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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Refreshed Nexus 7 details emerge ahead of Google I/O

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Google may introduce a refreshed version of the Nexus 7 tablet at Google I/O next week, according to rumors surfacing in the past few months. With word of a faster processor and higher resolution display, the word is that the tablet will feature a thinner bezel and overall thinner and lighter ...

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Fieldrunners 2 coming to Google Play April 24th!

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Recently we mentioned that Fieldrunners 2 was in the process of beta testing, and now we have a confirmed date for its release. Whether you were able to access a pass to the beta or not, you don’t have to wait long as the highly anticipated game is set for launch on Google Play April ...

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Google Play Favorite Things Sweepstakes: Win devices or gift cards!

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Google Play is giving their U.S. followers on Twitter a chance to win in their Favorite Things Sweepstakes. To help promote the new look of the Play Store and the Google Play Twitter account, they’re giving away ten Nexus 10 tablets, seven Nexus 7 tablets, four Nexus 4 phones, and one ...

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Google Now update includes real-time package tracking, quick settings

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The Google Now (Google Search) app for Android 4.1 devices or later has been updated to include a number of handy features. As you’ve guessed by the headline, you can now track shipped packages in real-time across select partners. Also included are quick feedback and settings on cards as ...

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Ematic Genesis Prime, the $80 Google Certified Jelly Bean tablet

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Ematic today announced the Genesis Prime tablet, an $80 Jelly Bean experience that features Google’s official Play Store blessing. Offering full access to the Google suite of apps, the 7-inch tablet ought to be more than enough to satisfy those just dipping their toes in the Android ...

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Google introduces Info Cards to Play Movies

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So you like the idea of Amazon’s X-Ray for TV and Movies but don’t purchase your media through Amazon? No, you’re a Google Play Movies type of person.  You’re in luck! Google today announced that a very similar experience is now available for movies through Google Play ...

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Google Translate gets offline translation

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Google today rolled out a new feature in the Google Translate application for Android devices. What’s new? Oh, nothing… except the fact that you can translate yourself into fifty languages. You can select [Offline Languages] in the app menu to see all the offline language packages ...

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NOOK Store with in-app purchasing coming soon

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For years now, Android and iOS users have been able to easily make in-app purchases though Google Play, iTunes, and the Amazon App Store. Soon, we will be able to add the Nook Store to the list thanks to a partnership between Barnes & Noble NOOK and Fortumo. In-app purchases won’t be ...

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Google+ app update focuses on photos, posts, profiles and communities

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A new 3.6 release of Google + which will go live in the Google Play Store today focuses on four key segments: photos, posts, profiles and communities. Details in the updated version of Google+ include: Posts include more text up front—from the original message, and from comments Tapping video, ...

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Google Play 4.0 leak shows off cleaner design

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Google Play may be getting a face lift soon. The team over at Droid Life published photos yesterday of what they say is Google Play, 4.0. The new version, which is a lot more than the minimal tweaks they have done since 2011, seems to provide an updated interface with larger icons and a more ...

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Google officially steps on Evernote’s turf with Google Keep

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That didn’t take long, did it? Google today announced on the official Android blog that Google Keep is available for Android smartphones and tablets. Offered as a free service and application, Google Keep lets users keep track of notes, photos, to-do lists, and other items. If this sounds ...

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Google Play may soon offer newspapers

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The Google Play Store may soon offer various newspapers or news sources, according to details uncovered by Android Police. Digging through some JavaScript files recently, the site found references to the yet-announced features in the web version of the Play Store. We did some poking around as ...

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Google’s Project Glass gets SXSW demo

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As a child I remember watching The Terminator with my family, thinking how cool it would be to literally wear a computer that delivers real-time information. Well, if you have been following the news, this dream is almost a reality with the upcoming  Google Glass. Rumors have been floating ...

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Google celebrates 1 year of Google Play with special deals

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Google Play turns 1 today! Join the celebration with a goodie bag of fun freebies and discounted digital content.

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