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Why Google Needs to Make its Own Phones, Tablets and Chromebooks

Why Google Needs to Make its Own Phones, Tablets and Chromebooks Apple controls its destiny, and increasingly, Microsoft is choosing to control its Windows legacy by making hardware, despite the consternation of partners. With Marshmallow, despite the silliness of the name, Google has shipped an operating system that is highly competitive with Apple’s iOS, and.

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Think Twice before Accepting a Google Gift: My Story of the The Google Chromecast Anniversary Gift That Never Gave

The saga of my Google Chromecast Anniversary Gift or Lessons Learned in Not Delivering Well on a Promise. Yesterday I read that Google was offering a free movie to celebrate with owners of Chromecast. So I went over to my Galaxy Tab S 8.4, connected to my Chromecast and went to offers. I had six offers.

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Strategic Questions Related to Google buying Motorola Mobility

The number one question that has to be asked is this: does Google take a version of Android and go of its own reservation, essentially abandoning the Android market in favor of its own hardware and software combination? This question is the right competitive question to ask for Apple, who already operates in that mode..

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Going to the Cloud Does Create Risk, Is Uncertain

When the cloud is happily, well, clouding along, delivering services, receiving requests and serving up data, everybody is happy. But companies who rely on the cloud for business have made a strategic choice to put their economic and business viability firmly in the hands of technology, and the arbiters of technology, the cloud service providers..

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The Tens—Why Google Shouldn’t Focus on Facebook

It seems nearly every article about Google these days focuses on the competition between Google and Facebook. If Google believes the trade hype, they will be in more trouble than if they stay focused on their original mission of organizing the world’s information. 1 Information is still king Most of the information on the Internet.

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It’s All About the Software, All of the Software

I have been using a Samsung Nexus S/Google Nexus 2 with Google Android for the past couple of weeks. The unit was provide to me by Google to get me up to speed on Android 2.3, also known as Gingerbread. Here are the specs: Display: 4 inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display, 480 x 800 pixels..

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