The G2 to Deliver "Tight Integration" with Google Services

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A teaser page for G2 from T-Mobile was discovered. It says, "The T-Mobile G2 will deliver tight integration with Google services and break new ground as the first smartphone designed to run at 4G speeds on our new HSPA+ network. In the coming weeks, we’ll share more details about the G2 and offer exclusive first access to current T-Mobile customers."

The G1 was of course the first Android phone, which launched 2 years ago.

9to5Mac points to Microsoft talking about its compatibility efforts in Office 2011 for Mac:

Speaking of Microsoft, Xbox Live for Windows Phone 7 will feature Bing Maps. Bing's Chris Pendleton writes:

With the impending release of Windows Phone 7, I’ve been working with both the Windows Phone and XNA teams on creating experiences that will involve Bing Maps. As a preview, Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst is the first game to be shown and announced to use an XNA control with Bing Maps for Windows Phone 7. Hot. The game uses Bing Maps as a backdrop for an attack and tank-like game for blowing stuff up (or protecting stuff). Here are a couple screenshots used from within the game.

Speaking of Bing, it's still in third place in the U.S. search market according to data released by Hitwise today. However, Yahoo has begun putting Bing into its search results this week, so that should be significantly different next month.

NewTeeVee reports that Verizon has unveiled a series of new video apps to bring Live TV to the iPad.

Chris Crum
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