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Google Person Finder locates people in Turkey now

10/24/2011, A moment of silence for those who succumbed to the earthquake in Turkey – and at press time, the death toll stands at 200 plus and will most definitely rise in the coming days if efforts to rescue trapped people under all the rubble and carnage are...

Google Chromebooks more flexible to purchase

10/24/2011, We live in an age of choices, and gone are the corporate tyrannical days of Henry Ford when he churned vehicles out in just a single color – black, in a case of “take it or leave it”. After all, how else do you explain the myriad of...

Google Voice back on the App Store

10/21/2011, Earlier this week we reported that the Google Voice app was removed from the App Store due to numerous complaints of the app crashing after customers upgraded to iOS 5. Well, it took a few days, but Google has finally fixed the issue and updated Google...

Google Maps updated, boasts NFC support

10/21/2011, Google went about quietly updating their Google Maps on Android, where the Internet search giant decided to throw in NFC support – signalling the possibility of future apps arriving with such support as well in order to take advantage of the...

Google film rental service for Android rolls out in the UK

10/21/2011, If you happen to reside in the UK and are rockin’ to an Android-powered device, here is a little bit of good news that might just cheer you up in case you are looking for some form of entertainment. Google has just announced the availability of...

Google TV update shown off in screenshots

10/20/2011, The Google TV Honeycomb update has been promised to arrive in a few weeks time, but the fact that it’s been delayed for so long has led people to wonder if it’s ever going to arrive at all. While there’s no way to confirm its arrival –...

Google Reader to undergo changes next week

10/20/2011, To show the world that Google does listen to feedback of its users and take those requests into consideration, the Internet search giant has just announced that Google Reader, their online RSS reader will sport a totally new design – keeping in line...

Google to roll out SSL search beta in the coming weeks

10/20/2011, Great news for folks who are paranoid about their searches on Google being monitored or intercepted by other people: Google has announced that its SSL search is going to be available for everybody. When it was introduced last month it automatically...

Android Ice Cream Sandwich for tablets demonstrated on video

10/20/2011, We all know that Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich was designed to bring the tablet and smartphone versions of Android together under one roof. But at the launch of the operating system yesterday, it was only demonstrated on a smartphone, and not a...

Android Ice Cream Sandwich, Launched!

10/18/2011, The day that all Android fans have been waiting for has finally arrived. Google has finally pulled the wrapper off its latest operating system: Android 4.0, better known as Ice Cream Sandwich. This time around, Google has decided to focus on making the...

Samsung Nexus Prime announced by NTT DoCoMo in Japan

10/18/2011, Looks like the Samsung Nexus Prime gets no respect at all – as it the much looked forward to device has just be announced by the good people over at NTT DoCoMo all the way in the Land of the Rising Sun despite it being hours away Stateside before...

Google+ focus means Buzz will be axed

10/17/2011, Google’s foray into the world of social networking started off with Buzz, but that somehow failed to take off, and I would suppose with all the experience they gained in the process of delivering Buzz, they would have learnt a thing or two –...

Motorola Mobility stockholders to vote on “Googorola” deal

10/14/2011, A few months back, Google announced its plans to acquire Motorola’s mobile division, Motorola Mobility. Naturally this was a very big deal, the deal $12.5 billion deal not withstanding, but also its implications since Google’s Android platform can be...

Google working on an MP3 store

10/13/2011, Google might want to further expand their cloud music service that currently sports some rather limited capabilities, where the Internet search giant is negotiating with major record labels in order to expand that service, in addition to opening an MP3...