Google tossing in $25 Play credits with purchase of Nexus 7

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For a limited time, Google is throwing in $25 Google Play credits with the purchase of a Nexus 7 tablet Google, for a limited time, is tossing in $25 credits to anyone who purchases the Nexus 7 tablet through the Google Play Store. What’s more, the benevolent Google is also eating the ...

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Google bows trio of Nexus 5 ads

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Google has dropped a threesome of advertisement teasers for the Nexus 5 on the YouTube channel, each touting a different aspect of the phone. Specifically, these short 15-second clips are nothing all that new those who follow the Android space closely. Still, the average user and typical ...

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Eric Schmidt pens guide to converting from iPhone to Android

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Google’s Eric Schmidt took to his Google+ account yesterday to write up a rather lengthy guide on how to convert from iPhone to Android. As he notes, many of his friends are switch from Apple’s device to something that runs Android. His unofficial tutorial spans setting up your ...

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Google Wallet lets users add credit and debit cards via camera

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Google on Thursday released an update to its Google Wallet application which makes it even easier to add credit cards and debit cards. As noted in the changelog, the app now lets users snap a picture of their cards to integrate them with the Wallet account. Take the photo and Wallet will ...

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Google introduces physical Wallet cards; shipping in 10-12 days

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Google on Wednesday announced that a physical Google Wallet Card is now available to order. Offered free to residents of the United States, the card takes about 10-12 days to arrive. The Google Wallet card can be used as a debit card wherever you might use a standard MasterCard. In addition to ...

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Google Glass development kit is finally here

Google has finally decided to release the Glass Development Kit – known as the GDK for Google Glass. The announcement was made at the Google hackathon event. Developers were looking forward to it as it will allow them to work in the areas of hardware which were inaccessible before, also ...

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Google folds Currents and Magazines into new Newsstand app

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New app aims to deliver all of your favorite magazines, news sources, blogs, and more. Google on Wednesday unveiled its newest app for consumers with the introduction of Google Play Newsstand. Combining pieces of both the Play Magazines app and Google Currents, it’s a central hub for all ...

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Google paying bounties for finding security holes in Android

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Google has expanded its Patch Reward Program and will now reward those who help fix flaws in Android’s code. Google is now offering bounties to those who find security holes in Android’s code. As explained in a blog post on the Google Online Security blog, the Patch Rewards Program ...

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Google aiming for RAW image support in Android

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Google is prepping a new camera API for stock Android experience that could bring about RAW image file support, according to new findings. What’s more, there also looks to be additional support for face detection and removable (perhaps modular) lenses. Google would not be the first ...

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Google Now app update delivers KitKat features to older smartphones

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Keep an eye on your notification bar over the next few days; an updated Google Search app is about to deliver some great new features. Largely centered around Google Now, the app brings about new cards of relevant, important information. Fans of movies, magazines, blogs, and television will be ...

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Google+ app for Android gets much-requested features

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The Google+ app for Android has received a number of new features as part of the most recent update. Rolling out over the next few days, the app brings about some much-requested details such as automatically refreshing your friends’ locations.  The v4.2 also adds in support for Daydream ...

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Google now accepting requests for an invite to become a Glass Explorer

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For the first time since Glass started rolling out to developers and contest winners, Google has provided the general public with a direct method to request an invite. Previously users were only able to submit a request to be kept up to date on Glass news. With the new form, users can indicate ...

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Google Maps adds Waze incidents in 46 new countries & territories

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Google and Waze today announced that incident reporting has come to the Google Maps app for 46 new countries and territories. Now you’ll have a clearer idea as to where accidents, road hazards, police, and other incidents are along your route. It’s unclear which areas are seeing the ...

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Google bows pair of new Nexus 7 ads

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Have you seen either of these on TV yet? Does it really make you wanna go out and buy one of these new tablets? They’re going to get some KitKat love in the next few days and weeks, you know?! Who is asking Santa Claus for one of Google’s 7-inch tablets?  

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8 things I love about the Nexus 5 & Android 4.4

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Last Thursday, Google announced the LG Nexus 5. I ordered one for myself, and I have some thoughts on some of the key features that Google put into this phone. Sometimes it’s difficult to understand just how much you would use some of these features, especially when you don’t know ...

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