CES EXCLUSIVE: Samsung ebook reader for Google Books

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The trend may have started with “just” the Amazon Kindle, but the push toward ebook readers has certainly been thrust into the forefront in recent months. Not to be outdone, Samsung has decided to enter this realm too, but the newly announced Samsung E6 and E101 readers come with quite the powerful backing. Whereas the […]

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Nexus One Google Phone Ain’t So Cheap After All

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One of the big hopes that people had about the upcoming “Google Phone” was that it was going to be substantially cheaper than any other equivalent smartphone on the market today. As it turns out, Google has dashed all of those hopes, because they are not going to sell the Nexus One at cost. Earlier […]

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Specs Leaked for First Google Chrome OS Netbook

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Google Chrome has quickly become my preferred web browser of choice and it may soon become the preferred operating system for netbooks around the world too. As you may recall, the Chrome OS bases most of its functionality “in the cloud,” but what can we make of its own features and specifications? Wonder no longer. […]

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Video: User Interface on Nexus One Google Phone

Some people have said that the official Google Phone will be pretty groundbreaking, whereas others say that it will be just another Android phone. Well, based on the video embedded below of the Nexus One, this smartphone will at least be different from an aesthetic standpoint. The user interface is a little different. There have […]

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Google to Sell Nexus One Unlocked for $199

Earlier this week, we learned that the first official so-called “Google Phone” would be called the Nexus One. It would naturally be powered by Google Android and would not carry any obvious HTC branding whatsoever. Well, we just learned one other reason why we should care about this smartphone: it’s going to be cheap. Whereas […]

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Nexus One Is First Official Google Phone with Android 2.1

Yes, Google Android has been around for a little while now and we’re starting to see the floodgates open up to reveal all sorts of handsets based on the platform. That’s one thing. It’s another thing altogether to get the so-called official Google Phone and it seems that we are getting our first look at […]

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International Users Blocked from Google Navigation

This news won’t affect anyone who is sticking to the United States, but for everyone else in the world, this is a rather unfortunate turn of events. As you may recall, some Android hackers have managed to get Google Maps Navigation to work around the world. I guess Google wasn’t very happy about that. Originally, […]

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Say Hello to the Google Chrome OS (Video)

I’m already using Google Chrome as the primary web browser on my computer and a good number of people have migrated over to Google Android for their smartphone needs. We knew the day was coming, but now it’s official. A special event was hosted over at the Googleplex to officially reveal the Google Chrome OS. […]

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Almost 50 American Airports Getting Free Wi-Fi from Google

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Do you plan on flying home for the holidays? Are you looking forward to dealing with airport security and explaining to them why you have so many gadgets in your backpack? Maybe you’ll be bored out of your mind waiting to board your flight? Well, Google wants to lend you another friendly hand. While suffering […]

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Nokia S60 Smartphones Get Google Search by Voice

My Nokia E71 has a full QWERTY keyboard, so I don’t have too much trouble typing things into the Google Mobile App to search for whatever I need. That said, some S60 phones don’t have keyboards and, even with those that do, some people don’t want to bother with typing. That’s why Search by Voice […]

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Google Maps Navigation for Android Announced

Ever since I picked up my Nokia E71 and loaded it with the Google Maps application, I haven’t used my standalone Garmin GPS navigation device. The regular mobile Google Maps app can give directions, but it doesn’t do turn-by-turn. Well, that’s changing with Google Maps Navigation. And, like its predecessors, it’s free too. The new […]

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Google Sync Extends to Gmail Push, Including iPhone

I’ve been using my Nokia E71 smartphone for several months now and I’m quite pleased with what this little phone can do. I’m also very happy to have found Google Sync, which allows me to synchronize the calendar and contacts on my phone with their equivalents through the Google suite of services. Well, that suite […]

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LG Enters Google Android Adventure with LG GW620

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It all started with a single handset from T-Mobile and HTC, but this Android movement is certainly picking up steam. Earlier this month, we saw the Motorola Cliq Android smartphone and we know a couple other companies are working on ‘droid phones of their own. The latest to join the pack is the LG GW620. […]

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Windows Mobile and Google Android, Together At Last

So, you’re in the market for a new smartphone and you can’t decide on which operating system you’d prefer. There are certainly some merits to Windows Mobile, but Google Android looks mighty intriguing as well. What is a discerning consumer to do? Get both, of course! The Sunno S880 is actually a dual-boot smartphone. Just […]

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Live Screenshots of Google Chrome OS Hit the Net

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In the current netbook market, you have your choice between a Windows XP installation or some build of Linux. We’re hearing that a Google Chrome OS is in the works and what we may have here are the first live screenshots of the new platform in action. As with any of these leaks and rumors, […]

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