Download all the Android Lollipop (5.0) Google App APKs [Launcher, Keyboard, Wallpapers]

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With material design upon us in the form of Android Lollipop, version 5.0, we can now enjoy a whole bunch of updated apps that utilise the new design. However, it may be that your carrier or specific device won’t see Android Lollipop for a while, so here is a compiled list of the ...

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Google’s Nexus Player delayed by FCC, out of stock in Google Play

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Whilst the Nexus 9 went up for pre-order as expected, you may have noticed that the Nexus Player still isn’t available and is showing as out of stock on the Google Play Store. Many thought the device simply sold out extremely quickly, but as it turns out the device has not been approved ...

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Google mobile app gets updated again

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It wasn’t so long ago we all downloaded the Google Search app on our phones and were excited to have a dedicated search app from our favorite search engine. But, as Google kept growing, the Google Search app grew too, in fact, it grew right out of its name. With the addition of Google ...

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Google+ gets Material

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Back at Google I/O, Google walked us through their material design philosophy, and ever since, they’ve been updating apps to go along with it. Google has just updated another app in the play store with the same design we’ve already scene in Google Hangouts, Google Now, Chrome, ...

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Google Now adds discounted flight notifications

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Did you know that I can predict the future? Just last week I posted an article about the Future of Google Now, and one of the things I asked for was finer tuning of current functionality within Google Now, and went on to talk about flights. Well, this afternoon, Google took one step closer to ...

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The Future of Google Now

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Google Now is one of the most innovative, useful features to be released in the last few years. It truly makes your smartphone a smart phone. It provides you with information before you even ask for it. It saves you from being stuck in traffic, fumbling through your email to find your plane ...

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Shazam adds immediate Google Play Music purchase option

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Shazam just got an awesome new feature that allows you to instantly purchase a Shazam’d track from the Google Play Store directly from your Android device. Once your Shazam a song you’ll see a new button that will take you instantly to the Google Play Store where you’ll be ...

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How to set up 2-step Google account verification (step-by-step)

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You can never be too safe when it comes to your online accounts. Luckily Google has a way to make it nearly impossible for anyone to log into your account even if they have your login credentials. 2-step verification is a truly great way to keep intruders out of the picture and if you’d ...

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Google officially merges Hangouts and Voice experience for calls

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This will be a day long remembered. That is, of course, if you’re a Google Voice user who has been waiting on Hangouts integration. For some of us, the wait for an improved and merged Voice experience stretches back years. Today sees Google announcing that Hangouts and Voice will play ...

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Google to refund consumers $19M in unauthorized in-app purchases

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You may recall quite some time ago when Google got in some trouble for violating a pretty hefty FTC complaint. The Federal Trade Commission launched a prohibition on unfair commercial practices by billing consumers for charges by children in kids’ apps. This was way back in 2011, and ...

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$1,000 Google Play Giveaway [DEALS]

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How would you like to get your hands on $50 worth of Google Play Store credit? What about $100…or $150? If you head to our deals page between now and the end of September you can toss your name in the hat for a prize. We’re working with our friends at StackSocial to help give ...

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Google Purchases Smart Messaging Service Emu!

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Google has purchased the smart messaging application Emu. There is very little news on the details of the purchase, such as selling price or what Google plans to do with Emu. Emu did confirm on their website that they were indeed purchased by Google. If you are not familiar with the smart chat ...

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Download and install Google Search 3.6, Google Play Music 5.6 and YouTube 5.9 apps manually [APKs]

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Google Search, Google Play Music and YouTube all got updated by Google. Versions 3.6, 5.6 and 5.9 respectively. If you’re not willing to wait for updates to show up in your Google Play Store (if they haven’t already), you can find the download links at the bottom of the article and ...

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Google Now Launcher is no longer exclusive to Nexus and Google Play Edition devices (UPDATE: available to all 4.1+ devices)

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Many people like Google Now Launcher, mainly because of its nice design, big icons, “OK Google” hotword which makes the service very accessible and a very handy feature which makes Google Now only 1 swipe away. There’s much more to like when it comes to this launcher though, ...

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Google highlights best offline games for Android

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Google, in their ongoing effort to help Android users discover more apps and games, has created yet another collection. This time around Google is highlighting some of the best games to play offline. If you’re taking a road trip, a flight, or plan to be in a spot without data, you may ...

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