Google Maps Navigation: Free and Easy (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 30th, 2009

An impressive feature of Google’s new Android 2.0 mobile device operating system is Google Maps Navigation, a turn-by-turn navigation application that’s not only free to use, but is fairly easy to learn as well.

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Verizon to sell 2 Google phones this year (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Verizon Wireless said on Tuesday it will sell two mobile phones with Google Inc’s Android operating system this year, part of a partnership that could boost Google’s efforts to challenge Apple Inc in the fast-growing smartphone market.

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Google updates Gmail, Google Calendar for iPhone and Android (Macworld.com via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

On Tuesday Google gave the iPhone?as well as its own Android phone operating system?a great big bear hug by rolling out new mobile versions of Google Mobile Web Calendar and Gmail that are specifically optimized for the WebKit-based web browsers used by the two phone platforms.

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T-Mobile To Use Google Android OS For Home Devices (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, April 6th, 2009

T-Mobile is set to launch two new devices running on the Google Android platform early next year. The wireless carrier will introduce a home phone and a tablet computer, both powered by Google’s mobile operating system.

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Google to offer paid smartphone apps in Apple challenge (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Google Inc will allow developers to sell applications for its Android cell phone operating system beginning next week in the United States, as the search giant strives to expand in a smartphone arena dominated by Apple Inc.

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Google to offer paid smartphone applications (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Google Inc will allow developers to sell applications for its Android cell phone operating system beginning next week in the United States, as the search giant strives to expand in a smartphone arena dominated by Apple Inc.

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Google to offer paid cell phone applications (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Google will allow developers to sell applications for its Android cell phone operating system beginning next week in the United States.

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Google to offer paid mobile phone applications (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Google Inc will allow developers to sell applications for its Android mobile phone operating system beginning next week in the United States.

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Microsoft, Apple, Google sued over icon software patent (Ars Technica)

Friday, December 26th, 2008

A small networking services company was recently granted a patent covering the use of representational icons in an operating system. What follows next should be no surprise: a lawsuit delivered to Microsoft, Apple, and even Google, just in time for the holidays. Read More…

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Google Tests ActiveX Alternative (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Google has released new software designed to let Web developers write more powerful programs that can work directly with an operating system, rather than having to be run through a browser.

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