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Google Docs now has Pagination

04/12/2011, If you’ve been using Google Docs instead of your regular word processor for awhile, you might not realize that Google Docs currently doesn’t separate your documents into pages – everything you type is in one long continuous white box. Well...

A Google A Day at The New York Times

04/11/2011, The New York Times, an institutional newspaper all by itself, has worked closely with Google to roll out A Google A Day, which is a trivia game that encourages you to use the search engine in order to solve each daily question. Google claims that the...

Google Hotpot now integrated with Places

04/11/2011, For those of you who always wondered why Hotpot was a separate service from Places, wonder no more. Google has finally taken the steps to combine Hotpot with their check-in based Google Places. The system for you to recommend, rate and review places is...

YouTube Live service is rockin’

04/11/2011, YouTube isn’t too content with just dominating the world of streaming uploaded videos, as parent company Google has long been looking for ways to monetize their acquisition all those years ago. The company will now introduce a new YouTube Live...

Unreal Development Kit will eventually arrive on Android

04/07/2011, For those of you who gave up hope of ever experiencing games of Epic proportions on your Android device – don’t lose hope. According to an interview Mark Rein, VP of Epic Games, had with Gamasutra; the Unreal Development Kit will be arriving on...

Google invests $5 million in a German solar plant

04/07/2011,   Google, has been recently reported to have forked out $5 million in an 18.7MW solar power plant near Berlin, Germany. Google won’t be running the show all by themselves though – the plant will be operated together with another private...

Google forced to filter autocomplete results in Italy

04/05/2011, It looks like innovation isn’t always good for everyone. When autocomplete was first introduced to the Google Search Engine, it saved users a lot of time from entering commonly searched for terms. However, the most commonly searched for phrases...

New Android Market leaked with Google Music and other apps

04/05/2011, A new version of the Android Market was leaked online and along with it are some new alpha and beta apps from Google. There’s the Google Music app which looks like a smaller version of the Honeycomb music app, and a bunch of other apps like Google...

Google Maps 5.3 released for Android

04/05/2011, Google has just launched a new version of their Maps app for the Android operating system. Bringing the version up to 5.3, Google Maps for Android packs some new features that would make any check-in fanatic happy. Google Maps now has a Google Location...

Android Fragmentation: a real problem, developers say

04/04/2011, Google said at the previous Google IO that Android is not *that* fragmented, but many developers -86%- (according to Fortune and 250 developers surveyed) think that Android fragmentation is a real problem. First, let’s provide some context:...

Sprint Nexus S 4G arriving on April 6?

04/04/2011, The Samsung Nexus S 4G was officially announced to arrive on Sprint a couple of weeks ago and is said to arrive this spring. However, it might actually appear earlier than expected. It has been reported that an arrival date for the 4G phone running stock...

HP ePrint-enabled printers support Google Cloud Print

03/31/2011, HP has just announced that Google Cloud Print users can print directly to any of their ePrint-enabled printers through a supported app from any computer or smartphone. With the use of an HP ePrint-enabled printer, you can now print work on the go i.e. a...

Google to make face recognition app? (updated, twice)

03/31/2011, Update 3/31 12h54pm PT: Google has  confirmed to us that it was not going to release any app with a facial recognition future, as it would create user privacy issues. It’s possible that Google has talked to CNN about *theoretical* implications of...