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Acer ditches Alibaba at the smartphone altar

09/13/2012, We have word that Acer has called off a smartphone launch with Alibaba at the eleventh hour, with Alibaba (the biggest e-commerce company in China that did mull over purchasing a controlling stake in Yahoo) citing that pressure from Google on Acer was the...

Android zips past 500 million activations

09/12/2012, At the end of last year, we do know that more than 700,000 Android-powered devices were activated on a daily basis, and that had certainly helped Google achieve the 500 million activation mark for Android as of today. After all, who can resist names such...

Google glasses: Getting a closer look

09/11/2012, Google Glasses created quite a hype when Google unveiled them a while ago. The videos released by the company showed that the glasses packed an impressive array of useful features. However, we were told that most of that was ‘in the making’...

Google prepaid cards for Google Wallet reaches end of the road

09/10/2012, Google Wallet was officially launched last year, and word has it that prepaid cards for Google Wallet has been discontinued. This means early adopters who reside outside of the US will be affected, as they no longer have any means to increase the amount...

Google Censorship List Now Includes Pirate Bay Domains

09/10/2012, Google has recently introduced a number of anti-piracy measures to discourage users from looking up pirated content online. While the search giant hasn’t removed the indexes of piracy sites from its search results, it is taking steps to ensure that...

Google Drive for iOS and Android updated

09/10/2012, A piece of software can be considered to be a pseudo-living thing with the number of updates released for it. Having said that, Google Drive is definitely not a static, end-of-the-road software or app. In fact, Google has just released updates for the iOS...

Google Nexus 7 does 720p webcam recording

09/10/2012, The Asus-manufactured Google Nexus 7 already ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean right out of the box, and if there is one particular, glaring shortcoming about this tablet, it would be the lack of a camera located at its back. In fact, the only camera...

Google Glass makes Fashion Week debut

09/10/2012, Tech and fashion might make for strange bedfellows, but this does not mean that they are like oil and water – fundamentally unable to gel. The Google Glass which was revealed in further detail this June was spotted in New York city yesterday, with...

Google Doodle Shows Off Star Trek With Cute Animations

09/07/2012, The 46th anniversary of the original Star Trek series is tomorrow. In commemoration for the occasion, Google has splashed a Star Trek doodle across its home page. The doodle is colorful and fun. Rather than being a mere image, it is an interactive...

‘Bing It On’ By Microsoft Takes On Google For A Challenge

09/06/2012,   Microsoft has been improving its search engine Bing, for quite some time now. The software giant has been adding newer features to Bing and trying to bring it closer to the social media. On the other hand, Google still remains the most popular search...

Chromebook Rentals By Google Launched At $30 Per Month

09/06/2012, Recently, there has been talk of Google launching a rental service for its Chromebook machines. And now the company has indeed launched such a service, starting at $30 per month. $30 per month may sound quite a lot to many users but the good news for...

Google spreadsheets get all talkative with discussions

09/05/2012, Humans are social creatures, and when working together as a team, the synergy delivers far more than what individuals are able to deliver. Having said that, Google Spreadsheets in Google Docs has been quite useful for me all this while, but when working...

Google picks up face-to-unlock patent

09/04/2012, Lick your lips in anticipation, all of you fans of the Android mobile operating system. Word on the street has it that Google has just picked up a pure win of the face-to-unlock patent which is said to enable multiple users to share just one...