By the numbers: Google boasts Android explosive growth

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Not that this is exactly new to many of you but Android is big and it’s getting bigger by the moment. Google today announced that there are now 1 billion active (within last 30 days) Android users. And, with the upcoming Android One, Android TV, Android Wear, and Android Fit stuff we ...

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How to watch Google I/O keynote live stream

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Google I/O is Google’s biggest event of the year. There are many of you who will want to check out Google’s keynote and probably some other stuff that will be live streamed from this year’s Google I/O. You can do all that if you follow this link or for a direct access to a ...

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We’ll see a new version of Android previewed at Google I/O, Sundar Pachai confirms

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Sundar Pachai, head of Android, has been talking to Bloomberg ahead of Google I/O which is about to start in a few hours. They’ve talked about all sorts of things, but what caught our eye was an apparent confirmation we’ll see a new version of Android previewed at this year’s ...

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Nest kicks off ‘Works with Nest’ developer program

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Google’s Nest is going to be the center of your home and connected life. You know all of that “Internet of Things” chatter you hear about? The Nest Learning Thermostat is about to help make that a reality. At least, that’s the hopes with their “Works with ...

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Purported Android “L” update screenshots leak

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Google has been extremely active as far as Android updates go. At the beginning of June they released Android 4.4.3, followed by Android 4.4.4 which came not even a month after the 4.4.3 update. Now we have some leaked screenshots which could be taken from Android’s next big update, just ...

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HTC Volantis tablet details leaked

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We’ve seen lots of Nexus rumors in the last few months, both smartphone and tablet line. On one hand reports have been saying that the Nexus line is coming to an end in favor of Android Silver, on the other hands however we’ve seen leaks of Nexus 6 and Nexus 8. Nexus line may or ...

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Google Now learns a new quick links trick when you perform a music search

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Google Now keeps on moving forward, adding in new features all the time. This time they’ve added a small, but a nifty one. If you decide to search for music of some kind, Google will (as it did thus far) show you the results of your search. However, from now on it will offer you... Read More

Google adds new market availability for Play Books, Play Movies

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Google this week expanded the number of countries offering its Play Books and Play Movies apps and services. The former picks up nearly a dozen new markets while the latter gets almost twice as many new areas. There are quite a few countries left for each property however we’re glad to ...

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Android 4.4.4 rolling out to Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10

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Earlier this month Google started rolling out Android 4.4.3 update to certain Nexus devices and now we have yet another update by Google; 4.4.4 is here. Suffice it to say, Android 4.4.3 update caused issues on certain devices. People have been reporting issues with bluetooth and wi-fi signal ...

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Moto X+1 details and potential launch date surface

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Motorola is getting ready for their next big device, which will be known as the Moto X+1. We now have more information and leak shots of the smartphone, courtesy of TK Tech News. According to the source close to Motorola, it will feature a 1080p display (we heard about a 5.2 inch one), 2GB of ...

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Google tweet has Android fanboys thinking 5.0 for Google I/O

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Get out your tinfoil hat, kids. The latest round of chatter says that Google will debut Android 5.0 at Google I/O this month. Why, you ask? Because a tweet from Google’s official account yesterday says so. If you happened to catch the tweet on June 11 about getting ready for The World Cup ...

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New plug-in allows Outlook users to join Google Hangouts

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Google has released a new plug-in for users of Google Apps that allows them to use Google Hangouts for video conference calls from within Microsoft Outlook. Users of the email client can now initiate or join a Hangout directly from Outlook if they have a Google Apps account. Simply download the ...

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Google tweets a picture of a new unknown phone

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Google is promoting Google Now and its features via Twitter, but they’re doing it on an unknown device. This of course couldn’t be an accident, so… let the speculation begin. The phone looks kind of similar to the Nexus 5, but not quite. It’s quite beautiful if you ask ...

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Google Now is going to make sure you don’t miss your exit, ever again

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Google Now keeps on getting some nifty features that will make your life easier. The service recently got offline sync and notifications for Chrome users. This time around we have a smaller but an interesting addition to Google Now. If you’ve ever missed your stop while riding on a train ...

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Get This Look: FlatOBlue

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you which apps ...

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