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Google’s Santa Tracker returns with Chromecast-ready app

After spending the last 11+ months maxin’ and relaxin’, Santa and his elves are back in full swing. Just like last year, you can head to the Christmas Village website

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Jelly Bean accounts for 54.5% of Android builds as KitKat makes appearance

KitKat is already making its presence felt however Jelly Bean rules the roost The Jelly Bean versions of Android (4.1-4.3) account for 54.5 percent of the platform, according to the

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Google Play Music is officially available for Glass Explorers

After the surprise of sideloading the Google Play Music APK on Google Glass actually working, Google has finally gotten around to releasing Play Music for Glass users. The announcement came

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Google dishes deals on apps, magazines, movies and more with Cyber Weekend sales

You didn’t think Google was gonna sit on the sidelines and not offer a promotion or discount for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, did you? Heck no, the

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Google tossing in $25 Play credits with purchase of Nexus 7

For a limited time, Google is throwing in $25 Google Play credits with the purchase of a Nexus 7 tablet Google, for a limited time, is tossing in $25 credits

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Google bows trio of Nexus 5 ads

Google has dropped a threesome of advertisement teasers for the Nexus 5 on the YouTube channel, each touting a different aspect of the phone. Specifically, these short 15-second clips are

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Eric Schmidt pens guide to converting from iPhone to Android

Google’s Eric Schmidt took to his Google+ account yesterday to write up a rather lengthy guide on how to convert from iPhone to Android. As he notes, many of his

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Google Wallet lets users add credit and debit cards via camera

Google on Thursday released an update to its Google Wallet application which makes it even easier to add credit cards and debit cards. As noted in the changelog, the app

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Google introduces physical Wallet cards; shipping in 10-12 days

Google on Wednesday announced that a physical Google Wallet Card is now available to order. Offered free to residents of the United States, the card takes about 10-12 days to

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Google Glass development kit is finally here

Google has finally decided to release the Glass Development Kit Рknown as the GDK for Google Glass. The announcement was made at the Google hackathon event. Developers were looking forward

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Google folds Currents and Magazines into new Newsstand app

New app aims to deliver all of your favorite magazines, news sources, blogs, and more. Google on Wednesday unveiled its newest app for consumers with the introduction of Google Play

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Google paying bounties for finding security holes in Android

Google has expanded its¬†Patch Reward Program and will now reward those who help fix flaws in Android’s code. Google is now offering bounties to those who find security holes in

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Google aiming for RAW image support in Android

Google is prepping a new camera API for stock Android experience that could bring about RAW image file support, according to new findings. What’s more, there also looks to be

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Google Now app update delivers KitKat features to older smartphones

Keep an eye on your notification bar over the next few days; an updated Google Search app is about to deliver some great new features. Largely centered around Google Now,

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Google+ app for Android gets much-requested features

The Google+ app for Android has received a number of new features as part of the most recent update. Rolling out over the next few days, the app brings about