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Apple levels its latest patent complaints at Samsung's Galaxy S4

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Apple is yet again pursuing patent infringement claims against Samsung (and Samsung is counter-suing Apple too). The pair's newest patent battle is happening in the US District Court of Northern California and it's a similar lawsuit to the infringement case heard last year that resulted in a $1.05 billion...
Apple levels its latest patent complaints at Samsung's Galaxy S4

Kindle Fire sets Microsoft's Bing as default search engine

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We haven't gotten our hands on a new Kindle Fire just yet, but we now know that Microsoft's Bing is the default search engine on the device's Web browser. Microsoft may have paid Amazon a pretty penny for the honor, one that could be important in Microsoft's longstanding struggle to...
Kindle Fire sets Microsoft's Bing as default search engine

Yahoo Search Hits The App Store; Takes On Yelp With Sketch-A-Search

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Yahoo is showing a little Apple love today, launching not one but two free search apps in Apple’s app store today. Yahoo’s basic Search app tries to bring an enhanced version of Yahoo Search to the iPhone with plenty of bells and whistles, while Yahoo’s Sketch-a-Search iPhone app is aimed...
Yahoo Search Hits The App Store; Takes On Yelp With Sketch-A-Search

Internet Mall Wanelo Gets Personal With Wanelo 3.0

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If anything on the Internet is like a mall right now, it’s social shopping site Wanelo. Call it the Pinterest for products or the Twitter for products or the whatever for products, the platform is starting to leave “X for X” territory and become its own thing like Madonna...
Internet Mall Wanelo Gets Personal With Wanelo 3.0

Google's new look for mobile

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When it comes to mobile search, we strive to not only give you the same comprehensiveness and relevance as when searching with Google on your computer, but also a consistent look, feel, and overall user experience. So today, as we roll out a new look for Google Search results on...
Google's new look for mobile

Google Kills the Google Bar it Never Launched – Just Tweaks the Old Black Navigation Bar Instead

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Late last year, Google announced a new design for the navigation menu that sits at the top of virtually every Google product. A gray Google Bar with a drop-down menu hidden in the Google logo (the Google Menu) was supposed to replace the black bar, but that update never quite...
Google Kills the Google Bar it Never Launched – Just Tweaks the Old Black Navigation Bar Instead
Sonos app redesign for Mac and PC adds universal search, coming next week

Better, Stronger, Faster: Tumblr 3.0 For iPhone Has Arrived

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Ah, there’s nothing like the sweet smell of highly-anticipated app updates in the morning. As CEO David Karp promised at last week’s F.ounders conference, the new version of Tumblr’s iOS app has now arrived. And it’s a doozy. (I mean that in a very good way). The app is completely...
Better, Stronger, Faster: Tumblr 3.0 For iPhone Has Arrived

We have a new look: Let me show you around the place

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When you click on a GigaOM headline today, you’ll notice that the story page you land on looks a little different than it did yesterday. We think the new look is airier, with a bit more white space to let the headline and story breathe and to give your eyes...
We have a new look: Let me show you around the place

How to Permanently Delete a Facebook Account

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If you're sure you want to leave Facebook, you can now permanently delete your Facebook account.Facebook makes it pretty easy to deactivate your account which will temporarily hide your information. However, if you want to permanently remove your information, the "permanent delete" option is much harder to find. This...
How to Permanently Delete a Facebook Account

5 tips for using Google Buzz on your phone

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A few weeks ago we released Google Buzz for mobile. There are many ways to access Google Buzz from your phone, but the web app (buzz.google.com) provides the most complete viewing and posting experience on an iPhone or Android 2.0+ device (more platforms are coming soon). Today, we'd like to...
5 tips for using Google Buzz on your phone

BIG WIN FOR MICROSOFT: Bing Is The Default Search Engine On The Kindle Fire HD (GOOG, MSFT)

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It appears as though Microsoft has landed a nice win for its search engine, Bing. Eliane Fiolet at UberGizmo got some hands on time with the Fire HD and mentioned that "The search box is powered by Bing." Previously, Google powered web searches on the Kindle Fire. So, it looks...
BIG WIN FOR MICROSOFT: Bing Is The Default Search Engine On The Kindle Fire HD (GOOG, MSFT)

Flickd Movies for iPhone is the slickest way to remember movies you simply don’t want to miss

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It used to be that I would see every movie that mattered on opening weekend. Usually at midnight. Then I got married, had a kid and just generally got busier and I started slipping on seeing movies in the theater at all. But I’ll never stop being a movie lover...
Flickd Movies for iPhone is the slickest way to remember movies you simply don’t want to miss
Yahoo launches Axis web browser plug-in for Windows and Mac, Axis browser on iOS

Building the search engine of the future, one baby step at a time

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Larry Page once described the perfect search engine as understanding exactly what you mean and giving you back exactly what you want. It’s very much like the computer I dreamt about as a child growing up in India, glued to our black-and-white TV for every episode of Star Trek. I...
Building the search engine of the future, one baby step at a time

