Google officially steps on Evernote’s turf with Google Keep

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That didn’t take long, did it? Google today announced on the official Android blog that Google Keep is available for Android smartphones and tablets. Offered as a free service and application, Google Keep lets users keep track of notes, photos, to-do lists, and other items. If this sounds ...

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Remember moments in Google+ Hangouts with new Hangouts Capture

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We all know what Google+ Hangouts is right? Just in case you don’t, it is the free video chat service that can do one-on-one chats or group chats with up to nine of your friends (or colleagues) at a time. Thanks to all of the interesting stories people have shared after a Hangout, Google ...

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Google to unify messaging and name it Babble, report indicates

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As a huge Google fan, I am quite excited at the news that Google is looking to unify all of their messaging platforms under one name. Google Voice, Talk, Google+ Messenger, Chat for Drive, and Hangouts are all great products on their own, but they really don’t interact with each other ...

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New Gmail app for Android lets users do much more in notifications

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Google released a new Gmail app for Android this afternoon which helps you reply, archive, and search quickly from the notifications bar. (Note, this is available to users running Android 4.1 or higher.) Another nice addition to the app, it complements the ability to configure different sounds ...

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Unofficial ‘pre-list’ of Android updates for Samsung devices surfaces

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According to an insider for SamMobile, the pre-list of upcoming Android updates from Samsung has been leaked. It looks like they will update the Galaxy S2 and Note to Android 4.2.2, but that will be the end of the road for those devices. Here’s the real news, according to the first ...

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Google Play Music concept is the stuff we dream of

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I was browsing a little website called Reddit (ever heard of it?) today when I came across a conceptual design for Google Play Music. Described as being the sort of desktop application for Google Play Music that the author/artist would like to see, it’s everything the tablet experience ...

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Note-taking program Google Keep slinks out, then quickly disappears

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Google briefly released their note-taking application “Google Keep” on Sunday via Google Drive, and then quickly yanked it back out – but, not before screenshots were taken. The guys over at Android Police managed to get off a couple quick snapshots before everything went back ...

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Andy Rubin passes the Android torch to Sundar Pichai

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There’s some rather large news coming out of Mountain View today as Android lead Andy Rubin has decided to “hand over the reigns”. The word comes direct from Google CEO Larry Page who tells us Rubin will start a new chapter at Google. In Andy’s place, Sundar Pichai will ...

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Google’s Project Glass gets SXSW demo

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As a child I remember watching The Terminator with my family, thinking how cool it would be to literally wear a computer that delivers real-time information. Well, if you have been following the news, this dream is almost a reality with the upcoming  Google Glass. Rumors have been floating ...

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Gmail updates look for mobile web and offline

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Last December Google launched a redesigned Gmail app for the iPhone and iPad. It went over so well with users that Google decided to roll out a similar look to the Gmail mobile web app and Gmail Offline on Monday. The new UI freshens up features such as improved search and integration with ...

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Google showcases a talking Android shoe at SXSW

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We know Google as the famous search engine giant and the company behind our beloved operating system, Android, but Google also loves to introduce weird but creative gadgets as well. I am sure that everyone is familiar with Google Glass project, which is an amazing innovation in the technology ...

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Google planning to cut 10% of Motorola’s workforce

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When Google bought Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, there was a bit of hope in the air that Motorola Mobility would rise again. Unfortunately, things are not going according to the plan. Results seem to be getting tougher to swallow at the end of every quarter. Last August, Google laid off ...

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Former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki hired to advise Google-owned Motorola

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Guy Kawasaki, former Apple evangelist and book author, announced earlier this week that he has gone Android by accepting an advisory role at Google-owned Motorola. His new role with Motorola will have him focused on product design, user interface, marketing and social media. One of his first ...

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Motorola Phones Lack “Wow” Factor, Says Google CFO

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Google’s CFO, Patrick Pichette, openly admitted that Motorola’s phones have not provided a “wow” factor for consumers. Pichette stated that Google has inherited a pipeline of insignificant devices. “Motorola has a great set of products, but they’re not really like ‘wow’ ...

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Google experimenting with new Linux kernel for Android, version 3.8

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According to the public kernel repository over at Google, there’s a new, experimental kernel build out. It’s marked as version 3.8, and is built from the standard kernel, with all the standard Android modifications and tweaks. This is, whether you may understand it or not, good news ...

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