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Buzz Launcher oh how we love you
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Buzz Launcher oh how we love you

The Past of themeing Lets do a little back tracking to why I love this applicaiton. Remember back in the day on your old Windows XP machine you’d get really bored of the three color scheme’s that were possible, blue, olive-green and silver. So many choices... full of win it was… NOT! Back then my inner nerd struggled to be an individual, so I needed applications such as Style XP or Aston Shell so when chicks saw my laptop screen’ they’d go "but its sooo prettyyyyy" though I’d just smirk and nod thinking “I’m so in there”. The Present situation of mobiling theming on android Now we fast track to the Android platform which is in its I have no idea how many iteration… but version 4.3. still it lacks a built-in theme engine and as I’ve stated earlier my inner nerd however latent and sma...
Google unplugs Buzz as it shifts completely to Google+
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Google unplugs Buzz as it shifts completely to Google+

Google Vice President Bradley Horowitz, one of the main Googlers behind Google+ and in a post on the official Google Blog entitled "A fall sweep" he pulled the plug or signalled the death of a number of Google products, the major one being Google Buzz. It wasn't that much of a surprise as Google Buzz has been struggling to get users and when launched set off a firestorm of criticism over privacy. The blog post states: In a few weeks we’ll shut down Google Buzz and the Buzz API, and focus instead on Google+. While people obviously won't be able to create new posts after that, they will be able to view their existing content on their Google Profile, and download it using Google Takeout. The Blog post ends with: Changing the world takes focus on the future, and honesty about the p...
Google Introduces Buzz for Gmail
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Google Introduces Buzz for Gmail

Google has dipped it's toe into the social networking pool before but it official dived in today with the revelation of Google Buzz - a new service it described as "a Google approach to sharing". Comparisons have already been drawn with the current social networking kingpins Twitter and Facebook but just how useful will Buzz be? The first advantage that Google Buzz has is that right out of the blocks it has an installed base of over 100 million users or at least potential users because Buzz will be tied in with Google's email service Gmail.  Google Buzz borrows many features of Facebook and Twitter as users can share status updates, links, photos and videos as well as interact with comment on and respond to postings from friends. The video below is an overview of what is possible with G...