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Google Maps 5 adds 3D vectors

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Google Maps 5 has three key new features that truly redesigns the product’s usefulness: 3D building rendering, vector-based map drawing and offline reliability. The 3D rendering is really amazing and definitely the headliner on this roll-out

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Chrome OS to perish or “merge” with Android?

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Not even a week after the Cr-48 Chrome netbook was announced, criticism is already flying its way, and from an unlikely source. Former Google employee and creator of Gmail Paul Buchheit, had this to tweet “Prediction: Chrome OS will be killed next year (or “merged” with Android).” That is a ...

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Google mobile searches up 130%

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What does that mean for Google Mobile? It means that it is getting a bit of a facelift with the addition of Seller Ratings ads, for the convenience of its users, but a more likely story; Google wants to capitalize on an already billion-dollar mobile search market.

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Google’s Android Market about to get an extreme makeover

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I don't think that Google has to do very much to spark some new interest in the Android Market, because the app developers are already recognizing the huge potential that it offers since it opened up to global markets, but that's not stopping the search engine giant from giving the app marketplace a small overhaul. Even Google needs a new wardrobe from time to time.

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Google eBookstore launches, not as open as you think

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Amazon may have helped to jumpstart the e-book industry with its Kindle, Apple may have helped it along with iBooks. Now, search engine giant Google is putting its monumental name into the hat with the official launch of Google eBooks. It's not like Google is new to digital books, but this is a different beast.

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Google special event next week to reveal Chrome OS netbook?

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If you ask some people, they'll tell you that the netbook is dead. They'll tell you that you're better off choosing between a full-sized laptop or one of the new tablet devices. Well, you may soon have a suitable alternative to the MacBook Air as your netbook, because Google is hosting an event that could see the revealing of the Chrome OS netbook.

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