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Google and LG’s Nexus 4 is doing very well in the UK, with the 8GB version selling out after being back in stock for less than 24 hours. The 8GB version of the phone is available for £239, but is now out of stock on the Google Play store. The … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Phones
lg-nexus-4

Despite the cancellation of Google’s Android event earlier today, some information has been leaking out of the event regarding the LG Nexus 4, the latest is that the phone will feature wireless charging. The information comes from a leaked quick start manual for the new phone, which clearly mentions a … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Phones
youtube

As Google’s Android devices become more and more popular, Apple has now dropped support for the internet search giant’s Youtube app, which is one of the most used applications on the device. What this means is that the app will no longer be pre-loaded on to any new iOS device, … [Read More]

Categories: Audio/Video, Featured, Internet
Android

Andrew Rubin Senior Vice President of Mobile at Google, where he oversees development of Android, has confirmed that the open source mobile phone operating system now sees over 900,000 activations per day. Rubin replied to a user on Twitter who asked the executive about a rumour that stated he was … [Read More]

Categories: Phones
Angry Birds

A company has been fined for using the Angry Birds and Cut the Rope apps to trick users into signing up for premium rate text messages. PhonepayPlus, a subsidiary of telecommunications regulator Ofcom, said it received 34 complaints related to unexpected charges that were triggered by the download of the apps. … [Read More]

Categories: Apple, Featured, iOS, Phones, Software
Instagram for Andoid

The popular photo sharing app for iOS devices, Instagram, finally hit Android devices yesterday, and was downloaded more than 1 million times in the first 24 hours. The free app has been available for iOS devices since October 2010, and allows users to edit and share images on a variety … [Read More]

Categories: Apple, iOS, Phones
Google SOPA Petition

Google decided yesterday that it would link to an online anti-SOPA petition on its Google Search homepage, which has resulted in at least 4.5 million signatures against the proposed legislation. Google created the petition title End Piracy, Not Liberty, which urged users to protest against SOPA (Stop Online Piracy … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Internet
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Google is rumoured to be readying the launch of its contact-less mobile payment system, Google Wallet, in the UK. The rumours, which first appeared in French newspaper, Les Echos, suggest that the company is preparing the project to be initially launched in London during the first quarter of 2012.

Google hopes … [Read More]

Categories: Future Tech, Internet, News, Phones
googlelabs

A while ago we reported that Google was in the process of a spring clean and were in the process of killing off, so-to-speak, several projects in order to save money.  On Tuesday they announced more projects that were being culled for various reasons. The projects include; Google Bookmarks Lists, Google Friend … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Future Tech, Internet
Google Music

Google has launched its new online music service in the United States in order to compete with Apple and Amazon’s music businesses. Google Music, which is now in beta, boasts over 13 million songs and will, according to Google, be integrated into the Android marketplace in due course.

The new … [Read More]

Categories: Audio/Video, Featured, Internet
dead-sea-scrolls

Google has made the Dead Sea Scrolls available online using high-resolution images of the ancient texts. More than 2000 years after the scrolls were written, they are now available to view to everyone, without the need to go to Israel and be physically at the museum. Some of the scrolls … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Internet
googleplus

After it’s official launch about a week ago, Google claims that it’s popular Google+ service now has over 50 million users under its belt. The service already managed to attract 20 million users in its first 3 weeks during the beta stage, so this growth is not unexpected.

Whilst Google+ … [Read More]

Categories: Internet
googlelabs

Google has announced that it is getting rid of 10 products in a spring clean of it’s products and services. The products on the chopping board this time are; Aardvark, Desktop, Fast Flip, Google Maps API for Flash, Google Pack, Google Web Security, Image Labeler, Notebook, Sidewiki and Subscribed Links.… [Read More]

Categories: Internet
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Google has released a new update for the Windows version of Chrome, fixing 11 bugs, including one extremely rare bug which Google deemed as critical. The critical vulnerability was discovered by Michael Braithwaite, a senior software engineer with Turbulenz Limited, a U.K. online gaming platform developer.

Google stated that the problem … [Read More]

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Hulu, the popular video service, has announced that it is up for acquisition, and that it would start accepting initial bids by Wednesday this week. Several big names have been interested in Hulu, including Microsoft, but sources close to the company say that Google, Yahoo, Amazon and DirecTV are all … [Read More]

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