Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Let your ‘Voice’ be heard

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How many people would agree that their cell phone is their life? It’s certainly true for me. With no home phone line, my cell is my lone vocal connection to the outside world (aside from Skype, iChat and Google video chat, of course). [Read More]

Google says it broke the law, sort of

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Google has asserted that the collection of personal information from unsecured was not illegal. Too bad it didn’t read its own wireless privacy policy. [Read More]

Report: Google collected sensitive data

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Google collected sensitive data, including passwords, a French data protection agency examination has found. [Read More]

Will Google go all in against Skype?

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Google is testing a new feature that would allow its e-mail users to access a dialpad, contact search, their credit and a call button, according to a published report. [Read More]

Skeptical about Google Docs? Try it out for yourself — without registering

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Are you a Google Documents skeptical? Have you ever given the powerful Web-based suite a try? If you haven’t, now is your chance — and best of all, you don’t even have to register for anything. [Read More]

Google could have your passwords, e-mails, Web history

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Google has acknowledged that its “Street View” vehicles have collected and stored data broadcast from wireless networks in Connecticut, the state’s attorney general’s office has announced. The information could include e-mails, Web browsing and passwords. [Read More]

Google allows users to show off their bling — or loved ones

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Google has been giving users the information they craved since iGoogle’s debut half a decade ago. And now they are preparing to take it a step further. [Read More]

Going for a bike ride? Let Google guide you

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Are you a BlackBerry or Android user about to embark on a bike ride? Are you tired of the same old routes and looking for a new and exciting ride? Google is here to help. [Read More]