“OK Google” hotword is now available in a bunch of new languages

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Google Now is a really useful service which keeps on getting better and better. For some it is more useful than for others. Google Now launcher offers you the benefit of activating voice search on which ever home screen you’re in while the Moto X is a completely different story thanks to ...

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Google Play Services 5.0 rolling out to devices worldwide

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A few days ago we presented you with a way to update Google Play Services to version 5.0. This update was done manually and it worked only on certain devices. Well, this version of Google Play Services is now rolled out to devices worldwide, according to Google. This update brings a slew of ...

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Android L Keyboard now available in the Play Store

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Earlier today, Kristijan showed those of you who don’t have a rooted device how to get the new Android L Keyboard. However, the issue is that this wouldn’t work on every device. In fact, there’s a lot of devices it wouldn’t work on such as my old, original Nexus 7 and my ...

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Google I/O Extended, a great experience for a fraction of the price

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While we all wish we could go to Google I/O in San Francisco to see it in person and score some awesome swag, it’s not possible with the limited number of tickets and high cost. In past years, I was joining just about everyone that couldn’t make it to the event while streaming it ...

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Android TV announced by Google

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As you no doubt know by now, Google’s developer conference I/O kicked off yesterday with the keynote address. While I was unable to attend the conference in person I did watch the live stream on my computer. And, as many of you understand, one of the numerous announcements that Google ...

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Google Play Games gets new features at Google I/O

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Last year Google Play Games was announced at Google I/O and this year, just as expected, they touched on it a bit more and provided a few updates. The updates, or new features really, aren’t massive in amounts, but the couple Google has provided are definitely something to take note of ...

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Nexus 7 from Google Play gets 3-month All Access

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Google’s Nexus 7 (2013) may be just a month shy of turning a year old, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t still a great device. If you’ve been in the market for a new 7-inch tablet, Google is currently offering a deal for anyone who buys a new Nexus 7 from their online ...

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Google Glass goes on sale in U.K.

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Customers living in the U.K. who are interested in purchasing a pair of Google Glass can now do so. For the first time, Google’s smart wearable is available outside of the United States. Priced at £1,000 (approximately $1,700 U.S.), Glass can be ordered at google.co.uk/glass/, which ...

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Living with Google: Google Music

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In short, Google Music is one app I have found I simply can’t live without. Google Music is free for your own uploaded music (up to 20,000 songs) but to really utilize the service you want to sign up for All Access. All Access allows you to listen to everything available on Google Music ...

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Facebook’s Snapchat competitor, Slingshot, lands in the Play Store

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Facebook have developed a Snapchat like app called Slingshot after its failed attempts to purchase the App. Slingshot has now hit the Google Play Store for free allowing users to take photos and record videos to share with friends. The way Slingshot works is that a friend needs to sling content ...

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Action Launcher 2.1 beta adds double tap to lock and “OK, Google” functionality

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Action Launcher has long been one of our favorite 3rd party launchers for Android, and as long as you’re a beta tester, it just got much better. The app has gone for some time without any new features being added to it, most likely due to Mr. Lacy’s other great endeavors. ...

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Living With Google: Gmail

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In the world of Google apps, Gmail is one of the most important tools in the Android world. In essence, your Gmail account is attached to everything Google. From the very first Android device you pick up you set up a Gmail account for the Play Store and other Google services. Chances are good ...

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Google Hangouts updated to V2.1.223 [Download APK]

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Everyone’s favourite messaging app Google Hangouts has just been updated to version 2.1.223 and with it brings some pretty minor changes, but noteworthy nonetheless. It seems in Google Hangouts version 2.1.223 you’re now able to set custom sounds for messages and hangout calls, ...

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Living With Google: Google Now

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It seems not a day goes by that we don’t discover some new way to use our Android device. It’s portable, powerful, and full of amazing software. My smartphone is a daily tool that I could not live without. Google has made this more of a need for me than a “want”. More ...

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Get This Look: Google Now Homescreen

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you which apps ...

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