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Google Restores Maps Access On Windows Phone

We recently reported that Google was redirecting Windows Phone users who tried to access Google Maps via Internet Explorer mobile, to its home page. However, the search giant later announced that it would soon restore direct access to Google Maps for such users. And now, it finally has.
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Blekko Launches Izik – The First Tablet-Oriented Search Engine

Currently, the web search arena is predominantly occupied by Google. Microsoft's Bing also has a sizeable share of the market. Both Google and Bing primarily follow directory-oriented format, being meant for desktop PCs at the time of their inception. Blekko now intends to compete with them by launching Izik, the first tablet-oriented search…
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Google Maps Not Supported On Windows Phone Due To No WebKit Usage

Relations between Microsoft and Google haven't exactly been amicable. In fact, in recent times, they have soured all the more due to somewhat of a feud between Bing and Google search as well as several other issues. Now, it has turned out that Google Maps can't be accessed on Windows Phone devices because their default browser doesn't use WebKit.
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Google Stops Warning Chinese Users About Censored Keywords

Chinese government is known for actively controlling and censoring the internet, including Google search. The internal filters of the government root out any 'undesired' keywords from the search query. Hence, Google used to notify the users when a keyword would be censored, but it has abandoned the warning system now.
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Android Jelly Bean Adopted By 10% Of Android Users

Back in August, we reported that despite a much-anticipated launch, Android Jelly Bean's adoption rate has been rather slow. Back then, the new version was running on a mere 1% of the Android devices. Flash-forward to today and Jelly Bean has already captured more than 10% of the Android hardware.
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Android Fans Calculate That LG Has Sold 400,000 Nexus 4 Units

Google and LG recently collaborated to launch the Nexus 4 smartphone. The device has been quite popular with the Android audience and its stock with different retailers has repeatedly run dry. Although neither of the two companies has divulged sales stats, Android fans have now calculated that nearly 400,000 Nexus 4 units have been sold to date.
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