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Eric Schmidt: ‘Mobile was winning. It’s now won’

Eric Schmidt, Google’s executive chairman, predicts a “new generation of applications” are headed our way. The tech titan told Bloomberg TV that as mobile devices win more market share from PCs, a new roster of apps will also be necessary.

“The trend has been that mobile was winning,” he said. “It’s now won. There are more tablets and phones being sold than personal computers.” Read more

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Google’s Schmidt Shows iPhone Users How to Make the Switch

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, has a Christmas gift idea for iPhone users: an Android phone. The tech titan even offered a tutorial on how to make the switch from an Apple world to a Google one with four steps he detailed in a Google+ post over the weekend.

More from Schmidt here:

Many of my iPhone friends are converting to Android. The latest high-end phones from Samsung (Galaxy S4), Motorola (Verizon Droid Ultra) and the Nexus 5 (for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile) have better screens, are faster, and have a much more intuitive interface. They are a great Christmas present to an iPhone user!

Like the people who moved from PCs to Macs and never switched back, you will switch from iPhone to Android and never switch back as everything will be in the cloud, backed up, and there are so many choices for you. 80% of the world, in the latest surveys, agrees on Android. Read more

Google Has ‘Not Done Anything’ about Google Maps App for iOS

If you updated your iPhone to iO6, you will have to wait for a Google Maps app.

Apple decided not to use Google as the default maps app with the new operating system, creating its own maps program instead. Android users can download the Google Maps app here.

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Google has not started working on a Google Maps app for the iPhone. Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt revealed the news at a press conference in Tokyo today.

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