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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XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to soon to Google Play

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XCOM just took to their Twitter page to announce that the awesome game that is XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be hitting the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore very soon. The Award Winning XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to soon to Google Play and the Amazon Appstore! pic.twitter.com/5gFpPvPeCx ...

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Sony background defocus app released to the Play Store

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Sony have today released a new version of their app which allows users to defocus the background of their photos after they’ve been taken at a tap of the screen. The update has been issued to the Google Play Store and is available to Sony Xperia phones running Android 4.2 or later. How to ...

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ROCKI: PLAY Review – Enable WiFi Streaming to any Speaker System

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ROCKI: PLAY is a fantastic little product that was born as a result of a massively successful Kickstarter project, and I’m lucky enough to have gotten my hands on one courtesy of the lovely ROCKI team and their marketing partners. Tech Specs Wifi 802.11b/g/n (AP / Hotspot mode supported) ...

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Google to introduce new icons for Android apps –report

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Google will soon introduce some new icons for its Android applications, reports Android Police. Rumored to be part of what’s called Project Moonshine, the new icons will more closely align with Google’s web-based counterparts. Details appear to include flatter images with more ...

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How to install the Amazon Appstore on your Android [Android 201]

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Is the Google Play Store not giving you what you want? Perhaps you may want to try the Amazon Appstore. Although seasoned Android users may already know about this process, here is a walkthrough for those new to the platform. For those who don’t already know, you can download apps from ...

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Google Keep receiving major update today

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Sometimes Google creates a great application, puts it in the Play Store, and forgets about it. Unfortunately, Google Keep has been the victim of that for quite a long time. Well, good news! Keep is receiving a pretty big update beginning today. The update for Keep will be to version 2.2, and ...

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