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Starbucks and Google Partner to Upgrade WiFi Speeds

If your Starbucks has slow internet, worry no longer. Starbucks announced they are upgrading Wi-Fi speeds in more than 7,000 stores in the United States over the next year and a half, with help from Google. Older stores will have WiFi upgrades, but top priority will be given to stores with the most Wi-Fi usage. However, every new Starbucks will have a Wi-Fi connection up to 10 times faster than the... 

First Person to Lose Google Glass, Luke Wroblewski

Not everyone is lucky to be the first in owning a pair of Google Glass and to be the first in losing the pair is just plain unlucky. Luke Wroblewski, a digital product design and strategy guy living in Silicon Valley has reported he lost his Google Glass while in an airport. Luke Wroblewski shared his embarrassing news by tweeting, “So according to @googleglass support, I have the dubious honor... 

Gmail to Allow Money Transfers by Email via Google Wallet

Google is rolling out a new feature in Gmail to allow users to attach money within an email via Google Wallet. A new button ($) the dollar sign, in the Gmail compose box will allow you to easily send money to whom ever you need or want. After clicking on the money symbol, all you have to do is enter in an amount and select the source from which the money will come from, can be a credit or debit card.... 

Google Now Takes Over Siri: Comes to iPhone and iPad iOS Users

One of the more popular features on the newer iPhones is undoubtedly “Siri” because let’s face it, we all like telling someone what to do right? It appears that the popular feature may have a little bit of a competition brewing in its atmosphere. Google announced earlier this week that they have released their own personal assistant service for the iPhone and iPad called Google Now,... 

Why Google Reader Had To Die

Seriously? Do you really love Google Reader and were you really still using it? I think the signs are obvious and the reality of the situation to me, leads me to say, “Duhhh.” But that would just be childish of me and some of you that are reading this are upset and feel that you’ve lost an awesome tool to read and organize your news. The first and biggest issue at hand to me is... 

Want to Become a Google Glass Tester? Applications are Due by Feb 28th

I think it’s safe to say that technology is forever changing as the years roll along; we are getting smarter phones, more dynamic gaming, stunning high resolution televisions, and more all-in-one computers and laptops. With these gadgets being the face of modern technology now, it sort of overshadows some low key tech devices that are making some serious buzz around the nation. Google is already... 

Netbook Death: Writing On The Wall, ASUS & Acer Exit From Market

It almost seems like yesterday when in 2010 people were actually going to Google searching for Netbooks more than they were searching for tablets. The netbook was an evolution from the laptop that everyone was used to lugging around and had slimmed down it’s profile. Still having keyboards and most of the functionality of a laptop, Netbooks made by Acer & ASUS started to creep onto the market... 

Google Maps Now Available for Apple iOS Devices

iOS 6 was launched in September and the Google Maps default application was suddenly gone. Apple launched their own mapping service with much anticipation from users. Fast forward just a few months and it has been nothing less than a disaster for Apple. Wrong map information, mismarked landmarks, old data and a handful of other issues are just the tip of the iceberg. Apple CEO Tim Cook even apologized... 

Google Wireless Phone Service Coming? Dish LTE Could Help

A few months ago there were multiple reports of Google and Dish having formal talks about offering a wireless network that would rival Verizon and AT&T. Those talks can now fuel a bit more speculation as the FCC has granted approval to Dish to use its AWS-4 spectrum for 4G LTE data services. Dish released a statement and is obviously pleased with the outcome. “The FCC has removed outdated regulations... 

Republic Wireless Unlimited Cell Service for $19 a Month

Republic Wireless is a communication service provider that was founded in 2011. Until this week, it has been a private beta program that had a rather long wait after signup. That all changes now with the program open to anyone who wants to purchase the single compatible phone for $259. Republic isn’t your traditional cell service, as it offers a $19 per month program giving you unlimited voice,... 
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