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Google Chromebooks New Design and Price Cut

11/21/2011, When Google unveiled its Chromebook in May at Google I/O, two models were shown, the Samsung WiFi model, made available on June 15th for $449 ($449 Wifi+ 3G) and the Acer model, sold for $349. Today, Samsung is introducing a new black version of its Wi-Fi...

Adobe Flash Player not included with Ice Cream Sandwich

11/21/2011, One of the “perks” that Android has over iOS is its ability to run Flash, so much so that the inclusion of Adobe’s Flash Player is more or less expected on Android. Oddly enough that does not seem to be the case with Google’s latest Android build...

Google+ makes tagging photographs easier

11/18/2011, If you’ve got tons of photographs uploaded on your Google+ account and wish you had Facebook’s facial detection feature to make life easier when it comes to tagging photographs, you’re in luck. Google has started rolling out a new...

Google granted patent for pattern unlock screen

11/18/2011, While Apple may have patented the “slide to unlock” feature found on iOS devices and some non-iOS devices, it looks like Google may have been granted the patent for a pattern unlock screen, a feature we’re sure many Android users are familiar with.

Motorola shareholders vote in favor of “Googorola” deal

11/18/2011, We know that Google has announced their plans to purchase Motorola Mobility, and it seems that Motorola’s shareholders have given the company the green light to proceed with the acquisition deal with a 99% vote in favor of the deal. The shareholders at...

Android website gets revamped

11/18/2011, Don’t you think it was not too long ago when Google first introduced their Android operating system, leading people to wonder whether it will ever be able to make a foothold in the industry that was dominated by the BlackBerry army as well as Nokia?...

Google confirms Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus specs

11/17/2011, Google has released the tech specs of Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which confirms that the carrier will be getting the handset. If only they would just give us a date already! The tech specs tell us pretty much what we’ve come to expect and know...

GMail app back in the AppStore

11/16/2011, The GMail team has announced that the GMail app is back in the Apple AppStore. It was pulled out because Google spotted a bug in the notification system, which has now been fixed, so the app is available again for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (iOS 4+)....

More Google Music information leaks prior to launch

11/15/2011, The Google Music event is happening tomorrow, but that doesn’t stop information from leaking to the public beforehand. Well the folks over at Bloomberg recently received some information concerning Google’s music service. Apparently Google...

Google+ Photo & Video APIs to roll out soon

11/15/2011, Someone over at Google must have made a mistake – they announced news that Google+ Photo & Video APIs will be released soon, only to take down the posts shortly after that. Good thing the Internet has a memory now thanks to the caching system by...

One in every two smartphones sold in the world run Android

11/15/2011, It took awhile, but Google’s domination of the mobile platform has finally occurred. According to the latest findings by Gartner, Android now has 52.5% market share worldwide – up from 43.4% last quarter and double the 25.3% from one year ago. And...

Google lets you opt out of Wi-Fi mapping

11/15/2011, Google now offers the option for you to opt out from their mapping exercises with but a simple change on your side – all you need to do is add “_nomap” to the name that you have called your domestic Wi-Fi network, and that will stop...

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich source code now available

11/14/2011, We still don’t have an official release date for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the first Ice Cream Sandwich phone, in the US but rumors about the operating system’s source code arriving this week have already started surfacing. Well, it looks like...