If you even casually follow the Android platform, you've no doubt heard that Google is about to refresh its popular Asus-made Nexus 7 tablet, which is already up for preorder even before it's announced.
Looks like Apple picked the right time to launch its iTunes Radio based on the streaming-music numbers (and to think how everyone said Cupertino should have done it sooner). A long-lost app returns to the App Store, the Activation Lock feature gets some serious testing, a sneaky bit of malware is making the rounds, and Google Maps makes it to the iPad at long last. That and more, just step right this way.
Our long national nightmare is finally over: Google Maps has finally arrived for the iPad with a universal update to the existing iPhone app, which is also chock full of plenty of other cool features as well.
It seems like whenever Google wants to get the word out without a formal press release, they send former CEO and current chairman Eric Schmidt out to become their microphone -- and this week he's talking about their relationship with Apple.
How's this for irony: Android users are only now receiving an update to Google Maps that brings feature parity with the iPhone version released at the end of last year, and is finally getting serious about tablets.
Just ahead of the long holiday weekend, a report outed AT&T's plans to begin selling anonymous customer location and usage data -- but thankfully, the plan comes with a parachute for those who want to bail out.
The corpse may be barely cold, but Google poured a little salt in Reader's fatal, self-inflicted wound even as the service's founder reminisced on what he might have done differently if it was launched today.
Remember the desolate island used by the villainous Silva in the latest James Bond epic Skyfall? Now you can visit the barren Japanese landscape that inspired the film without leaving the comfort of your own home.