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Tesla Motors to add Android Emulator to vehicles

During a recent speech in Germany, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was asked a question concerning apps development for the Model S. In response, he stated that the company plans

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Google patents tip shearing, sliding, and squeezing for future smartphones

Recently discovered patents suggest that Google may be looking to make it easier for users to operate smartphones with only one hand. The patents, which were filed in Q2 2012,

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Google goof suggests 16GB Nexus 5 to retail at $349

The Nexus 5 may sell for $349 whenever it eventually goes on sale, according to a Google slip-up. The unannounced flagship smartphone experience quietly slipped onto the Google Play Store

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Moto Maker now offers automatic transfer from iCloud to Google

If you’re looking at coming to Android from an iPhone, then this could be of interest. Over at Moto Maker, where you can create and buy your own personalized Motorola

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New Nexus 7 ads: sad puppies and all-nighters

Check out the two videos embedded below which are used to promote the Nexus 7 and its Google Now features. One focuses on a guy who looks to get home

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‘Google Now’ watch due sooner, not later

New chatter hitting the internet these past days suggest that Google is indeed readying a smartwatch with Google Now functionality at its core. The word comes directly on the heels

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Google TV will become ‘Android TV’, report says

Google will back away from the Google TV brand for the connected television experience in favor of ‘Android TV’, reports GigaOm. According to an unnamed executive at an electronics makers

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Nexus 5, Android 4.4 alleged to launch on October 15

New chatter surfacing today suggests that Google could be but days away from introducing the next-generation Nexus smartphone. Presumed to be the Nexus 5, the phone is expected to be

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Samsung eyeing new acquisitions to help bolster services

Samsung is looking to scoop up a company or two to help bolster its portfolio of services and features, reports the Wall Street Journal. After losing out on Waze to

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HP Chromebook 11 intro’d with ARM processor

As expected, Google and HP on Tuesday introduced an ARM-based HP Chromebook 11. Available immediately for $279 through HP, Amazon, and Best Buy, the 2.3 pound device employs a Samsung

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Google releases XE10 for Glass Explorers, adds transit directions

Another month means another update from Google for its headset, Google Glass. Google continues to deliver on its promise, with the commitment of monthly updates, something I’ve already mentioned makes

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Full list of Nexus 5 specs seemingly confirmed

What’s one way to help legitimize hardware details and rumors for an upcoming smartphone? Ask blogs to take down photos and information as it pertains to an unannounced handset. Such

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Chrome (Beta) for Android gets application shortcuts and faster search

The Chrome team at Google has been hard at work as always and this week they have released another update for Chrome beta for Android.  This now allows you to

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Nexus 5 pricing rumored to be half that of iPhone 5S

The Nexus 5 will not only rival the iPhone 5S in hardware performance, but it should be half the cost of Apple’s flagship device. At least that’s what a source

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Google acquires Flutter, a gesture recognition startup

Google recently purchased the San Francisco based startup, Flutter, a company that helps to pull away from using a keyboard and mouse, allowing us to use gestures in order to