Join Us Live for the Day Two Keynote of Google I/O

We will be live blogging the day two Keynote from Google I/O, taking place in just 90 minutes! If you are at work or at a place where you cannot watch or listen, keep this article up and it will keep you up to date of all the latest announcements from our favorite search giant!

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Android 3.1 SDK Overview

Google I/O is going strong, especially with all the awesome Android news that has been announced. Amidst all the excitement and sessions, Google has unleashed the Android 3.1 SDK, giving devs access to some exciting new functionality.  Read on after the break to find out more. Deals, Discounts, ...

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Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

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Google Announces Two New Streaming Media Services at I/O

Along with Google Music, the search giant had a big surprise in store for Android enthusiasts at I/O today. We are pleased to report that Google has launched a movie rental and streaming service on Android! Simple entitled, "Movies", the service will allow you to rent and purchase movies ...

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Google Music Beta live NOW!

Read the first line, then get going and get your invite request in!  Android Police has been staying on top of the url for Google Music, and has reported that the site is now live and taking beta requests.  I can confirm this as I went ahead and requested one just a few seconds ago. ... Read More

Google Music to Finally Launch, Without Major Label Backing

Without knowing all the details, it stuns me that record labels in America continue to be very short sighted about the fact that the vast majority of consumers get their music digitally from the internet. Perhaps they are still smarting over the Napster debacle from the 90's, but if an ...

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Sprint and Google Voice Integration Goes Live

If you have been waiting, Google just announced that their Sprint and Google Voice integration is now live. Should you choose to utilize this new functionality, you will have two options: Keep your Sprint Number: Your Sprint number will be your Google Voice number Replace your Sprint Number ...

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Android Dev Learns How Far is Too Far for Ad Revenue

The developer of a popular app that is used to turn off mobile data called APNDroid "learned his lesson" when he got his app pulled from the Android Market recently.

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Google Realtime Search Integrates New Sources

Google Realtime Search picked up a nice boost this week with the addition of a handful of new sources.  Joining the likes of Facebook and Twitter are Quora, Gowalla, Plixi, Me2day, Twitgoo, and others.  Should you look to find out exactly what is happening right now, Realtime Search is a ...

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Interview: Harold de Kort, Communications Manager Sony Ericsson

During a Dutch show called ‘TeleVisie’, a bunch of smartphone manufacturers showed off their newest products. We found ourselves lucky enough to be there, and we did some previews and interviews. This interview is the first we did, with Harold de Kort, communications manager at Sony ...

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Google Translate Update Brings More Text-to-Speech Functionality

Recently posted from the Google Mobile Blogspot, the latest update of the Google Translate app for all Android devices running 2.1 and up includes better text-to-speech functionality. In this update, Google has enhanced the text-to-speech for 15 languages and added three new languages to the ...

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Android Market: Three Billion Served

In a quarterly earnings call Thursday, Google’s Jeff Huber dropped some interesting stats about our favorite mobile OS. Users have installed more than three billion apps via the Android Market, and those download are piling up faster than ever: the first billion were installed over 20 ...

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Sprint Nexus S 4G Up For Pre-Order At BestBuy For $199

Earlier this year, Samsung and Google launched the first ever phone running Gingerbread, known as Nexus S. The Nexus S is an amazing device that offers a “Pure Google Experience.” You all may know that Sprint is launching a CDMA version of the Nexus S, and it’s being called the Nexus S ...

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Urban Airship Launches In-App Purchases for Android

One of the major sources of revenue friction for developers has been the lack of a mechanism for in-app purchases within Android applications.  Google recently announced that in-app purchases were rolled out for Android, indicating for us that we would begin to see different developers and ...

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Google Releases New Android Tools for Google Apps Admins

Google today announced on their Enterprise blog that they have added 3 more Android based tools for administrators of companies who make use of Google’s enterprise suite of web apps.  (please note this is not an update to google apps for Android itself). The first tool will allow ...

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