Google advertising Nexus 7 on home page

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Head to Google.com today and you’ll find an advertisement for the Nexus 7.  Big deal, right?  Actually, yeah, it is.  Google doesn’t advertise their Nexus devices all that often and typically leaves their search home clean.  That’s not to say they haven’t done anything ...

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Going to Droidcon? Take 25% off admission with AndroidGuys discount

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The Android-oriented congress Droidcon 2012 is taking place during November 22-23 in Amsterdam, Holland just like it did last year. The good folk from Droidcon are still accepting papers but a few speakers have already been confirmed, including engineers from both Google and Facebook about ...

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Xperia Nexus and Optimus Nexus tossed into rumor mill

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If past history is an indicator, the next Nexus release should be arriving in the late fall or early winter.  As such, we ought to be getting a slew of rumors and details for the next “Pure Google” experience.  Such was the case this morning with the word of a “Superior” ...

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Public transit schedules for Google Maps reaches one million

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Since 2005, Google Maps has been collaborating with transit authorities to make our lives a whole lot easier. Today Google has well over 500 cities worldwide with transit stops marked. Google understands that public transportation info is important to have at the palm of your hand. They have ...

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Motorola to shed 20% of workforce, focus on fewer devices

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The number of devices will slow to a few per year, but should be cooler and more feature-rich.

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comScore: Android now own 51.6% of the mobile market, Samsung still leading the OEMs

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We wait for comScore report every month because they keep us updated with the mobile statistics in the USA. Just like the last report, Samsung is still winning from all the other smartphone vendors, and Android is still sitting on the “throne of mobile operating systems”, but there ...

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ASUS official accessory line-up for the Google Nexus 7 leaked

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Google Nexus 7 is the latest bomb dropped by Google at the Android tablet market, and the explosion actually affected a lot of people, that’s why it ran out of stock at Google Play store. Well, there’s no doubt in it that it’s an amazing tablet, and we also told you that you ...

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You can now hack your Galaxy S III to run Google Wallet

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Google Wallet is one of the services Google is offering to people with Android phones, but if you are on Verizon, then you are probably not lucky enough, even if you are using the Galaxy Nexus. Anyway, I once read somewhere that if there’s something that’s hard for a hacker, ...

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Google Handwrite allows you to write what you want to search

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Google started as a search engine, and today their main priority and focus is still that. Today, it’s known as the father of all the search engines, and Google planned to take their mobile search experience to next level. Introducing Google Handwrite, which allow the user to search ...

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Nexus S may be getting Jelly Bean update rollout in the next few days

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One of the advantages of having a Nexus device is getting (most of the time) updates before other devices. It looks like that may continue to hold true, and the highly anticipated Android 4.1 update may be coming to the Nexus S in the next couple of days. Vodaphone Australia has said on their ...

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Google updates shipping status for remaining Nexus 7 orders

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Over at the Google Play support page for the Nexus 7, Google has finally given some solid shipping dates. If you’re still waiting for your Nexus 7 tablet, you’ll want to give this a read. According to the site; In the US: We’ve shipped all standalone Nexus 7 8GB orders (e.g.: those ...

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Software update brings Google Wallet to the Nexus 7

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Earlier, we reported that a software update was going out to the I/O editions of the Nexus 7. Now, Google has announced that all Nexus 7 devices are receiving the update, and it includes the addition of Google Wallet. According to Google, the update is currently being pushed out, so you can be ...

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CyanogenMod 9 running on the Nexus Q [video]

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The Nexus Q has been slated by Google as a “developer’s media device” since it’s inception at Google I/O. In the same vein, is there anything that screams “developer” like CyanogenMod? Well, put the two together, and here’s what you get. Jason Parker ...

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Sprint officially launches 4G LTE network in select markets

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Sprint users, it’s time to rejoice! I’d be dancing in the streets if I didn’t mind getting stared at / hit by cars / arrested for indecent exposure (wait, what?), because Sprint has finally rolled out their 4G LTE network. The rollout has happened in Kansas City, San Antonio, ...

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Nexus 7 tablet gets Android 4.1.1 update, adds Google Wallet and performance boost

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While you may not yet be able to get your hands on a Nexus 7 tablet – arguably the tablet to beat right now, those with developer / I/O versions of the tablet in-hand are seeing updates to a new version of Jelly Bean. The update is Android 4.1.1, which was given to AOSP yesterday,... Read More