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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

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Alleged Nexus 5 spotted at FCC

The next-gen Nexus smartphone may have just been found at the FCC. According to details in the federal listing, the LG D820 is an LTE handset with support for AT&T,

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Nexus website redesign points to multiple Nexus phones

Is this a sign of multiple Nexus products on the horizon or just a different way of promoting the different storage capacities?

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Google+ 4.1.1 update brings Auto Awesome notifications

A new update rolling out to Google+ for Android, iOS, and desktops adds a fun, key feature to the new release. Available in the 4.1.1.update is the implementation of Auto Awesome

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Google Now adds a host of new cards

Newest updates adds cards for car rentals, concert tickets, commute sharing, NCAA football and additional reminders. Also, public transit and TV cards are improved as well.

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Google Maps for Android to get Waze’s real time incident reports

Google Maps for Android and iOS will soon offer Waze’s real time incident reports, according to a Google Lat Long blog post.  Once in place, users will be able to

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My first month with Google Glass

In the first part of an ongoing series, Jason Cipriani details his experiences in the Glass Explorer program.