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Google stops people from hacking the Chromecast. For now..

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Google has patched a hole which allowed an Android app called AllCast to stream any locally stored content onto your television. The hole is seen by Google as an experience flaw or inconsistency — so they’ve patched things by banning the app. A sad day for hackers, or is it? I challenge the brilliant minds [&hellip

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The $200 Google Nexus Tablet Puts Pressure on Amazon’s Kindle Fire

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The news may have came and went, but that’s not stopping us from getting a piece of that Nexus 7 action. The new tablet from Google is boasting some pretty decent specs, and sports an OS that has always intrigued myself (the Vanilla kind). Let me start off with a rundown of specs and then [&hellip

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Google’s New Privacy Policy

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The new Google Privacy Policy will go into effect on March 1st, 2012 and the goal is to simplify things for the users. This will be done by combining policies from across Google’s 60 properties into one that is unified and deals with a user’s whole “Google experience”. To sum this up in simple terms, [&hellip

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Is Google Planning a Vanilla Tablet?

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When many of us think of the perfect Android device, we think of one running the way Google intended. That’s why the recently launched Samsung Galaxy Nexus had so much hype surrounding it, but what if there was a tablet with the same Vanilla version of Ice Cream Sandwich? If the surfacing rumors from DigiTimes [&hellip

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Google Purchases Another Bundle of IBM Patents

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Google is apparently starting out the 2012 year strongly by diving right into new patent deals. It appears that what IBM has Google wants, and this time the deal added over 200 patents to their arsenal. This may not seem like a lot considering that during the summer of 2011 Google purchased over 2,000 patents [&hellip

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