Offers app and new Google Maps app for Android make it even easier to save on purchases

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Google seems to be making it easier than ever to save money. Today on their commerce blog, they mentioned that they have expanded the way users can discover offers to include browsing the web with a Google device, using their popular Offers app, or even through Google Maps. No more clipping ...

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Kool-Aid Man PhotoBomb App is here, Oh Yeah!

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Photobombs seem to be all the rage lately. If you’ve been bored with the typical friend bomb, animal sit-in, or mystery stranger yet don’t want to give up on the silly pics, you may be interested in this new option. Kool-Aid, the sugary beverage you know and love from your ...

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Rockmelt for Android arrives at last

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Fans of Rockmelt’s past desktop browser and iOS app have been patiently waiting and the day has finally arrived. Rockmelt promised an Android version was on the way and today they delivered. If you are not too familiar with Rockmelt, it is an app users implement to follow their news feeds ...

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Google Play downloads look to overtake Apple by this fall

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We talk a lot of smack about Apple around here, and this time I’m going to try and be a little kinder. Let me begin by saying congrats to Apple as they recently celebrated their 50-billionth app download. Ok, the ability to be nice stops there as it has been announced that Android users ...

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Twitter releases updates, tweet in less than six seconds

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Twitter released a new update for Android users today, making tweeting “even easier and more seamless.” Here are a few of the new features according to Twitters official blog: Photos: When you add a photo to your Tweet, you’ll see a full preview of your photo, not just the cropped ...

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See 4G coverage in real time with new app from Mosaik

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When users speak of 4G, it is like talking about finding a four leaf clover (it is pretty darn hard to find.) When you find that four leaf clover however (or a 4G footprint in this case, ) you feel like the luckiest person in the world. Hopefully the days of roaming around hoping to... Read More

Add a bit of Google Play design to your homescreen with PlayBar UCCW

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Want to change your home screen up just a smidge? Here’s a great app we just discovered called PlayBar UCCW. As the title suggests, it is a pack of pre-designed widgets that work within Ultimate Custom Widget (UCCW). The bundle features access to a handful of the most common apps and ...

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Potential Nexus Q successor spied in FCC docs

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A potential Nexus Q successor was recently spotted in FCC documents suggesting that Google could be making headway in the Google Play-centric device.  Listed as an “H840 Device”, the H2G2-42 was found to feature Wi-Fi (a/b/g/n) support,  a USB port, and separate power supply. ...

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In Brief: A few android-related things you should know (May 17, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Barnes & Noble add Google Play Store to Nook HD tablets

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Barnes & Noble announced on Friday that the Nook HD and Nook HD+ will now feature the Google Play Store. Yes, the eReader that became a quasi-Android tablet has become a full-fledged Android tablet. The Google Play Store will be available immediately for download from bn.com and will be ...

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In Brief: 8 Android-related things you should know (April 12, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a ...

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Disposable phone number app ‘Burner’ comes to Android

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In need of an app that provides disposable numbers for voice and SMS communication? If so, then you’re in luck. Yesterday, Ad Hoc Labs announced that their mobile privacy app Burner, is available for download on both Android and iOS. The app puts users in control of their mobile identity ...

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Google Play Favorite Things Sweepstakes: Win devices or gift cards!

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Google Play is giving their U.S. followers on Twitter a chance to win in their Favorite Things Sweepstakes. To help promote the new look of the Play Store and the Google Play Twitter account, they’re giving away ten Nexus 10 tablets, seven Nexus 7 tablets, four Nexus 4 phones, and one ...

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Google intros new look for Google Play Store

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  Google today introduced a new look for the Google Play Store for Android devices running 2.2 Froyo or later. The premise behind the new design is to make things quicker and easier to download and experience.  Rolling out in stages starting from today, the app focuses on bigger images, ...

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Google reportedly prunes 60,000 apps from Google Play Store

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Google has removed nearly 60,000 applications from the Google Play Store, according to various reports. It is unclear as to what the cause was for the mass removal; however, we’re happy to see Google cleaning things up. While Google doesn’t stand in the way of any developers listing ...

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