Five Reasons Why Google+ Will Not Be Another Google Wave

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or camping) for the last two weeka, you’ve heard by now that Google has entered the social networking game with a new service called Google+.  Chances are pretty good that you learned of their effort via that other service from some friend of ...

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Google Maps 5.7 Adds Transit Navigation Beta

The Google Maps application for Android has just been updated to version 5.7, adding in another beta feature.  Called Transit Navigation (Beta), it gives users a turn-by-turn (stop-by-stop) navigation  for public transit in more than 400 cities across the world.  Since this feature relies on ...

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Android Activations and How They Break Down

Google states that there's over 500.000 Android activations every day, but where do they get that number from? That's what I'm trying to find out in this article.

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Taiwan Slaps Google With $1 Million NT Fine

It would seem that Taiwan, like most Android users, disagrees heavily with Google's 15-minute app refund policy. In fact, they have deemed it unlawful and have slapped Google with a hefty fine (US$345,500) for not complying with a June 4th request to revise their app sales and service provisions.

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Google+ Android Application Arrives for Invited Few

Google+, the up and coming social network from Google, has just landed in the Android Market as a free application for 2.1+ devices.  This applications ties in about every Google+ feature including some other features like: Your Social Stream Instant Upload Huddle (Group Messaging) We have also ...

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RUMOR: Ice Cream Sandwich Flagship to be Google Nexus Prime?

  Take this one with a grain of salt guys, but BGR is reporting that the “Android 4.0″ Ice Cream Sandwich flagship device will be named the ‘Google Nexus Prime’.

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Transdroid Yanked from Android Market, Start of a Crackdown?

In a posting on his blog, Transdroid developer, Eric Kok is reporting that his torrent app has been removed from the Android Market after two years of successful sales.

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Millennial Media Releases Monthly Report: Android Dominates Top 20

Millennial Media recently released its monthly Mobile Mix report, a survey of the top mobile devices and operating systems. The leading independent mobile advertising company’s latest report contains some fascinating morsels of information, some worth highlighting here.

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HTC Using Google Goggles to Promote Sensation 4G

HTC has become one of the latest companies to embrace having their marketing efforts “Goggles Enabled” to help generate interest in the products.  Some of you may recall five companies (Buick, Disney, Diageo, T-Mobile and Delta Air Lines) jumping on board with the technology back in ...

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The WiFi XOOM Gets the Google Movie Player…But No Movies?

This morning I awoke to a brand new application in the Android Market: Google Video.  I can browse movies and even see the ones that I have on my XOOM, but it takes me to the web interface and not a native rental store.  Plus, the Market states that only the Verizon version (say that... Read More

Nexus 4G Gets Detailed!

Juicy details regarding the next Nexus device have been released thanks to the guys at Boy Genius Report. The next-gen Nexus device will likely be called the "Nexus 4G", and it will a monster of a phone.

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Google Adds Places Shortcuts To Mobile Browser Homepage

Google held its Inside Search event in San Francisco, where among other things, they have announced and rolled out Places integration into their homepage when navigated to from an Android or iOS device.

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Oracle Trying to get 50% of Android’s ad Revenues

We first talked about the lawsuit between Google and Oracle a while back, to refresh your memory, Oracle after acquiring Sun Micro filed suit against Google saying that the search giant infringed on their Java property a total of seven times. Back in Android's beginning, Google decided to ...

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Rumor du Jour: Google Halting 3.1 Update until August, Affects Galaxy Tab Line

Here’s a rumor we’re hoping to get cleared up in short order.  Eldar Murtazin, an often reliable guy, tweeted a few hours ago that Google is sitting on Android 3.1 updates in “most countries” until August and that Europe’s models of the  Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy ...

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Droid Charge Blockbuster App Blocked to Rooted Users

If you haven’t heard, Google’s new movie service on Android 3.1 has been blocked to root users. If you have a rooted Xoom running Android 3.1, you cannot rent or purchase videos from the new Movies section in the Android Market. But it doesn’t end there; the newly released Blockbuster ...

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