Google+ 4.1 hits Android with notable improvements and enhancements

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A new version (4.1) of Google+ is rolling out to Android devices over the next few days and it’s full of new features, enhancements, and more. A post from Google’s Virgil Dobjanschi tells us that the app now plays better with pages and account switching, integration of other Google ...

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Google working to fix ‘Package File Invalid’ issues

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Have you recently run into problems trying to update Android apps or games? More specifically, are you seeing a “Package File Invalid” error when downloading or updating apps? You’re not alone. It’s actually so much of a problem that Google has acknowledged it and promises a ...

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CyanogenMod announces capability to ChromeCast any media from your Android device

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Chances are, you’ve probably heard of ChromeCast, Google’s new $35 toy that allows you to stream media from your Chrome browser. Now, however, the guys over at the CyanogenMod team have decided to take things a step or two further. According to the CM guys, they have built in the ...

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Google reportedly taps Asus for next-gen Nexus 10 tablet

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Google has asked Asus to manufacturer the next-generation of Nexus 10 tablets, says a new Geek report. According to their sources, the refreshed tablet will be on retail shelves and in Google Play in time for the holiday season.   The site posits that the tablet will feature a Qualcomm ...

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Android Device Manager is now live

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Just a quick heads up for you guys and gals that the Android Device Manager is now live. We mentioned this on our social media streams yesterday but felt obligated to share with our site readers as well. The Android Device Manager lets users log in and check the whereabouts for the Android ...

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Moto X Review: Do Specs Matter?

As phones progress, it seems all device manufacturers seem to care about are specs; Processors, RAM, ROM, all words somewhat foreign to the average consumer. But Motorola has a different way of approaching the market, in a world of specs, Motorola is aiming to wow users with features and ...

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Google Play Store update improves overall usability

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A new version of the Google Play Store has started making its way onto Android handsets and tablets. Tapped with the release of 4.3.10, it’s a slight adjustment on multiple fronts. In other words, nothing major, more “enhanced” overall experience than anything. First noticed ...

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Google reportedly testing hyper-local cards for Google Now

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Google is currently testing new ways to deliver localized news reports, some of which could become part of the Google Now experience. Reportedly, Google is working to bring even more relevant information to users which pulls from personal interests, time of day, and location. The beta project ...

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Google finally releases official AdSense app for Android

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Google has finally gotten around to releasing an official app for AdSense, having just dropped it into the Google Play Store. Details, as you might expect, include “key earnings information, top custom and URL channels, ad units and sites reports, payment alerts”. Of course this is ...

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Google Play Store app downloads surpass iTunes for first time — report

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The Google Play Store has surpassed iTunes in terms of quarterly app downloads for the first time, reports AppAnnie. According to the new finding, Google’s storefront outpaced Apple’s by a margin of 10 percent in the second quarter. As of Q2 2013, app downloads in Google Play were ...

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ChromeCast gets the teardown treatment

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Google recently announced their new media-streaming-slash-internet-throwing “ChromeCast” dongle. Now, of course, the folks at iFixIt have gotten their hands on it, and they’ve done what they do best – torn it to pieces. So what are we looking at internally? ...

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Samsung, Google will release Nexus 10 successor in “near future”, report indicates

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Samsung and Google will soon release a successor to the 2012 Nexus 10, reports Wall Street Journal’s Amir Efrati. According to a recent tweet, Google’s own Sundar Pichai told him we should look for a follow-up 10-inch tablet in the “near future”. Expect to see new ...

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Google introduces new textbook purchase and rental service

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Listen up, all you less-than-broke college students. Google is big on education – they always have been. They say that their Nexus 7 is great for students, and now they really want to drive it home. Starting this August, Google will offer up a “comprehensive” array of ...

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Google Chromecast, a $35 device to stream media, web to any HDTV

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Put on your suit and tie, folks, and get ready to meet Chromecast. Google just announced the new device, and what it does is simple, yet so very important to how we watch media. So, what is ChromeCast? Simply put, Chromecast is a tiny dongle that plugs into your HDTV to stream your media from ...

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The Last Contact – Manning the gun with a hint of exercise

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The Last Contact is a gunning/turret-style game with gorgeous graphics that will have you spinning, literally.  A combination of great mechanics along with the peculiarity of physical movement makes this game stand out in the Android crowd, especially for those who remember Fury3. The Last ...

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