We realize that Google's new social-networking service, Buzz, isn't downloadable software, but admit it: it's on your mind. Never fear, we'll throw out some notable application updates of the week in this newsletter, but not before taking a moment to address the Google-sized pachyderm in the room.
Buzz is essentially Google's answer to Twitter, Facebook, and FourSquare, a quasi-ubiquitous social-networking service with ties to Google's e-mail, map, search, and chat features. Moreover, Buzz is accessible as Web-based software through the desktop and from certain mobile phones (low-down here). On some smartphones, Buzz is also … Read more