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For our international readers, this post is also available in French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish (Latin America, Spain). - Ed. A year ago we started a small project called Google+—to bring friends and family closer together, and to inspire new connections through meaningful conversation. Today more than 250...
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Android apps made to run on Mac

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Owners of Android phones now have a way to run their favourite apps on an Apple Mac desktop computer....
Android apps made to run on Mac
Google Uncloaks ‘E-mail’s-Eye View’ of Data Center Empire
Adobe launches Shadow, a new toolkit for mobile developers
Mozilla launches multiplayer browser adventure to showcase HTML5 gaming

Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

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What if you could run around town with your Android phone using it like you normally do and when you get to the office all you have to do is dock it and start your day? That’s exactly what Ubuntu wants to do with its pitch to Android handset manufacturers...
Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

Why the integrated approach to mobile devices is winning

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Until last week’s announcement of the new Surface tablet, Microsoft had taken the same approach to mobile devices that they had with PCs: build the software themselves and let partners build the hardware. Google took a similar strategy with Android but then reversed course when they acquired Motorola. Apple’s integrated...
Why the integrated approach to mobile devices is winning

No more delays, the first round of Rasberry Pi units are starting to be delivered

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Back in February, we introduced you to the mini $35 computer called Rasberry Pi, and it sold out instantly. After a few bumps in the road, it appears that the first round of orders are starting to be delivered, according to the organization behind the project: A few people have...
No more delays, the first round of Rasberry Pi units are starting to be delivered

Arizona looks to ban free speech and Internet fun in one fell swoop

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If you live in Arizona, it might be almost time to close that second Reddit account of yours, the one that you use to be an obnoxious pain-in-the-ass. I’m kidding, that’s your main account. But really, you might want to. And why? Please meet House Bill 2549 of Arizona, which has...
Arizona looks to ban free speech and Internet fun in one fell swoop

Apple CEO: People Hate Their TVs (AAPL)

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Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't giving up on the Apple TV yet. Why? Because, as he told conference attendees at the D10 conference, "I would say most people would say this is not an area in their life that they're pleased with." Translation: People hate their TV sets. The Apple...
Apple CEO: People Hate Their TVs (AAPL)

Why the iPad Works for Writing

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When the first iPad launched in 2010, critics were quick to lampoon the device for being geared too heavily toward content consumption. The criticisms weren't entirely without merit, especially considering that the first-generation iPad didn't even have a camera, and external media slots are still nowhere to be found. ...
Why the iPad Works for Writing
CloudOn raises $16M to unleash the power of MS Office on tablets

Google continues to unify desktop and mobile search experiences with new local search

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For me, one of the most exciting trends that I’m seeing from companies like Apple and Google are the unification of desktop and mobile experiences. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed using the developer preview of Mountain Lion on my Macbook Air if only because it makes my notes, calendars and chats show...
Google continues to unify desktop and mobile search experiences with new local search
Here's The Spec Sheet For Microsoft's Surface Tablet (MSFT)
Xerox commercial from 1972 shows the computer as your personal assistant

CloudOn brings Microsoft Office to Android tablets, gets Google Drive support

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After releasing a major update to its iPad app last month, CloudOn is today bringing its Microsoft Office virtualization technology to Android tablets. And, going alongside support for cloud storage services Dropbox and Box, the company also announced that it has integrated Google Drive in both its Android and...
CloudOn brings Microsoft Office to Android tablets, gets Google Drive support

The original iPad is in its death throes, and that’s a very good thing

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As we were watching Apple’s iPad event today, something struck me as we looked at the new app releases. Most notably, Apple’s (FINALLY!) inclusion of iPhoto on the device raised my eyebrows, because I have to wonder exactly how well these features are going to work on the first-generation iPad....
The original iPad is in its death throes, and that’s a very good thing

Boot up: browser testing, Aperture on iPad?, Google's voice assistant, Metro questions and more

