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Reuters: Microsoft readying Cortana for Android

As well as bundling their virtual assistant Cortana into Windows 10, the latest report is that it will also be offered as a standalone app for iOS and Android. Eric

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Android 5.1 update brings full quad-core optimisation for Nexus 6

Renowned Kernel developer Francisco Franco has shared on his Google+ page that after the Android 5.1 update the Nexus 6 is now running on all four cores engaged constantly. The

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.3.6 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.3.6 only days after getting seeing version 5.3.5 rolled out. What’s New – New Search Bar –

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Google Drive to store your photos in addition to documents

It wasn’t too long ago Google+ was a place where one can store their photos. However, many news sources are reporting that Google Drive is gearing up to not only

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Google releases stand alone PDF viewer app

Google is now offering its PDF Viewer as a standalone app in the Play Store. It offers the same functions as the built-in PDF viewer in Google Drive, such as

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Google Play Services updated to version 7.0.87 [APK Download]

Following the Google Play Store being updated, Google has now issued an update to Google Play Services, bringing it to version 7.0.87. The update to version 7.0.87 brings some minor

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Huawei rumored as the next Nexus maker

According to TechnoBuffalo, Kevin Yang, a director at the Chinese research firm iSuppli, Huawei will be the manufacturer of the next Nexus. Google made the decision after considering other local manufacturers and

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.3.5 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.3.5. What’s New – Expanded notification options in the settings. You can now updated from a notification.

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Google play store celebrates its 3rd birthday with 33 hot deals

The Google play store is now an incredible three years old!  Can you remember what life was like without apps?  I certainly know that I love my apps, from productivity

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20 things all Android users should know

Are you new to the Android platform? Maybe you received a new device as part of a gift over the last month or so and now you’re ready to learn a bit

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Google paid $7 billion to developers on Google Play and they’re rolling out a new way to search ads

2014 turned out to be a fantastic year for developers on Google Play as they raked in an impressive $7 billion.  It’s no wonder when we saw app advertisements during

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Google Play Music now lets you upload 50,000 of your favorite songs

Google on Wednesday announced that its Google Play Music service will now let users upload up to 50,000 personal songs. Up 250% from its previous allotment of 20,000, the feature

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How to backup photos and videos on Android to Google+ [Android 201]

Google offers a fantastic automatic upload facility as part of the Google+ service that enables you to backup all your photos and videos taken with your Android device to the

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Google announces Wallet deal with Softcard and wireless carriers

Back in 2010, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon all teamed together to introduce Softcard (back then it was ISIS), a mobile payment competitor to Google Wallet, so that carriers had better

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Google launches YouTube Kids app for Android

Google kicked off the week today announcing its YouTube Kids app for Android and iOS devices. Available immediately, it’s the first “built from the ground up with little ones in mind.”