SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: June 30, 2012

Jun 30, 2012
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Happy Saturday, everyone. It's the final day of June, which means the first full month of summer is just around the corner. For now, though, let's end the month with a bang of all the biggest tech news of the week. Of course, the big news over the past six days came from Google I/O. Yes, it was chock full of announcements, including hardware from Asus – Asus CEO: Building Nexus 7 is like torure. Here’s another nugget from the show – Google Offline Maps update now live, YouTube adds preloading. And yes, Project Glass also made an appearance – Are $1500 Google Glasses a bargain? Keep reading for more I/O news…

Featured: Here are some of this week's featured articles:
Google Nexus 7 hands-on
Google Nexus Q hands-on
Google I/O 2012: Nexus 7 and Nexus Q hardware wrap-up
Google I/O 2012: Project Glass wrap-up
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review
Chrome for iOS review
Facebook Find Friends Nearby is a symptom of a larger social disease
Apple, Microsoft, now Google: I/O 2012 closes the mobility triptych
The Amazing Spider-Man movie: our first look

Other Stuff: So believe it or not, there were other stories that made headlines this week. Here’s some news that is nice to hear but shouldn’t surprise anyone – iPhone 4S remains Verizon’s top-selling handset. And speaking of Apple stuff, we also have this – Apple Podcasts app cuts out the iTunes middleman. And finally something that everyone in the world should think is awesome – Mars One project wants to put a reality show on Mars. No, seriously.


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