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Google Reader Redesign

Google Reader released their updated design yesterday. I haven't had a lot of time to play with it but what I see so far I like. The updated design is minimalistic and stays true to the other design updates Google's been applying to their other products. Google Reader even seems…

Today's Top Tech Headlines

Today was an insanely busy day for tech. Let’s recap just so our heads don’t spin off our shoulders: Apple Released iOS 5 to the public. This set off riots of upgrades, overwhelming Apple’s servers and preventing hundreds of thousands from upgrading to the goodness that is…

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility; HP Drops Consumer PC Business

Last week two huge pieces of tech news was released. Both have the potential to change the current computing landscape in a big way. The fact that they were both announced within a week's time of each other made last week a blur of commentary and punditry. The first big…

What is Google+?

There's been a lot of talk recently about Google's new social network, Google+. Seems like everywhere people are trying to make sense of it. 'Are you in?' is what they ask followed by 'Can you invite me?'. It's amazing what a little exclusivity and a lot of good…

Google Cr-48 Chrome OS Flash Review

Today, mostly on a whim, I grabbed my Google Cr-48 Chrome OS notebook with me to take on the train into work. At home I use the device infrequently for two reasons: 1) My first experience was with an early build that still had trackpad issues - causing my use…

Google's Body Browser

I don't know any other company that has as many fun side-projects as Google does. From the now defunct Google Wave to the recently updated Google Earth Google seems to always be buzzing with a new toy to share. Today's newest Google Lab release is no exception. Allow me to…