Google to launch wireless network with help of Verizon, report claims

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Google has reached out to Verizon in an effort to help create a wireless network on the back of Google Fiber, says The Information. After also discussing the plans with Sprint, Google is said to have backed away from the carrier once SoftBank acquisitions took place. As it appears, Google could ...

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A new Gmail experience could be coming soon

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Gmail designed has evolved over the years and it seems Google is about to take the design and feature-set of the popular email service to the next level. On the horizon is potentially more tabs, a new pin system, and the ability to temporarily quiet an email. In addition to the Social, ...

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Comparing the Amazon FireTV to the competition

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Stacking the new device up against the Roku 3, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast So the Amazon FireTV is out, available, and already shipping. The $99 device lands in a space currently occupied by Apple TV, Roku, and, to a degree, the Chromecast. Each of these devices features their own unique ...

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April Fools’ Day 2014: Google Style (Updated)

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Ah, yes. It’s that time of year again. Google is taking to the web to mislead it’s faithful followers by pulling some pretty elaborate stunts. Last year they tricked users into thinking Google Nose, Google Treasure Maps, and the Closure of YouTube “Submissions” were ...

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Google launches I/O 2014 website with registration opening on April 8

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Google developers conference I/O is due to be held in San Francisco, California, for June 25-26th and today the company launched their website for the event. Registration for Google I/O 2014 will oepn between April 8th at 5:00am PDT until April 10th at 5:00pm PDT. During that time you can ...

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Classic 80′s game ‘Asteroids’ [App of the Day]

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We are always big fans of classic games and Asteroids is a version of the game from the 80′s you remember from your childhood. Destroy the Asteroids using your spaceship by shooting them out of the sky and eliminating the fragments that try and crash your ship. A great Android game formed ...

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HTC One 2013 Google Play Edition Discounted by $100

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Following the launch of the new HTC One M8 Google Play Edition, Google have decided to discount the 2013 HTC One Google Play Edition device by $100, bringing the price down to $499. The 2013 HTC One has a 4.7-inch display, 1080p display, a Quad-Core 1.7 GHz Snapdragon 600 chipset, 2GB of RAM, ...

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Google Play Store prices likely to increase in the UK

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The UK Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his budget and an interesting change included within it means that the Google Play Store prices could potentially increase. The reason being is that digital content downloads will now have to be charged tax for the country they are sold in, instead ...

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Google adds HTTPS encryption to Gmail between their servers

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Google has always had HTTPS for Gmail since 2010, a secure web protocol which employs certificates to ensure the authenticity of the source of the webpage you are viewing, but it didn’t stop eyes from seeing what was being backed up and sent between the internal servers for Gmail. The new ...

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Looking back: A brief history of Google’s Nexus devices

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Sometimes when a smartphone is released, it is very easy to tell what the manufacturer was aiming for. Unlike some popular lines of smartphones like Samsung’s Galaxy S series or HTC’s One series, Google’s Nexus line has received some interesting feedback over the years. Does ...

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Google Keyboard 3.0 released adding personalised word suggestions

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Google’s very own keyboard has today been updated to version 3.0, or more specifically 3.0.19373. The update brings a few minor bug fixes and tweaks, such as a dedicated “ABC” button to switch from emoji. Of most interest in the Google Keyboard 3.0 update is a new personalised ...

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Google Voice expected to merge into Hangouts this summer

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Following trend with Google moving towards one single app that incorporates the functionality of all their social and communication services, it seems Google Voice is to be absorbed into the Hangouts app this summer. Once the transfer of Google Voice into Hangouts is complete, you’ll be ...

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Hardware makers swing into action with new Android Wear

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In just one hour after the announcement of Google’s new Android Wear program, we already have quite a few big announcements regarding the new smartwatch OS. LG and Motorola announced their new smartwatches, while the new DevBytes video explains what Android Wear will look like to ...

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Get This Look: ‘Remix’ Zooper Widget

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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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Google Play Games gets new features following Game Developers Conference

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With Google highlighting that 3 out of 4 Android users now use their device for gaming, increased focus has been put on improving the experience for those users. Google has also said that the momentum of their Google Play Games service is continuing to grow, with approximately 4 times the ...

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