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Plus UK postcode mappings, how Las Vegas grew, Jobs reviewed in huge depth and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamInteractive cross-browser testing >> browserlingNifty.40 Years of Las Vegas Sprawl, as Seen From Space >> The Atlantic CitiesThe video starts...
Boot up: browser testing, Aperture on iPad?, Google's voice assistant, Metro questions and more

Ubuntu Android Add-on Designed to Replace PCs

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Canonical has unveiled software that will give Android smartphones the ability to run full desktop computer sessions on computer monitors and television sets....
Ubuntu Android Add-on Designed to Replace PCs

Ubuntu and Android make for a mobile one-two punch

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Canonical plans to turn future Android phones into Ubuntu desktops, which could eliminate the need to carry a laptop. The company announced the news on Tuesday and will be demonstrating the solution later this month at the Mobile World Congress event. The idea of using a docked phone as a...
Ubuntu and Android make for a mobile one-two punch

Apple's iPad 3 launch targets the television revolution

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Apple has yet to reveal a TV set of its own - some of the improvements to Apple TV and the iPad3 are about preparing for that eventWednesday's iPad 3 launch had a wider purpose than introducing an upgraded tablet. It was Apple's most coherent effort yet to bind its...
Apple's iPad 3 launch targets the television revolution
Via's APC, a $49 Android desktop computer, goes on sale this summer

How To Ditch Your Desktop Computer For An iPad (AAPL)

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I've become interested in a pretty straightforward question -- how easily can an iPad step up and take the place of a computer? It obviously depends on many things, such as what you do for a living, if you're a computer gamer or not, if you prefer a large display,...
How To Ditch Your Desktop Computer For An iPad (AAPL)
Windows 8 may cost just $15 to upgrade — but should you?

Yahoo Working On Search Across Devices

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After handing over its core search results to Bing in the summer of 2010, Yahoo promised that it would continue to try new things related to its search interface. One of those new ideas is a feature that would let Yahoo users begin a search on one device — a...
Yahoo Working On Search Across Devices

The new iPad: no Apple TV revolution yet but it's on the way

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Apple's iPad3 launch set the groundwork for bigger things to come – with high definition and an expansion of iCloudWednesday's iPad3 launch had a wider purpose than introducing an upgraded tablet. It was Apple's most coherent effort yet to bind its family of screens closer together, in a way that...
The new iPad: no Apple TV revolution yet but it's on the way

Google Takes Its Google+ Platform Mobile With Android, iOS SDKs & Social Plugins For The Mobile Web

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Google+ is obviously a major focus for Google these days, but until now, the company hasn’t really focused on extending the Google platform beyond its own services and its +1 buttons. Now, however, the company is extending the Google+ platform to mobile with the upcoming release of its Google+ SDKs...
Google Takes Its Google+ Platform Mobile With Android, iOS SDKs & Social Plugins For The Mobile Web

Google opening up “Google+ platform for mobile” with iOS and Android SDKs

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Today, Google has announced a “Google+ platform for mobile” which will allow developers to deeply integrate its social offerings into their own apps. This is something we’ve been waiting for. As we noted yesterday, Google+ has gotten huge adoption on mobile devices, and the company is quite happy about it....
Google opening up “Google+ platform for mobile” with iOS and Android SDKs

Facebook's Latest S-1 Amendment: Yep, We're Still Weak on Mobile

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In a flurry of Facebook news on Wednesday, the company submitted yet another amendment to its S-1 filing to the SEC, further outlining its weaknesses in the mobile realm. The amendment is small, yet highlights an important vulnerability in the company’s ads business. The company’s daily active users — or...
Facebook's Latest S-1 Amendment: Yep, We're Still Weak on Mobile

Developing the Google TV app in Beta

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We've launched the Guardian on Google TV as an app in beta, HTML5, prototypes and video playbackWe've launched the Guardian on Google TV as an app in beta. We've launched the Guardian on Google TV as an app in beta. As the developer of this project, I have been working...
Developing the Google TV app in Beta
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?