400 million casts later Google’s Chromecast turns one

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As hard as it is to believe, Google’s Chromecast is turning one year old today. And, to celebrate the occasion, Google is tossing in 90 days of Google Play Music All access for anyone (in the U.S.) who owns a Chromecast and is not already subscribed to the music service. Available in ...

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Download and install Google Play Store 4.9.13 aka Material Design update [APK]

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It was just a matter of time before we’d see Google releasing the update of the Google Play Store which brought it in-line with the Material Design of Android L. We’ve seen it leak recently and the rollout started today. Google+ received the Material Design overhaul first and is now ...

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Google Maps version 8.2 is out, download and install it now [APK]

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I bet over 90% of Android device owners out there use Google Maps, not only because it’s the default maps application that comes with Android but because it’s the best service out there, by far. Google Maps in version 8.2 is now available and it brings a handful of features/changes ...

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Try Google Glass without spending a fortune

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Are you one of those people who have seen Google Glass only on pictures and video and never had the chance to try them out? You don’t have that amount of money or don’t want to spend all that much for something you can’t try out first? Well, Google has a solution for you ...

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Google adds former Ford CEO to board of directors

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Google today announced that Alan Mulally has recently joined its board of directors. As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company it stands to reason he’ll bring his auto expertise to Google’s Android Auto initiative. It appears, however, that ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] A bunch of Google Play Edition (GPE) devices are on sale at Expansys USA, up to 46% off

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Google removed Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One (M7), Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition device from Google Play Store recently. People have been complaining ever since, but this actually turned out to be a good thing. All of these devices are now available at Expansys USA at a ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] Get a refurbished Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB on eBay for $160 (54& off)

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Nexus 7 (2013) is definitely not the newest tablet, a year has passed since Google announced it. Not only that but we’ve been seeing a lot of rumors on its successor, we might even see it announced rather soon. All this aside, Nexus 7 (2013) is still a great device and it will serve ...

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Samsung may hand KNOX Security over to Google, report suggests

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During Google I/O, Sundar Pichai surprisingly was heard touting Samsung’s Knox security platform, despite market adoption of the technology sitting at less than 2%. Samsung is ‘giving’ Knox to Google, who will now take the lead on Android security, and with Knox obtaining US ...

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Google Play Games 2.0 rolling out now carrying features and improvements [Download]

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New update to Google Play Games is rolling out as we speak. It is bringing a number of features and improvements, let’s see what we get in this 2.0 update. As far as new features go we get level-up notifications and XP ranking, along with that you might notice a few UI tweaks in the... ...

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Nexus 8 (Nexus 9/Flounder/Volantis) gets leaked on a shipping manifest

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Last time we spotted a leak of a new Nexus tablet we were quite shocked, considering it said that the tablet will sport 5GB of RAM along with some other pretty nice specs. Even the source of that leak is usually spot on. This device keeps on leaking. This time it leaked on a shipping... Read More

Google voice search learns new tricks, media controls and corrections in tow

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Google is actively working on a Google Search app, This service keeps on growing in terms of functionality. Recently Google added a bunch of new languages to the service, so that you could call upon the service even if English (UK/US) isn’t set as you language of choice. This time around ...

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A proper Nokia Lumia device running Android is coming our way, report says

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We’ve all heard this rumor before, we’ve heard it numerous times in fact. All that hope and then we get Nokia X which is an abomination of sorts, not an Android device, hence the use of “proper” in the title. Abomination might be a strong word, but Nokia X is neither a ...

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Is Google teasing alternative on-screen buttons for Android “L”?

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As you all know by now, Google announced a new version of Android, called Android “L” (for the time being at least). Along with that they announced a new design approach to Android, called “Material Design” in which they, amongst other things, introduced a new set of ...

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Living with Google: Google Maps

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Google Maps is the go to map and navigation app for your android phone. With years of mapping experience, an ever growing library of satellite photos and new roads Google is the go to source for your navigation and location needs. Google is always making improvements to the mapping experience. ...

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“OK Google” hotword is now available in a bunch of new languages

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Google Now is a really useful service which keeps on getting better and better. For some it is more useful than for others. Google Now launcher offers you the benefit of activating voice search on which ever home screen you’re in while the Moto X is a completely different story thanks to ...

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