Google took a simple concept - text keywords - and became an Internet leader. In most markets, Google has the search market share lead and management is looking to expand into new markets. The search giant hasn't quite found its next big hit, but Google Apps and Android are promising extensions of the business. The game plan for Google: Expand into new markets like mobile and grow advertising revenue. Google is also dabbling in everything from broadband to power management to alternative energy. The company is well positioned to benefit from cloud computing and the consumerization of IT.
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Google has taken the plunge with its Street View technology and begun capturing 360-degree panoramas of coral reefs around the world, in partnership with a scientific survey.
Microsoft and Google are archrivals on the business front, but they share a lot of customers. It's a classic example of co-opetition. Surprisingly, Google services and Windows 8 apps work well together. Here's what you can expect when you connect Chrome, Gmail, and other Google products and services to Windows 8.
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The iPad and iPod Touch have been huge hits with children and schools. But there's a new wave of Android devices and tablets created by vendors taking advantage of Android's open-ness to create devices tailored specially for kids and teachers. Updated Sept. 27, 2012.
As we head into the final week of the NFL preseason it is time to figure out how you can follow your team on your mobile devices. Here are 10 apps you can use to keep track of news, scores, stats, and more on your Nexus 7 tablet.
The Nexus 7 is now in the hands of a lot of folks who have never owned an Android tablet before based on the correspondence I receive. Tablets like the Nexus 7 are great for entertainment activities, and these apps are the ones I use most.
Small tablets like the Nexus 7 are not designed for heavy duty writing but can easily step up in a pinch. Having the right apps and utilities is key to make this work and these 10 apps turn the Nexus 7 into a real writer's machine.
Cases are already rolling out for the hot selling Nexus 7. This look at two with different approaches to covering that pretty new tablet from Google.
The Nexus 7 tablet from Google is a hot 7-inch form factor tablet running the latest Jelly Bean Android OS. SD TabletWear has a couple of slick, inexpensive cases that support the magnets in the Nexus 7 to turn on and off the display when you open and close the cover.
Android means widgets, and the large, high-res display of the Nexus 7 is tailor-made for them. These are some good widgets to put on your Nexus 7 home screens. Widgets are great on the Nexus 7 due to the Jelly Bean version of Android, which allows resizing any widget to fit the way you prefer.
The more I use my Nexus 7 tablet the more I like it and find it goes with me even more than my iPad. I have long been a fan of the 7 inch form factor and enjoy the Google experience. We see the Nexus 7 selling well and I thought it would be helpful to share some key tips with you to get you setup and enjoying your Nexus 7 as well.
The new tablet from Google is capturing my devotion the longer I use it. These apps turn the Nexus 7 into an even greater tablet.
Samsung had a 7 inch Android tablet a couple of years ago, but we haven't seen as much excitement for this form factor until the release of the Asus manufactured Google Nexus 7.
Google revealed the details of the Android 4.1 (aka Jelly Bean) update at Google I/O and yesterday they started rolling it out to HSPA+ device owners.
I awarded the Galaxy S III my top spot for hot smartphones of the summer and after using it for the last two weeks I can confirm that it is definitely the phone to beat in the heat. You can enjoy some hands-on photos of the Galaxy S III and several screenshots of the software that sets it apart. Make sure to check out my full ZDNet Smartphones & Cell Phones review for plenty more details.