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Samsung Nexus 4G arriving on May 8

04/26/2011, After what seemed like forever, the Samsung Nexus S 4G is finally making its way to Sprint’s retail outlets. The 4G stock Google phone will finally go on sale May 8. Those of you who’ve already preordered the phone should expect a tasty little...

Google Docs uploading made easier

04/25/2011, Google Docs is fast expanding to become a decent online productivity tool, but do bear in mind that you will still need an Internet connection to work, so do not throw away that copy of Microsoft Office or OpenOffice just yet. Recently, Google Docs users...

Google I/O 2011: Google wants your unlocked Android phones instead

04/22/2011, Eschewing the tradition of giving developers free phones at their annual Google I/O conference this year, Google has announced that this year, they’ll be doing the opposite instead. In an announcement on the official Google code blog, the company...

Google working together with Spotify to launch music service?

04/22/2011, In the latest twist of events in the cloud-music business - Google might be partnering with an existing service to power their Google Music service. As previous rumors have stated – Google’s talks didn’t go down to well with the music...

YouTube removed from Roku

04/21/2011, As most of you Roku owners would know, the set top box doesn’t come with an official channel for you to stream YouTube videos on the set top box. However, an unofficial, unlicensed channel was created as a workaround, and it has been used for quite...

Google Chrome OS laptops to get a monthly subscription?

04/20/2011, We all know that the Google Chrome OS is about to make its debut as a stable operating system sometime in the new future, and that the netbooks are on their way. All that’s left to figure out is how much they will cost. According to an exclusive...

When Google’s Panda Rewards Content Theft

04/19/2011, If you’re a webmaster who cares about Search Engines, you have heard about the Google “Panda” Update. Here’s what the update was about, in Google’s own terms: “Google depends on the high-quality content created by...

Google invests $100m in the world’s largest wind farm

04/19/2011, Google seems to be hell-bent on world domination… in a safe clean way at least. The company has been reported to have invested $100m in the Shepherds Flat Wind Farm in Oregon. The latest investment follows previous investments in clean energy after the...

Google Map Maker now available in the US

04/19/2011, Google Maps is one of the most widely used navigation services in the world, but in case you didn’t know – the maps didn’t appear by magic. Most of the locations and places you find on Google Maps have been painstakingly added by people...

Google Video issues shut down notice

04/17/2011, It is time to evict yout collection of videos that are stored over at Google’s very own Google Video service, since over the weekend, the Internet search giant has sent a notice over to users that it intends to shut down the hosting service. This...

Gmail now allows custom background images

04/14/2011, Gmail has been pretty customizable in terms of appearances for some time now. You have the ability to set your own colors for pretty much everything on the interface. However there’s been one feature that users could never change and its background...

Google makes life easier with Gmail update

04/14/2011, Are you tired of sending emails to the wrong person, especially when you have contacts that have the same name (i.e. boss named Bob and a separate friend named Bob), and do you often forget to include certain people in your email? Google has just...

Google throws $168 million into a solar power tower

04/13/2011, Google, one of the first few companies to see its top management drive hybrid vehicles to set a good example to the rest of the world, continues with their green binge by investing $168 million in the construction of a new solar power tower. This tower is...