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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Google introduces Info Cards to Play Movies

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So you like the idea of Amazon’s X-Ray for TV and Movies but don’t purchase your media through Amazon? No, you’re a Google Play Movies type of person.  You’re in luck! Google today announced that a very similar experience is now available for movies through Google Play ...

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NOOK Store with in-app purchasing coming soon

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For years now, Android and iOS users have been able to easily make in-app purchases though Google Play, iTunes, and the Amazon App Store. Soon, we will be able to add the Nook Store to the list thanks to a partnership between Barnes & Noble NOOK and Fortumo. In-app purchases won’t be ...

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In Brief: 9 Android related things you should know (March 22, 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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Google Play 4.0 leak shows off cleaner design

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Google Play may be getting a face lift soon. The team over at Droid Life published photos yesterday of what they say is Google Play, 4.0. The new version, which is a lot more than the minimal tweaks they have done since 2011, seems to provide an updated interface with larger icons and a more ...

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New Gmail app for Android lets users do much more in notifications

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Google released a new Gmail app for Android this afternoon which helps you reply, archive, and search quickly from the notifications bar. (Note, this is available to users running Android 4.1 or higher.) Another nice addition to the app, it complements the ability to configure different sounds ...

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Google Play Music concept is the stuff we dream of

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I was browsing a little website called Reddit (ever heard of it?) today when I came across a conceptual design for Google Play Music. Described as being the sort of desktop application for Google Play Music that the author/artist would like to see, it’s everything the tablet experience ...

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Google Play may soon offer newspapers

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The Google Play Store may soon offer various newspapers or news sources, according to details uncovered by Android Police. Digging through some JavaScript files recently, the site found references to the yet-announced features in the web version of the Play Store. We did some poking around as ...

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In Brief: 8 Android-related things you should know (March 15, 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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Google’s Project Glass gets SXSW demo

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As a child I remember watching The Terminator with my family, thinking how cool it would be to literally wear a computer that delivers real-time information. Well, if you have been following the news, this dream is almost a reality with the upcoming  Google Glass. Rumors have been floating ...

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Lookout Mobile Security releases patch for Samsung Galaxy S3, Note 2

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Thanks to some guys who have way too much time on their hands, a vulnerability that bypasses the Samsung Galaxy S3 lock screen was found last week. Before that, it was the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 that fell prey to the workaround. In a nutshell, the breaches allows access to the devices regardless ...

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In Brief: 8 Android-related things you should know (March 8, 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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APPTEASERS: 15 Android games and apps you should know about (March 7)

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A weekly collection of Android apps and games you should be aware of.

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Google celebrates 1 year of Google Play with special deals

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Google Play turns 1 today! Join the celebration with a goodie bag of fun freebies and discounted digital content.

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