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Google releases its own Mobile World Congress app – Android MWC

Google has released its own Mobile World Congress application today, putting the free app in the Android Market for devices running 2.2 or higher.  Strangely unavailable for Honeycomb tablets, Android

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New Google+ feature lets users turn status updates into Hangout opportunities

A new feature for Google+ has been announced today which makes it easy to convert a normal status update/conversation into a Hangout with video.  Let’s say you and your buddies

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Google Offers expands to Pittsburgh and Philadelphia

The service has expanded to 13 cities, with 25 more on the way.

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Official App for Google Docs Finally Hits Android

After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Google has released an official Google Docs application for Android devices.  Available for anything running 2.1 or higher, the native app provides

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Google Maps 5.2 Adds Latitude Pinging, Twitter Integration to Hotpot

The best map on Android keeps getting better with more Latitude and Hotpot enhancements. Version 5.2 hits the Android Market today for 1.6 devices and above.

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Google Body Lands in Android Market for 3.0 Devices

Google releases their first Honeycomb-optimized application into the Android Market. Check out the various layers that make up a human body, including nerves, bones, muscle, and more!

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Watch Google Goggles Solve a Sudoku Puzzle [VIDEO]

Google Goggles 1.3 has landed in the Android Market with support for print (magazine and newspaper) ads as well as the ability to solve Sudoku puzzles.

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Google Apps for Archos Available Via XDA

The XDA Forums site is reporting that forum member Dreetje has made it possible to install the Google Apps package on Android powered Archos tablets. A quote from the posting on XDA:

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Official Google Reader App Quietly Hits Android

We’ve waited for more than two years for this day. Google officially rolled out their RSS Reader application to Android handsets on Monday yet we had not seen anyone cover it. It’s crazy too, because we know tons of people who have pined for this app forever!

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Google Shopper updates brings search filters, featured lists

Google has announced in a blog post that their Google Shopper application is being updated to version 1.3. Google Shopper was much more popular than originally expected, and it’s about to get even better. According to Daniel Switkin, the Senior Software Engineer for Google Shopper, the new version brings a few new features to the table. One such feature is the ability to filter your search results by price and/or brand.

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Google Adds Support for Rating Places, Hotpot to Maps 4.7

Shortly after we went on the air last night for our weekly podcast, we noticed users in our chat room talking about the new 4.7 release of Google Maps. At the time, Google had not yet updated their mobile blog with the details. Later we found out what the new version offers, and as it turns out, it’s pretty nifty.

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Augen Switches to AndAppStore on Tablet No Longer Available at Kmart

Augen, maker of the GenTouch78, the well known  “$150 Kmart tablet,” has been under fire from Google for distributing the Android Market and other Google apps without permission.  Since Augen and

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Google Buzz for Mobile Now Works on All Android Handsets

Google has announced today that their Google Buzz service is now available on all Android handsets.  Up until now Buzz was only available to users with 2.0 or higher.  While

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Gmail for Mobile Adds Buzz Integration to Inbox

Yesterday it was announced that the latest version of Google’s Gmail for Mobile website has been tweaked to include Buzz status in the inbox.  It’s now possible to see what

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Google Buzz from My Perspective

While geo-location applications have become increasingly popular, there are those that still feel uncomfortable broadcasting their every movement to everyone around them. Sometimes, you just don’t want everyone to know