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WhatsApp Responds To Google Buyout Speculation

Just two days ago we brought you the news that Google was reportedly planning to acquire WhatsApp for a fee upwards of $ 1 billion USD. This rumour isn’t exactly the first to concern WhatsApp and…

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Second-Generation Nexus 7 To Cost Just $150?

According to speculation Google will launch a new version of its highly popular Nexus 7 tablet from July. The new tablet will be based around Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor and is expected to be very aggressively priced…

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Google May Be Looking To Buy WhatsApp

According to rumours technology giant Google is looking to acquire the software company that have developed and created WhatsApp. The move by Google is similar in style to that performed by Facebook when they acquired the…

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Google Fiber May Come To Austin, Texas.

Google and the City of Austin are apparently going to hold a meeting next week for an announcement as both has given away invitations to various media, but both have not provided any details about the…

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Twitters Upset About Google Honouring Ceaser Chavez On Easter, Threatens To Switch To Bing

If there’s one thing that internet companies should avoid doing is making their users angry. This is no exception even in the case of Google who made the decision to celebrate Labour Leader and activist Cesar…

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Google’s Privacy Director To Step Down

Alma Whitten, Google’s first director of privacy who was hired back in 2010 is quitting her job, according to the report which indicated that she made the announcement within the company as she has plans to…

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Gmail’s New Compose Feature Will Be The Standard Soon

Last year, back in October, Google announced a new way to compose e-mails on Gmail. It was very much like a Facebook chat, where-as it appears at the bottom of the page as tabs. When it…

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Nexus 5 Concept Design Art Created by Fans

The Nexus 5 is unlikely to be coming to market anytime soon and if you missed our article on the rumoured Nexus 5 specifications then be sure to check that here. However, the fact we don’t…

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Foxconn Will Build Google Glass In The U.S.A

Google Glass, the highly sought after augmented reality glasses, are set to enter into production in the next few weeks. While that in itself is exciting enough news, there is also good news for the USA as…

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FAA May Allow Tablet/E-Reader Use During Takeoff by 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is making some changes in their rules in regards to the use of readers and tablets during takeoffs and landing, however there is no mention of the use of cellphones. Once…

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LG Nexus 5 “Megalodon” Smartphone Specifications Detailed

The Nexus series of products from Google has taken the tablet and smartphone markets by storm, offering never-before-seen Bang-For-Buck from such a high end vendor. Google, generally speaking, doesn’t produce much themselves, the Nexus 4 was…

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Google Admits to Stealing Data and Gets Fined Only $7 million

Google was recently fined US$7 million for a lawsuit covering 38 American states including the District of Columbia. Google is reported to have driven through neighbourhoods with a rogue program intercepting all Wi-Fi transmitted data from people’s homes…

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Android Tablets to Overtake iOS Tablets this year

Apple’s dominance over the tablet market has been something that most people have become accustomed to. For the past few years the various incarnations of the iPad series have reigned supreme whether you’ve liked it or not. However,…

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It Seems we May Not be Getting Google Retail Stores After All

Andy Rubin from Google doesn’t think Google should open its own retail stores, even though its a market that has proven successful for both Apple and Microsoft. While rumours of Google opening retail outlets surfaced only…

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What Grows Faster Than Jelly Beans?

Jane Andrew was driven to become a tech writer mostly because of her interest in smartphones. She regularly writes about latest trends, reviews and news about cell phones. Jane has keen interest in cellphone and PC privacy…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Arrives – Enhanced Competition for the Nexus 7?

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 has been in-dev for a very long time now and its presence hasn’t exactly been off-the-radar. However, we are now finally seeing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 officially materialise at the Mobile…

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Google’s Chromebook Pixel spotted with Linux OS

Google’s Chromebook Pixel that was announced recently has proved that Google’s plans were very much real. Its was reported by The Wall Street Journal that the Chromebook Pixel will be using a touchscreen interface. Yesterday, Google’s Pixel…

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Google to Release it’s Next-Gen Nexus 7 Tablet with a Full HD Display

After the enormous success following the release of the Nexus 7 tablet, Google are said to be debuting their ‘next-generation’ of the popular tablet in May, teaming up with Asus. This updated tablet is said to include a…

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Google Transparency report reveals U.S government seeking number of user data

Like every year, Google has published their latest transparent report which reveals that the Federal government and many police agencies have been pushing Google to give numerous amounts of user data. The data statistics reveals that the authorities are…

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Google dominate the mobile apps market in the US

Another win for Google today, with the latest data from comScore showing that they have incredible power in the mobile apps market in the United States. Out of the top 10 mobile apps in the US,…

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Google rumoured to release ‘X Phone’ in May, would be an incredible smartphone

While Apple are talking about their financial earnings in the past 24 hours, rumours are now bursting out of the gates of the Internet that Mountain View-based search giant, Google, are to unveil their ‘X Phone’…

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Google Maps returns on the iPhone

After being criticized and later removed the Google Maps app that Apple once removed has now been restored on the iPhone. The new maps from Google for iOS users will have an easy-to-use interface & the…