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Google introduces a new Google bar

11/29/2011, Just when we were getting used to the black horizontal bar on top of all our Google services, it looks like the company has something new in store for us. Today on the Official Google Blog, they announced that they will be rolling out a brand new Google...

Google Maps 6.0 for Android supports indoor maps

11/29/2011, We’ve constantly pointed out the fact that Google gives more love to its Maps for Android app than any other platform and this new update drives the point home even more. Not that it’s a bad thing, mind you; after all Android is Google’s...

Sony Ericsson points to Google Sync service

11/28/2011, It is rather nice to see a company or organization know when they have reached the end of something or are in the final stages of a particular service – Sony Ericsson’s Sync service will no longer be made available to the masses, where...

Google service-cleanup updates

11/22/2011, Earlier this year Google announced the shutting down of many of its services, and already started doing it. Well, today the company reported on the progress of the clean up, letting us know how it’s been coming along. Google Bookmarks List – an...

Google Search for iPad updated

11/21/2011, Google has just announced the release of an updated version of Google Search app for the iPad. The app gets a user interface overhaul, which makes it more interactive, more visual and efficient for searching. First of all, the speed of the app has...

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...