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Google Nexus S reboot issues acknowledged, fix coming?

01/11/2011, There is a certain bunch of Nexus S smartphone owners who have complained that the handset seems to reboot all by itself randomly ever since they updated the software to Android 2.3.1, where this normally happens whenever one is in the middle of a voice...

Nexus S hacked to run Ubuntu Linux

01/11/2011, We had already seen Google’s Nexus S that ships with Android 2.3 by default boot MeeGo before this, but now someone has taken it one step further and gotten Ubuntu Linux running on the phone. As usual with these unofficial hacks, the device isn’t...

Google Goggles does print ads, Sudoku

01/10/2011, Google Goggles has certainly been one of the better mobile applications that was released by the Internet search giant over the past two years, being pretty proficient at what it is supposed to do – that is, identify the object that you point at it...

Android 2.3 Gingerbread crammed into the iPhone 3G

01/10/2011, There are many devices out there eagerly waiting to get Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread update, but Apple’s iPhone 3G most likely isn’t the device that you’d expect to get the update. Of course, the update wasn’t given Google’s or Apple’s...

Android tops the iPhone in terms of total users for the first time

01/07/2011, We already knew that there was plenty of momentum behind Google’s Android mobile operating system and now the statistics are in, confirming that Android has passed the iPhone in terms of the total number of users for the first time, clinching the second...

NFC-based Google mobile payments to arrive this year?

01/04/2011, Aside from Android 2.3 Gingerbread, one of the major features of Google’s Nexus S phone that sets it apart from the rest of the pack is its built-in NFC chip, enabling Near Field Communication. According to reports, two people familiar with Google’s...

Nexus S now overclocked to 1.3GHz

01/04/2011, It was just yesterday when we reported about the Google Nexus S phone being over clocked to 1.2GHz, now it looks like the developer is far from done and has managed to push another 100MHz out of the Hummingbird CPU, bringing it up to 1.3GHz. Makes me...

OS X and Windows 7 arrive on Google’s Cr-48 Chrome notebook

01/02/2011, Considering that many units of Google’s Cr-48 Chrome notebook were handed out to developers out there to test drive the Chrome OS, it was inevitable that this would happen. We’re talking about reports that users have managed to get OS X and Windows 7...

Microsoft’s Bing offering 500,000 free songs

12/30/2010, Microsoft’s Bing search engine still has some way to go in order to overtake Google and now Microsoft is trying to entice users to Bing with its Holiday Song Giveaway. With this program, each user who participates and signs up for the Bing newsletter...

Logitech says Google did not request for Revue production halt

12/27/2010, In an interesting twist of development, Logitech issued a statement that says Google did not request them to stop production of the Revue device until February in order to pave the way for a firmware update. Of course, Logitech’s carefully worded...

Google’s Christmas doodle took six months to create

12/27/2010, Many folks noticed a rather different doodle on Google’s homepage for two days from December 23rd. Well, it turns out that the doodle was a little special and took a little more effort from Google’s team. It took Google’s chief doodler, Micheal...

Add a soft touch to your Nexus S

12/23/2010, The Google Nexus S has barely been out for more than a week, and someone has already decided that its slick black plastic back is not worth having, since there are plenty of fingerprints to clean up after each time you use it. Well, how about a DIY case...