The Headline Hub

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Each week, the Digital Surgeons team compiles the week’s news for designers, developers, online marketers, social media experts, and overall tech-lovers. For the geek-on-the-go, catch up on all the important headlines from the week with just one click!

  Google +
Plenty of news here, as the world scrambles to get a precious invite. As more users filter in, the early reviews and theories have turned it more discussion about the future of the product and how to integrate it into your daily social browsing. This week, we’ve discovered that profiles not have the option to be private. While users can choose whom to share information with, their name and gender will remain viewable.

  In addition, Google announced that they are creating a separate G+ experience for businesses that will be integrated with AdWords and analytics tools, to be released in two weeks. Finally, Google announced that Blogger and Picasa would be retired in place of products that would support the new Google Plus.

  Smartphone Invasion
Android, Blackberry, iPhone – all popular household names that have emerged with the rise of smartphones, which have now reached 76.8 million Americans, according to a report from comScore. TechCrunch reported that 1/3 of mobile phones are smart and Google Android is holding on to the first place