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Chromebook Preview

05/14/2011, We live blogged the Google I/O keynote on Wednesday where major announcements were made, including the launch of the Google  Chromebook computers manufactured by Samsung and Acer that will be available June 15 in the US for $449 (Samsung WiFi version),...

Blogger is back

05/13/2011, After over 20 hours of downtime, Blogger, Google’s popular blogging service is now back up. Earlier today (yesterday for some of you folks), Blogger was taken offline due to reports of bloggers and readers not being able to access blogs or publish...

Google News brings “News near you” on your mobile phone

05/13/2011, Everybody loves reading the news, but sometimes people just aren’t concerned about things that aren’t happening around them. Well, Google understands this and has introduced a new feature for Google News users to get more localized,...

Facebook owns up to Google smear campaign

05/13/2011, Burston-Marsteller, a public consultancy recently came forward earlier this week saying that Facebook had hired the company to pull off a smear campaign against Google’s social networking service, Social Circles. Burston-Marsteller sent major news...

Google Chromebooks might not be so secure after all?

05/12/2011, The recently announced Google Chromebooks might have gotten the world to sit up and take notice (especially when Angry Birds is made available for it over the Web!), and depending on which group you are on, there is a very different reason for doing so....

Android movie rentals will make use of Flash

05/11/2011, As we all know, Google Android movie rentals were launched yesterday, but people were wondering what format the movies would be distributed in. Well, the answer – if it wasn’t obvious enough is Adobe Flash. Despite Google introducing HTML5 videos...

Only 20% of Google employees are on Windows

05/11/2011, There have been rumors floating around about Google banning Windows in its office – and it turns out that the rumors are true – to a certain extent. Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google has been reported saying that only 20% of Google’s employees...

Android Market gives us new ways to discover apps

05/11/2011, This week is a pretty big week for Android – with the whole Google I/O event going on, a lot of aspects about Android are being updated. One of the most important Android services, launched together with the Honeycomb tablet earlier this year is the...

Google Chromebook from Acer and Samsung announced

05/11/2011, Google has just announced their maiden Chromebook outing that will see the collaboration between the Internet search giant and its partners, Samsung and Acer, arrive at the market. No longer do you need to sit down and tap your fingers on the table simply...

Ford intends to give cars more smarts with Google Prediction API

05/11/2011, Ford Motor Company intends to rely on the Google Prediction API so that it is capable of predicting driver behavior – and hence, harvest such information in order to make vehicles perform even better. The whole idea of using cloud-based storage and...

Google to announce Chrome OS notebook monthly subscription today?

05/11/2011, Remember when we reported about rumors stating that Google will be selling their Chrome notebooks at a $20/month subscription instead of a one-time price? Well, according to a recent report from Forbes, Google will be announcing the $20 subscription for...

Google I/O 2011 wrap-up

05/10/2011, We have done our best to cover the Google I/O 2011 conference live, but for those who did not manage to follow our live blog, fret not – there is always the power of summarization to help you figure out what was hot and what was not in the event...

Google Chrome web browser to get privacy boost and more

05/10/2011, Google’s Chrome web browser will be getting some new enhancements to its rendering engine and security in the near future. According to the release notes for Google Chrome beta, the browser will have now support hardware-accelerated 3D CSS, which...

Google Music Beta ready to launch

05/10/2011, Google is said to roll out their online music service which is not too different from the one that Amazon.com Inc first announced back in March this year – at least that is what the Wall Street Journal claims (referring to the Amazon Cloud Player,...