For Your Consideration: mobile accessories to check out this weekend (Sept. 27)

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Hey, Happy Saturday! Welcome to the first of an ongoing series of accessories round ups. The plan is to highlight at least five accessories to check out, but we’ll play loose with the number, especially if it pertains to different smartphones or tablets. Let’s jump right in! The Glif The ...

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Google Now adds discounted flight notifications

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Did you know that I can predict the future? Just last week I posted an article about the Future of Google Now, and one of the things I asked for was finer tuning of current functionality within Google Now, and went on to talk about flights. Well, this afternoon, Google took one step closer to ...

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Report: New Nexus devices in October, Android L due in November

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Just a few days ago, WSJ reported that Google and HTC are working on a tablet together, reportedly Nexus 9, and Paul O’Brien also tweeted that it will be released on October 16. Now, we have some more confirmation from Android Authority on the tablet, and also they are talking about the ...

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Google Play will soon list in-app purchase price ranges

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Taking effect on September 30th, Google have announced on the developer dashboard that the price ranges for the cost of the various in-app purchases in a given app will soon be listed in the description of the app itself. This is a great move by Google as it gives an idea of how much ...

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Android ‘M’ is already spied in developer bug tracking

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Given that the release of Android L is imminent, it should be of no surprise that the successor to the yet-to-be-named operating system is already in the pipeline. Although Android L has previously been linked to being known a Lemon Meringue Pie, the next version of Android follows the same ...

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YouTube invests in new content for creators

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YouTube is easily one of the largest places, if not thee largest place, for the budding content creator to rise to stardom. It also allows a place for large corporations to display their latest works from music videos to movie trailers. But the heart of YouTube exists in the channels. And they ...

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WSJ: Google and HTC collaborating on Nexus tablet

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Rumors about a HTC made Nexus 9 tablet have originated all the way back to earlier this summer, and perhaps before. Recently, NVIDIA accidentally leaked/confirmed its existence through legal documents; last week we heard that tell of an October 16 release date. It seems that the rumor mill is ...

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Google employees are running Android L on the Nexus 4

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When Google released a developer preview for Android L at its I/O event this summer, owners of Nexus devices were excited. However, this excitement was short lived for owners of the Nexus 4. Google only released the preview for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013). Many believed that this meant the ...

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Samsung’s Galaxy A5 device leaked in pictures and specs

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The Samsung Galaxy Alpha, one of the nicest looking phones Samsung has ever released, is now the inspiration behind the new Samsung “A” line of devices. The first device in this line will be called the A5, and it is the start of something good. Details for the Samsung A5 have been leaked by ...

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HTC Nexus 9 rumors claim an October 16th release date

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For those wanting a large screen tablet and a stock Android experience, the selection has been limited. The most common choice is Google’s Nexus 10, but unfortunately that tablet has not seen an update since its original release. Google spent more time refining their smaller Nexus 7 and ...

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The Future of Google Now

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Google Now is one of the most innovative, useful features to be released in the last few years. It truly makes your smartphone a smart phone. It provides you with information before you even ask for it. It saves you from being stuck in traffic, fumbling through your email to find your plane ...

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Google debuts first three Android One handsets for India

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Google and a number of partners on Monday introduced the first three smartphones to operate under the Android one banner. Designed to deliver low-priced devices to as many people as possible, the Android One line is a collaborative effort between carriers, hardware makers, and more. Powered ...

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Is the new iPhone a threat to Android?

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Every year, when Apple introduce their new iPhone to the world, everyone is asking the same question – Is it good enough to be a threat to Android? It’s one of the most complicated questions, but the answer to it in simple way is that Apple iOS 8 or even the new iPhone 6 and... Read More

How to set up 2-step Google account verification (step-by-step)

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You can never be too safe when it comes to your online accounts. Luckily Google has a way to make it nearly impossible for anyone to log into your account even if they have your login credentials. 2-step verification is a truly great way to keep intruders out of the picture and if you’d ...

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Google officially merges Hangouts and Voice experience for calls

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This will be a day long remembered. That is, of course, if you’re a Google Voice user who has been waiting on Hangouts integration. For some of us, the wait for an improved and merged Voice experience stretches back years. Today sees Google announcing that Hangouts and Voice will play ...

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