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Geek 5: All the News You Need to Know

May 28 2011 - 6:21am

If you've been behind in your news, then now is the time to catch up! This week, we're taking a look back at the top news stories of the week, which also happen to be our favorites. Click through and get your recap in one quick news bite.

Google Introduces Google Wallet

Google announced its latest program, Google Wallet [1], which takes mobile payments from dream to reality. Although the program won't be widely available until later this Summer, pilot programs are already in progress.

Barnes & Noble Announces the Nook Simple Touch Reader

Barnes & Noble isn't afraid to innovate when it comes to new ereaders, and this week the company took another step toward etablet domination with the Simple Touch Reader [2], which acts as an eInk digital reading device, but also uses the Android operating system and a touchscreen to work like a tablet.

Microsoft Updates Windows Phone 7

I don't care what you say about Microsoft, they have a winner in Windows Phone 7.1 Mango [3]. Coming with 500 new updates, the sleek and eye-catching OS is one to keep an eye on.

Where to Find a Single Geek

One of our community members needed some help getting a date, so we offered up some tips on where to find a cute single geek. Check them out here [4]!

Oprah Says Farewell

Oprah hosted her last episode this week, and in honor of all her favorite things, we check out her best tech picks through the years [5].

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