Google VP chats Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, Whatsapp, and more

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Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai recently sat down with French website Frandroid where he discussed a number of Android-related topics. Among other things, Pichai touched on the relationship between Samsung and the Android team, Whatsapp, and, of course, future smartphones. On ...

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Google+ updated with new photo editing and management features

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Google is currently rolling out a major update to its Android Google+ app which brings some nice features to the photo sharing and management. The update also brings the usual bug fixes and speed optimisations, but the big story here is the added functionality users now get to their photos ...

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Tip: How to hide the notification bar on Nova Launcher

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Installing Nova Launcher opens up a whole load of customisation possibilities for your Android device; first we explained how to use Nova Launcher gestures to quickly activate Google Now, and now you’ll see how to hide the notification bar. Hiding the notification pane on your device can ...

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Have a Nexus or GPE device? Download the Google Now Launcher OFFICIALLY from Google Play

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When the Nexus 5 was announced the launcher looked a bit different from what people are used to seeing on a stock Android device.We’re used to seeing the same launcher on basically every Nexus device, so it was a bit of a shocker when Google unveiled the new look.It was running the Google ...

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Google will begin teaching you how to build your own smartphone

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In a series of three conferences, Google plan to show developers what they’ll be able to do with the company’s modular phone that they have been working on. The initiative is part of Google’s Ara Developers’ Conference and will run this April. The first conference will ...

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Create your own Flappy Bird-style game with Code.org

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We’ve already told you how to get Flappy Bird on your Android device now that it’s gone, but why not just create your own “flappy” game? Today Code.org, a non-profit organization that aims to get more students interested in computer science, crossed two milestones, ...

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Google Play edition devices might not be a big seller [Guest Blog]

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The smartphone market has completely revolutionized the mobile phone phenomena. These days it is understood that throughout the year we are going to have regular updates, new models, new technology – the cycle goes on and on. Android has been at the forefront of the drastic hyper activity that ...

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Get Started with Nova Launcher for Android

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With all the launchers that are available in the Google Play Store, it can often be a daunting task trying to decipher the differences between them all, when really all you want to do is cover up that ugly TouchWiz skin. Here we take a look at one of the offerings called Nova Launcher and... ...

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SlickLogin acquired by Google for sound-based authentication

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Security is always a topic of hot discussion, and more so with a company like Google who host a lot of your information under one roof when it comes to Google+ and Gmail. It’s also of no secret that passwords are not secure, despite popular belief – every password can be ...

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Muzei Live Wallpaper: The best live wallpaper we’ve ever used

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Dashclock Widget creator Roman Nurik is back with a beautiful live wallpaper for your Android phone. The appropriately named Muzei (or “museum” in Russian) sets a piece of art or custom photo as your phone wallpaper, rotating every night. The default setting adds a slight blur ...

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Dropbox hires Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside

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In an announcement which is sure to send a firm message to Dropbox competitors that it means business, Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside is set to be announced as their latest employee and first chief operating officer. While the report suggests that Woodside focus on expanding services into ...

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Google Play Music updated, gets offline SD storage

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Google has been busy lately updating it’s Android App lineup; Google Play Music is next up on the list with features which will add to the functionality of Google Now. Google has added the ability to shuffle all songs from an artist in All Access which mimics the Shuffle Play or Radio ...

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California introduces anti-theft “kill switch” bill

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It is not uncommon to store basically every bit of personal information on your smartphone. And with cellphones being more popular than they ever have been, if somebody steals your phone, you could lose everything. That’s where a new bill proposed in California hopes to come in. The idea ...

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(UPDATE) Dayframe adds Chromecast support

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Now that Google opened up the Chromecast SDK to the public, more apps are gaining support for the tiny wifi-connected dongle. One of the newest is Cloud TV’s Dayframe that was recently updated to version 2.0. In the slideshow app Dayframe 2.0, besides have a new user experience and ...

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Red Nexus 5 officially in the Google Play Store

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There have been more than enough rumors regarding the release of the Nexus 5 in bright red. Well, it’s officially official, beginning today in the Google Play Store. There isn’t much more to say here. Just that there is a bright red color option for the Nexus 5. It’s the same ...

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