Apple is the reason for no Fingerprint sensor on Nexus 6

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It’s no big deal to expect a fingerprint sensor on a flagship device of this generation given that there are some previous generation devices already rocking one. But to my and many other’s surprise, the Nexus 6 didn’t come with one. On investigation, it was found that ...

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Google seeking the best of Sprint and T-Mobile

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For some time now, it has been announced Google is looking to launch their own mobile service through a mobile virtual network (MVNO). An MVNO that will be running on Sprint’s and T-Mobile’s networks although Google would be offering its own voice and mobile data plans. While an MVNO is ...

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Verizon confirms no data rollover plan

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After T-Mobile launched their “Data Stash” rollover program which was quickly followed by another similar program by AT&T, it was expected for Verizon to follow their footsteps instinctively just to avoid losing its large customer base and to create more potential ...

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Cyanogen to attempt a Google free Android

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The Information, an online subscription based news site, recently had an event in San Francisco on the “Next Phase of Android.” According to Android Authority, Cyanogen had a lot to say when it came to their future as well as the industry’s. With an opening statement that hid ...

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What is a fanboy?

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In almost any phone article on any website, you will find people fighting over what phone is better. These arguments range from iPhones vs Android phones to different Android manufacturers and every spot in between. Some of the people in these debates have good points while others do not, but ...

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Google’s Nexus Player is about to hit retail stores

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Up until now, Google’s Nexus Player has only been available on the official Google Play Store. Now, the latest from Gigaom shows that the Nexus Player will be hitting virtual shelves of Newegg starting January 25th and is available for pre-order. The Newegg website lists the Nexus Player ...

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Report: Google to become MVNO on backs of Sprint and T-Mobile

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Google has been working on a solution for mobile service for a while. We haven’t necessarily received any official confirmation, but it has been in reports and rumors for a while. Now, it seems we may be closer than ever to that becoming a reality. The Information has a report that Nick ...

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Android 5.0.2 factory images for Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 10 available for download

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On Thursday, Jan 15th, Google released the factory images for the latest Nexus 7 (2013 edition), as well as the Nexus 10. They both are shown with a build LRX22G, which is the same build number as the Nexus 7 (2012). You can use these images for a fresh build of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for your ...

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Google beefs up Translate app with Word Lens real-time translation

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Google on Wednesday announced a new version of its Translate app for Android and iOS. Rolling out over the next few days, the app brings about some handy real-time translation capabilities. With the update it is no longer required to snap a photo for translation. Indeed, users can get real-time ...

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Google Now Launcher update now offers Lollipop design to older devices

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Here’s some great news for fans of pure Android, especially those who are afraid of rooting their devices. The Google Now Launcher, made directly by Google, now brings a Lollipop look to every device running at least Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It’s completely the same as stock Lollipop ...

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HTC Nexus 9 now offered in Sand color option

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Just a quick note for those of you who were considering picking up the HTC Nexus 9. You can now pick the latest Google tablet up in a new color option, Sand. Head to the Google Play Store today and you’ll find the device offered in the 32GB Wi-Fi configuration. As of right now ...

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In favor of Spotify Connect, Spotify says no to Google Cast

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Cult of Android has reported that Spotify’s service will not support Google Cast. If you haven’t heard of Google Cast, it was released earlier at CES on January 5. Cast essentially is an Apple AirPlay competitor that allows the user to stream audio from apps to Cast-compatible ...

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iHeartRadio to support upcoming Google Cast for audio, Sony PlayStation

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The music streaming service, iHeartRadio, has announced a host of new partnerships at CES 2015 that will enable it to bring its services to Sony’s PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles among other devices. The other high-profile brands that iHeartRadio will be joining hands with include ...

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Google Cast now available for audio, available Spring 2015

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Google is taking advantage of their popular Chromecast capabilities by first incorporating cast into the new Nexus Player, but now also extending that capability to audio in the form of Google Cast. At CES, LG announced that they will have new speakers with a new capability that “Google ...

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Google lists their must-have apps for Android devices

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You may have seen our guide to the best apps to get you started on your Android device, but Google has created their own must-have apps of 2014. In fact, Google have gone through their entire app catalogue and created a list of 127 apps that you absolutely cannot live without. Most of the ...

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