Rumor: Google Working on Mobile Payments System

Many of us are still toting around a “Geroge Costanza” wallet.  We have credit cards, store loyalty cards, gift cards from the holidays, cash, and many other things.  Well, now there may be a good chance that this sort of scenario will be going by the wayside in the not too distant ...

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Early Build of the Next-Gen Android Music Player Leaks

Well, well, well...what have we here? Remember that amazing Google Music app that was teased at Google I/O earlier this year? It looks as if that app has been leaked onto the web by johnnie93 of the XDA-Developers forum.

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Us 2.0

After re-reading this post about Joshua Topolsky’s pitch for a “Continuous Client” and the with recent developments of Google’s announcements of Chrome OS and Android 2.3/3.0, I believe we are just on the edge of Convergence Overlook.  Google is creating two branches of ...

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Verizon Droid Pro Review: Business in the Front/Party in the Back

Finally, I think I have found the phone for me.  No it doesn’t sport dual-core water cooled processors or even a large 1080p display.  But what it does have, it has in spades.  And to prove it, I have moved from the mighty Droid X to the Pro as a daily driver and it has... Read More

Google Now Restores Contacts up to 30 Days

Google is adding a terrific new feature to their cloud-based Contacts today with the ability to revert to previous states. Users can log in and restore their contacts back to any time they'd like, up to 30 days in the past.

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NFC Chip Gets Put to Use with New Google Hotpot Iniative

As all of you Android junkies may know (at least you should know), the Nexus S was recently announced. With its 4″ Super AMOLED screen, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and close tie to Google, a big component in the device is the NFC chip that is built in. The chip allows for wireless ...

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Andy Rubin: “Over 300,000 Android Activations Per Day”

Andy Rubin, Vice President of Engineering at Google, sent out a tweet at about 11:37 PM ET saying,"There are over 300,000 Android phones activated each day."

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Is the Nexus S Also Coming to Sprint and Verizon?

Many Android lovers patiently awaited the arrival of the Nexus One on Sprint and Verizon. Unfortunately, it never ended up happening. From what I gather, Google would have liked a CDMA version to have been produced, but with CDMA carriers releasing so many other powerful devices at the time, ...

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Google Will Be King of Mobile Ads by 2011

As Gingerbread was announced today, every other piece of Google news that is presented to anyone will pale in comparison to Android 2.3. However, it may please many of you to know that Google, the wonderful creator of the thing we love, is predicted to pass Apple in Mobile Advertising in 2011 ...

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Samsung and Google Unveil the Nexus S, Available December 16

It’s really real.  The Nexus S is official today and we couldn’t be more excited.  We’ll be back in a flash with more coverage, but we wanted to drop the press release as soon as possible.  All the stuff we have come to expect is in the phone, including Android 2.3 and the ...

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US-Based Android shares slowing down, and near-even with iPhone

While Android is still growing, the fall showed a slight decline according to comScore data. It only climbed 2.1 percent over the past month, which is still growth, but not as much as before.

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RUMOR: Google’s Response to eBooks ‘Editions’, Coming Before the End of Year

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is finalizing and releasing their eBook service later this month in the U.S.

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Night of the Living Dead? No Wait, it’s Just Google TV…Or Is It?

[google-TV] It looks like there is at least one zombie for sale this holiday season, and I don't mean walking dead figurines. After Tech Crunch posted this article declaring GoogleTV was DOA (Dead on Arrival) I was surprised shocked to see nearly every android related site simply rehash the ...

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Google Makes Time Travel Possible

At least in their Google Sky Map application that is. Google is reporting on their mobile blog that they have now added a time travel feature to their star gazing app. A quote from the Google post: Have you ever wondered how the sky was back in 1900? How the sky looked when the Apollo ...

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Editing Google Docs Now Possible On Android

Back in late September Google announced that support for editing Google Docs will be coming "In a few weeks" to the Android platform. Well today is finally that day, well actually their rolling out over the next few days. According to the video below, everything runs super smooth and it looks ...

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