Google Effectively Kills QR Codes for Good

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You’ve seen them everywhere. Those weird 2D barcodes have made their way onto business cards, bus shelter advertisements, product packaging and into the newspaper. And now, the age of the QR code just might be coming to an end even before it ever really made any real mainstream impact. You can thank Google for that.

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Samsung Nexus S 4G Offers Pure Google Experience to Sprint

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The official Google phone is now rocking some 4G connectivity… depending on your exact definition of what it means to have 4G. The Google Nexus S has been available since December of last year, but the American version only played friendly with T-Mobile’s bands. That’s changed, since Sprint has picked up its own version in the form of the Samsung Nexus S 4G.

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Google’s not a thief: Oracle code not in Android OS

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Google says that, above all else, it will do no evil. We’ve seen it tread into some gray waters already (as evidenced by cases like Google Books), but now it’s possible that Google was an outright thief. Well, a virtual thief. And there’s evidence to back it up.

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Nexus S coming to Canada in March via Mobilicity, Rogers, Telus, Bell

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The Google Nexus S (by Samsung) is currently available in two forms in North America: Unlocked via Best Buy or locked to T-Mobile. Both of these options are mostly for Americans, unless Canadians want to leap across the border to get the unlocked model. That’s changing in two short months.

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Google TV to be powered by ARM “soon”

Google TV to be powered by ARM "soon"

Nearly a year after Google entered talks with ARM Holdings, Google TV is speculated to be made available on the cheap, efficient ARM chipsets later this year. Charbax of ARMdevices.net published an article last week stating he has it on “very high authority from someone at Google (to remain anonymous) that an ARM-powered Google TV platform is coming soon.”

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