New Motorola Google smartphone said to be a “game changer”

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With the Google / Motorola acquisition that took place oh-so-long ago, it’s been slow going for awhile. Many expected to see devices almost right out of the gate, but mum has been the only word thus far, aside from a few off-hand patents and rumors – definitely nothing concrete. ...

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Google Now gets spotlighted in new Nexus 4 commercial [video]

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If you watched the Grammys last night, chances are you saw LG / Google’s new commercial for the Nexus 4. The commercial had a slightly unexpected guest of honor: Google Now. The entire commercial was filled with people using Now to check schedules, train schedules, translate words, get ...

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Google Nexus 4 sells over 1 million since it was launched

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Over at XDA-Developers, the brains of the operation have found a way to keep track of the total number of Nexus 4 devices sold. At the beginning of last month, the Nexus 4 had sold about 400,000 units, but as of this month, that number has more than doubled to over 1 million total Google... Read More

Google rumored to drop NVIDIA in favor of Qualcomm for Nexus 7 refresh

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Google may turn to Qualcomm as the chipmaker of choice for the next-generation Nexus 7, reports  Pacific Crest analyst Michael McConnel. Citing supply chain issues and competitive pricing, Google could be leaving NVIDIA and the Tegra 4 out of the tablet. Supply chain conversations indicate two ...

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Chromebook Pixel completely designed by Google with touchscreen, 2560×1700 resolution leaks on video

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In a new drool-worthy leaked video, we’re seeing some leaked info on the Chromebook Pixel. The notebook is entirely designed by Google, and features a 2560×1700 resolution, as well as a full touchscreen, and – by the renders – looks quite sexy. While the video is a lot of ...

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Google Play adding new payment methods, changing developer payouts

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Google is looking at making some changes to the way they handle finances in the Play Store. According to emails sent to developers, payouts are shifting from two days after the end of each month to 15 days. According to the email, We are committed to providing you with a consistent and reliable ...

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Motorola X-Phone may include 4.8-inch display, Kevlar body

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Let’s have some Motorola X-Phone rumors to get the weekend going, shall we? New details passed to Phone Arena suggest that the rumored-and-seemingly-confirmed smartphone will employ hardware from current Motorola devices, including a 3000mAh battery and Kevlar back. Expected at Google I/O ...

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New Google patent may hint at Nexus or Motorola phone with multiple LED flashes

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In a new patent, Google has released their idea for a device (or devices) with multiple camera LED flashes.This leads us to the possible conclusion that, perhaps, a new Nexus or Motorola phone may be in the works with this new feature. For those wondering what good multiple flashes would do, ...

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Google Q4 2012 earnings released: Steady growth, without including Motorola

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Google yesterday released their specifics on earnings from Q4 2012, to include: Some $14.42 billion in revenue, up 36 percent compared to Q4 of 2011. Motorola, which Google continues to operate as a separate company, saw revenue of $1.51 billion, but an operating loss of $353 million. Google ...

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Google Handwrite updated with improved recognition, multi-character input, and more

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Google has updated their Handwrite feature within Google search. The update adds more functionality for defining similar characters, overlapping characters, and multi-character input for Chinese. These updates should help the user write faster and easier within Google Handwrite. The new ...

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What is Google cooking up for Google I/O 13?

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The Google I/O developers conference is perhaps the largest Android event in the world, and , if I may say so, also the best. It’s becoming a fact that ever year Google introduces plenty of new stuff at I/O, such as new versions of the Android platform as well as devices. So, looking ...

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ASUS comes into the Google TV game with the Qube

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ASUS, who’s really been getting their feet wet in the Android-sphere lately, has now announced the ASUS Qube, a Google TV device. While the details are yet to come, what we do have is the picture seen above, and a few official words from ASUS. The device has access to Google Apps and ...

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Google promises more Google TV partners, more content at CES

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Google TV is expected to get another shot of adrenaline next week with new content, new partners, and announcements from existing partners. A post on the Google TV blog tells us that we’ll be getting a first-hand glimpse into new tech from Asus, Hisense, TCL and others.  Existing partners ...

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What is Google’s true aim with rumored X Phone?

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Some readers may recall recently reading that Motorola Mobility is making an Android powered device codenamed ‘X-Phone‘. While the known details are somewhat limited at this time, it seems pretty obvious that this may be Google’s attempt at directly taking on Apple… and ...

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Get this look for your Android homescreen: Brochure

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyday user. Some of just want to change the home screen ...

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