Offers app and new Google Maps app for Android make it even easier to save on purchases

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Google seems to be making it easier than ever to save money. Today on their commerce blog, they mentioned that they have expanded the way users can discover offers to include browsing the web with a Google device, using their popular Offers app, or even through Google Maps. No more clipping ...

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Updated Google Maps comes to Android phones and tablets

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New and improved features come to the app; older features are moved to Google+.

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WSJ: Google working on Android-based game console

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Google is in the process of developing an Android-based gaming console, reports the Wall Street Journal. Presumably tied to the Google Play Games announced at Google I/O, the console is said to be one of multiple pieces of hardware slated for Google’s roadmap. The others? An Android-based ...

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Google Now adds TV cards and Google Offers [Google Search]

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A newly updated version of the Google Search app for Android sees the introduction of two new Google Now cards. Those of you with Jelly Bean versions of Android will be able to take advantage of features such as TV Cards and Google Offers. TV Cards: If you have an internet-connected TV, Google ...

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RadioShack offering $100 Google Play credit with purchase of HTC One

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Limited time promotion runs through the end of June.

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Printing from an Android device is a breeze with new Google Cloud Print app

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Until today, printing from an Android device proved to be a chore. Sure, some printer companies have their own apps to print to specific models, but it’s not a simple process. That changes with the release of Google’s official Cloud Print app for Android. You are using Cloud Print, ...

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Sony launching ‘Google Edition’ Xperia Z this summer

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It seems big companies like HTC, Samsung and now Sony are really inspired by the ‘Pure Google’ experience. We saw the Google Edition of the Galaxy S4, and also vanilla version of the flagship HTC device known as the HTC One is in the pipeline. Now a Romanian site known as ...

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Google Play downloads look to overtake Apple by this fall

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We talk a lot of smack about Apple around here, and this time I’m going to try and be a little kinder. Let me begin by saying congrats to Apple as they recently celebrated their 50-billionth app download. Ok, the ability to be nice stops there as it has been announced that Android users ...

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Google adds nutrition info cards to Google Now

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Whether you’re trying to lose some weight for the beach months, or have some dietary restrictions, or just plain trying to eat healthier, nutritional information is your friend when it comes to being healthy. Google has now added cards to Google Now to give nutrition information, and ...

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New Google Apps admin app for Android announced

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If you or your company uses Google Apps, or you’re an IT admin of sorts with a company or client who does, chances are you’re fully aware of how much of a pain management of users can be while on the run. Now, Google has announced the new mobile Admin app. Just two weeks after... ...

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PSA: Be careful when setting alarms and reminders in Google Now

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Google Now is a wonderful tool for Android users. It’s sleek, intuitive, and gets things done for you much faster than you could do them manually. However, users should be aware of a small bug in Now. When using the “remind me”, “set timer”, or “set ...

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Add a bit of Google Play design to your homescreen with PlayBar UCCW

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Want to change your home screen up just a smidge? Here’s a great app we just discovered called PlayBar UCCW. As the title suggests, it is a pack of pre-designed widgets that work within Ultimate Custom Widget (UCCW). The bundle features access to a handful of the most common apps and ...

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Google+ for Android version 42 features released

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The most recent post on the Google Plus development blog is showing off the latest version of G+ for android, version 42. The update includes major improvements to photo handling, such as: Auto Backup, to safely and privately store your photos as you snap them Auto Highlight, to browse a ...

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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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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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