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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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Google Editions Could Lead eBook Industry With Access to Over 4 Million Titles

Google Editions Could Lead eBook Industry With Access to Over 4 Million Titles

There's no doubt that, out of any company on the planet, that when Google gets involved with something, they go big. Even things like Google Buzz, which may not seem all that big now, we can be sure that Google is trying to figure out a way to make it bigger. Now, with Google Editions, it seems that just a simple announcement last week wasn't good enough. Now they want all of the people involved in the eReader/eBook market to start really worrying about the Mountain View's company emergence into the market.

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Google TV Could be Samsung’s Next Big TV Feature

Google TV Could be Samsung’s Next Big TV Feature

Google's one of those companies that, when they get on a roll, they don't stop. Whether or not you consider Google Buzz a good starting point or not, they're not slowing down with announcing new things. When Google TV was brought to our attention, we were curious as to see how Google's Android mobile Operating System would do powering a TV's features, along with set-top boxes. Well, we found out thanks to People of Lava a few weeks later, and while it looks great, we're interested to see what a company like Samsung can do (considering Panasonic is out) with the technology.

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Google add Live Wallpaper & Latitude widget to Maps for Mobile 4.1

Google add Live Wallpaper & Latitude widget to Maps for Mobile 4.1

Google have updated Google Maps for mobile 4.1 for Android devices, adding in much requested functionality like the ability to switch between Google accounts in the app - handy for tracking different Latitude and Buzz contacts - as well as making UI and other changes.  As for eye-candy, the 4.1 brings with it the ability to set maps as homescreen Live Wallpaper, together with a new Latitude widget.

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Robert Scoble Talks Windows Phone 7, Google, and Location-Based Services

Robert Scoble Talks Windows Phone 7, Google, and Location-Based Services

If you hadn't heard, South by Southwest Interactive is going on right now, over there in the big state of Texas. It's one of the biggest conferences around, and all types of people show up to speak their minds, show off the latest and greatest, and have fun doing it. Included with some of those people (outside of our own team), is Robert Scoble. He's one of the biggest names in the tech journalism game (just try following him on Twitter or Google Buzz), and he's got some great perspective on quite a few things. Most importantly, the big names in tech right now.

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