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Google Maps traffic info discontinued?

07/15/2011, It was only the other day we announced that Google had traffic information for some countries in Europe, and now it seems that was a short-lived feature. According to a Google Employee on the official Google Maps support forum, Google has decided to shut...

Most of Google+ users are male

07/15/2011, According to the latest stats discovered by SocialStatistics, 86.8% of Google+ users are male. Another site, FindPeopleOnPlus reported that 73.7% of Google+ users are male. Regardless of which site is more accurate, they both seem to point towards the...

Android 3.2 Honeycomb being delivered to tablet makers soon?

07/15/2011, The next version of the Android operating system, Android 3.2 Honeycomb, is said to be on its way to tablet manufacturers by the end of this month of by early August according to some rumors online. This means that tablet manufacturers will soon be able...

Violate Google+ rules, get booted out of all Google services

07/14/2011, There are rules in life, and some rules you can bend, while others are broken. For those who love being rebellious and enjoy testing the boundaries of the rulebook, beware – the Google+ social network is said to have a collection of rules and...

Google Maps now includes live traffic info for Europe

07/14/2011, Google Maps users in 13 lucky European countries will get to experience the convenience of having live traffic reports starting this week. Google has announced that it will be bringing its informative live traffic feature to thirteen countries in Europe....

Google Voice now supports Global Spam Filtering

07/12/2011, Tired of receiving unwanted calls on your Google Voice number? Well, the folks over at Google have come up with a way to stop that from happening. Google has just updated the Google Voice service to support Global Spam Filtering. Whenever you get a call...

Google+ ready to hit 20 million users this weekend?

07/12/2011, Whether you like it or not, Facebook executives must be quaking in their boots, wondering whether Internet search giant Google’s Google+ social network might just eat into Facebook’s 750 million plus user pie. Google+ might be a potential...

Android malware DroidDream Light spotted over the weekend

07/12/2011, Android users, it appears that over the weekend, more Android malware has made its way to the Android Market. Given the frequency of malware popping up for Android, we really shouldn’t be surprised. The infected apps have already been taken off the...

iRiver Story HD supports Google eBookstore

07/11/2011, Google’s foray into the tablet market isn’t only limited to the Android operating system – no sir, as the Internet search giant has just announced that they have partnered with iRiver in rolling out the first e-reader device to date that...

Google+ Android app has NFC functionality

07/07/2011, Now as we all know, Google is a huge fan of NFC technology, having launched Google Wallet as well as making the Google Nexus S device NFC-enabled, so is it really a surprise that Google+ will support NFC too? Apparently not, as developer Ridzuan Ashim has...

Apple overtakes RIM in US smartphone share

07/06/2011, The days of RIM dominating the smartphone industry is finally over. According to recently released findings by comScore, it looks like RIM has finally slipped from second to third place in the race. In the last quarter that ended in May, Apple’s...

Google now supports up to ten accounts for multiple sign-in

07/06/2011, While most of us are content with having only one Google account, there are people out there with multiple Google accounts – each one for a different purpose (to fake bid in auctions or score points for fake referrals?). Previously, users could only...

Google profiles go public by July 31st?

07/06/2011, It seems that Google will outlaw private Google profiles once the calendar goes beyond July 31st, according to Search Engine Land. The Internet search giant currently leave the door open for users to create and maintain profiles on its service without...

Training bike powered by Google Maps

07/05/2011, Who would have thought that Google Maps might actually be used on a stationary device – yes sir, we are talking about your regular exercise bicycle that sits at home, gathering dust long after you have made your New Year resolutions to lose weight....