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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Google I/O 2014: What to expect

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Now we’re in June, our attention naturally turns to the event scheduled for the 25-26th of the month, and with Google I/O 2014 only a few weeks away, what has the company got in store for us? We take a look at some of the more likely headlines that we think the rumours have been solid... ...

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Google Maps 8.1.0 update brings terrain view

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Google has updated their Maps app bringing the version number to 8.1.0 from the previous 8.0.0 having already updated their camera app to version 2.2. With the update comes terrain view which will display 3D elevation of various geographic features such as mountains, making it extremely useful ...

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Google updates its camera app once again brining a few new features, including a timer

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It’s been a month and a half since Google released a standalone Google Camera on the Google Play Store. Since then there’s already been one update to the app. Now Google strikes again with some new features. Google Camera is now at version 2.2.024 (after the update). Google added a ...

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Google Play gets optimized for mobile

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On Android most people can access the Google Play store via a mobile app. There are a some instances where people including those on other than Android devices need to access the not-so-nice mobile version of Google Play. To fix that problem Google has finally decided to update their Google ...

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Google Chrome gets a few features in a new update

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Yet another version of Google’s Chrome browser has reached a stable release. Version 35.0.1916.122 of Google Chrome should be available in Google Play store, if you can’t download it immediately you will be able shortly considering Google has started the rollout. This new update ...

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Google Buys Divide, An Enterprise Android Company

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Divide, an enterprise Android company which is known for its work in in putting your work-life onto your smartphone, has recently been acquired by Google. This comes just after the Twitch acquire. After Divide announced they were bought by Google they also stated, “Divide will work as it ...

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Flappy Bird multiplayer? Oh God

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Noooooooo! That might be the first thing that comes to mind; it did for us. Everyone’s favorite love/hate game is coming back later this summer.  Get ready for the return of Flappy Bird. Even though the game was removed from the Google Play Store and iTunes many are still playing it. It ...

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Google Camera 2.1 adds ability to take photos while recording video

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The standalone Google Camera app has recently been updated to allow users to take photos while recording video, just in case you didn’t read the title!  However, lets breakdown what you can do with the app. Features • Photo Sphere for immersive 360º views • Lens Blur for SLR-like photos ...

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Google Now gains offline sync for those times without internet

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Google Now has just had a major update to the way it works by gaining an offline sync feature allowing the service to be accessed at those times when you’ve got no internet. Now live in the Google Play Store, the Google Search App will continue to function when accessing Google Now even ...

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