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YouTube Gets Better Mobile Video Playback With Dedicated API YouTube Gets Better Mobile Video Playback With Dedicated API
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YouTube is the core pillars of Google’s strategy of pushing forward into a Web based future. It’s still the most popular video site online and it has the potential to drive features like HTML5 and mobile video to even greater …

Is Google’s Plan to Combine Hangouts, Messenger, & Talk Really a Good Idea? Is Google’s Plan to Combine Hangouts, Messenger, & Talk Really a Good Idea?
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Speaking at Google I/O yesterday afternoon, Google Product Manager Nikhyl Singhal indicated that Google will be combining several of its messaging services into a singular messenger. According to Janko Roettgers of GigaOM, Google will be consolidating Google+ Messenger, Google Talk, …

Google Apps Script Goes For A Drive Google Apps Script Goes For A Drive

Google Apps Script is one of the more interesting projects over at Google. It has the potential to totally rethink how people build applications for the Web and over the Cloud. At Google I/O, the company announced some new features …

Nexus 7 Not Turning Any Profit For Google Nexus 7 Not Turning Any Profit For Google

As you probably know by now, during their keynote at the Google I/O 2012 conference yesterday Google unveiled the new Nexus 7 tablet. This 7-inch tablet (hence the name) packs a pretty impressive feature set, including a 1280×800 display, 12-core …

Google Now: Can Google Win Search For Good By Making It Less Important? Google Now: Can Google Win Search For Good By Making It Less Important?
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Google made a lot of announcements at Google I/O, some grander than others, but some of them were directly related to search. Google’s new version of Android, Jellybean, comes with improved Knowledge Graph visualization, a Siri competitor, and something called …

Brogrammers at Google I/O Love Bikini Babes Brogrammers at Google I/O Love Bikini Babes

This is the picture that brought about whistles and guffaws from everyone at Google I/O today. And jeers from possibly the only woman that attended the conference. During the keynote today, Google chose to demonstrate the new Nexus 7 magazine …

Watch The Project Glass Skydiving Demo From Google I/O Here [Video] Watch The Project Glass Skydiving Demo From Google I/O Here [Video]

Google put on a pretty historical performance today, as far as Internet company keynotes go. Co-founder Sergey Brin interrupted a Google+ presentation from Google’s Vic Gundotra to talk about Project Glassa and reveal the first Google+ Hangout from the device. …

Google Cloud Messaging for Android Saves Battery Life and Kills C2DM Google Cloud Messaging for Android Saves Battery Life and Kills C2DM

Between Google’s big announcements of the Nexus 7, Nexus Q, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and Sergey Brin’s crazy skydiving spectacle, its not improbable that you may have missed the news about Google’s new Cloud Messaging service for Android. Google Cloud …

Google Details Google+ Tablet App Redesign Google Details Google+ Tablet App Redesign

Before Sergey Brin interrupted the Google+ presentation during the opening keynote for Google I/O, the Google+ team was discussing the redesign of the app for tablets. Besides a short look at how the tablet app features a new photo stream, …

Google+ Gets Native Tablet App And Events Today [Google I/O] Google+ Gets Native Tablet App And Events Today [Google I/O]

After the impressive Jelly Bean presentation, Google is not done. The company has switched gears to Google+ and the future of their social network. The first major announcement is that Google+ is launching a native app on tablets today. Google …

Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean With Google Now Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean With Google Now
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Today at Google I/O, Google officially announced it’s next version of the Android operating system, Jelly Bean. The new mobile OS features improvements in speed and interface interaction, more fully-integrated apps, and some features reminiscent of Apple’s recent iOS 6 …

Google Unveils The Nexus Q, A Streaming Entertainment Ball [Google I/O] Google Unveils The Nexus Q, A Streaming Entertainment Ball [Google I/O]
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At Google I/O, Google unveiled the Nexus Q, which it describes as “the first social streaming media player”. It looks like a ball, and lets you push content from your Android device to your TV. It’s unclear how this fits …

Galaxy Nexus Gets A Price Cut On Google Play Galaxy Nexus Gets A Price Cut On Google Play

Google has been busy today announcing a whole bunch of new and awesome stuff, including Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Project Butter and major improvements to voice search, the Nexus 7 tablet, new stuff for Google Play, and the Nexus …

Google Announces Nexus 7, a Powerful 7-Inch Tablet Google Announces Nexus 7, a Powerful 7-Inch Tablet
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The reveals from Google I/O just keep rolling out. Google has now announced its least-kept secret product announcement of the conference: the Nexus 7 tablet. The tablet has a screen that is 7-inches diagonally, the exact same size to a …

Google Announces Tools For Developers And Hardware Partners At I/O Google Announces Tools For Developers And Hardware Partners At I/O

Jelly Bean is official and it looks glorious. Developers will no doubt want to get their hands on the new operating system to take advantage of all the new toys available to them. Google knows this and has already released …

Google Play Gets Great New Features With Jelly Bean Google Play Gets Great New Features With Jelly Bean
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During today’s Google IO 2012 keynote, Google announced some amazing new stuff, including Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, complete with Project Butter, as well as the Nexus 7 tablet. In addition to the awesome new hardware and software, they also announced …

Search Gets A Lot More Interesting On Jellybean [Google I/O] Search Gets A Lot More Interesting On Jellybean [Google I/O]

Google announced the latest version of Android, Jellybean, today at Google I/O. Included are some search upgrades. There are three main search features new to the operating system: richer Knowledge Graph displays, better voice search (with what appears to be …

Sergey Brin At Google I/O Wearing Google Glasses Sergey Brin At Google I/O Wearing Google Glasses
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It’s Google’s day to shine with their developer event (Google I/O, of course) going on in San Francisco, and while people wait for Google to announce the next big thing to coming down their pipes, the fact that Sergey Brin …

Google I/O 2012: Jelly Bean’s Voice Search Is Siri With Some New Tricks Google I/O 2012: Jelly Bean’s Voice Search Is Siri With Some New Tricks
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It was only a matter of time before Google brought Siri-like functionality to Android. Today at Google I/O, Google showed off Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and its new search functionality. The search is powered by Google’s recently announced Knowledge Graph, …

Project Butter Makes Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Smooth As Silk Project Butter Makes Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Smooth As Silk

Google has just announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean during their Google I/O 2012 keynote. Jelly Bean brings a whole bunch of cool new features, including offline voice typing, improved handling of widgets on the Android home screen, and more. Jelly …

Guess How Many Android Devices Have Now Been Activated [Google I/O] Guess How Many Android Devices Have Now Been Activated [Google I/O]

Last year, Google announced that it had crossed a hundred million Android devices. Today, at Google I/O, the company announced that it has hit its latest milestone – 400 million devices activated. According to Hugo Barra (pictured), Director of Android …