SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video - July 10, 2011

Battle of the social networks kicked off this week with Facebook announcing group chat support, a new design, and a video calling feature developed in partnership with Skype. However, the Google+ Hangouts group video chat feature still has Facebook beat although we won't know how real adoption of Google's social platform will be until it opens to the public sometime around July 31st. Continue after the cut for the full weekly roundup video and list.

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Google To Kill Picasa, Blogger Brands In Push For Google+

Google will delete private Google Profiles August 1


Facebook blocks friend export tool in Google+ snub

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Video Calling with Skype, Group Chat, New Design

Facebook "Awesome" Announcement Strewn with Veiled Google+ References

Facebook Vibes Music Service Revealed In Video Calling Code


Spotify US sign-up page offers early access on imminent launch

Spotify US launch next week say reps

Spotify Plans U.S. Domination With Help From Facebook


Verizon tiered data and LTE hotspot fees confirmed for July 7

Verizon Tiered Data Plans Include Free Texts To Monitor Usage

Verizon Unlimited 3G Customers Can Upgrade To 4G, Keep Unlimited, And Add $30 Tether

Verizon DROID 3 by Motorola gets officially official

Motorola Droid Bionic Redesign Confirmed In Best Buy Leak


Microsoft's Bing Lasso Beats Apple's Copy And Paste Feature

Microsoft targets Samsung in Android patent shakedown


Apple Files ITC Complaint Against Samsung

Apple iOS Has Major Security Hole Warns German IT Agency, Avoid PDFs

Apple promises fix for PDF exploit (and will block JailbreakMe exploit in the process)

Apple Store Spy Cam Artist Under Investigation By Secret Service

OS X Lion and MacBook Air refresh July 14 as Apple staff warned of "overnight" prep sessions

iPad HD tipped for September alongside iPhone 5

Apple iTunes HD+ 1080p Movies Coming In September?

Android tablets:

Sony S1 and S2 Android Tablets Hands-On Photo Collection Expanded [Videos Too!]

Toshiba Thrive lands early at Best Buy in Austin, Texas

Toshiba Thrive Lands At Newegg With Free Shipping


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Nokia E6 Review

Samsung Dart Review [T-Mobile]

BeBook Live Review

Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G Review

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