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One year later, Apple still headed wrong way with Maps

Posted September 26, 2013 @ 9:51 am CST by Alberto Lima

After a weekend of record breaking sales on their latest iPhone offering (again), Apple got an unfortunate report published by FastCompany. A year after Apple nixed Google’s Maps for their own in-house map application, Apple still seems to be giving some really bad directions to their customers. The latest report of erroneous directions comes from Alaska’s Fairbanks […]

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The Death of Google Reader May Breathe New Life Into Digg

Posted March 14, 2013 @ 3:49 pm CST by Alberto Lima

This morning the internet was beside itself; as part of Google’s ongoing paring down of their “side” projects, Google announced that they will be pulling the plug on Google Reader effective July 1st. The announcement was immediately met with the ire and scorn of nerds everywhere. For the uninitiated, RSS readers are an aggregate of […]

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A new chief Android

Posted March 13, 2013 @ 3:02 pm CST by Alberto Lima

Big news coming out of Mountain View today; Google has officially announced that long-time head of Android was stepping down. To mark the occasion, Google took a brief stroll down memory lane citing some of Rubin’s accomplishments since becoming a Googler. Probably most notable was Rubin’s reining in the various flavors of Android by implementing […]

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The Long Tease – Why Sony Doesn’t Need to Show the Goods Yet.

Posted February 21, 2013 @ 2:00 pm CST by Alberto Lima

You may have heard something about an announcement last night involving Sony, a new Playstation; our very own Kevin Jones has the details here. You may have also heard about the Playstation 4′s physical absence on stage. We got to see some launch titles, their new social-centric PSN replacement (evolution), and the controller that will […]

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The Pebble Smartwatch is on its way!

Posted January 23, 2013 @ 2:15 pm CST by Alberto Lima

If you’re one of the folks that supported Pebble’s Kickstarter campaign, you’ve been waiting for this bit of news for some time now. Today, Pebble has announced that the first run of Smartwatches are on their way to some customers. The compatible Android app is also going live in the Google Play Store by tomorrow […]

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The City of New York has partnered with Google to provide free WiFi in Manhattan
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Google brings free WiFi to New York City… sort of.

Posted January 10, 2013 @ 4:15 pm CST by Alberto Lima

New York City is my home and I wouldn’t live anywhere else in the world. As a city, New York is making big strides in being home to hundreds of new web-based startups, but at the same time we’re not really a “wired” city. Many private businesses offer free WiFi for their patrons, local cable […]

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Samsung Series 3 Chromebook Review

Posted December 11, 2012 @ 8:00 am CST by Charles Bullins

First things first, unboxing and initial impressions. Packaging was very straightforward, giving you everything you’d expect; the Chromebook, a charging cable, and paperwork along with a Chrome logo sticker. Upon first startup we were asked to first choose a wifi network, and then login to a Gmail account. After logging in a new tab page […]

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Noisestash: Google Nexus 4 Restocked!

Posted November 27, 2012 @ 10:36 am CST by Alberto Lima

Earlier this month the Google Nexus 4 went up for sale and was almost immediately out of stock. News that I’m sure both LG and Google were equally pleased to hear/announce. If you missed your first chance at getting the Nexus 4, The Verge is reporting that you’ll have a second shot ordering the latest […]

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Is Google Working on an Airplay Opponent? Yes!

Posted November 22, 2012 @ 12:26 pm CST by Mason Farber

After months of almost no challengers Apple’s AirPlay may soon have some competition from Google. Google recently rolled out an update that allowed users to send Youtube videos from phones or tablets running android to Google TV, while this is similar to AirPlay, it still has a long way to go. This could also mean […]

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Noisestash: Google Nexus goes on sale, immediately out of stock

Posted November 13, 2012 @ 1:31 pm CST by Alberto Lima

Have you been waiting to buy a Google Nexus 4? How about a sweet looking Nexus 10 tablet? According to a report from Engadget the long awaited follow up to the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 went on sale earlier today and almost immediately reported being sold out. Great news for Google (assuming that these moved […]

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