Glympse – Remarkably useful without spying or being creepy

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Glympse is a location sharing app, similar to Latitude, that allows you to share your location and estimated time to arrival with anyone.  Everyone likes to be updated on when their guests will arrive or if someone is going to be late.  With Glympse, you can easily get all this information ...

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Google becomes second most valuable brand behind Apple, surpasses IBM

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According to a list published by Millward Brown Optimor, Google has just sneaked ahead of IBM to become the world’s second most valuable brand, behind Apple. According to the BrandZ list report, Google has a brand value of $113.669 billion. That’s well behind Apple’s $185.071 ...

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Sprint’s XFON may have passed through FCC

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A Motorola XT1056 recently passed through the FCC showing support for Sprint’s LTE bands.  Judging by the model number, we might assume this is one of the rumored XFON (X Phone) devices slated for arrival in the near future. With this model we now have three seemingly confirmed XFON devices to ...

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You have to check out the photo search feature in Google+

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You'll be seriously impressed with how well Google categorizes your images.

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Running the tables: Samsung took 95% of global profits earned from Android in Q1 2013

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Samsung’s ‘galaxy” line has been long joked about to be a hint at their intention to take over the universe, but the latest analytics numbers may prove that to be startlingly accurate. Not in a literal sense, of course, but rather in a financial way. According to research from ...

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Google+ for Android version 42 features released

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The most recent post on the Google Plus development blog is showing off the latest version of G+ for android, version 42. The update includes major improvements to photo handling, such as: Auto Backup, to safely and privately store your photos as you snap them Auto Highlight, to browse a ...

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Sprint Galaxy S4, Note 2, HTC One get Google Wallet support

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Sprint has teamed up with Google to bring their Wallet service to three additional devices. The Galaxy S4, Galaxy note 2, and the HTC One are now all fully compatible with Google Wallet, which is big news, as these three devices could easily be considered the top 3 on Sprint at the moment. The ...

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Watch Google I/O full keynote [video]

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Looks like you need to set aside a short block of time – only about 4 hours – so that you can watch the full keynote from Google I/O yesterday. There were a ton of announcements, releases, speculations, questions, answers, and probably even a confusing remark or two. Check out the ...

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‘Send Money’ option added to Gmail and Google Wallet [video]

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Over at the Google Commerce Blog, there’s a new option being shown off, and it’s pretty cool. Google has added the ability for users to send money via Gmail and Google Wallet to other users, as well as to receive payments in the same manner. The option is going to be incorporated ...

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Hangouts announced as Google’s messaging overhaul, app replacement to Talk ready for download

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If you’ve been paying attention to I/O today, chances are that you saw the announcement about Hangouts. Hangouts is Google’s new messaging system that is stepping up to replace Talk, and users are excited. The app is now available on the Play Store, as well as on the app store for ...

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“Google Edition” Samsung Galaxy S4 confirmed, to be available June 26 on AT&T and T-Mobile US

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Last night, we posted about the fact that we should be seeing a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4 from Samsung. Now, Google has officially made the announcement that, yes, this is true. It’s been dubbed the “Google Edition” of the GS4, and is going to go on sale via ...

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New Google Now cards include reminders, TV shows, video games, music albums, and more

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Google Now is another app slated to get some updates, thanks to the I/O conference. There are six new cards coming out for Google Now, and they include: Reminder Music Albums TV Shows Public Transit Books Video Games Reminders will allow you to set reminders to do things like “buy a ...

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Possible Spotify killer Google Play Music All Access revealed, start your trial now

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If you’re a Spotify user, listen up. Google, at the I/O conference, just announced their new all-access music service, appropriately named Google Play Music All Access. It combines your personal music uploaded to Google Music with a universal catalog of music, and appears to ...

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Google Play Games verified by Play Store changelog

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Over at Google I/O, things are quickly heating up, and it’s causing some people to jump the gun. A new changelog for the app “Eufloria HD” shows support for “Google Play Games achievements”, and also adds: We hope you enjoy using Google Play Games to save and share ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition set to be announced at Google I/O

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At the Google I/O event, Samsung is set to make a pretty big announcement. A new version of their latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, will be announced – the Google version. Now, this doesn’t mean that Google will do that manufacturing, or any major overhaul like that. What it ...

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