Google wants to give you 2GB of Drive storage and keep you safer

Google Drive Security Checkup

On February 10th, Google made a post on its Drive blog about online safety in relation to Safer Internet Day. It hopes that users of the service will take a couple of minutes to complete their Security Checkup. If you do this before February 17th, you’ll receive 2GB of additional data in ...

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Google I/O 2015 scheduled for May 28-29 in San Francisco

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The biggest Google event of the year just got scheduled for May 28th and 29th, 2015, and is being held at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco. Registration for Google I/O 2015 is scheduled to kick off on March 17th at 9:00am PT/12:00pm ET. Google says that I/O 2015 will be “two days of... ...

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Google is testing Hangouts-based customer service

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Google plans to use the Hangouts infrastructure as a means of customer service. Its purpose is to provide a live video chat service for potential buyers of Google products, including smartphones, tablets, and Chromebooks (but not Nest devices) who can talk to Google Device Experts before ...

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5 awesome camera apps for the Nexus 6

5 Camera Apps for Nexus 6

Today, many people only own one camera and they always keep it in their pocket. It is their smartphone. This has caused phone manufacturers to constantly improve the cameras and camera software on their phones with each new generation, and developers focus on making camera apps that improve ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.2.12 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.2.12. What’s New The Google Play Store 5.2.12 update contains very minor changes, of which are detailed below: – Updated details page that is currently disabled. – Built-in ability for enterprise ...

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Google pays AdBlock to unblock their ads

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Most people use some form of ad blocker to remove ads from a site that impede the user experience, but no doubt allow ads here on Android guys thanks to the tasteful layout and efficient use of ads. The most popular is AdBlock Plus, which has some 300 million downloads so perhaps it’s of ...

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HTC to miss Android Lollipop 90-day deadline update for flagship devices

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When Google announced Android 5.0 Lollipop everyone instantly began to wonder when their device would receive the next version of Android and more importantly how long the carrier or manufacturer would delay it while they applied their layer on the software. HTC were quick off the mark to ...

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Google Now open to third parties

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The time has come:  Google Now has been opened up to third party app developers.  Beginning today, January 30th, the Mountain View search giant will be allowing Google Now integration from 30+ companies.  If have any of these non-google apps installed on your device, you will start seeing cards ...

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Chrome Beta 41 for Android adds pull-to-refresh in pages

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If you like running at the forefront of developments then no doubt you’re interested in the Beta channel for Chrome. An update just got pushed to the Play Store bringing the version to build 41.0.2272 that adds a nice little pull-to-refresh feature in webpages. All you have to do is pull ...

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Apple is the reason for no Fingerprint sensor on Nexus 6

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It’s no big deal to expect a fingerprint sensor on a flagship device of this generation given that there are some previous generation devices already rocking one. But to my and many other’s surprise, the Nexus 6 didn’t come with one. On investigation, it was found that ...

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Google seeking the best of Sprint and T-Mobile

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For some time now, it has been announced Google is looking to launch their own mobile service through a mobile virtual network (MVNO). An MVNO that will be running on Sprint’s and T-Mobile’s networks although Google would be offering its own voice and mobile data plans. While an MVNO is ...

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Verizon confirms no data rollover plan

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After T-Mobile launched their “Data Stash” rollover program which was quickly followed by another similar program by AT&T, it was expected for Verizon to follow their footsteps instinctively just to avoid losing its large customer base and to create more potential ...

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Cyanogen to attempt a Google free Android

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The Information, an online subscription based news site, recently had an event in San Francisco on the “Next Phase of Android.” According to Android Authority, Cyanogen had a lot to say when it came to their future as well as the industry’s. With an opening statement that hid ...

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What is a fanboy?

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In almost any phone article on any website, you will find people fighting over what phone is better. These arguments range from iPhones vs Android phones to different Android manufacturers and every spot in between. Some of the people in these debates have good points while others do not, but ...

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Google’s Nexus Player is about to hit retail stores

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Up until now, Google’s Nexus Player has only been available on the official Google Play Store. Now, the latest from Gigaom shows that the Nexus Player will be hitting virtual shelves of Newegg starting January 25th and is available for pre-order. The Newegg website lists the Nexus Player ...

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