Free Google Voice calls to continue in 2013

Google has confirmed that it will be extending its free phone service for Gmail users in the US and Canada in 2013.

Motorola designs a Google "X" smartphone

Google-owned Motorola is reportedly working on a "sophisticated" handset that is slated to hit physical and virtual shelves in 2013.

Bodhi Linux runs on Google's Nexus 7 tablet

Google's Nexus 7 is quite the versatile device, as it is capable of running various flavors of Linux and Chromium, as well as its native Android operating system.

Report: Acer prepping a $99 Android tablet

Acer is reportedly prepping a new 7-inch Android tablet that will carry an uber-low price tag of $99.

Google takes action to eliminate 'fat finger'

  It's annoying for everybody when a user clicks on an ad by mistake. For the user, obviously - but also for the advertiser, who's paying for clicks that bring no benefit.

Jelly Bean imminent for (Verizon) Samsung Galaxy S III

Verizon has confirmed that it will (finally) be rolling out Google's long-awaited Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) upgrade for Samsung's flagship Galaxy S III smartphone on December 14.

What the world searched for in 2012

Google's published its list of the most-searched terms of 2012, showing the world to be particularly interested in Whitney Houston, Gangnam Style and Hurricane Sandy.

Google Maps is back on the iPhone

Google Maps is now back on the iPhone, following the outcry from users when Apple launched its own, disastrous maps app in September.

Where did all the porn go?

Google has tweaked its algorithm to make porn images harder to find in the US, making SafeSearch the default option for image searches.

Google may spin off Motorola set-top box business

Google has reportedly received multiple offers for its Motorola set-top box division. 

Google to charge small businesses for Apps

Google is to start charging small businesses for Google Apps, including Gmail and Google Drive.

Google tweaks Snapseed for Android

Snapseed goes free as it lands on Android.

Nintendo Wii U app spices up Google Street View

Like most systems today, Nintendo's Wii U is designed to do more than simply play games.

Google rolls out major iOS updates (Gmail, YouTube)

Mountain View has rolled out iOS updates for two major Google platforms: YouTube and Gmail.

Internet governance under the spotlight

The battle lines are being drawn over proposals by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) which would give national governments more control over the internet.

Google slams German plans to charge it for news links

German government proposals to charge search engines for displaying snippets of news articles are coming under fire, with Google drumming up opposition to the plan.

Android eats away at Apple's tablet market share

Apple's wildly popular iPad continues to dominate the tablet market at 55%, although Cupertino's share of the lucrative space declined approximately 14% in 3Q 2012.

PRWeb falls for fake release, calls it 'identity theft'

Press release site PRWeb has been forced to issue an embarrassing apology after posting a fake release.

Report: Google eyes touch-screen Chromebooks

Google's ChromeOS may not be as popular as Mountain View's mobile-oriented Android, but the cloud-centric operating system is certainly holding its own.

Hackers deface 300 Pakistani websites

Nearly 300 Pakistani websites were down over the weekend after a hack from a Turkish group called Eboz.