Chrome for Android gets first update since leaving beta

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Google Chrome has been updated for the first time since it’s release from beta. The update includes security and stability improvements and now has new location preference integrated. Google also made a few changes to YouTube, so your video controls now work in full screen mode and videos ...

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Google: Android eclipses half billion activated devices

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Google has officially seen 500 million Android devices activated since the release of the G1 back in fall 2008.  According to Google’s own Hugo Barra, the monumental figure was achieved yesterday, September 11, 2012.  At a confirmed rate of 1.3 million devices per day, we figure it will ...

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Google Wallet: Prepaid cards discontinued

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Google Wallet users are now getting a warning to spend their Google Prepaid Card balance before October 17th at which point Google will be removing all prepaid cards from the Google Wallet App. After this date passes the only way to get your money back is to put in a refund at the Google ...

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Google Drive for Android receives update

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Google Drive is around from a long time now, and it’s for sure an amazing offer by the search giant. Google updated Google Drive for Android, and added some new features. According to Google blog, the updated Android version allows users to add comments, reply to existing comments and ...

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Google advertising Nexus 7 on home page

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Head to Google.com today and you’ll find an advertisement for the Nexus 7.  Big deal, right?  Actually, yeah, it is.  Google doesn’t advertise their Nexus devices all that often and typically leaves their search home clean.  That’s not to say they haven’t done anything ...

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Going to Droidcon? Take 25% off admission with AndroidGuys discount

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The Android-oriented congress Droidcon 2012 is taking place during November 22-23 in Amsterdam, Holland just like it did last year. The good folk from Droidcon are still accepting papers but a few speakers have already been confirmed, including engineers from both Google and Facebook about ...

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Xperia Nexus and Optimus Nexus tossed into rumor mill

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If past history is an indicator, the next Nexus release should be arriving in the late fall or early winter.  As such, we ought to be getting a slew of rumors and details for the next “Pure Google” experience.  Such was the case this morning with the word of a “Superior” ...

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Public transit schedules for Google Maps reaches one million

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Since 2005, Google Maps has been collaborating with transit authorities to make our lives a whole lot easier. Today Google has well over 500 cities worldwide with transit stops marked. Google understands that public transportation info is important to have at the palm of your hand. They have ...

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Motorola to shed 20% of workforce, focus on fewer devices

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The number of devices will slow to a few per year, but should be cooler and more feature-rich.

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comScore: Android now own 51.6% of the mobile market, Samsung still leading the OEMs

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We wait for comScore report every month because they keep us updated with the mobile statistics in the USA. Just like the last report, Samsung is still winning from all the other smartphone vendors, and Android is still sitting on the “throne of mobile operating systems”, but there ...

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ASUS official accessory line-up for the Google Nexus 7 leaked

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Google Nexus 7 is the latest bomb dropped by Google at the Android tablet market, and the explosion actually affected a lot of people, that’s why it ran out of stock at Google Play store. Well, there’s no doubt in it that it’s an amazing tablet, and we also told you that you ...

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You can now hack your Galaxy S III to run Google Wallet

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Google Wallet is one of the services Google is offering to people with Android phones, but if you are on Verizon, then you are probably not lucky enough, even if you are using the Galaxy Nexus. Anyway, I once read somewhere that if there’s something that’s hard for a hacker, ...

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Google Handwrite allows you to write what you want to search

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Google started as a search engine, and today their main priority and focus is still that. Today, it’s known as the father of all the search engines, and Google planned to take their mobile search experience to next level. Introducing Google Handwrite, which allow the user to search ...

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Nexus S may be getting Jelly Bean update rollout in the next few days

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One of the advantages of having a Nexus device is getting (most of the time) updates before other devices. It looks like that may continue to hold true, and the highly anticipated Android 4.1 update may be coming to the Nexus S in the next couple of days. Vodaphone Australia has said on their ...

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Google updates shipping status for remaining Nexus 7 orders

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Over at the Google Play support page for the Nexus 7, Google has finally given some solid shipping dates. If you’re still waiting for your Nexus 7 tablet, you’ll want to give this a read. According to the site; In the US: We’ve shipped all standalone Nexus 7 8GB orders (e.g.: those ...

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