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WordPress Plugins to Add Google +1 to your Blog

June 4th, 2011

Google has released a new +1 button for blogs which allows readers to recommend stories and articles from blog to friends. Apart from this the +1 will also play a role in the customized search results for any user

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T-Mobile starts protecting SnapPad moniker

May 11th, 2011

T-Mobile is apparently garnering as much SnapPad oriented virtual property as it can in preparation for what most are assuming is a 4G tablet from either HTC or Samsung. Specifically, the Puccini or 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab, respectively.

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Google bringing Netflix to Chrome, Chrome OS, and Linux via HTML5

May 11th, 2011

Following up on reports that Netflix would eventually use HTML5 for instant streaming of their movies rather than Microsoft’s Silverlight, a chromium.org post (which is now password protected) recently revealed that a new version of Netflix utilizing the tech should be available for the next generation of Chrome OS devices. The server-side technology will ensure the most up-to-date software is being experienced by users on devices that don’t have the ability to install client applications

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Review: Google I/O 2011 for Android

May 11th, 2011

Google I/O is here! There have been a lot of interesting posts already from DroidDog regarding things that have come out of this conference, including our complete Roundup .

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Video: Keynote from Google I/O 2011

May 10th, 2011

What a day, ammirite? Android @Home, Google Music, +1, Ice Cream Sandwich, movie rentals, Android 3.1, free 10.1-inch Tabs…wow! And it’s not over yet, folks. If you’ve missed any of the announcements, or know you won’t be able to watch throughout the entire conference, check out our Google I/O 2011 round-up post , which contains an embedded live feed and links to all of the news we’ve posted about the event

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Google’s “+1″ voting/sharing system is on deck

May 10th, 2011

In a bid to compete with Facebook’s widely used “Like” system (look about two inches above this text), Google will be launching their +1 button in a matter of weeks. The news comes from today’s Google I/O conference in San Francisco, two months after the service was first announced. So, what is +1

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Web-based Android Market now gives you suggestions

May 10th, 2011

Need a quick breather from I/O related news? Quietly added to the Android Market today, whenever you install an app from the web-based Market, a small list of suggested apps appears

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Why wasn’t Honeycomb open sourced? Because of ICS, that’s why.

May 10th, 2011

Whenever Google seems to be holding back a bit, or potentially exerting more control over the Android eco system than die-hard FLOSS advocates prefer, someone cries foul. And there have been a few out there who were upset that Google never released the source code for their tablet optimized version of Android, Honeycomb, And for what practical reasons were people upset

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New Nexus devices: “there’s always going to be new ones coming out in the market”

May 10th, 2011

The Nexus roller-coaster has always been a wild one. When the Nexus One first dropped, so did jaw across the globe.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Google I/O edition on Ebay

May 10th, 2011

Are you angry that you weren’t able to snag a ticket for this year’s Google I/O in the 59 minutes it took before they were sold out? Now be honest: How much of that frustration was generated by the news that this year’s freebie–a common thread and hotly anticipated unveiling at every I/O–was a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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