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Google will standardize fingerprint readers in Android M

Sadly, one area where Apple iOS is severely better than Android at is reading fingerprints.  Apple has pretty much set the standard for all other devices, when it comes to

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Google’s Cloud Messaging now sends notifications to iOS devices

Google’s made a massive leap forward in cross-platform messaging at Google I/O that will now allow notifications to be sent to iOS devices as well as Android. Google’s Cloud Messaging

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Google taking Wallet in new direction

Via a Google+ post, the Google Wallet team tells that it is building a new Wallet app for Android and iOS. This app will allow anyone who has a US

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Google debuts Android M, focuses on ‘polish and quality’

With the dust settling on the announcements yesterday at Google I/O 2015, one of the more prominent and expected announcements was that of Android M. We don’t yet know what the

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Full offline Google Maps experience coming this year

Google, as part of its keynote speech, showed off a more rich Maps client for Android. Due later this year, the new mobile app will offer a full offline experience

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Google now highlights family friendly content in Play Store

Google on Thursday announced it is now much easier for Play Store users to find family friendly content. Be it apps, games, movies, or other media, Google wants to better the process

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Android Pay will arrive with Android M, handle payments via NFC

Google Wallet has been a mainstay for quite awhile on the Android operating system, but today, Google announced its replacement. Android Pay will be the successor to Google wallet, which

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Google refreshes Cardboard with support for iOS, larger devices

One year after its initial launch Google on Thursday released a new version of its Cardboard virtual reality device. Key among the changes in the unit is that it can

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Google Inbox now available to all

Google on Thursday confirmed that its Inbox email service is now available to all users. Offered online as a desktop client as well as through mobile apps, Inbox no longer

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Android M Developer Preview officially coming to Nexus 5, 6, 9, and Player

Google I/O is well underway and one of the big headlines to come out of the conference is the inevitable announcement of Android M. Google have announced that the Android

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New ‘Nexus’ devices to be handed out at Google I/O 2015?

According to a very recent entry in an import/export sheet obtained from Zauba, three major shipments of what are listed as Google Chromecast have been made, suggesting that either the

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Nexus Player pricing slashed down from $99 to $79

Google has slashed the pricing of its Nexus Player from $99 to $79. Is this a sign of changes coming around the corner? Or just something Google is doing.

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LG and Huawei rumored with Nexus smartphones for 2015

It has been back and forth, but it may finally be set who is making the next Google Nexus device… or Nexus devices. Rumors are still swirling around and this

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Google prepping a lightweight Android OS called Brillo for the Internet of Things

Engadget reports via The Information that Google is working on Brillo, an Android-based OS designed to work on low-powered devices (think household appliances), also known as the Internet of Things. Apparently,

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Google Maps updated to help you avoid delays

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, many of us are looking toward an extending weekend with some sort of travel involved.  Living in San Diego, I see plenty of traffic