an apple-lover's take on the ipad

An Apple-lover’s take on the Nexus 7

All tablets are not created equal. A fact not lost on this reporter, who, at the age of three, learned to love Apple by using the very first Macintosh. Reared on the Apple doctrine, I now demand excellence in hardware, sleekness in design, and that indescribable feeling of pure joy when touching a device.

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Chrome is killing it. Just killing it.

Chrome is one of Google’s biggest success stories. Rank it up there with search that doesn’t suck (hard to find back in the day) and AdWords (the print-your-own money machine that drives everything else Google does).

‘Airplay’ for Google TV? You need a $300 TRON bowling ball for that

Today, Google announced its slick-looking media streamer the Nexus Q, which allows people to share the digital media from their Android devices on a television. This is a feature that Apple began offering nearly a year ago via the Apple TV, but for some reason Google thought it would be a great idea to create an entire device for it that only works with Android-based smartphones and tablets.

Google adds public transit data to Maps API

Public transit data, a key piece of the Google Maps experience, will soon find its way into third-party applications as the map-making experts at Google have just added transit to its Maps API.

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Google officially announces Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’

Google has just unveiled some fascinating new details on Jelly Bean, the latest version of Android, at Google I/O, the company’s developer conference taking place in San Francisco this week.