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By the numbers: Google boasts Android explosive growth

Not that this is exactly new to many of you but Android is big and it’s getting bigger by the moment. Google today announced that there are now 1 billion

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Google debuts white Nexus 7, LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition, and Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition

The Nexus 7 gets a color refresh while two new Google Play edition devices debut Google on Tuesday introduced three new devices to its roster of stock Android products. Available

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Google paying bounties for finding security holes in Android

Google has expanded its Patch Reward Program and will now reward those who help fix flaws in Android’s code. Google is now offering bounties to those who find security holes in

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Remotely lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet

Need to lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet? Maybe you need to wipe it clean and erase that guy lest your sensitive data falls into the wrong hands. Good

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Google acquires sharing app Bump

Our mission at Bump has always been to build the simplest tools for sharing the information you care about with other people and devices.  We strive to create experiences that

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Behold the power of Google Now

Want to see just how much Google Now has evolved over the last year? Check out this video which shows off some of the amazing searches and commands that you

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Google+ 4.1.1 update brings Auto Awesome notifications

A new update rolling out to Google+ for Android, iOS, and desktops adds a fun, key feature to the new release. Available in the 4.1.1.update is the implementation of Auto Awesome

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Larry Page confirms 1.5 million Androids activated daily

Google CEO Larry Page confirmed on Thursday that there are more than 1.5 million Android devices activated every day. It’s not the first time we’ve heard this figure; Eric Schmidt

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Google Translate gets offline translation

Google today rolled out a new feature in the Google Translate application for Android devices. What’s new? Oh, nothing… except the fact that you can translate yourself into fifty languages. You can

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Google to unify messaging and name it Babble, report indicates

As a huge Google fan, I am quite excited at the news that Google is looking to unify all of their messaging platforms under one name. Google Voice, Talk, Google+ Messenger,

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5.2-inch LG ‘Megalodon” rumored as Nexus 5

How about a nice, juicy-yet-unconfirmed- rumor to get your week started? The team over at AndroidAndMe recently posted what they suggest could be the next Nexus smartphone, the LG-manufactured Nexus

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Google files a patent for backside controls on future devices

The US Patent & Trademark Office recently published a patent application from Google that shows their intentions to bring backside controls to future Android devices. These controls could possibly turn

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The Android team wishes you a Happy Holiday

The Android team at Google put together a quick video to wish everyone a happy holiday season. Watch the clip, embedded below, to see how Android can help brighten up

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Free trial periods come to Google Play subscriptions

Android developers will find that they have yet another tool at their disposal at it pertains to consumer satisfaction and potential revenue opportunities.  Available now, consumers can now take advantage

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Google to launch the next Nexus device in 30 days?

Back in January 2010, Google officially launched the Google Nexus One, the first ever Android device with “Pure” Google experience. After that, we saw the Nexus S and then the