Moto Maker now offers automatic transfer from iCloud to Google

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If you’re looking at coming to Android from an iPhone, then this could be of interest. Over at Moto Maker, where you can create and buy your own personalized Motorola Android device, there is now an option to automatically pull down your information from iCloud backups and transfer them ...

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New Nexus 7 ads: sad puppies and all-nighters

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Check out the two videos embedded below which are used to promote the Nexus 7 and its Google Now features. One focuses on a guy who looks to get home for his dog Boomer while the other one centers around all-night reading and coffee. Both feel like they’re shortened versions of a longer ...

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‘Google Now’ watch due sooner, not later

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New chatter hitting the internet these past days suggest that Google is indeed readying a smartwatch with Google Now functionality at its core. The word comes directly on the heels of a Google+ report from Android Police lead Artem Russakovskii  which indicates the project could be known as ...

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Google TV will become ‘Android TV’, report says

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Google will back away from the Google TV brand for the connected television experience in favor of ‘Android TV’, reports GigaOm. According to an unnamed executive at an electronics makers says the company has already taken to using the new branding. With Google TV having never ...

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Nexus 5, Android 4.4 alleged to launch on October 15

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New chatter surfacing today suggests that Google could be but days away from introducing the next-generation Nexus smartphone. Presumed to be the Nexus 5, the phone is expected to be the first to power Android 4.4 KitKat. We’ve previously heard that Google was shooting for mid-October for ...

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Samsung eyeing new acquisitions to help bolster services

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Samsung is looking to scoop up a company or two to help bolster its portfolio of services and features, reports the Wall Street Journal. After losing out on Waze to Google, Samsung has shifted its focus to other platforms and technologies to help keep them ahead of the competition. Among the ...

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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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