Get this look for your Android homescreen: Brochure

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyday user. Some of just want to change the home screen ...

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ASUS Nexus 7 dock coming to US and Europe this month

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We’ve been waiting and waiting, and it seems like we’ve got solid news that the ASUS Nexus 7 dock is coming to both the states and Europe this month. According to the source, ASUS Benelux says that the dock should arrive mid-January, and is speculated to be €29.99. As far as the US ...

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Acer launching a $99 tablet next year?

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Acer has been quiet on the tablet front as of late long time now, but it seems that they are planning to make a comeback. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Acer is working on a tablet that will be launched next year which would cost around just $99 and reportedly come to market as ...

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Google lists “best apps of 2012″ on Google Play

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If you just picked up a new Android device for the holidays, or you’re looking for some good new apps, then you may want to head to the Google Play store. Google has now listed their “best apps of 2012″, and there’s some good titles to be found, including Evernote, ...

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WSJ: Google and Motorola prepping X Phone, X Tablet

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Google and Motorola are prepping a new smartphone and tablet for 2013 which will rival products from Samsung and Apple. Very little is known about these two however their current names, “X Phone” and “X Tablet” sounds more like code names or working project names. ...

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The Android team wishes you a Happy Holiday

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The Android team at Google put together a quick video to wish everyone a happy holiday season. Watch the clip, embedded below, to see how Android can help brighten up your winter day.  Keep an eye out for multiple devices in the short film, including the upcoming Nexus 7 dock.

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Google sells Motorola Home to Arris for $2.35 billion…among other things

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The big news today in the Google-verse (for those that haven’t been tuned in) is the big G’s sale of their Motorola set-top box division, Motorola Home. For $2.05 billion dollars and $300 million in shares, ARRIS will be the proud owner of a division of Motorola Mobility that Google ...

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Google giving holiday gift to Google Music users!

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Google cares a lot about their users, and today it’s a lucky day for all the Google Music users. Good news for all the Google Music users is that you people are getting a travel bonus from Google, and trust me, such kind of stuff rarely happens. Have a look on the announcement: Traveling ...

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Google+ gets ‘new batch of features’ in Android app

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The Google team announces 18 new features for Google+, many of which are optimized for the Android experience. Google today announced a slew of new features for Google+ which encompass the standard PC experiences as well as Android. The updated Android app will see a number of great additions ...

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Google Currents now features breaking news, other improvements

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If you’re a fan of Google Currents, then you’ll love this. The app now features breaking news items, rated by Google. The really cool part? The breaking news items can also come from sources that you aren’t subscribed to, keeping you up to date no matter what your interests ...

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Google News gets ‘more natural and fluid’ tablet experience

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Tablet users who frequent Google News will soon find a new experience awaits them as Google has announced a new layout and features. Rolling out to U.S. readers over the coming days, those with a Nexus 7, Galaxy Tab, or any other Android tablet will enjoy a ‘more natural and fluid’ ...

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Google CEO talks Android, Nexus program, Apple, and more in rare interview

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Google CEO Larry Page thinks that the Android team has done a pretty god job of keeping its partners happy.  Considering this is one of the chief concerns for Google and Co., we’d hope for at least some success in this area. In a lengthy, and rare, interview with Fortune, Larry Page sheds ...

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Google+ introduces Communities, network now 235 million active users strong

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According to Google, their Google+ network is continuing to pick up steam. With over 500 million total accounts, over half – 235 million – are active, making G+ the fastest growing social network around. To help continue the traffic growth, Google has now announced Google+ ...

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Google Now updated with travel-minded features

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A new version of Google Now (Google Search) has arrived in Google Play, just in time to put the finishing touches on your holiday travel plans. As detailed on the official Android blog, the update makes it easier to prepare for road trips and flights. Before you even leave your house, Google ...

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Google I/O 2013 to be held May 15-17 in San Francisco

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If you’re a Google developer, engineer, or just a superfan, you know that Google I/O is the place to be. Google’s Vic Gundotra has just announced that the 2012 Google I/O conference will take place on May 15-17 in San Francisco, CA, at the Moscone West. The conference, while held ...

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