10,000 Views required to enter YouTube Partner Program (April 2017)

YouTube has introduced an expanded YouTube Partner Program to safeguards to protect creators effective April 6, 2017. In the new system, monetization will be disabled in all the channels with lifetime views less than 10k. Only those channels with ore than 10k overall views will be entered in the YouTube Partner Program (YPP). According to…

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$149 Chromebook, less than $100 Chromebit

Chine manufactures Haier and Hisense have announced cheapest Chromebook yet, at $149, to preorder from Amazon and Walmart.com. In another news, Asus plans to release the Chromebook Flip, a convertible Chrome OS device at a price of $249. The device is told to be 15 mm thick and weights less than 2 pounds. Asus also…

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Google releases first KitKat phone – Nexus 5

Google has released the Nexus 5, the new phone running the latest Android OS – KitKat. The phone packed with featured replaces Nexus 4. Hardware The Nexus 5 is built by LG, the company that built the last Nexus phone. The smartphone features a five-inch, 1080p HD screen. Powered by a 2.26 GHz Snapdragon processor….

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Rumor – Nexus 7 V2 releasing in July to be priced in $149

In a latest rumor, Google might be releaseing the new version of Nexus 7 tablet in July 2013. In the new tablet a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor might be used instead of NVIDIA’s Tegra in current generation Nexus 7. To compete with iPad and other 7-inch tablet, the entry level Google’s tablet will be aggressively priced…

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Google Maps back in iOS

After Apple booted the default Google Maps for it’s own mapping solution in iOS6, the App was the most missed App in the iOS device. Google has released the new Google Maps app and is available to download for free in the App Store. The new maps app includes turn-by-turn navigation, the feature that Google…

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Google Maps and Earth updated with new high resolution imagery

224 cities and 108 countries in Google Maps and Google Earth are updated with new and high resolution imagery. Many of the US cities got new high resolution 45° imagery, others with new high resolution aerial updates and new high resolution satellite updates. An example of high resolution 45° imagery of Baltimore, MD, US is…

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Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet released

Google had called a press meet to release Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet and an an updated Nexus 7 tablet on October 29. But, because of hurricane Sandy in the East coast, the event was canceled and the release was made in a blog by Andy Rubin, Google’s senior vice present of mobile and…

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Custom domain in Blogspot blog (blogger blog)

Blogspot / Blogger is a free blogging platform offered by Google. Blogspot is one of the very few free website hosting services that offer custom domains. For those who don’t want to spend $10 per year, Blogspot offers blogging platform with {a unique name}.blogspot.com blogs. For those who are willing to pay $10/year for the…

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Google Documents adds mobile editing for Android and iPhone

Google Documents had its mobile version for the last three years but, it was not truly mobile. The mobile version used to be read-only. In a latest announcement from Google, it is rolling out the updated version of Google Docs with edit support. The update will be rolled out in the next few days for…

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