Google releases stand alone PDF viewer app

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Google is now offering its PDF Viewer as a standalone app in the Play Store. It offers the same functions as the built-in PDF viewer in Google Drive, such as view, print, search, and copy text. The app’s main intent is to be used in context of the Android for Work Program which allows ...

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Google Play Services updated to version 7.0.87 [APK Download]

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Following the Google Play Store being updated, Google has now issued an update to Google Play Services, bringing it to version 7.0.87. The update to version 7.0.87 brings some minor bug fixes and performance enhancements. Of course, there could always be additional hidden features just ...

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Huawei rumored as the next Nexus maker

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According to TechnoBuffalo, Kevin Yang, a director at the Chinese research firm iSuppli, Huawei will be the manufacturer of the next Nexus. Google made the decision after considering other local manufacturers and the growing market of Android devices in the country. Understandably, while ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.3.5 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.3.5. What’s New – Expanded notification options in the settings. You can now updated from a notification. – Auto-hiding action bar. – Landscape layout for content. – Flick-To-Close ...

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Google play store celebrates its 3rd birthday with 33 hot deals

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The Google play store is now an incredible three years old!  Can you remember what life was like without apps?  I certainly know that I love my apps, from productivity apps like Gmail, calendar, Chrome, to fun apps like Boom Beach and Words with Friends, down to the very useful apps like ...

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20 things all Android users should know

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Are you new to the Android platform? Maybe you received a new device as part of a gift over the last month or so and now you’re ready to learn a bit more. Perhaps you just walked out of the store with a new handset only yesterday and you’re somewhat in the dark about everything it ...

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Google paid $7 billion to developers on Google Play and they’re rolling out a new way to search ads

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2014 turned out to be a fantastic year for developers on Google Play as they raked in an impressive $7 billion.  It’s no wonder when we saw app advertisements during the Super Bowl, with super model Kate Upton promoting Game of War which is available on Google Play.  The cost for a 30 ...

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Google Play Music now lets you upload 50,000 of your favorite songs

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Google on Wednesday announced that its Google Play Music service will now let users upload up to 50,000 personal songs. Up 250% from its previous allotment of 20,000, the feature works for both paid and free accounts. Indeed, you can take all of that music you’ve got on CD’s and ...

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How to backup photos and videos on Android to Google+ [Android 201]

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Google offers a fantastic automatic upload facility as part of the Google+ service that enables you to backup all your photos and videos taken with your Android device to the cloud. You’re able to backup as much content as you like at a reduced resolution, or have it count towards your ...

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Google announces Wallet deal with Softcard and wireless carriers

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Back in 2010, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon all teamed together to introduce Softcard (back then it was ISIS), a mobile payment competitor to Google Wallet, so that carriers had better control over consumers payments with their phones. Then in late 2014, Apple introduced Apple Pay, and Banks ...

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Google launches YouTube Kids app for Android

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Google kicked off the week today announcing its YouTube Kids app for Android and iOS devices. Available immediately, it’s the first “built from the ground up with little ones in mind.” As you might expect, the app provides access to YouTube in a manner that lets parents sleep ...

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Helpouts by Google Shutting Down.

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So long farewell. It’s time to say adieu to another Google experiment. If you were one of a few people using the service, after Monday, 20 April, 2015 it will be no more. According to Google about Helpouts, “it wasn’t growing at the pace they (Google) needed it (Helpouts) to.” Since 2013, ...

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Google intros Carboard-based View-Master

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On Friday, Google and Mattel announced the fruit of a new partnership: a View-Master that uses Google’s Cardboard technology. Cardboard is Google’s virtual-reality platform, and Mattel hopes to use it in a product that will allow kids to explore famous places, landmarks, planets, ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.2.13 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.2.13, only days after receiving the previous update to 5.2.12. Our guess is that they found some bugs in the previous release and have pushed out a small update to address them. If like me you like to be on the ...

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Google Play Services updated to version 6.7 [APK Download]

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Following the Google Play Store being updated, Google has now issued an update to Google Play Services, bringing it to version 6.7. The update contains features that will allow scheduling for Android One firmware updates, as well as an experimental Smart Unlock feature. In addition, the Google ...

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