Search with fewer keystrokes and better spelling

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We spend a lot of time thinking about search results, but we also spend a lot of time thinking about search queries. Today we’re announcing three enhancements to help you input your searches more quickly and easily: more localized Google Suggest, improved spell correction for names and auto-correction for 31...
Search with fewer keystrokes and better spelling

Notational Velocity + Simplenote: A Superfast Note-taking Combination

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Notational Velocity is one of those apps that doesn’t look like much when you first open it up, but turns out to be surprisingly effective. It’s a free open-source note-taking app for the Mac, and what makes it so great is that it’s incredibly fast to use. Fire up the...
Notational Velocity + Simplenote: A Superfast Note-taking Combination

Google readies Google Shopper app for holidays with 3.0 update: refreshed home screen, new Sales page, and more

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Google launched version 3.0 of Google Shopper for Android and iOS today. The update comes just in time for the holiday season, as Google noted on the Google Commerce blog this afternoon that users of the refreshed app could now “easily browse for gift ideas, research products, and locate...
Google readies Google Shopper app for holidays with 3.0 update: refreshed home screen, new Sales page, and more

Google Mobile App Update Brings Voice Search Support For iPod Touch

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Google has submitted a new version of its Google Mobile App for the iPhone platform (iTunes link), and the fresh app now finally boasts built-in support for Voice Search on iPod touch devices (2G or newer). Version 0.4.5.3281 also brings improved stability when using Voice Search on 'restrictive networks'...
Google Mobile App Update Brings Voice Search Support For iPod Touch

Foursquare Improves Android App, Makes Search More Prominent

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Foursquare has introduced a new version of its Android app. As the company says in its blog post there are three primary changes: More prominent “Explore” search box at the top of the screen A map at the top of the screen displays your network’s most recent check-ins (which opens......
Foursquare Improves Android App, Makes Search More Prominent

Make your mark on Google with Handwrite for Mobile and Tablet Search

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Unlike searching on a desktop or laptop computer, when you're searching on a touch-screen mobile device it’s often inconvenient to type. So we strive to give you a variety of ways to interact with Google, be it by speaking your queries, getting results before you finish typing, or searching by...
Make your mark on Google with Handwrite for Mobile and Tablet Search

Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default

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Mozilla today launched Firefox 14, the latest version of its popular browser. As usual, this new version doesn’t introduce any major new interface redesigns or other radical changes, but it does come with a number of welcome new features that should make the browsing experience a bit more pleasant and...
Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default

Google to trial including Gmail results in general search

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Opt-in trial allows Gmail users to see data from their emails in search resultsGoogle users will be able to look for information from their personal email accounts on its search engine in a new feature being trialled by the internet giant.The opt-in trial lets Gmail users see information from their...
Google to trial including Gmail results in general search

Google speeds up Search on Android Jelly Bean devices, expands Google Now to include Gmail

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Google just updated its native Google Search app for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). You can download the latest version now from the official Google Play Store. The timing of the update is hardly a coincidence: Android 4.2 was just announced a couple of hours ago....
Google speeds up Search on Android Jelly Bean devices, expands Google Now to include Gmail
Tweetbot for Mac receives profile cover image support, media timeline, more

With New Search History Feature, Facebook Gets a Teensy Bit Googley

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So this is the kind of search Zuckerberg was talking about. Facebook announced on Friday that it will add a search history feature to users’ Activity Log pages, allowing them to review any and all queries made inside of Facebook.com. It’s minor, basically a drop-down recap of who or what...
With New Search History Feature, Facebook Gets a Teensy Bit Googley

Inside iOS 7: Safari gains portrait fullscreen, unified search bar, visual tabs

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Underneath its fresh coat of paint, Safari in iOS 7 includes a number of new features that make it a richer mobile browsing experience, including a mandated fullscreen mode in both portrait and landscape views, and a new unified smart search box.    ...
Inside iOS 7: Safari gains portrait fullscreen, unified search bar, visual tabs

Eric Schmidt Presides Over The Marriage Of The 50-Year-Old TV And The Teenage Web

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"We've been waiting a long time for today," says Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who is presiding over a power panel of CEOs helping to make Google TV possible. The panel, at Google I/O, includes the CEOs of Sony, Best Buy, Echostar, Adobe, Logitech, and, of course, Google. He needs...
Eric Schmidt Presides Over The Marriage Of The 50-Year-Old TV And The Teenage Web
Facebook Just Destroyed Google's Android Strategy (FB, GOOG)

iPad as a one-to-one presenter

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There were a huge number of comments on yesterday's iPad piece, including a lot that said "You don't get it" or "You're too old to get it" or "It wasn't designed for you" or "It wasn't designed for what you do." This is all nonsense, of course -- I'm merely...
iPad as a one-to-one presenter
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