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Sony shows off Honeycomb Google TV

09/09/2011, It looks like we’re going to get Honeycomb on our Google TV set-top boxes pretty soon. Over at the CEDIA event, Sony was demonstrating its Google TV hardware that has been updated with a near-release upgrade to Honeycomb. Judging by the pictures and...

Google Maps for Android updated

09/09/2011, Great news for people who love taking photographs and reviewing places they’ve been on Google Places. Google has announced a new update to Google Maps for Android that lets users attach photographs to their reviews in Places. The update which brings...

Official Blogger app for iOS released

09/08/2011, After being deprived from having an official Blogger app for so long, it looks like the app has finally made its way over to the iOS platform. Google announced on its blog today that the official Blogger app is now available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod...

ViewSonic and Acer to pay Microsoft royalties for Android products

09/08/2011, While Windows Phone 7 may not be doing as well as Microsoft had hoped, unlike Apple, Microsoft has been more or less content with sitting by the sidelines and try to make money off their competitors through royalties and licensing. One such example is...

Google tests out encrypted search with Chrome beta users

09/08/2011, In the battle for supremacy, search engine companies are constantly introducing new features to make their services more appealing than others. This time instead of introducing something “fun”, Google has decided to improve the security of...

Android Ice Cream Sandwich arriving in October at best?

09/07/2011, Google’s next version of their operating system would be known as Ice Cream Sandwich, where the launch date did not accompany its announcement at the Google I/O event earlier this year. Guess all of that is going to change now, as Google’s...

Google+ app for iOS updated 9/27/2011

09/07/2011, Great news for Google+ users with iOS phones – Google has just updated the Google+ app for iOS with new features that have been sorely missing since the app’s initial launch. The latest version of Google+ for iOS will bring the app up to version...

Freddie Mercury Google Doodle

09/05/2011, If you were too busy to do a web search over the week-end, you may have missed the Google Doodle that celebrates what would have been Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday. Freddie Mercury has surely left his mark forever on the musical world, and...

Google registers Dart Language domain names

09/02/2011, What does Google and Darts have to do with one another? Nothing really, as you don’t hear about Google losing prototypes of its phones in bars after a few rounds of darts, but perhaps the Internet search giant might be working on a product known as...

Google Apps, Offline Edition

08/31/2011, Google is pursuing its “everything web” endeavor and has just released new versions of GMail, Calendar and Google Docs that can work even when there is no internet connection (although Google Docs did have the feature on an ON and OFF basis)....

Samsung Nexus Prime receives WiFi certification

08/26/2011, Yesterday there was an alleged cease and desist letter from Samsung that confirmed the name of the upcoming Nexus phone from Google, the Nexus Prime. Now we have more confirmation about the device being on the way. It’s been reported that the Nexus...

Nexus Prime Confirmed by Accident?

08/25/2011, While rumors of an upcoming Samsung Nexus Prime have been floating around, the latest reported “leak” suggests that the Samsung legal team did an “oppsie” by mentioning the Nexus Prime in a Cease and Desist letter, thus giving...

Google shows us how they improve Search

08/25/2011, If you’ve always wondered about the steps that Google goes through to improve its search engine, you’re in luck. The company has just released a blog post detailing the work that it does each time they make a change or improvement to Google....

Google Docs for Android Gets Web Clipboard

08/24/2011, If you have been using Google Docs, you have probably noticed that inserting an image can be much more painful than doing a copy/paste from an imaging up. Microsoft Word works like that, but unfortunately, Google Docs doesn’t and its web nature has...