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For you SciFi freaks I mean groovyReaders out there who just can’t get enough of James Cameron’s latest blockbuster hit Avatar, Microsoft has a special gift for you. For an unknown amount of time (possibly forever???) Microsoft has made available a new Windows 7 theme made up of several dramatic scenes from the movie.  Here’s […]

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Google Upgrades Google Voice on the iPhone and Palm

On Tuesday, Google released an update to their Google Voice Web App. It fully mimics the same functionality using HTML5, as most AppStore downloaded apps.  This web app has many new features and is visually stunning when compared to the previous process we’ve written about on groovyPost.  Although it doesn’t yet use my 3G or […]

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Facebook Moving To Spam and Away from Notifications [groovyNews]

When we previously talked about your Privacy on Facebook, things didn’t look good.  Now Facebook is taking it down another notch.  With the current communication system on Facebook, you’ll receive app alerts through the red-flag notification button at the bottom-right of your page.  With a new update coming from Facebook, they instead plan to force developers […]

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Windows Live Mobile Comes To Windows Phones [groovyNews]

Recently Microsoft updated Windows Live for its Windows Mobile operating system.  As some of the functionality of Live was already available, the update includes several enhancements and packs many of the features of Windows Live into a single application for mobile phones.  After taking a deeper look into this release, here’s what I’ve been able […]

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Gmail Moving All Access to HTTPS [groovyNews]

After the recent hacking incident in China, it’s no wonder that Google is looking for ways to increase overall security across its platform.  Since 2008 Google has made available the option to always use HTTPS or SSL when accessing your Gmail account. However this was not the default configuration.  On Tuesday night Google made the […]

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Nexus One – Google’s Smartphone Debut [groovyNews]

Tuesday morning Google unveiled it’s highly anticipated SmartPhone, the Nexus One.  It was just a matter of time before Google entered into the cell phone hardware domain if you consider all of their core mobile software development.  In a technical sense, the hardware is manufactured by HTC, but Google is the brains of the operation […]

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Yelp Backs Out of Google Acquisition [groovyNews]

It’s not every day a small company CEO walks away from $550 million dollars, but over the weekend Jeremy Stoppleman did just that.  Google had been in negotiations with Yelp to acquire the review site, and the deal was nearly ready for signature before the deal soured.  With this going sideways, Google won’t gain the […]

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Week End Grab Bag and Q&A Highlights 12/12/09

Over the past week we’ve received lot of questions from readers.  While some questions were heavy hitters and needed an entire article to explain, we also received many questions that could be answered more simply.  This week’s Grab Bag were going to answer some of these simpler questions as well as highlight some of the […]

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Google Cracks Down On Comment Spammers

Has your website or blog ever been a victim of comment spam?  We’ve all seen them – Spammers and bots running through websites leaving as many flooded back-links as they possibly can to send people to their site and increase their page rank. Google recently posted on their blog explaining that they are not unaware […]

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Google Webmaster Tools Malware Details

Google Wages War on Cyber Terror!

Last month Google announced the launch of a new feature added to the Google Webmaster Tools. This feature provides Webmasters with assistance in identifying Malicious code on their sites that has been detected by Google’s automated scanners while crawling their site.   According to a new post by Google on Tuesday, Google has further enhanced […]

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