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Google Circles and what it Doesn’t Mean for You

Google Circles and what it Doesn’t Mean for You

This morning there's just a bit of buzz surrounding a code discovery made by a fellow named Florian Rohrweck, a fellow who apparently spends his day reading the back ends of webpages instead of the front ends like everyone else in the world. This fellow has had solid information as well as conjecture about what "Google Circles" is and will be in the future more than once, his latest set of words coming with a discovery of the word Circles found several times in profiles.google.com - "Show people who have added you to circles" being quite an atom bomb in the fight for recognition of the mystical ghost of a project. Thus far the Google Circles project has had no official confirmation from the big Gs themselves, but comments here and there have appeared. Let's have a bit of a conversation on what it could mean for YOU.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Displays Breaking [Google I/O Limited Edition]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Displays Breaking [Google I/O Limited Edition]

At this year's Google I/O developer conference, the 5000 attendees each got to walk away with a limited edition Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. The limited edition tablet had an army of Androids etched on the back, was sleek and generally fabulous. You can check out our unboxing and review of the tablet. However, the buzz and delight of having ownership of such a tablet didn't last long. There are several folks now that have reported a physical defect with the tablet, having to do with the display.

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McAfee: Apple, Google TV, Facebook and iPads all key 2011 cybercrime targets

McAfee: Apple, Google TV, Facebook and iPads all key 2011 cybercrime targets

As 2011 prediction pieces go, McAfee Labs' threat report for the coming year is on the depressing side. The company's security researchers reckon that Apple kit along with mobile devices and geolocation services will be the most popular targets for threats in 2011, though smart TV systems like Google TV are also suggested as likely to see attacks. Clicking on Facebook and other social network links will also become a potentially harrowing experience, McAfee believes, with URL-shortening services used to redirect users to malware.

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Samsung Making Google TV Related Announcement in January

Samsung Making Google TV Related Announcement in January

Logitech and Sony have been getting all of the Google TV love over here in the States, as both companies have launched products with Google's software installed in the last few weeks. While Logitech focused their attentions on a set-top box, Sony went all-out with a few options for integrated TVs, as well as a Blu-ray player. Samsung, not wanting to be left out of the party, has come forward and announced that, come this January, the company will make a formal announcement regarding their Google TV plans.

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Google shopping for social games for “Google Me” Facebook rival?

Google shopping for social games for “Google Me” Facebook rival?

Google's supposed plans to take on Facebook are being picked over again, with the rumored "Google Me" project being connected with online casual game studios Playdom, Electronic Arts' Playfish and Zynga Game Network.  According to the WSJ's sources, the games will "be part of broader social-networking initiative that is under development" and which would " incorporate and go beyond Buzz".

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