HP Chromebook 11 intro’d with ARM processor

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As expected, Google and HP on Tuesday introduced an ARM-based HP Chromebook 11. Available immediately for $279 through HP, Amazon, and Best Buy, the 2.3 pound device employs a Samsung Exynos chip, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage. The 11.6-inch displays features a resolution of 1366 x 768 ...

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Google releases XE10 for Glass Explorers, adds transit directions

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Another month means another update from Google for its headset, Google Glass. Google continues to deliver on its promise, with the commitment of monthly updates, something I’ve already mentioned makes Glass Explorers (including myself) very happy. The announcement came today via the ...

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Full list of Nexus 5 specs seemingly confirmed

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What’s one way to help legitimize hardware details and rumors for an upcoming smartphone? Ask blogs to take down photos and information as it pertains to an unannounced handset. Such was the case this past weekend when Android Police published a post that had a service manual, specs, and ...

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Chrome (Beta) for Android gets application shortcuts and faster search

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The Chrome team at Google has been hard at work as always and this week they have released another update for Chrome beta for Android.  This now allows you to create shortcuts to websites on your home screen.  Along with other usual bug fixes this might not seem like a “huge” ...

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Nexus 5 pricing rumored to be half that of iPhone 5S

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The Nexus 5 will not only rival the iPhone 5S in hardware performance, but it should be half the cost of Apple’s flagship device. At least that’s what a source close to TechRadar said earlier this week. The Nexus 5 is expected to debut and ship by the last week of October and should ...

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Google acquires Flutter, a gesture recognition startup

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Google recently purchased the San Francisco based startup, Flutter, a company that helps to pull away from using a keyboard and mouse, allowing us to use gestures in order to manipulate controls on our computer.  The projected price tag that Google paid, $40 million dollars, is just a drop in ...

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Google may drop Asus for Nexus 7 2014, source claims

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Google will be moving away from Asus for the next-generation of Nexus 7 tablet, says Digitimes source. After spending the last two years working together on the 7-inch tablet experience, Google may split from Asus and choose another vendor. It’s unclear why Google might opt for a new ...

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Google announces Glassware Review Process for third-party developers

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Google Glass Explorers and developers for the platform will be happy to hear that Google has just announced a Glassware Review Process for developers. The announcement came via a Google+ post by Timothy Jordan. Glassware is what Google has named apps built specifically for Google Glass. ...

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Google updates Chrome for Android, brings new gestures

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Google has decided to update Google Chrome for Android, which is known as the Chrome Browser. The new update will start to roll out within few days, and it will bring some cool new gestures to the browser. Have a look on the new features: Swipe horizontally across the top toolbar to quickly ...

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Kit Kat promo limiting winner to one prize, typically $5 Google Play credit

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When Google first unveiled the name of the next version of Android, Android 4.4 KitKat, it also announced a contest in partnership with the  Kit Kat brand. To enter the contest you simply needed to purchase a Kit Kat bar, the kind adorned with the Android robot on the packaging, and look inside ...

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My second month with Google Glass

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The second part of an ongoing series which chronicles the daily usage, benefits, drawbacks, and reactions to life with Google Glass.

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Google Japan launches Android vending machines in Tokyo

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Google Japan has rolled out three Google Play vending machines in Tokyo, each designed to help sell 18 different games. Those who have smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with NFC connectivity can install one of the free or paid titles. Don’t have one of those? Feel free to ...

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Nexus 5 benchmark shows a true beast

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As mid-October inches closer and Nexus fans line up by their keyboards to order the latest and greatest from LG and Google, a benchmark test has surfaced showing the Nexus 5 outperforming even the LG G2, which it is supposedly based on. Packing the Snapdragon 800 and Adreno 330 GPU, we only ...

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Remotely lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet

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Need to lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet? Maybe you need to wipe it clean and erase that guy lest your sensitive data falls into the wrong hands. Good news, Google now allows for this via its Android Device Manager. As part of the Google Play services, the ADM lets you wipe or ...

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Get 10GB of Google Drive storage for free

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Google is offering 10GB of free Drive storage for anyone who signs into the now free Quickoffice mobile app before September 26, 2013. Indeed, this works for both the Android and the iOS client. While we’re on the topic of free stuff, if you sign in to your Google Account from the new ...

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