly dominated the marketshare in terms of platforms (Android) and recently even...