Tip: Call mom (or your wife) quicker with Google Search

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Do you ever have trouble finding numbers in your address book? Why not just ask Google Now to place the call for you? With the release of a Google Search update, today Google dropped a little tip that can help you save time while keeping in touch with loved ones or help when you have... Read More

Google introduces new textbook purchase and rental service

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Listen up, all you less-than-broke college students. Google is big on education – they always have been. They say that their Nexus 7 is great for students, and now they really want to drive it home. Starting this August, Google will offer up a “comprehensive” array of ...

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All 4 major US carriers now part of ‘It Can Wait’ texting campaign

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We all know how dangerous texting and driving is (I’m looking at you, corporate bigwig in the fast lane in 8AM traffic). Now, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have joined AT&T in their “It Can Wait” anti-texting-and-driving campaign. The new co-operative initiative, something ...

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Make Texting Wait with AT&T’s Drive Mode

According to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Research, when you text and drive you take your eyes off the road for an average of 5 seconds. At just 55 mph, that is like driving the length of a football field without looking. Parents who have lost teens to texting and others concerned ...

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Ivona Paving the Way to Have Snoop Dogg Give Provide Spoken Turn-by-Turn Directions

I know that all of you out there that use Google Navigation frequently have been longing for the ability to change the voice pack that comes with the app. Now there is a 3rd party company called Ivona that has released a text to speech app that allows you to install more pleasing voices to ...

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Nuance’s Flex T9 Gives Android Users Input Choice

Nuance, makers of the Dragon Naturally Speaking software, has announced a new app called FlexT9. Nuance is claiming FlexT9 combines Dragon dictation, T9 Trace, T9 Write and XT9 to allow Android users a number of choices to input information into their Android powered handset. Simply put, ...

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App Review: Fring

Fring for Android differs itself from competing IM clients on Android by also containing some VOIP goodness to separate it from the crowd. It is essentially a communication app: however you want to contact your friends, it can be done from Fring (well, with the exception of SMS). Your ...

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