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Gmail Tap rolls back the years (April Fool’s)

04/01/2012, Samuel Morse helped in the invention of the telegraph system, as well as co-invented the Morse Code (hence the name), and just to sidetrack a bit, don’t you think that he looks a wee bit like Hugh Jackman on the Wikipedia page? Well, the team over...

YouTube Slam makes video duels a reality

03/30/2012, So you have rappers dissing each other through lyrics in their respective songs, but as a movie director, what do you do? Sending a silent message through your films is one thing, but since not all of us are born with the mad skills that Quentin Tarantino...

Google tablet on sale via own online store

03/30/2012, Remember our story about how the 7″ Google tablet might actually spark off a price war in the Android-powered tablet market? Well, here is more news on it, although there will not be anything to do with the price point, but rather, the channel of...

Google Drive spotted in a screenshot

03/29/2012, We’ve heard rumors of Google Drive launching early next month, and now it looks like we’ve got some visual confirmation of the service. The folks over at Talkandroid.com managed to get their hands on some alleged screenshots of the rumored...

Oracle rejects Google’s offer to settle

03/29/2012, If you have been following the legal battles waged between the giants in the tech industry, you might recall that sometime back in 2010 Oracle sued Google over the Android platform claiming that Google infringed upon their intellectual property covering...

7-inch Google tablet might spark off price wars

03/28/2012, Yes, we do know that Google has a tablet of their own in the pipeline, with some of the folks calling it a Google Nexus tablet, where it was reported to cost a mere $149 while packing in a 7″ display at 1,280 x 800 resolution prior to shipping this...

Better graphics on Chrome

03/28/2012, Great hardware, without the right kind of software, amounts to nothing, and for those who has the Google Chrome as your favorite Web browser on your desktop or notebook, take note that the latest stable channel release of Chrome delivers improvements to...

Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich rolling out to certain devices now

03/28/2012, Good news for Google Nexus device owners (except if you own the Nexus One). According to reports online, the update to the latest version of Android – 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, has started rolling out over the air and should reach your Android device...

Google+ Hangout Apps Finally Ready for Use

03/28/2012, It is not our intention to overload you with Google+ news after we covered their first TV ad in the UK as well as the Google Comments which will be integrated with Google+, but this new tit-bit of information is simply too good to ignore. The search...

YouTube Next Vlogger registration open

03/28/2012, If your idea of fame is being recognized by thousands of subscribers for your videos on YouTube – you might want to give Vlogging (video blogging) a shot. Tons of people have done it before, and there’s still a lot of room out there for more....

Google Maps 6.5 for Android released

03/28/2012, To celebrate its recent milestone of helping users navigate over 50 billion kilometers with turn-by-turn directions, Google has decided to upgrade its Maps app for Android devices with a fresh new look. Taking cues from the Android Ice Cream Sandwich...

Microsoft looks to HTTP 2.0 for faster Internet

03/28/2012, Speed is king – never mind if it is on the asphalt or in the digital world. Microsoft has plans to increase the speed whenever you are online after submitting their proposal for a faster Internet protocol to the standards body that have been charged...

Google+ gets first UK TV advertisement, ad budget hits $12m

03/28/2012, Google+ users have been on the defense against its critics who have referred to the social networking site by the search giants, as a ghost town for some time now. Now it seems, Google themselves might be coming to the rescue with its first TV ad campaign...