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Nexus 5 Camera CPU bug fix coming soon

If you’re a Nexus 5 owner then you’ll know about the bug which causes the phone’s CPU to be maxed out when using the camera, resulting in high battery drain.

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Popular Google URL Shortener released on Android [App of the day]

When posting on social networks, sometimes you need to watch your character count per post. And in the past, Google has been there to provide a decent solution, goo.gl. Up

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Project Ara modular phone size and costings revealed [VIDEO]

It’s no secret that Google is working on a modular phone which they are calling Project Ara, and attention has turned to establishing details about just how it will work.

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Bay Area residents can score a Chromecast for as low as $13.33

If you find yourself living in the San Francisco area saying, “boy, I could really go for a new Chromecast this weekend”, we’ve got a deal for you. Head over

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Google VP chats Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, Whatsapp, and more

Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai recently sat down with French website Frandroid where he discussed a number of Android-related topics. Among other things, Pichai touched on the relationship between

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Google+ updated with new photo editing and management features

Google is currently rolling out a major update to its Android Google+ app which brings some nice features to the photo sharing and management. The update also brings the usual

Tips & Tricks

Tip: How to hide the notification bar on Nova Launcher

Installing Nova Launcher opens up a whole load of customisation possibilities for your Android device; first we explained how to use Nova Launcher gestures to quickly activate Google Now, and

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Have a Nexus or GPE device? Download the Google Now Launcher OFFICIALLY from Google Play

When the Nexus 5 was announced the launcher looked a bit different from what people are used to seeing on a stock Android device.We’re used to seeing the same launcher

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Google will begin teaching you how to build your own smartphone

In a series of three conferences, Google plan to show developers what they’ll be able to do with the company’s modular phone that they have been working on. The initiative

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Create your own Flappy Bird-style game with Code.org

We’ve already told you how to get Flappy Bird on your Android device now that it’s gone, but why not just create your own “flappy” game? Today Code.org, a non-profit

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Google Play edition devices might not be a big seller [Guest Blog]

The smartphone market has completely revolutionized the mobile phone phenomena. These days it is understood that throughout the year we are going to have regular updates, new models, new technology

Tips & Tricks

Get Started with Nova Launcher for Android

With all the launchers that are available in the Google Play Store, it can often be a daunting task trying to decipher the differences between them all, when really all

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SlickLogin acquired by Google for sound-based authentication

Security is always a topic of hot discussion, and more so with a company like Google who host a lot of your information under one roof when it comes to

App Reviews

Muzei Live Wallpaper: The best live wallpaper we’ve ever used

Dashclock Widget creator Roman Nurik is back with a beautiful live wallpaper for your Android phone. The appropriately named Muzei (or “museum” in Russian) sets a piece of art or

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Dropbox hires Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside

In an announcement which is sure to send a firm message to Dropbox competitors that it means business, Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside is set to be announced as their latest