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Google and Apple’s relationship improving says Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt, in an interview, stated that Apple and Google are in constant discussion and share “lots and lots” of meetings. The two have had a somewhat tense relationship ever since Android was released and Steve Jobs declared “thermonuclear war” on the company, stating that the platform was a stolen product. Thankfully, Tim Cook sees things a little…

Google Maps coming to iPad: new iPhone features in tow

A Google maps update coming to iOS will bring the app to iPad for the first time, along with a whole host of new features for the iPhone. Not only will Google Maps be available in 9.7″ goodness, it will also have some awesome new functionalities. The first of these is Explore, which is a way to visually browse and discover new places to eat, drink, sleep…

Reeder for iPhone now supports Feedly and Feed Wrangler

Reeder for iPhone has been updated with support for Feedly and Feed Wrangler. Yesterday marked the dying breath of Google Reader. Now, popular Google Reader Client Reeder has been updated to include support for Feed Wrangler, and also my own personal favourite client, Feedly. The initial update only affects the iPhone app, however the changes are coming…

Foxconn announces iPhone compatible smart watch

Rumors of an Apple iWatch have been circulating the web for months, if not years. Wearable technology, such as the Pebble watch, seems to be the way of the future and many people expect that the Cupertino tech giant will enter the smart watch race sooner, rather than later. It is also rumored that many other tech giants such as Samsung and Google may be…

Google Hangouts for iOS updated, now lets you invite friends via SMS

Google Hangouts is the best looking, and most intuitive cross platform messaging service out there. I truly believe that. In fact, I wish absolutely everyone used it. But they don’t, and there comes the issue. The number of people I contact using it is proportional to the number of friends I know on Google Plus. (Not many at all.) Thankfully, with…

Google Currents gets update with Reader shutdown on horizon

With Google Reader’s shutdown on the horizon, many different services have been updating and being built to replace the doomed service. Google, however, is still keeping its “Currents” app up and running, which honestly bewilders me because there can’t be as many users as Reader has/had, but I don’t know numbers so that’s just an assumption. Bringing it up…