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Google Acquires Bump, Gets Ownership of Flock App

Google has bought Bump for an as of yet undisclosed figure. Bump is a simple tool to help share files between smartphones by tapping the phones together. The Bump team were also responsible for Flock which automatically created geotag-based group photo albums with the uploaders Facebook friends. The Bump app…

Google Voice Search come to the computer via Chrome

  If you can say it, you can search for it. You can now search Google by saying your search term, instead of typing it. This could be a convenient way to search if you speak faster than you type or if you’re not sure how to spell your search…

Google complete the deal to acquisition Waze

Google has bought Waze, the Israel mapping and navigation app that Facebook was also reportedly vying for, according to a post on the Google official blog as well as Waze official page. tech.david-cheong.com tech.david-cheong.com The deal, which didn’t have a price tag unveiled with it, follows months of speculation about…

Rumours: Google Closing in on US$1.3 Billion Deal for Waze Traffic App

Back in the beginning of the year, we reported a rumor that Apple was looking ahead of acquiring Waze. tech.david-cheong.com The rumor about the Israeli developed app’s fate still hangs in limbo, but this time, it might just happen to be Google – and not Apple or Facebook – who’s…

Google Now Arrives on iPhone and iPad

Apple iOS users do not need to envy their Android 4.1/4.2 Jelly Bean counterparts anymore as Google Now is available on the iPad and iPhone. All you need to do is to head to App Store and update the Google Search app. Instead of swiping up or long-pressing a button on Android…

Gmail celebrating 9th birthday

At 1 April 2013, Google email (Gmail) is celebrating its 9th birthday. So much of evolution in the Gmail all start by one user’s feedback that she was tired of struggling to search for her email in the inbox. So the Gmail teams start to build a free webmail system…

Google let you manage your digital life after Death

Google has released a new Inactive Account Manager which lets you manage your digital life after death. With the new tool, you can tell Google what to with your Google accounts if it becomes inactive. http://tech.david-cheong.com For example, you can choose to have your data automatically deleted after three, six,…

Google Interested to Acquire WhatsApp for US$1 Billion

According to inside sources at Digital Trends, Google may be interested in acquiring mobile messaging app, WhatsApp, for a rumored US$1 billion. The move may come as a surprise for some, as rumors had been circulating that Google would soon be launching its Google Babble (or Babel) app, a similar…

Google Keep finally go live

The Google Keep note-taking service is officially launched and is accessible from the web and as an Android app from Google Play.   Google may have discontinued Reader, but a faux pas today might have revealed their next service. Google Keep looks to be a cloud-based, note-taking application in the…

Animated GIF Added to Google Search Filters

Searching for an appropriate reaction GIF to your latest internet ‘debate’ will soon be easier than ever as Google has announced that it will be adding a filter in Google Images to let you search specifically for animated GIFs. When you do an image search, click on ‘Search tools’ below…