Hangouts Chrome app update brings new desktop notifications and phone tab

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For those that like to use the Hangouts Chrome app will be happy to know that a nice update came to it today. Now it includes a phone tab to allow calling from the desktop. You can start an SMS thread directly from the app if you have Google Voice. And now it has proper... Read More

U.S. Cellular now offering $200 Nexus 6

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U.S. Cellular on Tuesday confirmed the immediate availability of the Google Nexus 6 smartphone. Priced $200 with a two-year service agreement, the 32GB handset can be had in Midnight Blue or Cloud White. Those who don’t want to drop that kind of money up front can spread costs out over 20 ...

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Android Studio 1.0: a new way to develop apps

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At Google I/O 2013, developers had the opportunity to test drive a new program to develop Android apps with, Android Studio. Today, Android Studio 1.0 has been released as an available download. Android Studio Android Studio uses the IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) Java Integrated Development ...

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Google Hangouts Material Design update shown off in new leak

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Nearly all of Google’s core apps have been updated to meet the demands of Android 5.0 Lollipop and the Material Design movement. Just last week, YouTube was the last Google app to be revamped, but it seems Hangouts is up next. A new leak from Android Police shows off what we can expect in ...

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YouTube 6.0.11 version rolling out bringing Material Design with it [APK Download]

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Google is continuing the roll out of material design with an update to the YouTube app, bringing the version to 6.0.11. Along with the new design, YouTube now includes a number of additional filter options for search queries. You should see YouTube 6.0.11 rolling out to the Google Play Store ...

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Google’s Santa Tracker is back and it brings with it new games, Android Wear integration and updated Chromecast support.

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The holidays are here once again and that means it’s time to keep a lookout for jolly white bearded men flying in the sky. Google’s Santa Tracker app has been updated for 2014 to help assist you in your endeavor. This time around Santa Tracker has a redesigned tracker, some added ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.1.11 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.1.11. What’s New The Google Play Store 5.1.11 update contains a few cosmetic changes: Full-height navigation drawer Real-time card shadows on Android 5.0+ Tweaks to scrolling and other visuals in My Apps page ...

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T-Mobile’s launch of the Nexus 9 LTE is postponed

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T-Mobile’s launch of the Nexus 9 LTE was supposed to happen yesterday (December 3rd), but that day has come and gone with no word on the HTC built tablet. Today, Tmo News obtained an internal memo that was sent out at T-Mobile revealing that the launch of the tablet has been postponed. ...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop arrives in record time on Samsung Galaxy S5

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Samsung Galaxy owners are usually in limbo when major updates roll out to Android.  Their updates are usually very slow and has been a major downside in owning a Samsung device in the past. As of late, Motorola and HTC have been paving the way for faster updates to handsets and Samsung finally ...

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Target and Google have partnered up to bring some added fun to your shopping this holiday season with Bullseye’s Playground.

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This holiday season is about to become a bit more entertaining for everyone who likes to do their shopping at Target. The retail giant has announced today a new partnership with Google for the Art, Copy & Code to create Bullseye’s Playground. The game is filled with various fun ...

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Who’s the most valuable brand in the world in 2014?

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You thought I was going to say AndroidGuys was the most valuable brand of 2014, but sadly, it’s not…yet. No, as it happens, the most valuable brand in the world right now is Google. Millward Brown’s annual BrandZ study found that Google, not Apple is now the most valuable ...

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Download Inverted Multi DPI Google Play Store v5.0.32 & v6.1.83 [APK]

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We’ve covered all of the latest official Google Play Store APK’s over in this thread where you can find all the download links, as well as the other latest essential APK’s to sideload onto your device. Here’s something a little different courtesy of a thread over at XDA. ...

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1TB of Drive storage for new Chromebooks this Holiday season

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Google has announced a special Drive storage offer for those purchasing, or receiving new Chromebooks this holiday season. You can find out more here.

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Google patent shows double keyboard for language translation

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Google has applied for a patent that could help with language translation on mobile devices by displaying two keyboards. The two keyboards are positioned at each end of the device and allows two people to type in an instant-messaging fashion to each other in different languages, with the ...

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Duck Dynasty Combined With Tower Defense

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Tower defense games are becoming a huge hit as more and more come out with new and unique ways to defend what is yours. Activision wants to join the party on tower defense craze and the huge company has chosen to take a spin on the ever so watched show, Duck Dynasty. You take the... Read More