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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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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