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Google: Android eclipses half billion activated devices

Google has officially seen 500 million Android devices activated since the release of the G1 back in fall 2008.  According to Google’s own Hugo Barra, the monumental figure was achieved

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Google Wallet: Prepaid cards discontinued

Google Wallet users are now getting a warning to spend their Google Prepaid Card balance before October 17th at which point Google will be removing all prepaid cards from the

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Google Drive for Android receives update

Google Drive is around from a long time now, and it’s for sure an amazing offer by the search giant. Google updated Google Drive for Android, and added some new

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Google advertising Nexus 7 on home page

Head to Google.com today and you’ll find an advertisement for the Nexus 7.  Big deal, right?  Actually, yeah, it is.  Google doesn’t advertise their Nexus devices all that often and

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Going to Droidcon? Take 25% off admission with AndroidGuys discount

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cf6YyGdsgNM[/youtube] The Android-oriented congress Droidcon 2012 is taking place during November 22-23 in Amsterdam, Holland just like it did last year. The good folk from Droidcon are still accepting papers

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Xperia Nexus and Optimus Nexus tossed into rumor mill

If past history is an indicator, the next Nexus release should be arriving in the late fall or early winter.  As such, we ought to be getting a slew of

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Public transit schedules for Google Maps reaches one million

Since 2005, Google Maps has been collaborating with transit authorities to make our lives a whole lot easier. Today Google has well over 500 cities worldwide with transit stops marked. Google understands that

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Motorola to shed 20% of workforce, focus on fewer devices

The number of devices will slow to a few per year, but should be cooler and more feature-rich.

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comScore: Android now own 51.6% of the mobile market, Samsung still leading the OEMs

We wait for comScore report every month because they keep us updated with the mobile statistics in the USA. Just like the last report, Samsung is still winning from all

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ASUS official accessory line-up for the Google Nexus 7 leaked

Google Nexus 7 is the latest bomb dropped by Google at the Android tablet market, and the explosion actually affected a lot of people, that’s why it ran out of

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You can now hack your Galaxy S III to run Google Wallet

Google Wallet is one of the services Google is offering to people with Android phones, but if you are on Verizon, then you are probably not lucky enough, even if

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Google Handwrite allows you to write what you want to search

Google started as a search engine, and today their main priority and focus is still that. Today, it’s known as the father of all the search engines, and Google planned to take

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Nexus S may be getting Jelly Bean update rollout in the next few days

One of the advantages of having a Nexus device is getting (most of the time) updates before other devices. It looks like that may continue to hold true, and the

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Google updates shipping status for remaining Nexus 7 orders

Over at the Google Play support page for the Nexus 7, Google has finally given some solid shipping dates. If you’re still waiting for your Nexus 7 tablet, you’ll want

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Software update brings Google Wallet to the Nexus 7

Earlier, we reported that a software update was going out to the I/O editions of the Nexus 7. Now, Google has announced that all Nexus 7 devices are receiving the