In Brief: A few android-related things you should know (May 17, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Review: Divoom Bluetune Solo bluetooth portable speaker

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If you’re looking for a killer Bluetooth speaker with big sound for a small price, look no further. The Bluetune Solo from Divoom includes: Small, compact and sturdy build Wireless play from up to 10 meters away Built-in microphone for hands-free calls 8-hour rechargeable battery This ...

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Samsung finally hints at an update for Galaxy S4 storage problems

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Recently, many buyers of Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 have been disappointed to learn that the 16GB model only offers around 8GB of user-accessible storage. To make matters worse, when Samsung was confronted with the issue, they replied stating it could easily be fixed with the help of the ...

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Sprint Galaxy S4, Note 2, HTC One get Google Wallet support

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Sprint has teamed up with Google to bring their Wallet service to three additional devices. The Galaxy S4, Galaxy note 2, and the HTC One are now all fully compatible with Google Wallet, which is big news, as these three devices could easily be considered the top 3 on Sprint at the moment. The ...

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Watch Google I/O full keynote [video]

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Looks like you need to set aside a short block of time – only about 4 hours – so that you can watch the full keynote from Google I/O yesterday. There were a ton of announcements, releases, speculations, questions, answers, and probably even a confusing remark or two. Check out the ...

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‘Send Money’ option added to Gmail and Google Wallet [video]

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Over at the Google Commerce Blog, there’s a new option being shown off, and it’s pretty cool. Google has added the ability for users to send money via Gmail and Google Wallet to other users, as well as to receive payments in the same manner. The option is going to be incorporated ...

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Hangouts announced as Google’s messaging overhaul, app replacement to Talk ready for download

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If you’ve been paying attention to I/O today, chances are that you saw the announcement about Hangouts. Hangouts is Google’s new messaging system that is stepping up to replace Talk, and users are excited. The app is now available on the Play Store, as well as on the app store for ...

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“Google Edition” Samsung Galaxy S4 confirmed, to be available June 26 on AT&T and T-Mobile US

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Last night, we posted about the fact that we should be seeing a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4 from Samsung. Now, Google has officially made the announcement that, yes, this is true. It’s been dubbed the “Google Edition” of the GS4, and is going to go on sale via ...

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New Google Now cards include reminders, TV shows, video games, music albums, and more

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Google Now is another app slated to get some updates, thanks to the I/O conference. There are six new cards coming out for Google Now, and they include: Reminder Music Albums TV Shows Public Transit Books Video Games Reminders will allow you to set reminders to do things like “buy a ...

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Possible Spotify killer Google Play Music All Access revealed, start your trial now

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If you’re a Spotify user, listen up. Google, at the I/O conference, just announced their new all-access music service, appropriately named Google Play Music All Access. It combines your personal music uploaded to Google Music with a universal catalog of music, and appears to ...

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HP announces Android SlateBook x2 just in time for next school year

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HP announced today that they will be releasing the SlateBook x2 and the Split x2 towards the end of summer. This pair not only offers the flexibility of a portable personal computer, but it also allows users to detach the display and use it as a standalone touchscreen tablet. While both devices ...

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Android 4.3 accidentally confirmed by Google developer site

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The keynote is coming, and the leaks just keep flowing. Before Google’s big wigs could even take the stage, Android 4.3 has been accidentally confirmed through a search listing on Google’s developer website. The mention in the result has been removed, of course, but has been caught ...

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Google Play Games verified by Play Store changelog

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Over at Google I/O, things are quickly heating up, and it’s causing some people to jump the gun. A new changelog for the app “Eufloria HD” shows support for “Google Play Games achievements”, and also adds: We hope you enjoy using Google Play Games to save and share ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition set to be announced at Google I/O

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At the Google I/O event, Samsung is set to make a pretty big announcement. A new version of their latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, will be announced – the Google version. Now, this doesn’t mean that Google will do that manufacturing, or any major overhaul like that. What it ...

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Elusive White Nexus 4 shows off on leaked video

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Here’s what we know: There’s probably a white LG Nexus 4 being released soon. It showed off in some pictures earlier in the week, and got interests piqued. Now, a video has been released that gives us a closer look at the supposed device. Have a look below: The device made an ...

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