Google Wallet’s tap and pay soon to be exclusive to KitKat and up

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Google will soon be cutting off support for the tap and pay feature on devices not running yet running KitKat. Pre-KitKat devices aren’t quite as secure as devices running 4.4 and up thanks to some firmware updates introduced in the latest version. In laymen’s terms, the new ...

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Automatically keep track of your online purchases in the Google Wallet app

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In the latest version of Google Wallet a new feature has been introduced called Orders, which allows you to keep track of your online purchases. It’s available in the US only and requires Android version 4.0 or above but will notify you of the status of your orders and shows past orders ...

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TIP: Password protect your purchases through Google Play

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In the wake of news that Google is facing a class-action lawsuit due to unauthorised charges accumulated through in-app purchases without parents permission, here’s a little tip to help you prevent against unwanted costs. The lawsuit has been filed against Google in the US District Court ...

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Threes! addictive number game available on Google Play

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The popular addictive number puzzle game Threes! has been released for Android on the Google Play Store. Threes! involves matching numbers in a puzzle which will be sure to test your mathematic skills. The App has been ported from iOS by Hidden Variable Studios and remains the same price at ...

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Google acquires Green Throttle Games, gaming set-top TV box possibly in sight

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With rumors spreading that Google is working on a set-top TV box, supposedly centered around games, adding fuel to the fire is the recent confirmation that it semi-acquired Green Throttle Games. PandoDaily first reported the news of the deal that was for an unknown price. You may remember that ...

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Pebble App Store goes live for Android

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Pebble owners rejoice, since the Pebble App Store is now live on the Google Play Store and is packed full of great Apps for the smartwatch. Key Features of the Pebble App Store (require Android 4.0 or newer): – Browse, find, and install watchapps and watchfaces for Pebble. – ...

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Google Play Music update brings playlist-related radio stations

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A few updates have hit the Google Play Store in quick succession that bring some welcomed functionality to the Google Play Music app for Android. The first of which sees the ability to pin radio stations for listening to them offline when you don’t have an internet connection, as well as ...

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Google Play celebrating its second birthday with special deals, but you might not be able to see them yet

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According to a tipster on Reddit from Australia, Google Play is celebrating its second birthday and is offering many apps and other content for either free or at a discount. I’m based in the U.S. and couldn’t see the deals yet by going to the link below, but when I used the ...

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Nokia X gets rooted bringing custom ROM and Google Services

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One of the best things about Android is the customisation options available. So when the Nokia X was announced only for it to be confirmed there would be no Google services integration, developers everywhere simply took that as a challenge. Nokia still make arguably the best hardware out of all ...

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How To: Install the Nokia X App Store

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As you all may be aware, Nokia is now making Android smartphones, although they have a very Metro UI look and don’t have access to the Google Play store. The Nokia X, X+, and XL, all lower-end devices to extend the reach of Microsoft’s services, run Nokia’s own store to get apps on ...

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Google+ updated with new photo editing and management features

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Google is currently rolling out a major update to its Android Google+ app which brings some nice features to the photo sharing and management. The update also brings the usual bug fixes and speed optimisations, but the big story here is the added functionality users now get to their photos ...

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Have a Nexus or GPE device? Download the Google Now Launcher OFFICIALLY from Google Play

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When the Nexus 5 was announced the launcher looked a bit different from what people are used to seeing on a stock Android device.We’re used to seeing the same launcher on basically every Nexus device, so it was a bit of a shocker when Google unveiled the new look.It was running the Google ...

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Google Play edition devices might not be a big seller [Guest Blog]

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The smartphone market has completely revolutionized the mobile phone phenomena. These days it is understood that throughout the year we are going to have regular updates, new models, new technology – the cycle goes on and on. Android has been at the forefront of the drastic hyper activity that ...

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Google offering Valentine’s Day deals on apps, games, e-books, music, movies and magazines

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Looking to score some sweet savings on books, music, apps, and other Google Play stuff? Those benevolent Google Play Cupids are at it again, offering up some savings on pretty much every type of content available. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with sweet store-wide deals on apps, games, ...

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Google Play Music updated, gets offline SD storage

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Google has been busy lately updating it’s Android App lineup; Google Play Music is next up on the list with features which will add to the functionality of Google Now. Google has added the ability to shuffle all songs from an artist in All Access which mimics the Shuffle Play or Radio ...

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