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Android payment system for those on the go

In a day and age where nearly everyone carries credit or debit cards, sometimes finding someone to buy items in cash can be a bit difficult. Google Checkout has announced that you will now be able to use Android powered devices to accept credit card payments on the go. Now, this payment method is...

Get an Android-style theme for your Google Chrome browser

 If you are like me and Google is slowing taking over everything you know (in a good way), you have probably downloaded and tried out Google Chrome. One of the great things about Google Chrome has always been the custom skins. While surfing the net and checking out new themes for Chrome, one by the...

What Is Google Chrome OS And How Does it Affect Android

If you're interested in getting to know Google Chrome OS, Google's latest development in re-creating how we use computers, the videos after the jump are a great start. The funny thing about Google Chrome OS is that it's ambitious in what it's trying to do but relatively tame in its execution. The...

Friday Fun: Sergey Brin Uses a DROID

No question of loyalty here. Sergey Brin, one half of Google's dynamic duo aka the Masters of Search aka the Founders, was caught using a Motorola DROID at the Chrome OS event. We would take that as a ringing endorsement for the DROID and great for our ego considering Brin's worth billions of...

Google Announces Google Chrome OS for PCs

 The rumors have always pointed towards Google releasing an Operating System but we just never really took it seriously. We figured Android is a desktop-class OS and many netbook manufacturers have taken a liking to it, so Google needn't bring another OS into the market. Oh how wrong we were.The...

Google's Chrome Gets a New Commercial Ad

We're pretty big fans of Google's Chrome Web Browser here at Android Central and not only because 'Chrome-lite' is on our Android phones. We love that Chrome is pushing innovative features that can help transfer a lot of desktop tasks to the 'new' web.So, we're pretty happy to see Chrome get such a...

Opera Mini 4.2 Now Available For Android, Bye Bye Beta

Opera Mini has finally left its beta stage and is being officially released for the Android platform. Watch out Chrome-Lite because Opera Mini 4.2 offers numerous fixes and some new features such as [via ZDNet]: 1. Now you can upload and download files through Opera Mini and save pages for...

Google Chrome Browser Coming to Mac, Linux In A Few Months

Are you a huge Google Fan who just so happens to only use Mac or Linux computer and thus are locked out of Google's semi-spanking new browser Chrome? Yeah, we can relate. Luckily, the reports are coming in that if we wait just a few more months, we'll finally get to test drive the nifty full...

Firefox Mobile Not Coming to Android

In a bit of disappointing news, it looks like Mozilla has no plans to bring Firefox Mobile to the Android platform. Instead, they'll be focusing on a Linux version for Nokia Internet Tablets and touchscreen/non-touchscreen versions for Windows Mobile. Argh! According to Mozilla's director of...

A Couple More Tidbits on Android & T-Mobile G1

Amidst all of the hoopla of the Android Event we may have missed a couple of good nuggets about the T-Mobile G1 and Android in general. Luckily, Ryan Block has filled us in with a couple of good ones. Namely, the T-Mobile G1 will support microSDHC meaning there is no cap at 4GB, when bigger cards...

Google Chrome Coming to Android?

If you've been living under a rock, been on vacation for the past month, or completely ignore tech news, you've might have missed that Google released a browser called Chrome. We'll spare you the details of why Chrome is a key component in the Google Plan and leave you with an interesting nugget...

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