Nest now available from Google Play Store

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Google today added a new device to the Google Play Store, introducing its Nest Learning Thermostat. Priced at $249.99, the device ships within 1-2 business days. To help celebrate Earth Day, Google will plant a tree for every Nest Thermostat sold today (April 22) on Google Play. To learn more ...

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Google tweets screenshot of new Dialer app

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It seems like the Google Nexus account may have accidentally tweeted out an image of the new Android Dialler app in response to a support request on Twitter. Ok so it’s not the most exciting leak in the world, but it shows yet another app that may be updated independant of the Android ...

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HTC Nexus 8 rumors heating up again, points to Q3 release

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For quite awhile now, we’ve heard rumors regarding the upcoming Nexus 8 tablet from Google. Not only that, but we continue to hear rumors regarding HTC being the manufacturer of the device. According to sources from the unnamed “upstream supply chain”, Google will partner with ...

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Google could be working on an even cheaper Nexus

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If the Nexus 5 wasn’t budget enough already. a new report has surfaced that suggests Google has partnered with MediaTek for a very low-priced Nexus smartphone. With Nokia lining up their budget Android handsets aimed at developing markets, it’s expected that the MediaTek processor ...

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Prospective Google Glass buyers can “try on” before buying

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Google is making it easier for those wanting to purchase Google Glass but are hesitant in spending the rather large $1500 for a pair. Google has launched a new free Home Try-On Program allowing potential customers to find what color and frame style they want before committing to the purchase. ...

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Google dangles $100k carrot for Project Ara developers

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Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone endeavor, will be here before you know it. Just a few days ago, they held a developer’s conference for Ara, and gave us some great insight as to what’s to come. During the conference, Google unveiled a contest to Ara developers with a ...

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Google releases standalone camera app to the Play Store

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It has been a trend for companies to put their standalone apps in the Play Store for quick updating. Google usually does this type of thing with all of their apps. One, however, has never been included in the Play Store… until today. They’ve finally added their camera app to Google ...

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Google+ for Android Redesign Leaks

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Suspected to be announced at Google I/O, Google+ is expected to get a redesign and it seems that images of the new Android app has showed up on Google+ of all places courtesy of +Yoel Kasub. He claims that these are images from a test build of Google+ and it seems to be mainly a design... Read More

Google intros Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

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Google on Wednesday announced the availability of a new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android. As you can surmise, the tool allows for Android devices users to remotely access PC/Mac computers. Since 2011, Chrome Remote Desktop has let you remotely access your machine from another laptop or ...

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Search in private on your Android with Disconnect Search [App of the Day]

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Sometimes it’s nice to be off the grid for awhile. What if you need to look something up, but don’t want it to be recorded everywhere? Now there is an app out there for your incognito needs. Disconnect Search lets you search on Google, Yahoo, Bing, blekko, or DuckDuckGo, completely ...

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Google lets users send backed up photos via web-based Gmail client

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Google on Tuesday introduced a new feature for the desktop web-based Gmail experience that allows for better sharing of photos. Log into the browser version of Gmail and you might encounter a new “Insert Photo” button at the bottom of your composition window. This feature lets users ...

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Google Glass KitKat update coming this week

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The biggest news about the update is that KitKat is coming to Google Glass, bringing with it under the hood changes and massive improvements to battery life. Also now that Glass runs Andriod KitKat, developers can write Glassware apps using the Android SDK. Other changes the update also ...

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Google purchases drone company Titan Aerospace

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Google announced today that they have agreed to buy Titan Aerospace, a drone making company. So far, there has been no information for how much Titan was purchased, but there will surely be a number given in due time. The company is very small, only employing about 20 employees out of New ...

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Google gets proactive in Android app scanning

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Google has pushed one step closer to cracking down on the number of malicious applications that make it onto our handsets by implementing the Verify Apps service. Google offers a built-in service layer that offers protection to your device and Google are now building on this with Verify Apps. ...

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Google is testing new calendar and Gmail features

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Calendars are a dime a dozen and lets face it, how much can you really do to a calendar app to make it stand out from the pack.  Well recent leaks from Geek.com have shown us that Google is working on a slew of new features including a UI overhaul, daily agenda feature, and social... Read More