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Google Japan launches Android vending machines in Tokyo

Google Japan has rolled out three Google Play vending machines in Tokyo, each designed to help sell 18 different games. Those who have smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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Nexus 5 benchmark shows a true beast

As mid-October inches closer and Nexus fans line up by their keyboards to order the latest and greatest from LG and Google, a benchmark test has surfaced showing the Nexus

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Remotely lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet

Need to lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet? Maybe you need to wipe it clean and erase that guy lest your sensitive data falls into the wrong hands. Good

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Get 10GB of Google Drive storage for free

Google is offering 10GB of free Drive storage for anyone who signs into the now free Quickoffice mobile app before September 26, 2013. Indeed, this works for both the Android

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Google makes Quickoffice available for free to everyone

Good Guy Google announced on Thursday that it is making Quickoffice free to anyone and everyone. As part of Google’s portfolio for the last year, it has grown and matured

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Leak confirms Asus as hardware maker for Nexus 10 successor

New details from a Twitter source seem to confirm recent reports that Google has tapped Asus as the hardware maker for the refreshed Nexus 10 tablet. Once expected to come

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Google AOSP lead jumps to Yahoo!

Following closely to the news from August when Hugo Barra left Google to join Xiaomi, we now have another employee leaving as well.  Jean-Baptiste Queru, Google’s Technical Lead for the Android

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Google Wallet moves beyond NFC with expanded Android support

A new version of Google’s virtual wallet, Google Wallet, is out today and works for all phones running Android 2.3 and higher. Key among the updated app is the ability

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Google acquires sharing app Bump

Our mission at Bump has always been to build the simplest tools for sharing the information you care about with other people and devices.  We strive to create experiences that

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Ingress updated to include new Agent Achievement system

Google’s Niantic Labs has released an update to its popular massively multiplayer mobile augmented reality game, Ingress. The new version brings about an Agent Achievement system which allows players to track skills

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Reminder: T-Mobile offering 2GB data free with Nexus 7 LTE

As many of you know, the new Nexus 7 with LTE is now available from the Google Play Store and soon from T-Mobile stores.  The LTE version of the Nexus

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Behold the power of Google Now

Want to see just how much Google Now has evolved over the last year? Check out this video which shows off some of the amazing searches and commands that you

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Google intros new Intel-powered Chromebooks, Chromebox

Google today announced that new generation of Chromebooks and Chomeboxes will be powered by Intel’s Haswell processor. What’s so great about that? The Haswell processor is not only very powerful but,

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Google Glass receives software update, new features

Google Glass Explorers look forward to the monthly software updates with high anticipation of what new features will be added. I’ve read whispers of Hangouts support found in last months

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Check out these photos of the Android 4.4 KitKat statue coming to life

Ever wondered what the process looks like when an artist is creating those fancy Android-themed statues for Google’s Campus? Thanks to a post by artist Giovanni Calabrese, we now have