uTorrent beta app arrives on Android handsets, with pirates in tow

uTorrent Beta Android App

Torrent downloading has always been reserved to computers only, tablets and smartphones were always left out, until now. uTorrent has decided to release a new beta app for the Google Play Market (Android), while making sure your running Android 2.1 and higher. So all those pirates out there are grinning as they have just been grated access to a new playground.

Source: Gigaom

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Google rumored to be releasing a 3G Nexus 7 in 6 weeks

Google Nexus 7

Google’s Nexus 7 has been a hit, surpassing its expectations, and setting the bar higher for other tablets. However, we couldn’t say the the Google Nexus 7 doesn’t come without any flaws, including a missing back camera, and no 3G connectivity. The latter of these problems will apparently be fixed, in the next 6 weeks, as is rumored. If Google is already fixing one problem, maybe they’ll fix something else. What do you think?

Source: The Verge

Acer Liquid Gallant, Liquid Gallant Duo launched in response to IFA upcoming event

Acer Liquid Gallant

Constantly, new phones are being built and released from a couple months to up to a year. Some of these new phones are, the Acer Liquid Gallant and Liquid Gallant Duo,which are released in preparation for the IFA event, which will debut August 29th.  The difference between the two phones is that the Liquid Gallant Duo is of course dual SIM. They both run Android Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.4), and other features included are: 1GHz MT6575, 1GB RAM, 4.3-inch qHD display, 5-megapixel camera and a 1,500mAh battery. It’ll also come with 4GB on-board storage, and in black or white. Finally, whether you decide to purchase this budget phone or not, just make sure you wait for the IFA to thoughtfully know your market.

Source: AndroidandMe 

Hack Google Chrome, and win up to $60,000, Google teases us

Google Chrome

Have you ever thought that you could use your hacking skills and earn money legally? Well, now Google is hosting  Pwnium 2, a black hat conference that has over 2 million dollars in prizes. Google has decided, that rewarding people to find exploits in their web browser was so successful that now their doing it again. As this is a great business model, little investment is needed, and lots of rewards are gained by Google. So remember hacking is useful for criminals and law abiding citizens too.

Source: Google Blog

Google, Paypal, Visa and US carriers form Mobile Payments Committee

The big corporations out there have decided to stop thinking about themselves (as a company) and got some IQ back in their brains, to put mobile payments for the masses as a priority. This is great news for us (consumers) as this means the wait for proper mobile payments for stores near us will be less. The committee which is made up of Google, Paypal, Visa, Isis, VeriFon, Wells Fargo, Capital One, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and US carriers are here to win and are not just playing games. So, hopefully in the not so distance future I’ll be able to take out my phone and pay.

Source: Engadget

Google Now is available for rooted devices (4.0 and up)

Google Google Google, so many projects, so many extras, how come we see so few of them? Now only the people at silicon valley can answer that, but before Google Now decides to either disappear or debut you now have the chance to try it out. Thankfully for the people at XDA Forums you can download it here even if you don’t have Jelly Bean. Just make sure your device is rooted and your all set.

Source: Google Now

Google’s Self-Driving car reaches 300,000 miles with no accidents

Are you dreaming about that day where you can take a snooze while driving to work? Read a book, when you get stuck in traffic? With that in mind, Google has read your thoughts and is pushing its car program to new levels. With a car driving over 300,000 miles without an accident is a horrific task. Therefore, Google think it’s so safe, that their willing to give it to some employees for their commute to work. Usually this car would require two people or more in the car while driving, for safe keeping. In all things considered I still wouldn’t want to hop into one of those cars, yet. Would you?

Source: Google Blog