Sony and Intel to reveal "DragonPoint" powered Google TV?

Gerald Lynch Google, HDTV, Tech Digest news, TVs Leave a Comment

Like some sort of tech Holy Trinity, Sony, Intel and Google are rumoured to be working together on a Google TV, with official details of the project expected to be revealed next month. All three companies are scheduled to meet…

Read more | Comments (0)

Samsung considering Android-based Google TVs

Gerald Lynch 3D TV, Android apps, Apple, Google, HDTV, Tech Digest news, TVs Leave a Comment

Samsung are said to be considering developing a new line of TVs that would run Google's Android OS. After successfully launching their brand new range of 3D TVs, which have completely sold out in the company's home territory of Korea,…

Read more | Comments (0)

Vodafone to stock the Google Nexus One from April 30th

Gerald Lynch Google, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Vodafone have today announced that they will be carrying Google's flagship Nexus One handset from April 30th. Pre-order the handset on a £35 per month/ 24 month contract and you'll not only be the first Vodafone customers to get…

Read more | Comments (0)

Today is the fifth birthday of the first ever YouTube video upload

Gerald Lynch Google, Tech Digest news, YouTube Video of the Day Leave a Comment

Though those of you with an eidetic memory may recall that YouTube's birthday is officially February 14th 2005, it wasn't until April 23rd 2005 that any videos were actually uploaded. So today we're celebrating the fifth birthday of the…

Read more | Comments (0)

Hack lets Android dual-boot with with regular OS on iPhone

Gerald Lynch Android apps, Apple, Google, iPhone, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, YouTube Video of the Day 1 Comment

Android fans and iPhone-owning Google sympathisers may want to pay particular attention to this post. David Wong, a young Canadian coder has pulled off a feat of software-hacking mastery by getting his iPhone to dual-boot the Android OS alongside…

Read more | Comments (0)

Turn-by-turn navigation rolled out to UK Android phones

Gerald Lynch Android apps, Google, Satellite Navigation systems, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

US readers may already be revelling in the delights of turn-by-turn navigation on their Android handsets, but now UK Android phone owners can do a celebratory little robot dance too as it's been rolled out now to us Brits…

Read more | Comments (0)

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch applauds the iPad, defends paywalls, slams Google (again)

Gerald Lynch Apple, Google, Intellectual Property, Internet, iPad, Media, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

Rupert Murdoch, the News Corporation chairman and massively rich media-maestro, has once again attacked Google in defence of his plans for paywalls on his news sites. "We are going to stop people like Google or Microsoft or whoever from taking…

Read more | Comments (0)

Google stops censoring Chinese search results, moves HQ to Hong Kong

Gerald Lynch Features, Google, Tech Digest news 5 Comments

Google have stopped censoring their users search results in China, after relations between the US company and Chinese officials rapidly deteriorated in the past few months. Google have now moved their Chinese-language search engineers to new offices away from mainland…

Read more | Comments (0)

Google Android TV on the way from Google, Intel and Sony

Gerald Lynch Google, Tech Digest news, TVs Leave a Comment

Google are looking to enter the market of televisions, with a new internet enabled TV jointly developed by themselves, Sony and Intel. While many households have yet to buy into internet connected TVs, Google believe there are big bucks to…

Read more | Comments (0)