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

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

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Google Now updated with travel-minded features

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

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

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

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Google Nexus 4 will be available for UK and Germany at 5 PM GMT

Google Nexus 4 is really a hit and almost every other Android fanboy is talking about it nowadays. On Nov.27, the device was made available in US only, though it

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Android now powers 44% of tablet market

The tablet race tightens as Apple sees its lowest market share yet for the iPad.

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Google Chrome to align versions across all platforms by early 2013

In a Google+ post by the Chrome team, we should hopefully be seeing an alignment of all Chrome versions – including Android – by early next year: Q.┬áChrome for Android

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Nexus 4 to go back on sale in the US at 12PM PST today

So, you’ve been waiting, patiently, ever-so-diligent. You haven’t gone to craigslist, eBay, or your friend that goes through a freakish amount of phones every few months. No, you want it

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Google Play reviews now tied to Google+ profiles

Google doesn’t want anyone leaving anonymous or fake author names with Google Play reviews so, beginning today, things will be a bit different. If you want to leave a review

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Google pens deal with music publishers in Europe to bring 5.5 million new tracks to Play Music

Google’s been busy in the music arena lately, doing everything from signing new deals involving content to bringing features out to different countries around the world. We’ve seen gapless playback,

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Listen to AndroidGuys Podcast #131 ‘Gobble Gobble Google’

RECORDED LIVE NOVEMBER 16, 2012 We just wrapped up the latest AndroidGuys podcast and thought we’d let everyone know it’s available to listen anytime you want. As you’re headed out

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Will Google and Dish Network disrupt wireless industry?

The two entities are rumored to be in cahoots over launching a new wireless service.

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Google’s Niantic Labs releases location-based game Ingress

Google’s Niantic Labs has launched its latest application, a location-based/augmented-reality game called Ingress. Available as a beta-only game at this time, it is inspired by geocaching and looks to split

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YouTube app update makes watching videos on your Google TV a snap

Thanks to the latest update to YouTube on Android, we can look forward to sending videos straight from our Android devices to Google TV, quickly and easily. According to the

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Staples physical stores offering Nexus 7 for $160

Are you near a Staples store (no, online doesn’t count) and in the market for a tablet? Well, pack up your gear and head on over. Staples is now offering

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Acer and Google launch new Chromebook

Looking for a piece of Google awesomeness for under $200? Look no further. Google has announced a new Chromebook with Acer, and the specs – at least some – are