Galaxy Nexus to be first Jelly Bean smartphone

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Expect an announcement that "4.1 is due in the coming weeks" at Google I/O.

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Jelly Bean Sneak Peek in I/O 2012 App?

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Last night, Google released its companion app for its yearly developer conference, ‘Google I/O’. While the conference is mainly for developers, Android fans all over the world get excited for the event, due to the Keynote – which showcases what’s next for Android. Many ...

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HTC Evo 4G LTE having issues with Google Wallet

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Have one of the new Evo 4G LTE devices? If you do, chances are, you’ve been having issues with Google Wallet. Lockouts and inability to install the app at all are the name of the game. Errors claim that the device is unsupported and the app can’t be installed in the user’s ...

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Google may be accelerating development of their own voice assistant program

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It goes without saying: Apple’s Siri is one of the main selling points of iOS. It just works, and it just works well. We know also that Google has been working on their own voice assistant in the Google X Lab. Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, Google is speeding up their ...

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HTC not allowed to use patents it does not own, says ITC

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The International Trade Commission has refused to let HTC use the patents it has on loan from Google in its current battle with Apple for patent infringement. Google loaned 5 patents to the Taiwanese manufacturer in September of last year with the specific purpose of fighting off Apple’s ...

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Apple drops Google maps, opts for an in-house alternative

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  It was only a matter of time, folks. Apple has officially announced that they’re dropping Google Maps on their iDevices and going for something cooked up within their own walled garden walls. Big loss? That stands for debate, as Google Maps has never really run terrifically on iOS. ...

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Trolldroid: Robert Scoble says Andy Rubin leaving Android, U mad bro?

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How to keep Android fans busy: start a rumor on Google+ about Andy Rubin leaving Google for a startup. That’s exactly what happened yesterday, went Robert Scoble posted this: Today I heard that the head of Android, +Andy Rubin, will soon leave Google and head to a new startup called ...

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Ouch – Judge orders Oracle to reimburse Google’s legal expenses

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Just last week, the judge presiding over the case between Oracle and Google found the Google was innocent of the charges against them for patent infringement. That’s not the news we’ve got in this particular article. No, this time, the news is that the same judge also ordered Oracle ...

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Google acquires QuickOffice and Meebo

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Google recently launched their very own cloud computing service known as Google Drive, and I am sure that all Google fans are familiar with Google Docs as well. Now the search giant is planning to expand their line of mobile applications, as they have now acquired one of the most famous mobile ...

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Google patent hints at new location-aware features in Android

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A newly uncovered patent application from 2011 suggests that Google may have some new location-aware features for future versions of Android.  Initially submitted in September, the patent looks to have been recently awarded so it’s possible we could see this in short order.  Or… we ...

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Google to debut “next dimension” of Google Maps on June 6

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Google is planning to introduce the “next dimension” of Google Maps on Wednesday, June 6, where presumably we will see an updated or new version of Google Maps. What’s interesting here is Apple’s WWDC event is also around the corner, and Apple is reportedly planning to ...

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Google Drive offline expected in next few weeks

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Google’s recently launched Google Drive should be getting offline support within the next few weeks, according to a high ranking member of the Chrome team. Google’s Senior Vice President of Chrome Sundar Pichai was asked a question on the topic at D10 about Chrome, his answer was: It’s a ...

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Google+ Local goes live with free Zagat integration

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New feature offers full Zagat ratings and recommendations as well as reviews from your friends.

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Future Google+ experience may include ‘Events’, ‘Local’ features

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Hints of the yet-announced features have been found in latest release of Google+ for Android.

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Refreshed and sexy: Google+ 2.6 comes to Google Play

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As feature rich as it is gorgeous, the new Google+ app arrives for Android.

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